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“Excellent food, beautifully presented, great host always one of our favourite restaurants.”
Review of Bistro 45

Bistro 45
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$26
Cuisines: Belgian
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Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Bistro 45 is nestled on the esplanade with a fantastic view of the channel and is under new management. The menu is a mix from land and sea. We specialize in mussels and Belgian beers. The starters range from seared scallops to homemade soups and pate, the main courses include Fillet steak, Fresh Moules cooked in 45 different sauces and vegetarians need not feel left out with crepes stuffed with 7 different vegetables and to follow a delicious creme brulee or a melting chocolate cake with hot chocolate sauce may be just the thing to finish off your meal. The food is accompanied by an extensive menu of continental beers and for the wine lovers there is a list of fine wines
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were so pleased to find standards are as good and in some ways even better under new ownership. Well done Mark and Gary. Superb mussels with perfectly cooked bass,bream, scallops also delicious steaks and homemade pies and deserts.
We will be over again very soon.

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mark b, Owner at Bistro 45, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

John thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate the feedback. Hope to see you again soon. Check out our Christmas menu on line.

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Seafood is their speciality and was superb...the choice of Belgian beers great. I loved the 8.5% delerium tremors! The waiter was a bit like Basil Fawlty...made the evening fun!!

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Tiny place, but very friendly, amazing Belgian beers, and fantastic food. I had the whitebait, and I have not eaten any as fresh as those in a long time!

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mark b, Owner at Bistro 45, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We are always pleased to hear our guests have enjoyed our food.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Every time we go to this restaurant we invariably come away wishing we lived closer. It has been taken over and saved from a boring pizza death. Thank you to the new owner who is working alongside the original Meastro of this concept. Moules, as always, served in the trad moules pot....we always have a Kwak beer..also served in a special way....AND...a wonderful coconut beer..served in a coconut shell! We just had to try the rhubarb gin...if you go, please ask for a taste it is truly amazing. Thank you and keep the surprises coming, we love you xxxx

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We tried this restaurant on Tuesday - Shetland moules and frites. They were outstanding - Our owner/host was charming and we would definitely re-visit.

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Thank Stephen W
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mark b, Owner at Bistro 45, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you we are pleased you enjoyed your visit. We hope we will see you again soon . Watch out for our Christmas and new year menu's.

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