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Le Bistro

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7 Watersmeet Road, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EP, England
441598753302
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Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer

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  • 15
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cozy restaurant

We found this cozy little gem on our last night in Lynmouth and we were pleased we did. The new owners had only taken over a the week beforehand but the ambience felt like they had been there for years it felt timeless. It is a lovely restaurant with a small but varied menu. The food was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Aubs1306
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Kent
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We were advised by our hotelier that this was a reputable place to eat..To our great disappointment the whole experience was woeful!!!! The food was bland and tasteless. Service was ok in parts. Ambience was tepid. Overpriced and over rated on all acounts.

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

We found this cozy little gem on our last night in Lynmouth and we were pleased we did. The new owners had only taken over a the week beforehand but the ambience felt like they had been there for years it felt timeless. It is a lovely restaurant with a small but varied menu. The food was all freshly cooked... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We had a wonderful meal at Le Bistro in Lynmouth. The service was excellent and the food was top notch (especially the desserts:)) Highly recommend if staying locally or passing through! Would book to guarantee table.

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Stroud, Gloucestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We ummed and ahed about whether to book into this independent Bistro as there appears to be plenty of choice nearby. We're pleased we did though! As four vegetarians, one wheat-free, we were not a party that was easy to please; However, home-made pancakes, pesto and stuffed mushrooms did the trick! Friendly staff also made the night. Thank you! We'll... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Food really nice. We had great fish dishes and lovely pudds. Staff lovely and owners are lovely too. I would certainly recommend this bistro .

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Sussex,UK
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Yes the Owners have changed and its always a quandary re visiting. Menu far more varied if you cant eat seafood or fish, however the fish side is limited. Really friendly and we had an enjoyable evening and would revisit on next trip. Shame they are shut Mondays.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We arrived here on a busy Saturday evening, after a long journey. We enquired about a table and the friendly waitresses accommodated us and made us most welcome. We were given a carafe of water and fresh bread and olives to nibble on while we waited for the first course. The roasted field mushrooms with cheese topping were ideal for... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The staff were very polite and attentive and the quality of the surroundings were very good. That said, the menu was very limited and the quality of the wood and size of portions were only average, we were disappointed given the previous reviews we had seen. other restaurants in Lynmouth are better.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My wife and I were visiting the area and thought of trying this place for dinner. The staff member was friendly and we really enjoyed the food. Abit pricey but well worth it.

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DEVON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This was our first visit since the new owners have taken over. The food was excellent as was the service and the atmosphere it made for a very enjoyable evening and we will certainly be going back as soon as possible. We wish them every success.

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Additional Information about Le Bistro

Address: 7 Watersmeet Road, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EP, England
Phone Number: 441598753302
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynmouth
Average Prices: USD 14 - 28
Cuisine: French, Seafood, British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Watersmeet Road, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynmouth
  • Phone Number: 441598753302

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 28
  • Cuisine: French, Seafood, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions

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