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Bistro West 156

156 Burton Road | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 1LH, England
+44 161 445 1921
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Ranked #10 of 1,782 Restaurants in Manchester
Price range: $12 - $45
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
Manchester
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This place is local to us, but we had not been for a long time, hence decided to try it again, based on the gushing reviews on here. Well, the food was OK; bit over priced, but not horrendously so. The service however was distinctly lack lustre. It took nearly 40 min for the mains after the starters had been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

We popped in off chance tonight for a coffee and were luckily able to be accommodated. Opted for a couple of desserts and two rounds of coffee. My partner had the chocolate tart with salted caramel ice cream and I had the roasted pear and pecan crumble with custard. It was really something special. The place itself was cosy and... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I've just got round to writing a review now of a restaurant in West Didsbury that is one of my favourites, and that I've been to since it opened some years ago. Unusual dishes are beautifully cooked and presented, and on the rare occasions when there has been a problem the service has been unfailingly polite and considerate

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Been here a few times but never got round to writing a review. Everytime we have been here we have had great food and wine and always feel welcome by the front of house. the place is quaint with a good ambiance......would book before to avoid disappointment! the salt and pepper squid is a must try!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We popped in on the off chance that a table would be available last night, and were lucky enough to get one. Everything was available on the menu which is rare in smaller restaurants nowadays. Service was brill, allowing for pauses between courses and not feeling rushed to leave. Ambience lovely, for a small local restaurant. Food was as always... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you like exciting tastes great service and good company at last we have found a nice place to go in west didsbury

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Frimley
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

My daughter in law has eaten here a number of times and instantly recommended that we all eat here,last night. Had a great time, fabulous food and lovely staff made it an evening to remember! We had a nice variety of food and would recommend this restaurant to anyone wishing to dine in South Manchester! It was full so suggest... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Additional Information about Bistro West 156

Address: 156 Burton Road | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 1LH, England
Phone Number: +44 161 445 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 - 45
Cuisine: European, Bistro

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