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Bloomsbury Bistro

509 W Whitaker Mill Rd Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27608
(919) 834-9011
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Ranked #14 of 1,232 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

While this is a good place for a special occasion, it is still affordable enough for a great meal in general. The choices are limited, as they change their menu every 8 weeks and choose local ingredients when possible. However between the appetizers and entrees, there is a lot of variety to please most everyone. Ambience is very nice, it... More

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Too far from home
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73 reviews 73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I've driven by this restaurant twice a day for 20 years. I didn't know that they existed until friends suggested that we go. Boy was I missing a treat. Chef John is amazing. The service was top notch. The beer selection is better than most fine dining establishments. My only complaint is there was nothing darker than a pale ale.... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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93 reviews 93 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Nice ambiance and a warm welcome from our waiter Bill. Wine list is impressive, extensive and reasonably priced so we had no trouble finding one of our favorites. The food was imaginative and excellently prepared, everyone really enjoyed their choices. Bill was one of the best waiters ever, witty, professional and had perfect timing. Brought the bill when I asked... More

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Richmond
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The restaurant was conveniently located to our hotel. The dining area was a nice quiet setting. Service was very helpful with selections explanations and friendly conversation. The seasonal menu changes every 12 weeks which makes it nice to have fresh ingredients. Food and combinations were unique with a simple and small but broad-based menu. They accommodated dietary restrictions without any... More

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Sanford, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have been dining here for over fifteen years and it is still Raleigh's best fine dining restaurant.

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Durham, North Carolina, USA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

dined with friends at BB and had an assortment of goodies from their new menu. they change the menu frequently and sometimes it is on the wild side for me but last night was just right. chicken cordon bleu prepared to melt in your mouth perfection. but topping that was the potatoes au-gratin that accompanied it. buttery, savory and not... More

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Cary
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96 reviews 96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Had b'd dinner with husband and friend. Bloomsbury is a favorite and it was as good as ever tonite. Food us imaginative, fresh, and well-presented. Had the "no bread" BLT - a summer salad. Had an appetizer as entree - lump craving phyllo on a corn chowder. Husband had sea bass - said it was one of the best he... More

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North Carolina
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137 reviews 137 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I've been forgetting to write this review, but was with friends last night who had been to the Birthday dinner and they were still raving about the food and the service. They are not the only ones who have made a point to let us know they were impressed by how well the evening was handled. First of all, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

OMG - My wife and I are "foodies" (in the best sense possible) and we were blown away by Bloomsbury's ambience, service and food. We both said the same thing almost simultaneously, and to the maitre d' as well - "no pressing need now to drive an hour and a half each way to Chef and the Farmer when we... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Chef John Toler is a wonderful cook. Classically trained with a great imagination. Perfect place for a special dinner with that certain someone. Not cheap, but reasonably priced for the quality of the food.

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Additional Information about Bloomsbury Bistro

Address: 509 W Whitaker Mill Rd Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27608
Phone Number: (919) 834-9011
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American, French, Steakhouse

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