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Bishops Bistro

17 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland DL14 6EN, England
+44 1388 602462
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
3 weeks ago
“Very Average”
12 Feb 2017
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
17 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland DL14 6EN, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the Bistro in October the first thing was the room was to light and did not give a romantic atmosphere. The first starter was beetroot and walnuts so easy to do myself at home nothing to it . The food...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Great breakfast, good food , nice staff and good prices. Would recommend going to cafe will certainly go back again.

Thank John C
Reviewed 26 April 2015

I was shocked at some of the poor reviews for this restaurant. It is awhile since I visited the restaurant but I ate there with my family on Saturday and was not disappointed. The Bistro has a small menu but the food is plentiful, of...More

1  Thank GiovanniYeldarbo
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Wish I'd seen these reviews first and saved our time/money. Horrible surroundings (think 1970's Robin's Nest), dead atmosphere (god awful James Blunt cd is not what you want to hear when eating out). One other couple in. Miserable staff, never cracked a smile all night,...More

Thank Marisa S
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Never been decorated since it opened. Only one other couple in and it was a Saturday night. The food was expensive and I could have cooked better at home. Staff miserable

4  Thank lesdavy
Reviewed 15 April 2014

The food in this restaurant is always reliable and of very good quality, bit mid week the atmosphere can be not as good. It can be very quiet and "dead". However it is one of the best restaurants in Bishop Auckland.

Thank cranescobwebs
Reviewed 21 November 2013

We had a lunchtime meal a week ago and it is the same place as I remember 30 years ago, nothing has moved with the times,tired furniture. The food I have to say was definitely average, vegetables disinteresting. However, the front of house waitress, an...More

1  Thank Linda G
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Im a regular here and I can honestly say the place never loses its charm. The food is honest and plentyful and the prices really good value for money. Its never really changed since i started coming here maybe 20 years or so ago and...More

3  Thank durhamborntrveler
Reviewed 16 March 2013

I have eaten at the Bistro on many occasions and I have never had a bad meal, you can call the Bistro a few days in advance if u fancy something different from the norm ie Rabbit, squarrel he will cook it for you! He...More

1  Thank mariebesty
Reviewed 10 February 2013

After reading the poor reviews I was a little worried about eating here but it was a delight! My chicken was tender and and delicious, my husand had sea bass and it was perect, the service was good and a nice change from the norm.

2  Thank kay r
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  • Address: 17 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland DL14 6EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Bishop Auckland
  • Phone Number: +44 1388 602462
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