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The Bistro

30 Pier Street, Ventnor PO38 1SX, England
+44 1983 853334
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“marzipan” (6 reviews)
“crab gratin” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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30 Pier Street, Ventnor PO38 1SX, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow what a little gem. What a restaurant freindly staff great food you can watch the chef cook your food the presentation the quality is second to none. The wine is good quality The whole place is fantastic I can't praise the restaurant enough Thank...More

Thank Bignige53
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great place to have dinner. I visited with my Mum and we had a wonderful three course meal and bought a picture and some cards from the lovely art on display. As well as the restaurant, The Bistro doubles as a local art gallery...More

Thank ab13234
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for Sunday morning breakfast which was amazing. Full breakfast freshly cooked with good quality ingredients. Choice of how to have eggs cooked, opted for poached which was perfect. One vegan amongst us said it was the best breakfast she had ever had. Vegetarian sausage,...More

1  Thank Corinne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tonight was our second meal on successive Sundays, during our stay in Ventnor. The food is just fabulous. I had the jerk chicken today and it was absolutely bursting with flavour. My husband had a perfect steak. Andy and Jane should be very proud of...More

Thank AnyanEllis
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had read about it online so wanted to see if it lived up to the reviews. It not only lived up to but surpassed them too. The staff are extremely pleasant & the food is a very high standard. The bacon is amazing &...More

Thank becks8582
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Modern, clean, friendly service and delicious food. Our meal for 2 (starters, drinks and mains) came to just under £60. The crab tart is fantastic!

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner with our three children. Even though they don’t have a children’s menu, you can literally ask what the kids want, and they prepare it for them. Healthy yet yummie food for the kids, and a lovely meal for us two....More

Thank dHeremans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here this evening and were so impressed by the outstanding food and service. The fish and lamb that we had were superb, well presented and so fresh. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank KatCopley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent unpretentious good food. So nice to find a restaurant where the staff and chef care so much about their service that they limiit the covers they accept. I had a fabulous hake over a smoked haddock risotto and my wife an equally outstanding seafood...More

Thank brookesy55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tasty meal, I had the Hake Risotto and my husband had Lamb. Thoroughly enjoyed it all and the service was very good too!

Thank lesleybythesea
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I believe they are closed on Sunday's, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 27
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Pier Street, Ventnor PO38 1SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Ventnor
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 853334
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The Bistro has an open kitchen - See, Hear and Smell what's going on. In the heart of Ventnor you'll find The Bistro - Serving, european cuisine, only a few yards from the sea - 30 Pier Street, PO38 1SX. Relaxed, contemporary, cosy, arty bistro - local and own ingredients freshly prepared. Menu 5 choices per course. The Bistro is open every day ecept Tuesdays & Sunday evenings for Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch and Dinner. 24 Covers. Super wine list.Easy Parking.
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