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Bistro on the Quay

3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
+44 1473 286677
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
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1 - 10 of 688 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice friendly staff and a nice atmosphere but found the food a little bland but well presented - the restaurant is on the quay and on nice evening rather cosmopolitan, this restaurant charges 'cakedge' , should be attending with a birthday cake or similar.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a few times it has never not been excellent the food is lovely and the staff are friendly we went with family (9 of us) and 2 small children they had high chairs but no children menu which is fine as our children...More

Thank Clare W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited with my boyfriend and our parents for an evening meal. I originally had a date booked in but had to make a change which they sorted out straight away without a problem. We all ordered for the set menu where you can have...More

Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the waterfront of ipswich this fantastic restaurant. The crew is friendly and professional. The food is really fantastic. The smoked prawns are incredible. For main course I order the Sea Bass and also this plate was made with a great quality. Completely satisfied !!...More

Thank antonio r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being on business in the Ipswich area I stayed overnight locally and took the opportunity for a walk around the harbour. There are a number of branded food outlets available and the bistro caught my eye. My three course meal was delightful, well cooked and...More

Thank IanButter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a Wednesday night and there wasn't a table empty. The staff were lovely and made the restaurant feel very welcoming and relaxed. The restaurant is in a lovely location on the quay. The food is also very good and freshly...More

Thank Ornnum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Please don't take this review as gospel as we never actually got around to eating here. We arrived having checked out the menu online and deciding that we could be happy here. I phoned to book and when I asked if they had run out...More

Thank Gareth H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Ipswich on business we "stumbled" across this place only by overhearing 2 couples discussing the best place to eat in Ipswich. What a wonderful eavesdropping that was!!! The food is superb, way above what I was expecting. The quality is worth making this...More

1  Thank J0hn_and_Sally
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch at bistro on the Quay, great choice of food on menu, either set menu or full menu, presentation very good and service a quality of food very good. Very enjoyable lunch

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go here often for lunch and use their lunchtime special, Food is always cooked to perfection, waiters are very attentive and friendly and knowledgeable about the menus. And the setting is beautiful overlooking the waterfront.

2  Thank elizabethgray2017
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 67
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 286677
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