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£15 - £50
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British, International, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Booked very last minute this evening. 3 of us were served very quickly by a lovely friendly gentleman. The 2 girls also serving were very friendly and professional. It was Greek evening. 2 of us had 2 lovely courses for 15 pound which was very...good value for money. The meatballs and prawns were fab. The manager chose for my husband as he couldn't make up his mind and the sausage dish he had he loved. Would highly recommend. Our new favourite.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would like to say a huge thank you to all of the team at the Biddick and the Prospect for their care and attention to detail during our mum's wake. They opened up the Biddick for us on a Monday so we had the...whole place to ourselves, food, drinks and most importantly the staff are an absolute credit to the place. Thank you so much.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 12 April 2024 via mobile

We first came here for food one Friday night a few weeks ago and it has quickly become a regular occurrence. The atmosphere is really welcoming and the staff are very friendly. They have recently updated to the summer, lighter menu and I have to...say the quality of the food is superb. The owner/manger Lorenzo takes time out to speak to everyone and remembers his repeat customers. There is a good selection of beers, wines and spirits, definitely something. For every taste. They have a live singer every Friday in the bar too which turns popping out for food into a full night out. I can highly recommend to couples and families.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 8 April 2024 via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch after a walk along the river. Starting with the positives, the venue is lovely, it’s the first time I have visited for food since the refurb and the decor and general feel has massively improved. The service was good, we were...seated quickly and all the staff were really polite and friendly. Our food was served super quickly (maybe a little too quickly). I had the mixed meat lunch, which was okay. The portion size was good, but the beef was a little chewy and some of the veg slightly soggy. Overall it was lacking in flavour and I was disappointed in the vegetation gravy that comes as standard, it just sort of made everything moist without the usual flavours you associate with a good meat gravy. It was also a little on the pricy side. Unsure if I would come again for a roast, however I would definitely visit again for drinks and possibly to sample their regular menu.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 7 April 2024

We have been coming here for a long time, from previous owners to present & the new style that the new owners have installed works, not just in the style and atmosphere, but a critical point which is all too rare now, great customer service....Last nights meal didnt go as planned and was not high standard i expect, so why 5 star rating you may ask? Nobody is perfect, and things go wrong sometimes, what is more important is how the team deal with an issue, which was as good as it can can get. The waiting staff were trained to use common sense to resolve an issue, which they did, but also the senior manager / owner also took a personal.interest in ensuring the issue was resolved quickly and professionally, you cannot ask for or expect more than that, nor can you mark down for a one off issue, which was handled so well. Customer service is as important as the food and drinks, and here it is exactly right.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Rachel Wilcox, Marketing at The Biddick Dining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Neil! Our team was very pleased to hear you enjoyed your service with us. Makes my day to hear your understanding and appreciation of our team. We look forward to seeing you again soon (hopefully minus any mishaps)!

Reviewed 4 April 2024 via mobile

We went with friends who had had a lovely meal a few weeks ago. They described it being full and the food being very good. Unfortunately, our experience was not the same. Starters were ok but then things nosedived. The seafood curry had poorly prepared...fish, back bone and smaller bones throughout. The belly pork was tepid with cold vegetables. The slow braised beef was tepid, tasted of vinegar with cold vegetables. We were eventually asked if everything was ok but had tried to eat what we could. Perhaps the main chef was off! But no excuses as the onion rings were served in a very hot bowl! Just poorly executed meals on cold plates! Will never ever return!More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 9 March 2024 via mobile

First visit and not disappointed . Saturday lunch out. Great staff and easy on site parking. Definitely be back.👍👍👍 Priced ok.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Rachel Wilcox, Marketing at The Biddick Dining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2024

Thank you so much John! We really appreciate you taking the time to leave a review! Our team was very happy to hear you enjoyed your food and service with us, hopefully see you again soon! :)

Reviewed 1 March 2024

Just had afternoon tea at The Biddick’s, amazing food and superb service. Thank you so much for a great afternoon. Would definitely recommend , fantastic value

Date of visit: March 2024
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Rachel Wilcox, Marketing at The Biddick Dining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2024

Thank you so much Debora! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your Afternoon Tea with us, we hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 5 February 2024

Never been as disappointed with a Sunday dinner. Should have known when the two meals arrived so soon after order that it was slap dash. Vegetables uncooked lamb shank stringy. My wife had pork and sent her meal back as it was barely warm. Obviously...no crackling left as two pieces of pork scratching on the plate. Fine dining UGH. No one bothered to ask if the meal was alright. They probably knew the answer Never againMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Rachel Wilcox, Marketing at The Biddick Dining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2024

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I am very sorry to hear about your experience, this isn't something we have heard previously so I can assure you we will definitely be looking into the concerns you have brought to...More

Reviewed 18 November 2023 via mobile

Food was unquestionably good, no one had any complaints, however service was slow. Table for 4 people was booked at 7:15, starters werent received until 8:30 and mains until 9:15. Good wine and good company meant it wasn’t a huge deal, but really it was...a bit of a wait and we were only a table of 4 so it was probably unjustified.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Rachel Wilcox, Marketing at The Biddick Dining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2023

Hi Sophie, thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We really appreciate the feedback. Really happy to hear that you enjoyed the food. We strive to ensure each of our guests have a wonderful dining experience, so I...More

Reviewed 16 November 2023

Great food, great service, great ambience, great setting. Good to see a local restaurant trying to do something different and presenting it so we'll. Friendly and efficient staff. Reasonable prices.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Rachel Wilcox, Marketing at The Biddick Dining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2023

We’re thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with us Kevin. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! It is always lovely to hear such wonderful feedback. Hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 31 October 2023

Brilliant Thai Tapas experience! The service and food were phenomenal. We particularly liked the beef rendang curry and chicken Katsu! Can’t wait to try steak night. Never felt so welcomed in a restaurant. Amazing!!

Date of visit: October 2023
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Rachel Wilcox, Marketing at The Biddick Dining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2023

Thank you Bec, it was lovely reading your review, we really appreciate it! Can't wait to see you at a Steak Night :)

Reviewed 1 September 2023

Veg raw, mashed potato was like mush, steak and ale pie was tasty but nearly all fatty lumps of steak, family member ordered salmon and cod pie, nearly all of the dish was mashed potato with only a few small pieces of salmon and a...few flakes of cod and again veg was practically raw, mentioned it to a waitress to be told they would tell the chef, will never go there againMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Rachel Wilcox, Marketing at The Biddick Dining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2023

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us, we really appreciate it. I am very sorry to hear about your experience with us.

Reviewed 28 August 2023 via mobile

I absolutely love the food here I love the chicken kebabs. The chips and onion rings are ridiculous. I often come here for food. I enjoy the ambience and when next door have live music on as I can have some food and listen to...a band what more do you want to do on a Saturday night. The only slight Negative is the restaurant decor is a bit bland and he’s not in fitting with the building.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Rachel Wilcox, Marketing at The Biddick Dining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2023

Thank you Lucy! We really appreciate you taking the time to drop a review, glad you enjoyed your time here, hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 27 August 2023

Meal for 10 of our family. As over 6 people we had to pre book our meals which made the service all the more disappointing. The meals all came out very slowly two at a time with gaps of a couple of minutes in between....Steaks arrived first with no chips which did not appear until all the other main courses were served. So some people had nearly finished their main courses before others arrived. (One mistake with a wrong order). Dishes very slow to be cleared. Desert menus given but no-one came to take our order so we had to do that ourselves at the bar. The food when it came was very good. I know this was a Saturday night but reservations shouldn't be taken for large parties if they cannot cope. The staff seemed to be hanging around and chatting together in the bar and not taking notice of customers needs in our room. I have been before on a lunchtime weekday when service was very good. Food lovely but this is the first time anywhere we have not left a tip because of bad service and felt quite bad about this but we needed to make a point.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Rachel Wilcox, Marketing at The Biddick Dining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2023

Many thanks for taking the time to review The Biddick. I am sad to read that although you enjoyed the food, the rest of your experience was not up to your expectations for which I would like to offer my sincerest apologies. At The Biddick,...More

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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5