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Bingley's Bistro

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  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
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  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 30/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 30/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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PRICE RANGE
US$16 - US$204
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European, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews pork belly french onion soup steak sea bass boeuf sticky toffee pudding scallops starters and mains bread salad small restaurant lemon posset front of house lovely little restaurant cooked to perfection food and wine limited menu
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great experience, friendly staff that cannot do enough for you. And the food... Is something else, if your only in poole for a holiday try this place always take my family here and they love it.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited to celebrate a birthday having read some great reviews. Scallops and pate to start. Both had pork belly as main course. Food wasn’t terrible but then it wasn’t great either. The same could be said of the service. Wouldn’t rush to return.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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BingleysB, Owner at Bingley's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We appreciate the opportunity to use your feedback to review and continually improve our service and methods. In these challenging times, it is really important to us that, when guests do venture out and are kind enough to choose Bingley's,...More

Reviewed 24 October 2021 via mobile

Hadn’t been here for a long time and went here to celebrate my daughter’s birthday. My husband enjoyed his sea bass and my daughter her fillet steak. However my ribeye was very tough. The desserts were delicious Service was fine but not the most professional...I have experienced. A pleasant evening but will not be rushing backMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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BingleysB, Owner at Bingley's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2021

Hi Gill, we appreciate your feedback and the team will review our practice. We get our meat from a highly reputed local supplier; unfortunately the nature of ribeye is that they can either melt in the mouth or disappointingly, from time to time, be somewhat...More

Reviewed 23 October 2021 via mobile

Visited here for my husbands birthday after seeing good reviews on trip advisor and Bingley’s did not disappoint. It is cosy restaurant with a nice calm atmosphere. My husband had the rib eye steak and I had the belly of pork and they were both...cooked perfectly. For dessert my husband had the cheesecake and I had the sticky toffee pudding which can sometimes be a bit heavy but this was very light and melted in your mouth. If I had to give a negative it would be that as the menu is kept small and compact, whilst it means you don’t get overwhelmed with choice for the fussier eaters (me) it really limits what you can have. We would definitely recommend and we will certainly be heading back there soon.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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BingleysB, Owner at Bingley's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2021

The Bingley's Team very much appreciate your kind review and look forward to welcoming your return, thank you.

Reviewed 18 October 2021 via mobile

We visited this restaurant during a trip to Poole, not knowing where to eat & we could not have picked a better place. The restaurant is small & intimate & is ideal for people looking for a nice place to enjoy quality food. The menu...has plenty of dishes to choice from & the food is fresh & flavoursome. We ordered the pate & beef croquettes for starters, which we extremely good. We both went for the fillet steak and they were some of the best steaks we have ever had. Baileys Creme Brûlée & Baked Cheesecake topped off a superb meal. The win list has something for everyone & the service was friendly, efficient & attentive without being over bearing. We would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone in Poole & it will definitely be our “go to place” for any future visits!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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BingleysB, Owner at Bingley's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2021

Hi Tim, we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal and evening with us at Bingley's. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Poole. Thank you. The Bingley's Team

Reviewed 7 October 2021 via mobile

Only us in the restaurant but it didn’t matter!! Great service, freshly cooked food which was superb all at a very reasonable price! We haven’t visited Poole for nearly 30 years! This restaurant was well worth the wait!!

Date of visit: October 2021
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BingleysB, Owner at Bingley's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2021

Thank you so much for your lovely review - we sincerely appreciate your kind words. Your enjoyment means everything is worthwhile. The Bingley's Team

Reviewed 4 October 2021

Excellent meal at Bingley’s Bistro. My wife and I both chose the Rib-eye steak, which was tender and cooked perfectly. For desert I chose the sticky toffee pudding and my wife the Coconut and Dark Chocolate Mousse, which were both lovely. Service was discrete but...efficient. Prices reasonable too.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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BingleysB, Owner at Bingley's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2021

Hi JR, the Bingley's Team thank you very much for your lovely review - much appreciated. We enjoyed your company and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 October 2021

We had a lovely meal in Bingleys Bistro. Baked Camembert flowed by the salmon teriyaki and a fillet steak followed by a sticky toffee pudding. The portions were all generous. As with some of the other reviews, the seasoning/flavours here and there could be improved;...the teriyaki seasoning could have been stronger and the sticky toffee pudding was too sweet and sugary. But on the whole a very enjoyable meal. Good service and nice ambience rounded it off.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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BingleysB, Owner at Bingley's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2021

We sincerely appreciate your feedback and will review our methods to ensure our valued guests enjoy the best all-round dining experience. Many thanks, The Bingley's Team

Reviewed 2 October 2021

Found this restaurant via a google search whilst looking for a venue for my boyfriend’s birthday. The food was absolute perfection and the service was impeccable, the perfect mix of professional and friendly. Not knowing the area you never know if you have picked a...good restaurant or not…….but this is a GREAT restaurant. Would highly recommend and we will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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BingleysB, Owner at Bingley's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2021

We are bowled over by your review, thank you. Lovely guests make our job a joy :-) The Bingley's Team

Reviewed 2 September 2021 via mobile

Food was even better than I’d hoped for, the best tuna steak I’ve ever eaten. All 3 starters mains and desserts were brilliant. Lovely little restaurant, friendly staff can’t give it anything but 5 out 5 !! Thanks again

Date of visit: September 2021
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BingleysB, Owner at Bingley's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2021

Thank you, your review is sincerely appreciated - our reward is your enjoyment.

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jolikesholidays
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Hi, thank you for your enquiry. Yes, booking on a Saturday is essential in the high season. It would be a pleasure to have your company. The Bingley's Team
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Jenivere
28 September 2018|
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With our regret and apologies, Bingley's is housed in a Grade II* listed building, with a step up from the pavement and narrow passageways in parts. We will have a disabled access toilet after our refurbishment at the end... More
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Hi, I am a bit new to this Q&A thing. Due to the eating area's proximity to the kitchen we cannot cater for your dog, so very sorry!
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Yes, Bingley's Bistro is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Bingley's Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5