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The Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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The Bistro has an open kitchen - See, Hear and Smell what's going on. In the heart of Ventnor you'll find The Bistro - Serving, european cuisine, only a few yards from the sea - 30 Pier Street, PO38 1SX. Relaxed, contemporary, cosy, arty bistro - local and own ingredients freshly prepared. Menu 5 choices per course. The Bistro is open every day ecept Tuesdays & Sunday evenings for Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch and Dinner. 24 Covers. Super wine list.Easy Parking.
US$7 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, European, British, Contemporary
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews strudel steak crab risotto sea bass pork belly pot roast pudding potatoes sandwiches seafood floating island spring onion open kitchen lovely ambience sunday lunch cooked to perfection delicious food
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here after reading such great reviews, for Sunday lunch, we were not disappointed, the starters were lovely, and Sunday lunch was the best Sunday lunch I have out in a restaurant, the portions were big but didn’t lack in quality, desserts were amazing,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Anna T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another excellent meal in the cosy restaurant, warm and welcoming staff. We had a vegan meal which was delicious and the chef made specially for us. We always make our way to the Bistro when we visit Ventnor and always leave happy and full!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Nashua7150
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a brilliant evening meal here this week. Lovely setting and brilliant food. Really enjoyed it

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Alp187
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us visited this restaurant during our stay near Ventnor. We had a gorgeous meal. The restaurant is very welcoming and so are the owners. The food was lovely two of us chose the salmon and crab risotto and it was cooked perfectly. The...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank b5evs
Reviewed 4 February 2019

Four of us ate here and had a wonderful meal. The menu was quite limited but this is often a good sign and certainly was in our case with the crab tart and risotto starters and the Pork Belly specials going down very well indeed....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JohnnyGPortsmouth
Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

A warm welcome and offered a great corner table - excellent complimentary bread followed by a delicious pave steak and succulent pork dish accompanied by a good french guest red Great service throughout - well done The Bistro and especially the chef!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ReviewInternational
Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

We ate here last week with my in-laws, and I can only say that was one of the best Sunday lunches I’ve had in a long time !, the pork was perfect as was my wife’s beef, the crumble dessert with cinnamon ice cream was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Z129MMjasonl
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Fried potatoes, onion, pancetta and egg and a vegetarian breakfast with tea. Both well presented, flavoursome and well cooked without excessive portions and grease. Clean surroundings and tasteful china. Very welcoming and attentive Service without being over bearing. Particularly liked the unsolicited delivery of a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sarahc537
Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

A group of us had our Christmas get- together at The Bistro. The setting is cosy/ small restaurant/ cafe bistro with fresh decor and art work displayed on the walls. Our meal was very pleasant with the vegetarian members of the group being delighted with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gillian4343
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We went to a private 70th birthday party here on Saturday. The food requested was Greek and oh my goodness, it was fabulous. The starters, main and dessert was superb with everything in the Greek style and the baklava was to die for!!!! As always,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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I believe they are closed on Sunday's, sorry.
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