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Perkins Bar & Bistro

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The Old Station, Station Road | Plumtree, Nottingham NG12 5NA, England
+44 115 937 3695
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have eaten at Perkins many times but haven't been for a couple of years and always thought of it as a trad restaurant, but was pleasantly surprised by the interesting menu. The service was attentive, the food nicely cooked and the overall ambiance inviting.

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Thank Graylad
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Extremely polite, pleasant, professional and knowledgeable waiting staff. The meals, 2 x Seafood Thermidor, 1 x Taste of Pork, 1 x Lamb were all well presented and delicious as were the starters. The evening was a family celebration and the result was a terrific success at a reasonable price.

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Thank Mervyn H
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming to Perkins since the 1980's and always had consistently excellent food and service. My birthday dinner last night was no exception. I opted for the Monday Club set menu which is excellent value at £16.95 for 2 courses and a glass of wine. The cod with spiced aubergine in coconut and ginger sauce was divine. Hubby opted... More 

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Thank V R
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I have just been for lunch and we're amazed over the value of their prix fixe menu, I have been eating here for years and the food is always stunning. We opted fir the ham hock and cod which were both presented well and a good size. There is the full a la Carte menu to choose... More 

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Thank mitchjackson
Heather F, Office Manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, Many thanks for your wonderful review. We are really glad that you and your friend enjoyed your lunch. We pride ourselves on high quality food and good value for money. As well as the lunch time Prix fixe we also offer the Monday club on Monday evening 2 courses for £16.95 or 3 courses for £19.95 both of which... More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Myself & my husband have visited Perkins on a few occasions, either for an evening meal, lunch, brunch or afternoon tea. It has never failed but to impress. Whilst it's more of a fine dining place, they have the balance perfectly as it has such an incredibly relaxed atmosphere. Even when there are larger groups, it has a real 'buzz'... More 

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Thank KatieANDSamuel
Heather F, Office Manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Katie and Samuel, Many thanks for taking the time your lovely review. We are really glad that you and your husband enjoyed your recent visit for our Amalfi night. Our Gastro nights are hugely popular and we are very excited that this October we will be having an extra special one to celebrate our 35th anniversary, we do hope... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

A bit of welcome sunshine meant Perkins was top of our list for lunch. It never disappoints, and the subtle changes to the interior have been tastefully done to maintain that original charm. There's always a warm friendly greeting as you walk through the door and nothing seems to be any trouble for the well trained staff. The massive wine... More 

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Thank Alan W
Heather F, Office Manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Alan, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We really glad that you enjoy your visits to us. We will make sure these comments are shared amongst the team and we look forward to having you dine again with us soon.....although we cannot promise any more sunshine! Kindest regards, Heather More 

Pinner, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Following a large G & T we opted for the roast beef and all the trimmings. The beef melted in the mouth, and was medium rare. The seasonal vegetables were perfectly cooked with the cauliflower cheese having a lovely crunch to it. Chocolate tart followed, which had an adult flavour. It was my birthday, although my husband had not told... More 

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Thank Lynda C
Heather F, Office Manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Lynda, Thank you very much for your kind feedback. We are thrilled you had a good experience with us. Customer service is really important to us and our staff really enjoy seeing our guests face when they deliver a happy birthday plate! We will pass your kind words to all the staff members including our kitchen team. We look... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

For a Birthday treat my Daughter took my Husband & I to Perkins for Sunday lunch it was excellent & the service.It is very good value too.

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Thank lizzibe
Heather F, Office Manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are really glad that you and your family had an excellent meal at Perkins Bar & bistro. We Look forward to see soon. Kindest regards, Heather More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Husband and I took family (part of 6) for Sunday lunch. Extensive menu, good quality food, excellent service, good atmosphere. Highly recommended!

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Thank simonfeneley
Heather F, Office Manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Simon, Many thanks for taking the time to write your lovely review. We really glad that your enjoyed your visit to Perkins bar & bistro for Sunday lunch. We will make sure your comments are passed onto the team. Kindest regards, Heather More 

Nottingham
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic Dinner tonight with my mum, dad and partner. Lovely warm atmosphere and great strawberry gins. Not to miss a mention the very tasty smokehouse salmon and plaice goujons. Thanks again and see you soon.

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Thank Charlotte C
Heather F, Office manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte, Many thanks for your lovely 5 star review. We are really glad that enjoyed your recent visit. We ship the strawberry gin from Spain, it is definitely a favourite with our customers & staff. We will pass on your comments to the team. Many thanks again, Heather More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 28
Cuisine
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Station, Station Road | Plumtree, Nottingham NG12 5NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 937 3695
Description
Perkins Bar & Bistro, located at Plumtree's beautiful former Victorian Railway station, enjoyed an exciting transformation in 2016. Emerging as Perkins Bar & Bistro to fanfare from critics and public alike, the new eaterie offers food that's modern and fresh. There are sharer-board starters, 'Bistro bites', main plates and daily specials using ingredients from Perkins' very own smokehouse. There's an ever-changing daily Prix Fixe, Afternoon Teas and Perkins' Sunday offering is extended until 5pm - modern and classic seasonal dishes that commit to ingredients sourced from quality suppliers, local when possible. In terms of interior, think rustic tables, brass light fittings and bar seats amid reclaimed textures and materials. The re-designed interior offers a relaxed countryside bistro feel, somewhere you'd be equally happy to pop in for a pint and a snack or enjoy lunch or dinner.

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