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Bistro 197

197 Todmorden Road, Burnley BB11 3EA, England
+44 1282 427277
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
197 Todmorden Road, Burnley BB11 3EA, England
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I live just down the road from this place but only starting visiting a while after it opened. I've got to say I love the place and never visit any of the other local cafe / restaurants any more. It feels like a cafe at...More

2  Thank Joe D
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Called in for Breakfast on a Sunday absolutely super all hot, and filling plenty to go at for the price.

1  Thank AlanandKate F
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

My wife & I stopped for lunch,& were we surprised,the small bistro serve outstanding food! the staff were extremely polite & very friendly,the surrounding are very clean & I was surprised to see the small open kitchen & to see every thing being cooked. This...More

1  Thank peterc29
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Been here a couple of times now once for dinner and once for breakfast. Both times have been great. The full english breakfast was fab!! Plenty of food and all good quality! Sausages were lush! The service both times has been friendly and attentive. Will...More

1  Thank FoodieB1712
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Recommended by a friend, this Bistro enters the Townsend Top Ten for breakfasts in Lancashire, earning multiple “mms” (noises of appreciation as we make our way through the deliciousness on our plates). We’ll be back !

1  Thank IanandRoseTownsend
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the Bistro last night with my parents and boyfriend, we all tried the new Autumn menu and were not disappointed! The spiced pumpkin soup starter was delicious followed by the scrumptious sausage and finally the perfect Parkin & ice-cream; 3 courses for £15 was...More

1  Thank Claire L
Reviewed 18 October 2017

70th birthday meal for 10. A wonderful lunchtime meal to celebrate my husband birthday, a while since we ate there but the food, service an ambiance were fantastic.

1  Thank Fred G
Reviewed 17 October 2017

A quick walk down the road for a weekend brunch. Thinking about our 'figures' we decided to avoid the full English and opted for scrambled egg with smoked salmon and poached egg with hollandaise sauce and ham. Washed down with a good cappuccino. An excellent...More

Thank Pilbeam
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Firstly.... I'll start with the negative (as you'll notice... I've stated negative!!... therefore, there's only 1) this is that we haven't visited bistro 197 earlier!!!! My husband and I literally pass this friendly quaint abode almost everyday... as we only live a stones throw away....More

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Our sons booked a few weeks in advance for a special family meal to surprise us for our 25th Anniversary. We have been many times and also recommended the place to friends. The food is usually superb. On the day of our booking they rang...More

Thank Megan1234567
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15 November 2017|
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Response from Wanderer74Wigan | Reviewed this property |
I regret not being able to answer your question as I live 40 miles away. However I suggest you contact Bistro 197 by telephone or email.
4 November 2017|
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Response from Fred G | Reviewed this property |
There is a ramp into the Bistro
zoe m
4 January 2017|
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Response from Daniel S | Property representative |
Hello We serve breakfast during the week until 2.30 and 12 at weekends. Booking is advisable Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Todmorden Road, Burnley BB11 3EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Burnley
  • Phone Number: +44 1282 427277
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Bistro 197 is a family run business providing great food in a relaxed atmosphere ensuring the customer has the best experience.
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