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Watson's Bistro

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Chapel Street, Conwy LL32 8BP, Wales (Formerly Bistro Bach)
+44 1492 596326
Sun 17:30 - 20:00
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
Wed - Thu 17:30 - 20:30
Fri 17:30 - 21:00
Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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West Newbury, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
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Reviewed today NEW

Good: Great decor - a mixture of middle age stone walls and modern decor. The service was friendly and helpful. The recommended a good bottle of wine. We got there at 6:30 when they had their early dinner special where all meals are half price! The food is creative with amazing flavor - you definitely wont get a plain burger... More 

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steilacoom, wa
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Admittedly, we are foodies, although we both grew up with plain fare. We were unable to obtain reservations for the two nights in Conwy by just walking, but we luckily noticed the "open for lunch" sign while walking the castle walls. We were very happy we ate there; duck confit very, very good and I ordered a vegetarian dish of... More 

Thank kalolakai
Halifax, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to Conwy and to Watsons and we enjoyed it just as much as our first visit. I had Ox cheek and it was delicious and melted in the mouth. My dessert was lemon tart with ice cream, scrummy. My husband had pork cooked in different ways and a selection of ice creams with shortbread, his... More 

Thank JanK311
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is always really nice but this time I have to say it was especially good the food was bang on. The setting is small and but very was designed. If you looking for a great English meal go here

Thank Tim M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a table for 6 at this restaurant for my Father’s birthday, on Sunday. I have dined there previously and had had a wonderful evening great food, great atmosphere and lovely attentive staff, I was hoping it would be much the same and I wasn’t disappointed! The food was delicious, the service well timed between courses and the atmosphere... More 

Thank Alison G
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The setting was so lovely, tucked away in a pretty garden with beautiful rooms , appropriately lit and arelaxed atmosphere. The food was excellent, better than many fine dining restaurants we've been to in London. Service was attentive and not intrusive. What more could you want. 😁

Thank Claire D
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend an I visited Conwy and were recommended to try Watson's Bistro. Although it was busy night, they were able to seat us early (although a reservation would have made things easier) and helped accommodate my food allergies. All of the staff was very kind and attentive to us throughout our meal. The food itself was creative and very... More 

Thank rsweetkind
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go early for dinner and get the three-course early bird dinner. Fantastic value. I had the liver pate appetizer, the ox cheeks (they let me substitute creamed potatoes for the frites), and the lemon curd. Everything was amazing. Do make a reservation and do try this delicious place! Super nice staff.

Thank Luckylibrarian13
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called here for lunch after seeing that it was No1 on TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed. They offer 3 courses for £17.50 on an early bird menu and it was outstanding value. The food was imaginative and delicious. One of the owners is the chef. We hadn't intended to have 3 courses at lunch, but it was so good that... More 

Thank LancsJulie
London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in without a booking on a Friday evening and though busy we were given a table. One of our party has a lot of food intolerances - the chef added two dishes to the food on offer for him and the one he had was excellent. Two of us had the hake and veg and it was excellent,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 37 - US$ 47
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Street, Conwy LL32 8BP, Wales (Formerly Bistro Bach)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Conwy County  >  Conwy
  • Phone Number: +44 1492 596326
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.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?