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Oscars Bistro

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Hightown | Hay on Wye, Hay-on-Wye, Wales
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“german apple” (12 reviews)
“carrot cake” (18 reviews)
“soup” (23 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Hightown | Hay on Wye, Hay-on-Wye, Wales
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have been coming here over the years since I was a kid, so it's great to see the place still going strong! We had a really nice lunch - not elaborate but homemade, wholesome and tasty with great size portions. It's a quirky place with...More

Thank KateBushRockz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little cafe for lunch with a large selection of ploughmans/salads/jackets and more. Reasonably priced and great location

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best apple and carrot cakes. Complimented owner on the apple cake and he offered us piece of carrot cake. Truly excellent cakes! We will be returning!

Thank 222JOHN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a couple of occasions for a snack lunch during our safe catering holiday in the area. On the positive side, there is seating at the lower level facing one road and more seating at a higher level at the back facing another...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very tasty lunch here and it was very good value. Lovely, friendly staff and it had a really nice feel to the place. Much better than most of the other places we looked in to try and find some lunch, it was not...More

Thank Chloe M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Okay, so staff were pretty grumpy. But I can't say I'd be overly friendly after serving customers all day on a Bank Holiday Saturday either... We stopped in after a long walk and had a panini, coffee and carrot cake. Coffee was great value (we...More

Thank beccahulk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to admit that when I come to Hay, I usually head to Tomatitos, the tapas bar but I was outvoted this time by the family so we settled for Oscar's. We've eaten here before actually. We sat in the middle of the street...More

Thank dogloverkate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hay was busy, and places to eat were limited. The name bistro in a name has certain visions. Unfortunately the name did not live up to expectations. Don't get me wrong the food was tasty, just not what you would expect. Advice is to read...More

Thank Slartyz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only ordered drinks so can't speak for the quality of the food. We are guessing that we were served by the owner and got the distinct impression that he was so busy concentrating on getting his tasks done that he'd forgotten about customer service. He...More

1  Thank Michele H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a week-end near Hay-on-Wye and were wandering the many bookshops (I especially recommend the Hay Cinema Bookshop) when we needed a drink. While queuing, the lady in front of us had a piece of carrot cake, which looked nice so we shared a piece...More

Thank Steve E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hightown | Hay on Wye, Hay-on-Wye, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Hay-on-Wye
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