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Zest Cafe Bistro

50 Piccadilly | Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 1EG, England
+44 1782 271620
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Closes in 24 min
10:30 - 15:00All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Contemporary, International, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
50 Piccadilly | Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 1EG, England
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11 - 20 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 12 December 2016

We've been here a few times now and always get great service to go along with the excellent food. The Eton Mess in particular is to die for-the best I've ever had (if it's not available on the day have the kiwi with meringue instead)....More

1  Thank Wadey1966
zestcafebistro, Owner at Zest Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

Thanks for your 5* review. Glad you enjoyed the food & service. Look forward to welcoming you back to Zest soon.

Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Very impressed with this Bistro .From the phone call to book the lady on the phone was very helpful and I asked if the place was suitable for someone in a wheelchair(my husband) and she assured me no problem would reserve a seat close to...More

1  Thank Pauline M
zestcafebistro, Owner at Zest Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

Thanks for your 5* review and kind words. We like to try and accommodate both dietary and any other special requests guests may have. Our pre theatre menu offer is very popular, being from £14.95 pp off our award winning Al a Carte menu, not...More

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is directly opposite the Regency Theatre entrance. It looks functional and plain. The menu is varied with something to appeal to everyone. We shared a humous starter, which was homemade and delicious with vegetable sticks and flat bread crackers, which also looked homemade....More

Thank Lipowa
zestcafebistro, Owner at Zest Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2016

Thanks for your review and recommendation. Glad you enjoyed the Food & Service. All our food is prepared or cooked fresh to order, and mostly homemade, from quality fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Hope to see you back in Zest soon.

Reviewed 24 September 2016

After walking around Hanley we decided it was time for a coffee. Once inside Zest and having looked at the menu my wife and I both decided we needed food! We spent ages deciding what to have and the drinks arrived before we had ordered...More

Thank Rob A
zestcafebistro, Owner at Zest Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Thanks for the 5* review. Glad you enjoyed your visit to Zest. We hope to welcome you back to Zest soon.

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great food, in fact, it's definitely the best we have had in Hanley. Not only was it good quality, and well put together, but the chef and staff are completely comfortable with dealing with allergies (gluten in my case) Thank you - we will see...More

Thank Ruth J
zestcafebistro, Owner at Zest Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Thanks for sharing your thoughts and comments. Hope to see you in Zest soon.

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Our family visited for a late brunch. Between us we ordered omelettes salads and sausage beans and egg. The food was not very good and we thought it was a bit prices for what it was. The dessert menu looked good but not sure we...More

Thank Amanda L
zestcafebistro, Owner at Zest Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Sorry to hear your comments, we wish you voiced them on the day so we could have had the opportunity to right what ever wrongs you had.

Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Return visit as very pleased previously. Gets quite busy at times. Lovely food. Good service. Loyalty scheme available too

Thank Sharon R
zestcafebistro, Owner at Zest Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2016

Hi Thanks for your review. Glad we seemed to have ticked all your boxes. Hope to see you back in Zest soon.

Reviewed 31 July 2016

This cafe bistro is a great place to grab a decent coffee or a healthy lunch during the day. If you want something a bit more special then wait for one of their themed nights, such as the beer and wine tasting events. Very diverse...More

Thank VisionPrint U
zestcafebistro, Owner at Zest Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Hi Many thanks for your 5* review. Speaking of Healthier Options, we have just received another award, this time from Stoke on Trent Food Standards Agency for our "Healthier Option Menu". During the summer, if you can call it that, we have added quite a...More

Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We were going to watch a show at the theatre and had read the reviews regarding zest so decided to try it Well what a find the table booking online was easy as you can imagine The staff were very welcoming and the food was...More

Thank Miniwash1
zestcafebistro, Owner at Zest Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Thanks for your 5* review. It is always welcome to know when we get it right. Your tip on Booking in advance is a good one, as we have limited tables and on busy shows at the Theatre we can be fully booked well in...More

Reviewed 16 July 2016

We chose Zest today as our prefered choice for a quick lunch was closed. The older lady who greeted us was not really a person with much warmth and friendly vibes. Quite patronising really but the young waitress was lovely. Food was fresh and tasty....More

Thank PFiona O
zestcafebistro, Owner at Zest Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2016

Thanks for taking time to give us a review, but sorry we did not please you on all fronts. We normally get high praise for Food, Service & Cleanliness. So don't know what happened on your visit. Hope that you do return so we can...More

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Sorry I do not know what HB is? Best speak to HB and find out who if anyone partners with them.
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It depends on which package you are referring to. Call us in 01782 709457 and we would be able to discuss all events. Regards Ian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$34
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:00
Thursday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:00
Friday
10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Piccadilly | Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stoke-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 271620
  • E-mail
Description
Fully Licensed Cafe by day, Bistro / Restaurant by night. open opposite the Regent Theatre offering pre theatre dining, Bistro - Cafe open every day except Sunday & Monday. Modern design, Art Wall displaying local artists works.

Our Cafe serves freshly prepared and cooked to order food. From Sandwiches, Gourmet Sandwiches & Burgers, through to our popular Blackboard Specials. Being fully licenced you can enjoy a glass of Wine or beer with your meal.

We cater for Pre Theatre Dining with an Award Winning Al a Carte Menu offering both Tapas through to three course meals. Our Early Bird Special is very popular with theatre goers.

All our food cooked fresh to order, using locally sourced quality produce. We offer takeaway food during normal cafe service, have outside seating available, Free WiFi & customer toilets.
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