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The Hungry Bistro

81 Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1EQ, England
+44 1902 546336
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sea bream” (6 reviews)
“treacle tart” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 15:00 Hours
British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
81 Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1EQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Haven’t been here before and found it when searching for places to eat before a show in Wolverhampton. Extremely convenient location next to a great parking spot and virtually over the road from the Grand theatre Not just a great location but a great meal...More

Thank NGHD12
hungrybistro, Manager at The Hungry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello! Thankyou so much for the lovely review. We really do appreciate all feedback (in a good way!), and we're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit! Hope to see you again soon. Regards, Bree

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After being let down by another restaurant last minute, myself and four friends booked this table only an hour in advance. Staff were helpful and accommodating, even making room for one more than expected in our group. Loved the atmosphere as it was small and...More

Thank Abbie M
hungrybistro, Manager at The Hungry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Abbie, Thanks so much for the kind words, it's always refreshing to receive such positive and lovely feedback! We do try our best to look after our guests in any way we can, so we're glad you enjoyed the experience. We will hopefully see...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I liked the intermacy of this compact restaurant. Delicious mains; belly pork and sea bass, as was the jaffa cake cheesecake. The starters weren't to the standard of the other courses with the chorizo too soft and fishcakes too crispy. Nice wine.More

Thank H0lidayR0ck
rcbrown86, Owner at The Hungry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! Glad you enjoyed it. Sorry the starters didn't quite hit the mark for you this time, as everything is homemade if we need to tweak a recipe we will. We're really not monsters, if you have a problem with anything on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this restaurant months in advance to enjoy a meal before watching Kinky Boots at The Grand. We’d been before and really enjoyed it. Our orders were prebooked 48 hours in advance so no surprises for them or excuses for being slow in serving....More

Thank feebee_legend
rcbrown86, Owner at The Hungry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for getting in touch! Your points have been duly noted, however, in the interest of fairness and reality, I thought I add my tuppence worth as I feel you have delivered a very blinkered version of events. First of all let me express...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time but will not be the last. One could easly miss this restaurant but it is well worth checking out. Once you steeped inside felt "Homely" and very friendly atmosphere. Its not a big menu but what there is is of the Highest quality,...More

Thank alapp
rcbrown86, Owner at The Hungry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks for your review. Sounds like you enjoyed yourselves, it really makes our day when people appreciate what we're offering - the catch of the day is one of our favourites too. See you again soon! We'll be aiming for that "5 bubble"...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We’ve often dined at the Hungry Bistro and it is by far the best restaurant in the area. The food is beautiful and freshly cooked, the staff are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble. The bar is fully stocked with an excellent range...More

Thank Y8486HEinfo
rcbrown86, Owner at The Hungry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much!!! What a lovely review. See you soon: :) Richard

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

6 of us enjoyed a meal at this venue last week.It was the first visit that any of us had made to this restaurant and we all agreed that the food and service were excellent, the staff charming and prices reasonable. Also,it is ideal for...More

Thank mjk43470
rcbrown86, Owner at The Hungry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there! Glad you enjoyed your first visit, hopefully we'll see you again soon. I agree, we are ideal for pre-theatre dining. ;-) Richard

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Cold soup hard panini and long wait for the meal Not recommended for the food but the staff were friendlyMore

Thank Evie T
rcbrown86, Owner at The Hungry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Evie, Thanks for your review, we take all feedback on board. All food is cooked fresh, including the panini selection, as such, they tend to be properly toasted in the press, as opposed to the often soggy pre-prepared alternatives. If you found the soup...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Together with 6 friends I ate at the Hungry Bistro last Saturday evening. What strikes you first of all is how friendly and welcoming the staff are. It was our first time visiting the Bistro but you were greeted like old friends. The food was...More

Thank GrahamYip
rcbrown86, Owner at The Hungry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for the lovely review - it's great that you've taken the time to spread a little love! It's really nice to see hear people appreciating what we do; it's what gets me and the team out of bed in the...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Excellent lunch with freshly cooked and prepared food. The staff were very helpful and looked after us very well. We ate at lunchtime. It's a small menu, but the choices are good. Our party of five covered all the dishes and we thought they were...More

Thank William L
rcbrown86, Owner at The Hungry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thanks for the review! I'm glad you and your guests enjoyed their lunch. Hopefully we'll see you again soon. Richard

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Questions & Answers
25 January 2018|
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Response from 330alif | Reviewed this property |
I would advise to book as it’s small. But worth it x
10 August 2016|
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Response from sonfitzpatrick | Reviewed this property |
Best leave plenty of time for a pre-theatre meal, you probably need to be there for 5 at the latest!
Joanna L
29 April 2016|
Response from MsMelJRiley | Reviewed this property |
Hi Joanna, this is a small independent restaurant and Richard the owner and chef will cook gluten free food. Everything is cooked fresh. Swapping menu items around has never been an issue when I have eaten here. Its a small... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Wolverhampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1902 546336
  • E-mail
The Hungry Bistro is an independent eatery in Wolverhampton City Centre serving up homemade British and travel inspired dishes. Do you like fresh home cooked food at reasonable prices? Do you hate being bamboozled by long menus of microwave food masquerading as "the finest quality"? So do we! At The Hungry Bistro, we serve a short, changing menu of homemade favourites using only the best, seasonal produce. Feel free to pop down to The Hungry Bistro for a range of light bites, hearty meals, coffees, teas, cakes, wines and beers at the following times: Monday 12:00 - 20:00 Tuesday 12:00 - 20:00 Wednesday 12:00 - 20:00 Thursday 12:00 - 20:00 Friday 12:00 - 20:00 Saturday 12:00 - 20:00 Sunday - Closed
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