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Bistro Suisse


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Bistro Suisse and proudly offers a wide selection of classic Swiss and European dishes. Food made from scratch and served with love make the culinary experience in this casual fine dining restaurant located in the heart of Sidney so unique!
$9 - $22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Swiss, European, Central European
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love the atmosphere, small restaurant , and it filled up on the Thursday and Friday dinners we went One Should make a reservation. The Riesling was incredible, check out the photos I had the veal with Mushrooms and cheese, wife loved the chicken Schnitzel....More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Barbara C, Owner at Bistro Suisse, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you, Alex M, for your patronage and sharing the word. We're really pleased to hear that our concept appealed to you and you and your wife enjoyed your visits. Hopefully you'll be back in town soon. Best.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the first time today to Bisto Suisse for lunch. Excellent service and great food.I had a vegetarian rosti and my husband had schnitzel. Both meals were well presented and tasted fantastic! Very pleasant service and reasonable priced. Fresh red roses on the tables...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 16, 2019

We go here a lot and really enjoy everything offered. It can be busy but that is because it's so good. The schnitzel and many other Swiss dishes are wonderful.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Barbara C, Owner at Bistro Suisse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with the community on this platform! We're glad to hear. CU soon again.

Reviewed March 3, 2019

Our son lived in Bern Switzerland a few years ago so we enjoyed many wonderful meals there and this one was comparable in a sea side setting in BC. Popular so advised to make reservations - great Swiss food but they have a roast beef/yorkshire...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

We eat at Bistro Suisse virtutally every time we visit Sidney. We have never been disappointed. The food is fantastic and the service is excellent This is our go to spot for lunch, but we also enjoy dinners here The wine list is excellent, and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Barbara C, Owner at Bistro Suisse, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Thank you, Smithsandbrowns, we appreciate your frequent patronage and spreading the word - nothing more to be added! See you soon again.

Reviewed February 12, 2019

We have been here several times and are never disappointed with the food or service. So tasty and presentation is beautiful! Would recommend this to anyone.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Barbara C, Owner at Bistro Suisse, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

Thank you 123joybells - hopefully many more times! We truly appreciate your feedback and patronage. See you soon again.

Reviewed February 9, 2019

Stopped for lunch on an impulse and was very impressed. My friend had their soup and sandwich lunch special and it was very generous - shared the BLT sandwich croissant with me; I had a large bowl of French Onion Soup which is a favourite...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Barbara C, Owner at Bistro Suisse, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Thank you, chosen46, for checking us out and leaving us this great feedback. We are looking forward to seeing you soon again, be assured there are many more delicious dishes to be explore!

Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

After perhaps 20+ visits, all great I can vouch for how great the food and service are here. I’m German and can tell you the food here is the real deal. Our favourites are the pan fried homemade schnitzels. Many to choose from both in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Barbara C, Owner at Bistro Suisse, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2019

Thank you, D. or I should probably better say 'Vielen Dank', for this great review. It's of course a pleasure and honour for us seeing you come back so frequently. We appreciate your loyalty. You're in great company as many of our customers come back...More

Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

First time and certainly not the last time. Food was impeccable as was the service. Rare not to find at least one thing not quite right ... prices were very reasonable and the menu was diverse if still focused on Swiss cuisine. Mmmmm raclette !

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Rennocgj
Barbara C, Owner at Bistro Suisse, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2019

Thank you, Rennocgj, for taking the time to share your experience with us and the tripadvisor community. This certainly drives and encourages us to continue of how and what we're doing. We're looking forward to seeing you soon again. Best, Barb

Reviewed December 10, 2018

Three of us staying overnight in Sidney wanted to go to someplace close to our hotel and someplace that had a high TA rating. We found Bistro Suisse as only about 4 blocks from our hotel, so I made reservations for dinner. The place is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Barbara C, Owner at Bistro Suisse, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you, John, for this great feedback. We're pleased to hear that we did not disappoint you. I'm certainly passing on your words to the team who deserves the recognition for their work. We're looking forward to hosting you again whenever you're back in town....More

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Joan P
September 10, 2017|
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Response from Deb F | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! Yes they usually are open Christmas day, but have a set menu. You really need reservations for that day and now would probably get you a table for Christmas. Don't leave it too late!
January 29, 2016|
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Response from Barbara C | Property representative |
Dear Mr. Smith Sorry for our delayed replay to your question, we were unaware of this category until today. We can only confirm that our dishes are freshly prepared and our kitchen is open to meet specific dietary needs, as... More
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