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£5 - £40
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French, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing Sunday Lunch. Everything was perfect. The roast dinner was the best I have had. The French onion soup was to die for. Highly recommended

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 17 January 2024

Another brilliant evening at the Bistro for our wine club dinner. There were 30 of us , we chose individually beforehand and were delighted with the food and excellent service. Fraser was extremely accommodating and nothing was too much trouble. The scallops were delicious as...always and the beef melted in the mouth, such an amazing choice of dishes! Thank you for a very memorable evening in spite of the wintry weather.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 30 December 2023

My wife and I had the pleasure of dining in this absolutely outstanding restaurant, the food was absolutely brilliant, we were never rushed and the restaurant was more or less full, The staff were really friendly and attentive nothing was to much trouble, it was...just an absolutely fantastic experience.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 20 December 2023

We all chose from the set Xmas menu which has plenty of choice and is very reasonably priced at £25. They catered for my elderly mums smaller appetite. She was not overfaced and ate it all. The turkey was tender and the sprouts were cooked...perfectly. ( difficult to not overcook ) Those who chose a crab starter said it was delicious. The service was excellent and we were welcomed. I had a ginger and rhubarb creme brulee and my only criticism was too much and too strong ginger on the rhubarb. I left it but are the remainder. I saw the staff move a booking downstairs for a lady with a stick who was reluctant to tackle the stairs. Five star service. We were not rushed and had a lovely family time. We have been before and are never disappointedMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 9 December 2023 via mobile

We went for our Xmas treat with our elderly in laws , who are regulars and rave about this restaurant . We went during lunch service and from the minute we entered we could feel the friendly vibe of the place . The food is...excellent prawn cocktail, Xmas turkey main course and sticky toffee pudding were particular highlights . Fraser and his team provide friendly efficient service and we can’t wait to come back .More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 6 December 2023

An absolutely perfect experience. The food was exceptional (thanks to Craig the chef) and the hosting was second to none (thanks to the owner Fraser). We were made to feel really welcome within a short period of time and actually felt like part of the...family. Would definitely go again. Thank you to the team.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 5 December 2023

Great atmosphere! We asked for New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc and was served the French one, cheap and not nice. Ordered Moscatel from the wine list that was £5 and when the bill was given, they charged £7 instead. Price discrepancy between wine list and Dessert...menu for the same sweet wine. Seafood money bag sauce too strong in a "burnt" way that I couldn't taste the sun fire. Husband soup a l'onion more a Pepercorn soup. Was expecting a better dessert menu selection.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Fraser Lord, Owner at Le Bistro des Amis, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2023

Hi.. I can't see your booking..what name was it under please

Reviewed 28 November 2023

My husband brought me here again for a lovely birthday lunch! It's our favourite place to dine and yet again it didn't disappoint, I had the cottage pie and it was absolutely delicious, but the vegetables really are next level tasty!!! Would highly recommend and...will be returning soon with the family, thank you very much!More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 24 November 2023

Staff are brilliant - helpful without being overbearing. Food quality is excellent. Great that we could bring the dog along. Been a couple of times previously and will definitely go again and have no hesitation on recommending.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 21 November 2023

This is an excellent restaurant. It has a very pleasant ambiance. The tables are nicely spaced and there is no music so you can talk to your friends without shouting and have proper conversations. The menu is French style and varied enough to suits all...tastes. The boeuf bourguignon and the sea food money bag were particularly good. The portions are well sized so you wont go hungry even after a day out walking or cycling. Those with small appetites will find two courses are probably all they need. It is reasonably priced without hidden extras. I can thoroughly recommend it.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 18 November 2023 via mobile

A bit belated this review. I cannot but say how much we enjoyed our visit. So good in fact that we went again the following day. The kitchen and staff coped with our garlic allergy and worked around it. Absolutely could not fault anything and...will be returning when we next visit Skipton. Un petit morceau de France á Yorkshire.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 12 November 2023 via mobile

When you get to 47 you don’t expect too many surprises, but I’m pretty sure I had my best Sunday lunch ever today at Le Bistro (apart from mum and wife created ones obviously). Amazingly tender and flavoursome roast beef, everything else just so tasty....Lovely atmosphere too. Amazing value, really would struggle to find anything better.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 8 November 2023

My friend and I had another superb meal this evening as always...fabulous food, friendly attentive staff and lovely atmosphere...never fails and never disappoints ☺️...

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 8 November 2023

Well. The reviews match this establishment. What an incredible evening we had. 6 of us attended. Staff & Owner were second to none and nothing was to much hassle. The variety and the quality of drinks is second to none. We had lager, Real ale...& wine drinkers and we were all happy with the choices. The food is outstanding, I have seen reviews about this place and they didn't disappoint. The seafood, outstanding, the beef, sublime. Thanks to the staff & Fraser for looking after us, believe me, if you are visiting the area or are local, pop in. Thanks Le Bistro!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 1 November 2023

REQUIRED A RESTAURANT THAT CATERED FOR STRICTLY GLUTEN FREE, NO MEAT REQUIREMENT. VERY SATISFIED WITH WHAT WAS OFFERED HERE. ONLY COMMENT - WOULD HAVE LIKED SLIGHTLY LESS BRIGHT LIGHTING AND SOME SOFT FURNISHINGS AS HARD SURFACES EXACERBATED NOISE LEVEL. ALL IN ALL THOUGH, EXCELLENT

Date of visit: October 2023
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I took my labradoodle in and he was Made extremely welcome. Best restaurant and food I’ve had for a long time. Highly recommend this place
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Le Bistro des Amis is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5