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Bistro Les Chats - CLOSED

19-21 Wood Street, Swindon SN1 4AN, England
+44 1793 527082
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
15 Mar 2016
“A meal to forget.”
15 Mar 2016
“Cosy place, lovely food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Mediterranean, European
££ - £££
19-21 Wood Street, Swindon SN1 4AN, England
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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Snotty ignorant service. Food very average and overpriced. I had hoped that this type of pretentious bistro had died out. Sadly not.More

4  Thank Peter T
bistroleschats, Owner at Bistro Les Chats, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

It would seem that it was not "a meal to forget" as you submitted your review on the 15th March, but the last time we served a meal was on the 30th January. We note that the only other review you have submitted was for...More

Reviewed 15 March 2016

Have never been disappointed with the standard of food here. Was gutted when it looked like it had closed, but very glad it's back in business.

Thank thallee
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We went to this restaurant for a Special occasion with friends and had a lovely evening with amazing food and drink.

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 15 February 2016

As I have to travel a lot, I find that thankfully I'm always frequenting Wood Street, Swindon as it's one of the best areas to have dinner and relax with a few great glasses of wine in one of the local bars. The food here...More

Thank Kuo-Ching888
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The owner was particularly attentive and we followed his recommendations, which resulted in a very good meal.

Thank Alexander2Swindon
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Really pleased to hear this place hasn't shut down, every time we've visited we have enjoyed the food and had great conversations with diners around us comparing dishes! Well presented, and a lovely menu.

Thank SwindonSas
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

My friend and I ate here last week. It was going on reviews on Tripadvaior that we chose this restaurant as neither of us are familiar to the area and met somewhere half way between our homes. The food was amazing! We both had the...More

Thank LAF8332
bistroleschats, Owner at Bistro Les Chats, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2016

Thank you for your review - we are naturally delighted that you enjoyed the food so much and really sorry that your experience was not perfect in terms of service. As it happens, you've hit the nail on the head - I was not able...More

Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

We returned to Les Chats on Friday with 'foodie friends' who had not previously eaten there. They loved it as much as we do! Being welcomed back by familiar faces is always great, but we also found a lovely new Venezuelan waitress has joined the...More

Thank AlMel27
Reviewed 25 January 2016

First visit after it was reopened and was not disappointed. The dishes seem slightly more expensive now but the food was amazing as always.

1  Thank LSRuk
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Lovely food. Worth a visit! Great value for money, staff very friendly and welcoming. Will be visiting again in the future

Thank joannachristy86
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$46
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-21 Wood Street, Swindon SN1 4AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: +44 1793 527082
  • E-mail
Bistro Les Chats is a traditional French bistro where all our dishes are made on the premises with fresh ingredients. We use organic produce where practical and when it tastes the best. Our meat comes mainly from Wiltshire farms, with some specialist items coming from Rungis market in Paris; our chicken is always free range, our eggs are free range organic from Purton House Organics. Fish comes fresh daily, mainly from Cornwall,some from Scotland. Our menu changes monthly to reflect seasonal availability of fresh produce. We also offer a carefully chosen wine selection and range of French beers and ciders. Fixed price lunch and early evening menus are available, as well as a la carte. Reservations are recommended, particularly at weekends, but not always necessary. All our desserts and pastries are made on the premises and celebration cakes and gateaux can be made to order.
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