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The Strand Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

All our food is cooked to order with locally sourced meats, fish and vegetables from surrounding areas of the South West.(please allow or time) Booking is advisable as limited seating available. We can get very busy at times. Gluten free and vegetarian available with a wide range to choose from. Please call for any dietary requirements or speak with your server. Now offering Christenings, Weddings, Wakes packages etc ... Huge back garden to accommodate, we do have a back room if you wish to eat with your dog. Booking highly recommended as we do get very busy.
US$6 - US$20
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Brunch
British, Grill, Gastropub
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy Friday night in the pub but shown through to the restaurant area. Lovely attentive staff, food was amazing, portion sizes meant we had to wait a while before ordering desserts 😊. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank RachB199
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here recently for a Birthday celebration with family. We were welcomed through the pub into the bistro. A very nice conservatory area which was ideal for our group. Pre ordered the food in advance and everything was ready when we arrived. Food was v...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank ajsop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every meal I’ve had here has been excellent. Prices are reasonable, portions are generous and the service is good. Had the pheasant on my most recent visit and it was really tasty; I’ve also sampled the burger, fish and chips and Thai curry on other...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Peapod77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is tucked away in a small village within the New Inn pub. The food is absolutely amazing! I am gluten intolllerent and the majority of the menu was already GF or could be adapted if needs be! Well priced food considering the high...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank GFSteph
Reviewed 16 February 2019

Busy, vibrant place to eat and buzzing local bar! Seafood chowder was just amazing, highly recommend the Strand Bistro, beautiful food and great service......

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Passport244400
Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

Good food, a decent portion size, reasonably priced and a warm welcome. 5 stars! I had the steak pie and my partner had the lamb burger. Both were delicious. We had cheesecake and sticky toffee pudding after, both were amazing. The chap serving us was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 30 December 2018

We thought that between Christmas & New Year the Strand Bistro might be quiet, but not so! We booked to eat quite early but the room filled quickly & it was like a normal busy Friday. Staff are very good, attentive and professional. The food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Cornish_traveller43
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Been there twice this week. Food very good with plenty to choose from, cater very well for gluten free. All four meals were different and tasty. The gf crumble is very yummy 😋 the pub you walk through to get to the bistro is a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Five of us ate here and we all had a great experience. We had a warm welcome, the dog in our party was well looked after, we were sat in a side pub room not in the restaurant. Our waiter Ethen was lovely, friendly and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Valerie_1313
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

The Bistro is found behind the New Inn at Tywardreath - this pub is a true example of what English pubs used to be like before laminate floors and Sky TV arrived on the scene. Bottles glittering against immaculate glass shelving / the original highly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank JoJo1649
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7 November 2018|
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Response from blonders0 | Property representative |
HI Rose , yes we will be open over Christmas so please give us a call and we shall book you in. Regards Jonathan ( proprietor of the bistro) 01726 817369
3 May 2017|
Response from blonders0 | Property representative |
Yes we do accommodate dogs.as we have a back room where you can eat with your dogs.but dogs are not allowed in the bistro there is also a large beer garden. Kind regards Jonathan
1 August 2016|
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Response from blonders0 | Property representative |
Hi Steve yes if you go to the web site strand bistro co uk and go to the top left hand side you will see a drop box with a simple menu in it. Regards Jonathan
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