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Bistro Live

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Nottingham | Barker Gate, Lace Market, Nottingham, England
+44 115 947 3666
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cheesy music and dancing on tables = different night out. The food was Ok, but not amazing, although service was good. Good selection of music to suit different ages. Drinks were no more than standard town prices.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love coming here and chose the venue for my leaving party. We had a fab night and can't complain about anything. Table service was speedy and who doesn't love a bit of cheesy music and a dance on the tables?! Will be back again I'm sure for another night out. Thank you!

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Thank angelab77
Bistro L, Director of Sales at Bistro Live, responded to this review

Hi Angela Cheesy music and dancing is certainly what we are known for and I'm pleased to hear that we delivered exactly what you wanted for your leaving do. I'm sure the team in Nottingham will look forward to welcoming you back again soon Theresa More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for my daughters hen night.12 of us attended . the service was fast with great staff attending our every need.the band played a mixture of music to suit all age groups.the food was just enough to fill you without being to stodgy and was cooked and presented well.drinks are expensive but OK for a treat once in a while.we... More 

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Thank JANEXXXX
Bistro L, Director of Sales at Bistro Live, responded to this review

Hi Jane So pleased to read your review and know that we gave your daughter a memorable hen night for all the right reasons! Thank you Theresa More 

Bingley, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attentive staff, nice food, space to have a boogie...what more could you want?! Having never been to a Bistro Live before I wasn't sure what to expect but was pleasantly surprised. The staff looking after us were lovely, the food delicious (and not too pricey) and there was plenty of space to have a dance.

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Thank Lynda P
Bistro L, Director of Sales at Bistro Live, responded to this review

Hi Lynda Really pleased to hear you enjoyed your first visit to Bistro Live and hopefully you'll come back to us again soon Regards Theresa More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there for an album launch. I guess if you were drunk and on a hen doo you probably wouldnt care too much about the food. I have to say it was very much like eating food from 'Iceland' - including the fact that 3 of the people on our table had cold curries. The staff were very good... More 

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Bistro L, Director of Sales at Bistro Live, responded to this review

Hi Thank you very much for your review. We do appreciate all feedback whether positive or negative and the issues you experienced on the night are being looked into by our head chef. If you would like to discuss this further, please get in touch me with me directly on 0115 9473666 or theresaa@bistrolive.com Kind regards Theresa More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is Amazing took a good hour or so to settle in and figure out what we do and to eat then it was party time and party we did the staff were all dancing getting involved I found the quiz a bit pointless no winner ! Also the drinks were a bit limited not much choice.The starter disappointed... More 

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Thank Kellyisfab
Bistro L, Director of Sales at Bistro Live, responded to this review

Really pleased to hear you enjoyed your hen night with us in July. I'll pass on your great comments to the team and next time you come back to us make sure you ask the DJ to play the conga so we can get the whole room up and dancing with you! Thanks again for your review Theresa More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is not great nor are the cocktails but for the price you pay you can't really moan! Starter I had the pate which was soft, chicken was for the main which was quite nice and pudding was a trio of desserts ... I didnt like any and I love pudding!! Lots of cheesy music to dance to- perfect for... More 

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Thank Kayleigh N
Bistro L, Sales Office Supervisor at Bistro Live, responded to this review

Hi Kayleigh Thank you very much for getting in touch! We do appreciate all feedback as it helps us outline the areas we need to improve. I’m sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your meal or cocktails very much on this occasion, our staff always try to deliver the highest quality food and drink. Despite that I am very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing time. It was my first time and can't wait to come back again. Food and music was amazing. And staff very helpful and hard working and all seem to have smiles on there faces.

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Thank Hayley C
Bistro L, Director of Sales at Bistro Live, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Hayley and hopefully this will be the first visit of many! Theresa More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place ...staff are most welcomeing and polite always happy to help with anything ...entertainment was brilliant and dj was so nice had us all up dancing will defo be visiting in the future xxx

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Thank downs38
Bistro L, Director of Sales at Bistro Live, responded to this review

Really pleased to here you were made to feel welcome on your recent visit and we shall look forward to seeing you again in the future Theresa :) More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time i have ever been here , was bit reserved about going to be honest thought it would not be for me ... How wrong was i , amazing place , staff lovely , very friendly service brilliant , wave your little flag and there at your side in a flash , food was lovely very tasty and nicely... More 

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Thank pussycat1589
Bistro L, Director of Sales at Bistro Live, responded to this review

Was thrilled to read your lovely review. We do try our hardest to offer something for everyone and I'll be sure to pass your great comments on to the team at Nottingham. Best wishes Theresa More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $42
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nottingham | Barker Gate, Lace Market, Nottingham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 947 3666
Description
Bistro Live is a live music restaurant in Leicester, Nottingham and Milton Keynes.A perfect venue if youre celebrating something like a hen night, birthday party, leaving do, Christmas Party - or anything really!The Food - We have a full time team of chefs that have been with us from the start of Bistro Live! Coming up with vibrant new menu ideas and cooking from fresh to order on the night of your visit. The Entertainment - With access to the very best live bands and party DJ's on the circuit, we make sure that the acts we choose will get event the most reluctant up and dancing!The Atmosphere - Is the best in town! You dont have to work for it, our fun loving staff will make sure you have an unforgettable night out!

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