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“Watson's is the place to eat in Conwy”
Review of Watson's Bistro

Watson's Bistro
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Ranked #1 of 55 Restaurants in Conwy
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$37 - US$47
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: We are a small family run Bistro in the historic town walls of Conwy. Everything is homemade such as bread, ice cream; our menus change at least 4 times a year with the seasons. We make our own gluten free bread and adapt our menu accordingly for any dietary requirements.
Wyoming, Michigan
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118 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Watson's is the place to eat in Conwy”
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Great atmosphere. The food was so good we ended up going back the very next night to try a different set of entrees. Trio of lamb and the beef special that night were cooked to perfection - both extremely tender. The Salmon and prawn seafood special was in my top three favorite dishes of my entire visit to the UK. Watson's can be tough to get into without a reservation for dinner, so make sure to call ahead! If you're going to Conwy and looking for a great meal, this is a must.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank BoomerUSA2014
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chef_eeConwy, Owner at Watson's Bistro, responded to this review, 2 May 2014
Thank you for writing such a lovely review. We were delighted to read that you had dinner with us twice during your stay. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip. Kind regards Ian, Anne and staff
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Austrey, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“A little gem tucked away!”
Reviewed 29 April 2014

What a great little find this place is! We went for the early bird sitting with our toddler and had a lovely pre dinner drink in the small courtyard outside before having one of the loveliest meals we have ever had. The food was absolutely fantastic, the staff were very attentive and catered for our daughter magnificently and the surroundings are beautiful. Lovely decor, great atmosphere, wonderful. The outdoor seating area was a a huge plus as there are not many places in Conwy that have this, it could do with a bit of effort to make it look more attractive with some flowers in the pots and a bit of weeding but that was our only criticism.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank chicka19
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chef_eeConwy, Owner at Watson's Bistro, responded to this review, 2 May 2014
Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your evening here with us recently. we have taken on board your comments about the courtyard and have been busy doing some planting!! We hope to see you in the future. Kind regards Ian, Anne and staff
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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Lovely restaurant”
Reviewed 29 April 2014

We all had the Sunday lunch menu. Roast,dessert,coffee and a drink - around £21 each, was good value. Extra mark for providing extra gravy with the meals. Desserts nice, but a little over elaborate, and not very large portions. Lovely restaurant though,will visit again.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Derek S
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chef_eeConwy, Owner at Watson's Bistro, responded to this review, 2 May 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed Sunday Lunch with us recently and hope to see you again. Regards Ian, Anne and staff
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Manchester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Nice meal”
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Ended up here on Good Friday after finding the Castle Hotel fully booked and seeing the good reviews on here. Managed to get table for six just before the early bird offer finished. Everything was delicious, especially the lamb. Good value kids menu too. Would definitely recommend and will go back next time we're in Conwy.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank scarface_claw
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chef_eeConwy, Owner at Watson's Bistro, responded to this review, 2 May 2014
Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed dinner here with us on Good Friday and hope to see you again in the future. Regards Ian, Anne and staff
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Very very close”
Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with my partner and I must say the food was exquisite the only issue I had was the lack of interaction with the staff they had no idea wether we were local or visiting or critics or chefs just take your order then not speak to you until your next course was to be ordered a small complaint but to be soon close and nor quite there is ........

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chef_eeConwy, Owner at Watson's Bistro, responded to this review, 2 May 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your dinner here with us but very sorry that you feel there wasn't enough interaction with the staff. We have taken your comments on board and have spoken to all our staff about it. We hope to see you again in the future. Regards Ian, Anne and staff
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