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4-6 Gilesgate, Hexham NE46 3NJ, England
+44 1434 609943
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Ranked #1 of 87 Restaurants in Hexham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $63
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Winner of the Best European Restaurant honour at the North East Restaurant Awards and conveniently situated opposite Hexham old swimming pool on Gilesgate, Bouchon Bistrot serves straightforward country style French cuisine, including daily specials in the evening. Born in the Loire Valley and having plenty of experience from working in Michelin starred restaurants throughout France, the owner of Bouchon Bistrot is an expert when it comes to traditional country cooking in France. The culinary delights of the French countryside have now been brought to the North of England and are served in Bouchon Bistrot at reasonable prices. Sample tasty starters such as Pork Terrine with herb salad, followed by delicious main courses including Roasted Skate Wing with beurre noisette and capers. With each dish prepared and cooked in a simple fashion, Bouchon Bistrot is the ideal spot to enjoy an informal and family-friendly dining atmosphere in the heart of Hexham.
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I've visited this restaurant several times before and always enjoyed it. It seems to be getting better and better. This time I had a delicious starter of smoked salmon on a wholemeal pancake (incredibly light) with lemon creme fraiche; main was chunky, meaty white fish cooked perfectly, with silky smooth potato puree and a seafood sauce. Service is unobtrusive and... More 

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keswick
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

As we had an appointment in Corbridge we decided to try out The Bouchon , as it had excellent reviews. , and I must say we were both very impressed . The Dining room is warm and welcoming as was our charming Waitress . for starters I ordered the French onion soup which was rich and robust and piping hot.... More 

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York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

What a find! A charming venue, delicious food and great service too. Well worth a visit! We really enjoyed our evening and definitely recommend it!

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Aylesbury
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76 reviews 76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

Probably the best French restaurant in England outside London. We have eaten here three times now and each time the food has got better and better and it wasn't bad to begin with! Tie up the superb food with an excellent and reasonably priced wine list and a great atmosphere and you have a dining experience second to none. A... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Visited for the first time for a family special event where we had a private room with excellent service together with excellent food and atmosphere. Although we were in the private room I had a look around the rest of the restaurant and would just as happy to eat there, personally the first floor is more appealing and has a... More 

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Ponteland, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We found this restaurant in our local food and wine book, as we have a house in the Loire we tried it for my husbands 65th, we had excellent food and wine served by friendly warm staff. We will be back and will bring our friends to share our find.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We love this restaurant. Genuine french cuisine beautifully presented. Very friendly, but professional and discrete service. If you heve the early bird menu it is great value for money. We will be back soon!

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We just loved visiting this little restaurant in Hexham. Visiting with our French relations, this was the second time we have enjoyed a very pleasant meal at lunch, accompanied by excellent French wine. A treat most definitely.

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Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We chose this restaurant in which to celebrate a rare family get-together. Having been there on about five previous occasions over as many years, we wondered if the standards were as high as they used to be. We were definitely not disappointed. This is a wonderful restaurant with some of the best French food I have ever tasted. Six people... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A birthday celebration lunch, busy eventhough on a Monday. Nice atmosphere, helpful staff, good choices, set menu was reasonably priced. Food was tasty, beautifully presented and felt full after three courses.

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Additional Information about Bouchon

Address: 4-6 Gilesgate, Hexham NE46 3NJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1434 609943
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Hexham
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 63
Cuisine: French

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