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21 Stanley Street, Southport PR9 0BS, England
+44 1704 501414
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (143 reviews)
“moroccan lamb” (14 reviews)
“ham hock” (12 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
21 Stanley Street, Southport PR9 0BS, England
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Today I returned, after quite some time, to Bistro21 and I am so glad that I did. My sister and I managed to get a table for lunch without booking. The two course lunch menu at £11.95 was not only quite extensive but also really...More

1  Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Booked a table before we came to Southport on a 5 night break, we had enjoyed our experience earlier in the year, we just had to visit again. A warm welcome on a cold, rainy evening, we were seated and our drinks order taken. Flavoured...More

Thank neesy-ben
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful meal last night, the quality of the food and service was first class. The price of the food was very good. Staff were well trained and very attentive. A Bistro I would highly recommend, very cosy not toobig.

Thank Maria W
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

On a side street off another side street, Bistro 21 gives few outward clues as to the culinary excellence on offer here. The frosted windows mask the rather unassuming interior, and upon stepping inside, the small seating area (comprising around 10 tables) and modest design...More

2  Thank Alastair M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have been trying to get me and the lady wife into Bistro 21 on a Saturday but didn't think far enough ahead and they were always fully booked. We decided to try for a Thursday as it was her birthday. Now I understand why...More

1  Thank Cask_Ale_Fan
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Booked a table for 17:45 and let our waitress know that we were going to the theatre for a 19:30 show. The speed of service after that was spot on. The waitress, Ellen I think, took our order, brought our drinks ( a very nice...More

3  Thank John C
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We have visited Bistro 21 many times and recommended it on numerous occasions, including taking friends from America in order to demonstrate what quality UK food was like. Last night we went for my partner’s birthday with seven other friends. We arrived at 7.30 as...More

7  Thank Heather C
Jan A, Owner at Bistro21, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Dear Mrs Crabtree Thank you for your review. Your booking was always booked for 8pm and was only booked 3 days prior and it was your selves as regulars we managed to squeeze the 8 of you in as the tables where being used before...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here today with two friends and it was absolutely delicious . We ate from the taster menu and also the first menu listed in the booklet. Everything was cooked to perfection, beautifully presented and the service was excellent. This is a very...More

1  Thank wildagayn27
Jan A, Owner at Bistro21, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review x

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We both had the table d'ote menu. Excellent choice. Good value and excellent food. Very nice wine recommendation too. We ate early as we had a show. The service was quick but not rushed. I would recommend the risotto.

1  Thank chris b
Jan A, Owner at Bistro21, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Glad you enjoyed my wine recommendation it’s one of my favourites. Hope you enjoyed the show x

Reviewed 17 October 2017

My partner and I dined at Bistro21 on the evening of 14th October 2017 on the strength of some impressive reviews and its Good Food Guide awards. We were distinctly disappointed and my rating of 'Average' is still a little generous. We ordered different main...More

4  Thank Circleman5
Jan A, Owner at Bistro21, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank you for your review. After checking with you about your meal I offered to replace which you said “no” I offered a complimentary dessert to which you said “no” And as a gestures of good will I paid for your drinks I also checked...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$31
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Stanley Street, Southport PR9 0BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 501414
We are a small, family owned restaurant based in the heart of Southport, just off Lord Street. We offer a contemporary cuisine, using only the finest ingredients, freshly prepared each day by our award-winning chefs.
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