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Bistro 26 - CLOSED

26 Sun Street, Lancaster, England
+44 1524 846252
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
24 Nov 2013
“Another gem gone ....”
10 Oct 2013
“The best food I have ever had”
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Contemporary
26 Sun Street, Lancaster, England
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Reviewed 24 November 2013

Sat here in Qatar gob smacked to find our great restaurant offering superb food using local Faye closed. So many good nights with good friends .... Was looking forward so much to eating there in December.

4  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 10 October 2013

I am so sad to read that this restaurant isn't with us any more :( I have just logged on to check out their menu for a special occasion and found the website to be 'under construction'. I too cannot understand the ranking system on...More

1  Thank HolidaysandCocktails
Reviewed 1 October 2013

I want to join with others in expressing my sadness at the news of this closure. It was offering the best food in Lancaster, and I agree that this was not reflected on TA. I too hope that Mark opens another restaurant soon. I also...More

1  Thank Throbshire
Reviewed 27 September 2013

I just want to echo a few other GENUINE Trip advisors' contributions regarding this gem of a restaurant and how very very sad it is that it has closed (OK - so it kinda defeats the whole raison d'etre of TA but the true TA...More

Thank DomMellonie
Reviewed 25 September 2013

This was a fantastic restaurant with really good food and atmosphere. We have eaten here on many occassions, including 'Off the Board' on a Tuesday, special 'Theme' on Sunday's and of course on Saturday evenings. Mark is an excellent host, once the food is served...More

Thank camplike
Reviewed 7 September 2013

If Trip Advisor is listening, can you PLEASE tell us why bistro 26 ranked so low despite having one of the best (and deserved) record of reviews on your site? It makes a mockery of the whole thing when the rankings seem to be so...More

5  Thank CarlJ7
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Went there last week for only the second time in 18 months for a mini-works night out. It may look a bit out-of-the way up a side street, but oh, my gosh - the food was really good. The entrance to the restaurant leves a...More

1  Thank neil r
Reviewed 21 July 2013 via mobile

Mark - it was wonderful. Every meal we've ever had has been amazing. All nine of us who dined tonight enjoyed our tantalising starters; the mains were superb - all off the board and the desserts were delicious! Thanks to the staff for their friendly,...More

Thank JamesandMichelle
Reviewed 18 July 2013

We visited Lancaster this week for our daughters graduation and having checked the reviews we thought we would visit Bistro 26 as we had not been there before. The reviews looked so good but oh were we disappointed. The fact that Lancaster is a student...More

3  Thank Julia264
Reviewed 30 June 2013

I was one of 4 friends who traveled to Lancaster to dine (on Saturday 8th June) at the invitation of a local lass who uses this Restaurant regularly. I can see why, the 5 of us had a fab evening. The restaurant is modern &...More

Thank libraladydi
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$82
British, Contemporary
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Sun Street, Lancaster, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster District  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 846252
  • E-mail
Mark Cavanagh aims at Bistro26 to make his guests feel welcome and experience great seasonal food. The kitchen specialises in modern British cuisine using locally sourced produce wherever possible along with homemade desserts, ice creams and breads. The menus are supplemented by daily changing seasonal specials including Bowland fillet, Scotforth lamb, Morecambe Bay shrimps and Trough of Bowland game. Bistro26 is situated in the heart of the historic city of Lancaster and can be discovered close to the Sun Inn, along the Sun Street.If it is a quiet romantic table for two, a business dinner or a celebration meal, Bistro26 will be delighted to welcome you.
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