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The Bistro & Cookery School

₹₹ - ₹₹₹International, British,
7 Little Brittox, Devizes SN10 1AR, England
+44 1380 720043
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pulled pork” (5 reviews)
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7 Little Brittox, Devizes SN10 1AR, England
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Reviewed yesterday

The Bistro has a good choice and very keenly priced set menu with specials. Amazingly attentive and knowledgable service. Passionate and top notch chef. Exquisitely delicious food. I had the specials starter and the fish of the day, followed by the Spanish creme brulee -...More

Thank MrsCee123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited The Bistro for our 3rd wedding Anniversary, I have to say, it was wonderful. It was a lovely intimate setting and the menu was fantastic. The chef was clearly very passionate about his food and it was well thought out...More

Thank Jodie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ate here 12/09/17. From the first to last minute it was a delight to be there. Great welcome, amazing food and exemplary service. Definitely a 10/10 experience.

Thank Ayron C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for the first time with friends for an evening meal. Is fairly small in size, have a few tables upstairs and down. Lovely atmosphere, friendly accommodating staff and delicious food. Pigeon terrine was had for starter and was lovely, as was the bistro mezzo,...More

Thank KimandTodd
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped in Devizes having never been here before for some lunch and came across this bistro. The guy who greeted us was very friendly and made us feel so welcome. The icing on the cake was when he delivered the food, it was exemplary,...More

Thank MillyDorset
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Visited the bistro with a friend whilst they has their taste of the South (America) menu on. Shown to a table in the window and given the menus. Sharing platter for starters...chicken wings, slaw, corn bread, smoked corn cob and sweet potato cakes went down...More

Thank Clare E
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We had no idea where to go in this area and used Trip Advisor to point us at this restaurant. What a complete pleasure from the initial phone call (fun and efficient) to our welcome to the absolutely amazing food with a series of highlights,...More

Thank Suedebievre
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Can thoroughly recommend the Moroccan Lamb Burger, it was delicious and the sweet potato fries were a great accompaniment. My wife had the Sea Bream which she could not fault. Great friendly service... thanks

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Visited The Bistro last evening (23 June) with great expectations. Decor very basic and minimal space per table. Food was OK but failed to provide that little spark necessary to create that WOW factor. Based on the write up I expected a meal that could...More

Thank Malcolm R
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous meal here rang up last minute gutted us in excellent service nothing was too much trouble loved every minute of it xx

Thank Laura W
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19 April 2015|
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Response from PeterVaughan | Property representative |
Hello 995debbie, looks like our customers have answered your question - thank you very much! Yes, we most definitely have gluten free options on our menus, just let us know your requirements when booking a table. Look... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Little Brittox, Devizes SN10 1AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Devizes
  • Phone Number: +44 1380 720043
  • E-mail
As the original Bistro in Devizes (established 2003) we pride ourselves on being true to the original concept - that is a small, family run establishment (usually with a chef owner) providing a menu that often features slow cooked, seasonal dishes. The setting is traditional in that it is informal, relaxed and cosy. However, we are known for food that 'tickles the tastebuds', is influenced by a range of cuisines and always has The Bistro 'twist" to it. Open both at lunch time and in the evening, we have the distinction of also running a cookery school, now known as Vaughan's Cookery School and operating from another location in the town. Committed to sharing a passion for good food, Chef Peter Vaughan is a member of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and of the Slow Food Movement.
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