We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Bistro J

Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
+ Add cuisine
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
102 Chancery Lane, Hamilton, Bermuda
+1 441-296-8546
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Closed now
See all hours
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 100: English reviews
Naperville, Illinois
Level Contributor
21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We found this restaurant from a local listing and gave it a try. Our lucky night! This place was lovely and the food was wonderful. You absolutely must make a reservation since the place is quite tiny. The premise is that the menu changes daily and you can get 2 courses ($25.99?) or 3 courses ($35.99?). For Bermuda, we thought... More 

Thank Trudy L
Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Tucked away in an alley off Front Street, this quaint bistro is a perfect spot for a casual lunch or dinner. The restaurant consists of approximately 18 tables. The menu is limited but is sufficient for most diners. The wine list is also limited but diverse and reasonably priced compared to most places in Bermuda. The food very good indeed... More 

Thank garry612
Burlington, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This is a small restaurant off the main street in Hamilton. The menu changes daily - the night we went they had four main dish options; fish, steak, vegetarian and chicken. The appetizers were delicious and a good portion. I got the fish and my husband got the steak - both very good. The servers were friendly and the price... More 

Thank Chemry
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Welcoming and friendly. They have a good menu and good wine list. The food was very good and as was the service. Very charming.

Thank Andrea L
Hamilton, Bermuda
Level Contributor
40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Seriously, this is the best value for money you will find in dining - take it from a local that knows! The quality and selection cannot be beat for the price you pay. Really there are no negatives with this place other than it is tucked away and can be forgotten! Having said that it is in the city, and... More 

1 Thank G0tt0travel
Seymour, Connecticut
Level Contributor
71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

My husband and I discovered this gem several visits ago. It's mostly locals in the cozy dining room. The menu changes daily and everything we've eaten has been delicious. You can chose the two or three course menu at flat prices. The wine list is small (aka manageable) and reasonably priced. Every time we visit there's a party of locals... More 

1 Thank CT_SweaterGirl
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Extraordinary dinner here. Couldn't figure out why it wasn't mobbed. Such a refreshing alternative to the usual tourist fare. Chef menu changes daily and we finished every bite of all 3 courses.

Thank NYCBizCoach
Orange County, California
Level Contributor
203 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We were looking for the Barracuda Grill, but ended up down a cute little alley and stumbled into Bistro J...fabulous find! They offer a prix fixe menu...$30 for 3 courses. As an appetizer, we ordered the Duck Confit Rangoon. It would have been perfect if it wasn't drowning in the hoisin sauce. My steak frites was disappointing...a tough piece of... More 

Thank SoVerySoCal
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Try the Passion Fruit Mojito for a refreshing take on a classic drink. Meal and service were superb and best value in Hamilton for a great dinner. Good wine list and friendly, professional staff. Fresh fish and blackboard specials, 2 or 3 course fixed price. A nice change, between the noisy pubs and boring fine diningl!

Thank Lori D
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We found this hidden gem when we were admiring some artwork recently done on a set of stairs in an alley. What caught our attention most was the intimate look and feel of Bistro J along with their extremely delicious menu. Surprisingly, this is an extremely affordable restaurant for Bermuda. The service was top notch; we had Rachel as our... More 

Thank John M

Travellers who viewed Bistro J also viewed

Hamilton, Pembroke Parish
Hamilton, Pembroke Parish
Hamilton, Pembroke Parish
Hamilton, Pembroke Parish

Been to Bistro J? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Chancery Lane, Hamilton, Bermuda
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bermuda  >  Pembroke Parish  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 441-296-8546

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Bistro J staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?