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Bistro West 156

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156 Burton Road | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 1LH, England
+44 161 445 1921
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We really enjoyed the quality of the food and the really great value esp on a Monday night where there are 3 courses for just £21. We were really lucky to get a table as it was quite busy. We will be back!

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Thank Tapenade77
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Lovely food, atmosphere and service, came here for. Family get together and wasn't disappointed, will recommend to others

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1 Thank lorrainefoody
Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

My friend took me here as a Birthday Treat. It was lovely. It is a small restaurant but that adds to the charm and atmosphere. For my starter I had the black pudding and as a main I had the chicken tagine. Amazing flavours. The portions are huge. Very friendly staff and I most definitely will return in the future.

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1 Thank Steph2504
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We booked for a joint birthday and had a great night. The pate was amazing followed by a lamb special, I was concerned that the portions may be small as that can happen with more expensive restaurants but they were very large. Great place I'll be back.

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Thank SallyJFolk
Manchester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

This was the second time we'd been here - having visited for our wedding anniversary having seen great reviews on TA. We returned with my parents, who also loved it. The food is superb, the portions generous, and extremely tasty. 156 doesn't try to be a fine-dining place, but is an less-formal dining place which serves excellent food - a... More 

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Thank BananaSpark
Manchester
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Visited here with a group of 8 of us. The food was very tasty with large portion sizes. Good choice of fish dishes too. Plenty of different dishes to choose from. Only slight change would be to get the meals out together. We did have abit of a wait, waiting for some on our table to get their main meal.... More 

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1 Thank Judbetty
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Nice food a lot of flavours mixed but cleverly mixed. Went there 2 times and we were never disappointed. love the prawns with garlic as a starter! Beautiful! Very good value for money. The staff is very kind. Will definitely recommand this restaurant :)

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1 Thank Elo27fa
Manchester, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Bistro West 156 offers a fantastic value 2 or 3 course fixed price menu with specials on offer most days including fresh fish and local produce. They are happy to resize starters as mains and swap and changes items as required. The service was excellent, the wine and beer options are great and the speed of service was impressive despite... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

Just visited for the 2 course for £15 early week dinner and the food was unbelievably good! How they do this for £15 is beyond me. Absolutely fantastic. Starter of the lentil and feta / chorizo fritters was amazing and the sort of food that in Manc city centre would cost £15 on its own. If you visit here you... More 

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1 Thank Sue M
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2015

It is rare these days to find something worthy of genuine high praise, however Bistro West 156 is just that: "simply the best restaurant in town... and much, much farther!" Anybody who has lived locally will know the Bistro well for its truly original, outstanding and very well priced culinary delights. Now one of the originals from the West Didsbury... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 39
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Burton Road | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 1LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 445 1921
Description
Bistro West 156 restaurant is a shining star in the thriving restaurant scene on Burton Road in Manchester���s West Didsbury, a quirky corner that���s a foodie heaven not all that far from where the M60 and the M56 part company. Bistro West 156���s pocket-friendly traditional cooking cuts out all the malarkey to deliver modern British cuisine, the real food that loyal fans adore. The rustic dining room with its granite topped tables, blackboard specials and changing local art displays sets a relaxed tone for easy lunches and suppers. While the food may be fine dining level, the ambience is bistro informal from terrific breakfasts right through to the last sip of dessert wine. Everything is homemade, and customer favourites include superbly cooked comfort classics like fish pie, chicken Kiev and Bistro West 156���s very own melting chocolate pudding. You will succumb. The warm welcome and tables outside entice you to linger.

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