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“Lovely little restaurant!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bistro Les Chats

Bistro Les Chats
19 -21 Wood Street, Swindon, England
+44 1793 527082
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Ranked #3 of 325 Restaurants in Swindon
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.
Swindon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Lovely little restaurant!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great service at this lovely little restaurant in Old Town. I went for lunch with friends and we ate from the lunch time set menu. The mushroom soup was divine as was the steak. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Excellent food, excellent place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Best restaurant in swindon by far! Had a Friday night reservation, unfortunately Phil the owner told us our table wouldn't be ready for the allotted time which was a bit of a pain. On arrival Phil couldn't have been nicer and set us up with a free bottle of wine. Overall the food was top notch, service although quick was very good also. Would recommend for sure.

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
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“Great meal, great atmosphere - just don't park in the street outside!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Lovely restaurant with great food, great atmosphere and brilliant service. Pricey, but worth it in my opinion.

I know it's not the restaurant's fault but I parked in the street outside the restaurant and ended up with a parking ticket - although this is not related to the restaurant itself, I feel it's important for potential visitors to know before they visit so they don't get a ticket too! There is a large Pay & Display car park to the back of the restaurant - I would park there instead!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best restaurant in Swindon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Most recently visited for my partners birthday. Food and drink superb as always. The rib eye was perfectly cooked and everyone enjoyed their meals. Highly recommended!

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Woking
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49 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Delightful restaurant in Swindon Old Town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I was taken out for dinner after a meeting in Swindon by friends who work near to this restaurant. What a delightful place. Lovely food (really inventive and appetising) and very attentive staff. I will try to engineer a second visit as soon as I can. Although other reviewers have said that booking is needed, it wasn't necessary for a Wednesday evening in June - but there might have been a World Cup football match on.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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