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4-6 Gilesgate, Hexham NE46 3NJ, England
+44 1434 609943
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Ranked #1 of 89 Restaurants in Hexham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $60
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
Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Booked in for just before Christmas, menu almost identical to the previous year ( same time same week the year before). Snails for starters - lovely, monkfish cheeks for mains - just divine, clafoutis for dessert not quite as good as last time, coffee and wine all in £88.25 for the 2 of us. Service excellent, restaurant a little chilly... More 

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

My fave restaurant in North East, if not the UK! We travel over from Tynemouth and well worth the drive, unpretentious, easy going atmosphere, great staff and an amazing three course lunch for under £15! Not had anything that hasn't been just perfect from here!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Unfailingly good food, service and ambience. One of my favourite restaurants; always enjoy a visit and would highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

A genuine french bistro in the midst of a northern town. Superb food and service, despite being insanely busy on the night I visited.

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Wigton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

love the review that says " only go here if you speak good French" made me laugh! Best "French onion soup" I've ever had in this country, the owner doesn't suffer fools nor should he have to, it's a great experience, good food, good wine list, lovely restaurant and no riff raff. Can't speak a word if French but weirdly... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We have just moved to Northumberland and have been trying out some local restaurants. We decided to give the Bouchon in Hexham a try and we could not have been more delighted. The food was outstanding; not just good but something really special. I think we will become regulars! We can unreservedly recommend this excellent French restaurant. Booking is advisable... More 

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Delicious food served with helpful timing for a party of 11 to make sure we got to the cinema on time. Good service from friendly staff.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We had a wonderful lunch during our day out in Hexham. The prix fixe menu was lovely and everything delicious!

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Been here 3 time now over the last 2 years & the food service & wine is always top notch, more expensive than your average lunch but as everything in this life you get what you pay for,

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Northumberland, England
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Visited as an adult family group. The French waitress was most helpful, and we started by just a taste of charcuterie each, sharing one dish. Everyone enjoyed their main course - 3 people had steak at different cooking grades and each reported it perfect, no mean feat! Other mains were duck, monkfish (my meal, and I could taste the fish,... More 

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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 19 - 60
Cuisine: French

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