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Bistro on the Quay

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3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
+44 1473 286677
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
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11 - 20 of 688 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading the reviews we expected the food to be better than it was. Like everyone else has mentioned the staff were polite and restaurant was really nice, but the food was just average. Three of us had more fat than steak and the salad...More

Thank RichardandGillian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose the Bistro on the Quay for its waterfront location as I wanted to show visitors a bit of Ipswich. As it's been a few years since I last ate here, I checked online reviews and was pleased to see it still rated as...More

Thank singletraveller59
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have visiting Bistro since it opened and in all those years I have never anything but a great meal. We all had dishes from the set price menu. The choice was excellent and with three courses for less than £20 outstanding value. My number...More

1  Thank marty243
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Service could not have been better. Attentive, friendly and very helpful especially regarding my lactose intolerance. The salmon platter and lamb platter were excellent. When I move my osteopathy practice here next year I will certainly be a regular customer.

1  Thank Nigel U
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We pitched up on a Friday night with no booking and got a table with no trouble. Service excellent and food very good albeit choice a little limited. Definitely 1puld recommend.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Maybe we've been spoiled by Paris and London but service is sweet but amateur and food bland and average. An ok night out with my wife but tongue in cheek

1  Thank Bob D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Four of us had met in Ipswich for dinner and to catch up on news. This Bistro worked well for us because, we had booked a table and spent the evening eating, drinking and talking. At no time were we rushed by the staff who...More

1  Thank mgsnorwich
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We often visit the Bistro on the Quay and have never been disappointed. The food is always very good if not excellent with a wide variety of dishes. It is really good value for money. The staff are always attentive and friendly and the location...More

Thank Becs6
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The meals were excellent, beautifully prepared and flavoured and first class ,polite service, well done and highly recommendable

Thank Victor R
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Tuesday fixed price dinner menu, £15.95 for three wonderful courses. Just the best. Always reliable, the Bistro never disappoints

Thank Tim W
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Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 286677
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