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barretts bistro

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2 Hutcliffe Wood Road, Sheffield S8 0EX, England
+44 114 321 1818
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

James Barrett is a aster in the kitchen His food is incredible Shame that the restaurant closed down. I gather he does outside catering. His food is amazing!

Thank Josee S
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Great service, fantastic food at a reasonable price. The restaurant maybe a little small however, it felt comfortable. The only problem is, if you there are more than 4 of you....you really need to book.

Thank TheMightyPanda
Buxton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2014

We had dinner at this excellent restaurant last night, on the recommendation of my daughter who had taken advantage of their bargain, delicious, £10 lunch. The food was interesting and delicious-a very good selection in a short menu- and the service very good.

1 Thank Georgina W
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2014

Visited Barretts on recommendation from friends and reviews on Trip Advisor. Fancied trying somewhere a little different that was small and friendly. E mailed via web site and had a reply confirming booking for the Saturday night. There are only 6 tables but don't let that put you off. The food is some of the best my partner and I... More 

1 Thank JayJayBear
jjcaters4, Owner at barretts bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of your first experience of Barretts Bistro. It pleases us immensely when diners appreciate the effort we go to from within the confines of our tiny bistro. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks again James B More 

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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2014

We love Barretts & have eaten there on many occasions & also love their bowl suppers (fantastic alternative to take-aways!). But on this occasion (my parents golden wedding anniversary) we wanted to celebrate at home with family (13 people) but enjoy restaurant quailty food so we booked Barretts Bespoke catering. We discussed with James what we wanted - a buffet... More 

1 Thank juandgarfield
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89 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2014

I loved this tiny little bistro, the food was wonderful and the service was personal and very attentive without being intrusive. The menu was short which is always a plus in my view and the dishes well described. We were a party of 5 including my 15 and 11 year old children. The chef was great and made sure everyone... More 

Thank mrslab
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Have been here many times and really like the small, friendly atmosphere of the bistro. The food is excellent and very different to the usual 'run of the mill' stuff. Last time we went we had the Taster menu which was amazing. I have never had a chocolate dessert like it! If you don't like small restaurants then Barrett's isn't... More 

Thank Raq238
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Having visited last month, I'd have to agree with other diners, the place is very small and one waitress tried hard to serve a full restaurant. The food was average and did not live up to expectation. I really can see what this place is trying to do, but maybe a rethink on fine dining would be sensible.

Thank Kinkidevil
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2014

I’ve eaten several times at Barretts in the past but it’s always been the lunch menu. Last night we tried the evening spring menu. My initial thoughts are to stick to the lunch menu because for £10 for 3 courses you just can’t go wrong. The evening menu does not seem to be value for money when you compare it... More 

1 Thank Paul K
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

A small place and is somewhere that has tried hard to create a cosy dining experience. We had the taster menu and unfortunately the food wasn't to our liking. The waitress was working hard on her own to serve all the customers but the seven courses were very delayed and in the end we left before the courses were all... More 

2 Thank Tim M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Hutcliffe Wood Road, Sheffield S8 0EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: +44 114 321 1818

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?