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All 328 Swindon Restaurants

Bistro Les Chats

19 -21 Wood Street, Swindon, England
+44 1793 527082
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Ranked #3 of 328 Restaurants in Swindon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $39
Cuisines: European, French, Mediterranean, Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Bistro Les Chats is a traditional French bistro where all our dishes are made on the premises with fresh ingredients. We use organic produce where practical and when it tastes the best. Our meat comes mainly from Wiltshire farms, with some specialist items coming from Rungis market in Paris; our chicken is always free range, our eggs are free range organic from Purton House Organics. Fish comes fresh daily, mainly from Cornwall,some from Scotland. Our menu changes monthly to reflect seasonal availability of fresh produce. We also offer a carefully chosen wine selection and range of French beers and ciders. Fixed price lunch and early evening menus are available, as well as a la carte. Reservations are recommended, particularly at weekends, but not always necessary. All our desserts and pastries are made on the premises and celebration cakes and gateaux can be made to order.
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Wonderful service and food. Ate here with 4 friends and we all agreed it was the best meal we've had in ages and the service was superb.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We tried booking on a Thursday for that evening, but it was fully booked, so returned the following Monday when it was quieter. The service was understated and efficient. The food was excellent, with the portions being just right. You could get through three courses and not feel stuffed at the end of it. Compared with London prices, this is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Headed here for a Christmas lunch with work colleagues. Attentive staff, lovely decor, amazing food and all at a very reasonable price. Highly recommended.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We had friends staying with us & had agreed to visit Bistro Les Chats for Sunday lunch, no surprises just a good lunch at a very fair price, what else can we say!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I keep going back here just to check and yes, its is still good. The best rib eye steak in Swindon and the snails on the Christmas set meal are sublime.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Have eaten here twice in December, a quick - but very tasty lunch from the set quick menu one day when Christmas shopping then a celebration dinner for a friend's birthday. The quality of the food is always excellent, the cooking and presentation superb, wine list is appropriate and there is something to compliment every dish. The service is attentive... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Took my wife and daughter to Les Chats on the Friday before Christmas. The food, wine and service by the staff was wonderful. Would recommend every time.

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England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

A wonderful meal with my mother in law to begin the Christmas festivities. The service was excellent and efficient, and the food perfect. The best minute steak I've had in a very very long time, on the rare side of medium (it is such a personal thing how long you think it should be cooked for and clearly the chef... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Thanks again for another consistently delicious meal at Les Chats, you always give us such a good time and I must plan another occasion to celebrate. Food was absolutely perfect, tasted and looked spectacular. Wonderful service and great wine list, you do a great job.

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Wiltshire, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Having walked by this place multiple times, today was the day to give it a go for lunch. We hadn't booked and the place was fairly full but we were lucky, possibly due to the lateness of our arrival. From the moment we arrived to the time we left (we were the last!) the service was impeccable - and by... More 

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Additional Information about Bistro Les Chats

Address: 19 -21 Wood Street, Swindon, England
Phone Number: +44 1793 527082
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
Average Prices: USD 11 - 39
Cuisine: European, French, Mediterranean, Bistro

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