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Bistro West 156

156 Burton Road | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 1LH, England
0161 445 1921
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Ranked #11 of 1,764 Restaurants in Manchester
Price range: $12 - $47
Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: European, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Bistro West 156 restaurant is a shining star in the thriving restaurant scene on Burton Road in Manchester���s West Didsbury, a quirky corner that���s a foodie heaven not all that far from where the M60 and the M56 part company. Bistro West 156���s pocket-friendly traditional cooking cuts out all the malarkey to deliver modern British cuisine, the real food that loyal fans adore. The rustic dining room with its granite topped tables, blackboard specials and changing local art displays sets a relaxed tone for easy lunches and suppers. While the food may be fine dining level, the ambience is bistro informal from terrific breakfasts right through to the last sip of dessert wine. Everything is homemade, and customer favourites include superbly cooked comfort classics like fish pie, chicken Kiev and Bistro West 156���s very own melting chocolate pudding. You will succumb. The warm welcome and tables outside entice you to linger.
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English first
Ireland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Every time we come to visit family in Manchester we return to this, our favourite restaurant. Yet again we had an outstanding meal. The menu is always very interesting and varied. Food is fresh and always very well presented. I had the the duck which consisted of breast and a little shepherds pie of spicy duck yummy. Two courses £20... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The quality of the ingredients, matched with the lovely staff makes this place one of my favourite restaurants! Such a good early bird deal mid week too! Very happy! ☺

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

We have eaten at this restaurant for the last 5 years. Great food and attentive friendly staff. The christmas menu is well balanced an offers a good selection, the turkey stack is worth tasting! We will be going back again.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Thank you once again for making my large party feel special. Love the fact that you rearrange your tables so that we can all sit together (20+). Food was excellent as always, and the steaks cooked to perfection (medium Rare!). I can not thank you or rave about you enough. Many thanks. Stephanie Bingham.

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Teulada, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Five of us visited, everybody enjoyed their meals, not a fault with any of them. The venison was particularly good, and my portion could easily have served two. We have eaten here several times and always been very happy with the experience.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Visted this small restaurant on Tuesday night, service was friendly and food was very good. Highly recommend the duck main course. The fixed price midweek menu is extremely good value. Will be back soon!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Visited Bistro 156 for the first time on the 22nd November .Made to feel really comfortable straight away . We had the soup for starters with fresh onion bread it was that tasty i could have eaten another bowlful, I love a good soup. We then had sea bass with crushed new potatoes ,smoked haddock and spinach with a very... More 

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Saluda, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

wonderful food, very personable place, friendly staff, very creative menu as well. Good price for top quality.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The Bistro is divine and definitely the best place to eat on Burton Road. The menu is always amazing quality with super fresh ingredients and amazing tasting meals. I have never been disappointed! The squid is amazing and every dish I have eaten I have wanted again!!! The chef really takes pride in his work and hand served me my... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Visited here recently on a Saturday evening for the first time. The place itself is quite small nd intimate but you do not feel overcrowded like in some smll restaurants. The waitress was very friendly and explained the specials to us. The food itself was excellent, really tasty and decent portions sizes. As much as we wanted to try dessert... More 

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Additional Information about Bistro West 156

Address: 156 Burton Road | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 1LH, England
Phone Number: 0161 445 1921
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 47
Cuisine: European, Bistro

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