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US$3 - US$10
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Reviewed 27 October 2020

this has been the firat time we have been to gordons bistro in 2020 due to corona, both me and my 79yo disabled mum visited gordons bistro on saturday 24/10/2020 mum had tomato & basil and had the cheese n onion pie chips & mushy...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 9 October 2020 via mobile

Great fish finger sandwich, crispy chiabatta roll and lovely well cooked piece of fish that was struggling to stay confined to the plate, delicious

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 19 July 2020 via mobile

I have been a customer of Riggs Bistro since it opened, the cakes were always baked on the premises and never disappointed. I have just been in for coffee and cake and sent 2 different cakes back. The first was so dry it was inedible...More

Date of visit: July 2020
GordonR589, Owner at Gordon's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2020

Hi, I'm so sorry you have had a negative experience at our Bistro, Could I please ask you to contact us via email at info@gordonrigg.com so I can look into this further and pass your complaint onto the manager Thanks

Reviewed 25 January 2020

Place is quiet pleasant. Had a lunch out there today. A little chilly but they do have blankets though. Very good selection of food. And the garden center very large and great to look round. Had to keep finding a seat but there where a...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 16 January 2020 via mobile

Let me first explain myself when I say they make the best “dirty butties”. A dirty butty is a delicious sandwich that is fabulously filled with tasty food. Because the sandwich is so delicious, whilst also being the size of a small African country, eating...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 12 December 2019 via mobile

visited yesterday with friends ordered food with the lady who took the order was very polite and professional, came to pay and the lady ( assistant manager her badge said) was very abrupt and rude no customer service, which I found to let it down

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 2 December 2019

mum just wanted to go for somewhere to eat so she suggested of course gordon's bistro deff for the last time for 2019 esp as they have the best display of xmas lights and dec's around. so we ordered turkey stuffing, cranberry in a wrap...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 24 November 2019 via mobile

20minute wait in a queue of only 11 people due mainly to the inefficiency of the staff ( of which there many) all apparently too busy doing nothing to be effective. Food was nothing to write home about but passable Won’t bother elaborating further, it...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 21 November 2019

Went for lunch yesterday and it was chaotic. First choice was sold out so I had cheese on toast which was barely warm and chewy. My partner had steak canadian which cost nearly £7.00 and was that badly cooked the bread was covered in blood...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 16 November 2019

Back in July we were in the area for a few days visiting different relatives and friends. It proved to be a useful place to pop into for breakfasts, lunches, snacks, loos and shopping for gifts. Nice to look round the garden centre for inspiration...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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1 July 2020|
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Response from Gordon R | Property representative |
Hi, Our Bistro is not open at the moment im afraid and at the moment have not got a date for when it will be opening, We are hoping for hopefully in a week or two, If you call us on 01706 356089 before you plan to visit... More
Jenni F
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gordon's Bistro
    Does Gordon's Bistro offer takeaway?
    Yes, Gordon's Bistro offers takeaway services.
    Does Gordon's Bistro offer delivery?
    Yes, Gordon's Bistro offers delivery services.
    How is Gordon's Bistro rated?
    Gordon's Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5