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7 Watersmeet Road, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EP, England
01598 753302
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Ranked #2 of 20 Restaurants in Lynmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $27
Cuisines: French, Seafood, British
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

To start with the place lacks atmosphere. The food lacks refinement ,why was uncooked red pepper served with my fish ?.Overall very amaterish, it is a shame as the ingredients were top quality and the service was friendly. Too expensive for what it is.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Ate at Le Bistro Saturday evening following a windy walk along the coast during the day. The fish on offer looks to change depending on what has been caught recently and as I couldn't choose just one I went for the bouillabaisse. All of the fish was perfectly cooked and tasted fantastic. I have to also give special mention to... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Immediately opposite Shelley's we enjoyed a great meal at Le Bistro. Good service, friendly staff, delicious food, what more can we say, we had a lovely evening at Le Bistro.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We ate here after a long day walking the SW Coastal Path. The fish was excellent - very nicely cooked, very good quality.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Book, don’t just turn up, as you probably won’t be able to have a table. The breadth of choice of different fish is staggering, all freshly caught and wonderfully cooked, allowing the natural taste of fish to come through without being smothered by rich sauces or the like. Lynmouth is a tourist hotspot, so expect to pay a little more... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

but despite the sign saying they were open on Wednesday, they were not. Nor was there any note to explain why that we could see. A bit disappointing as not only did the menu sound good but the hotel had recommended us to eat there. So, we can't really rate the food etc, which is sad

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lebistrolynmouth, Owner at Le Bistro, responded to this review

As advertised, we are currently only open on Fridays and Saturdays during October and early November. We are sorry if you were misinformed by your hotel. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We arrived without booking yet chef happy to have us eat despite a sizeable party already being there. Started was great and the main course of fish for both of us was delicious. Service was just right in an intimate and friendly setting. A little pricey but nonetheless an enjoyable evening. Shall return one day.

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swindon
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83 reviews 83 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Arrived at the restaurant without booking, at approx. 8.15pm. They quickly found us a quiet table in the corner, and provided a menu and drinks quite promptly. By the time we had ordered, all the other diners had finished, paid up and left! (was it something we said?). Despite being the only customers, we were not rushed at all, and... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is a lovely little restaurant with only 9 tables which goes to make a very personal atmosphere, ideal for a romantic meal, The staff are very attentive without feeling that they are on top of you, which is sometimes the case in smaller establishments. There is a good selection of good quality wines but the beers are a little... More

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Tring, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Nice welcome, nice surroundings, nice atmosphere, nice service. Starters were meagre. 4 tiny scallops with a touch of green leaves. Well cooked, but certainly over-priced. Main courses were also a bit lacking & they had already sold out of some fish dishes (we 4 dined at 8.00 p.m.). My fish course was OK nothing more. Overall I would say it... More

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Additional Information about Le Bistro

Address: 7 Watersmeet Road, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EP, England
Phone Number: 01598 753302
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynmouth
Average Prices: USD 6 - 27
Cuisine: French, Seafood, British

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