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Watson's Bistro

Chapel Street, Conwy LL32 8BP, Wales
+44 1492 596326
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ox cheek” (33 reviews)
“lamb” (68 reviews)
“fritters” (12 reviews)
All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Chapel Street, Conwy LL32 8BP, Wales
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Reviewed 14 November 2014

Not the least expensive restaurant we have been to but... this eatery is "Spot on!" Highly Recommended!

Thank IanF332
Reviewed 9 November 2014

We have eaten here on several occasions, and it's never disappointing. Fantastic food and lovely atmosphere. We look forward to our next visit.

Thank lyn L
Reviewed 4 November 2014

I went here for my partners birthday in September having had a fantastic lunch here with my mum earlier in the year. I would say its the best restaurant in the area. I would defo return here for a celebratory meal. I like the cosy...More

Thank MinnieMooh
Reviewed 1 November 2014 via mobile

We turned up. Hadn't booked. The staff / owner fitted us in (it was already nicely busy). The food was excellent British / Welsh cuisine. Superbly cooked and presented. Great atmosphere. Attentive, knowledgable, interested staff who clearly enjoy working there. Could not fault it apart...More

Thank Sam R
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Me and my partner love going to watsons every time we're in Wales the Sunday lunch is amazing and the staff are great, they're so efficient and are so happy to give you little extras like extra gravy which when your from up north you...More

Thank Louise K
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Visited with wife for lunch 25/10. i have been here probably 7 times this year Food was fantastic again and great value for the £11.00 2 course lunch Fish and chips was superb and soup was lovely. Staff are friendly and its always a pleasure...More

1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 19 October 2014

We had Sunday lunch at Watsons Bistro and it was superb. The beef cheek starter just melted in the mouth. For mains we had the slow cooked shoulder of lamb which was delicious. The pudding special was a Spanish (I think!) doughnut with ice cream....More

Thank TerryDS2014
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Fantastic food; huge portions and lovely service. Can't wait to return! Lunch stopped at 2pm and we arrived at 1.55pm but were welcomed very warmly. Ox cheeck and fish cakes and pate all beautifully served in amazing dishes.

Thank Redwinedrinker8
Reviewed 15 October 2014

wonderful food, excellent service. compares with places which we have dined which are aspiring to or have michelin stars. before the starters came we had homemade bread with sundried tomato and olive oil. the starters we chose were the lobster bisque, and the special, mussel...More

Thank kb61263
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Admittedly, a return visit so we knew what to expect. A very congenial atmosphere in this small bistro which never feels cramped, just buzzing. Friendly, attentive and informative service from the very professional staff. The chef has hit that sweet spot between over-fussy and hearty...More

Thank 991SPF
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Are we permitted to bring one small well behaved dog?
21 May 2017|
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Response from Dungan | Reviewed this property |
I think so.
What is your vegetarian choice ? Thanks
9 February 2017|
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Response from chef_eeConwy | Property representative |
Hello, we offer a papadelle pasta, wild mushrooms, kale and toasted pinenuts in a cep cream sauce with pistou and homemade bread. Or Aubergine and parmesan pithivier gateau with tomato polonaise, ricotta, cauliflower and... More
Is this suitable for children, 6 and 14? Thanks
24 October 2016|
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Response from RoadTripsUnlimited | Reviewed this property |
Hello, We were there in late July. We sat outside with our kids, ranging 13-17. While there, there were other parties dining with younger children. Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$47
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Street, Conwy LL32 8BP, Wales (Formerly Bistro Bach)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Conwy County  >  Conwy
  • Phone Number: +44 1492 596326
  • E-mail
We are a small family run Bistro in the historic town walls of Conwy. Everything is homemade such as bread, ice cream; our menus change at least 4 times a year with the seasons. We make our own gluten free bread and adapt our menu accordingly for any dietary requirements.