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Hillside Bistro

30 Pier Street, Ventnor PO381SX, England
+44 1983 853334
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Ranked #9 of 46 Restaurants in Ventnor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $33
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Hillside Bistro has an open kitchen - See, Hear and Smell what's going on. In the heart of Ventnor you'll find The Hillside Bistro - Serving traditional, rustic French cuisine, only a few yards from the sea - 30 Pier Street, PO38 1SX. Relaxed, contemporary, cosy, arty new bistro - local and own ingredients freshly prepared. Menu 5 choices per course. The Bistro is open every day for Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch and Dinner. 24 Covers. Super wine list.Easy Parking.
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English first
Ventnor, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Just had lunch in the Bistro, it has driven me to write my first ever review.....We had to wait over an hour for our lunch to appear ...apparently there was some sort of problem but there were only 3 tables (6 customers in total) and 3 staff (two waiters standing about watching the chef). They never bothered informing us of... More

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coventry
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

6 of us went for evening meal,every course was fresh and tasty, the fish in particular is highly recommend as was the creme brûlée desert. 3courses 2 bottles of wine @ £35-00 per head is value you money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Went with my wife for 5 course (set menu) Sunday lunch, food was elegantly presented, with a well balanced mix of flavours and textures. We had a couple of glasses of the house white which was perfectly palatable. The setting is somewhat minimalist ( Scandinavian) with a limited number of tables, Service was prompt and efficient, price was very reasonable... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Just perfect. Absolutely great. An unsuspected cozy, classy, refined, little peace of heaven for a well spotted on weekend.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

To be fair food was ok and service too. Until 920pm when place was empty. We then asked for cab home. They tried but no luck- one was eventually booked 30mins later but we were basically kicked out and told to go elsewhere as they were closed.... Frankly terrible and better going anywhere else but there. Book somewhere else as... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Great little place to eat in Ventnor, Isle of Wight. Confit duck with flageolet beans was to die for!

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Visited the Bistro on our first night in Ventnor and we were pleasantly surprised. Food is freshly cooked in view of customers and is very tasty. Menu is a bit limited but what we chose was well cooked and presented. Although late September, they seemed fairly busy each night we passed. An enjoyable meal and evening.

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

What a little gem of a place in centre of Ventnor,All the choice one can ever want and sensible pricing,Do book or you will be disappointed of the food you will have missed

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Berkshire, England
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We came across the Bistro on the first evening of our stay in Ventnor and found the food to be so good that we returned for 3 of the 4 nights of our stay! All the courses were perfectly cooked, with imaginative presentation and just the right balance of flavours. It is so easy to over-power the delicate taste of... More

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Dorset
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97 reviews 97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

On a recent visit to Ventnor, was highly recommended to visit the Hillside Bistro. We booked a table and duly went along. Initial impression was good, but.......... We asked for something that was not on the menu given but was shown on the menu outside - was told no, not possible. Ended up ordering the Ribeye Steak and the "fish... More

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Additional Information about Hillside Bistro

Address: 30 Pier Street, Ventnor PO381SX, England
Phone Number: +44 1983 853334
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Ventnor
Average Prices: USD 8 - 33
Cuisine: French, Seafood, Contemporary

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