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Le Bistro

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2 Traill Street, Thurso KW14 8EJ, Scotland
+44 1847 893737
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Way over priced. Good cooking but the portions were very very small. Staff dropped a round of drinks on the floor and then the dirty dishes were dropped. Slow service. Poorly organised. No discount offered. On the plus side the family have a sense of humour and we had a hell of a laugh at the way things went. 12... More 

Thank Dennis D
Thurso, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Spent a lovely hour here relaxing with my sandwich and Americano while both girls Kerry & Michelle made me feel very welcome with a warm greeting & a great cheery service which was both efficient & sincere. Thank you!

Thank juliefilloway
Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was in Thurso for a couple of days during my trip around England/Scotland. In this little town, it was a surprise for me, to find such a good restaurant. I was there twice ! The first time I got mussels, and the second time salmon, followed by a delicious panna cotta and accompanied by a good glass of wine... More 

Thank Fernando H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a nice wee place. Had a nice meal but was lured in by the fresh lobster advertised on the outside board. It was only offered chilled but as it was cold and wet outside I declined. May I suggest Lobster Thermidor? Most love it and those who haven't had it want to try it.

Thank collieowner
Thurso, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

What a great wee place! We arrived late when they really would have loved to have been closing but we were made to feel very welcome. The food was delicious and the owner was very friendly and happy to chat to us! Thank you for a lovely wee night. :)

Thank heilandeni
Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the prawn salad in this wee bistro on the main business street. It was lovely! My companions also enjoyed their fish and chips and soup. The staff was friendly and prompt, especially with refilling the water jug. The decor is cheery, with fresh flowers on each table. Don't let the front of the restaurant which is quite small, deter... More 

Thank mji2003
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a sweet restaurant, easy to find, in Thurso. The service is wonderful and the food was fine. The meals are perhaps best compared to good home cooking. I enjoyed my salmon and my friend enjoyed her chicken salad. It was a busy Saturday night and the staff were busy. My friend had the citrus cheesecake and, let me... More 

Thank Therese N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The second visit in 4 months. An improvement on the previous visit due to new ownership and management, but still a way to go yet. A more mature staff would help as would getting the bill right! The owner's are trying hard, but for the prices charged, there is still a way to go. If a salad is part of... More 

Thank David R
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I had a wonderful venison meal and the chef was very nice and friendly. I would highly recommend this place. They were closing at 9:00pm and seated us at 8:55pm and still allowed us to order a nice meal.

Thank Mark M
Minnesota USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Was busy the night we found this place and decided to eat there but both the service and the food was very good.

Thank WorldTraveler0001

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Traill Street, Thurso KW14 8EJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Thurso
  • Phone Number: +44 1847 893737
A quaint bistro style restaurant located in the heart of Thurso serving locally sourced produce and home baking.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?