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Bistro West 156

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156 Burton Road | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 1LH, England
+44 161 445 1921
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one our favourite restaurants. We came here recently as a wedding group with several friends who'd never eaten here, and by the time we left they were keen to visit again. Fabulous food, interesting menu which is seasonal, and great ambience. As it was a mid week visit, we were able to have the set menu which is... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we came upon this resaurant by chance tonight 13rh September 2016 and had the most amazing evening with food that was better than excellant !!! the atmosphere was buzzing but relaxed and the friendlyness the pretty girl who served us was warm welcoming and we felt so relaxed x we spoke with the owner/ chef Philip to tell him how... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bistro 156 has long been a favourite with me, we don't go often but like it for special events and the food is always excellent. Our latest visit was as a group of 6 to celebrate a birthday. The first problem presented itself on arrival at our table where 6 of us were squashed around a table which should have... More 

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West Yorkshire
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since our last review in 2012 we have visited many times, and each time the food has been so good! Each time the restaurant has been full which generates a great atmosphere, one of the best we have found anywhere. You will struggle to find anywhere else serving such PROPER food, with such imaginative selections, at such amazing value. The... More 

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Manchester
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

Highly recommended. 15 work colleagues all dined together with the excellent food served piping hot and all at the same time. Set price menu gives excellent value for money. Food,staff and ambience second to none. Well done all the staff at bistro 156 you all work so hard.

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Thank Elaina
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times, both in big groups, and both fantastic! The food is as delicious as it sounds on the menu, the portions are hearty, the surroundings are relaxed and friendly and the price is really reasonable. Would definitely recommend this place if you're looking for somewhere serving good food in Didsbury. It's definitely one of... More 

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Thank Anna C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic farewell meal for two colleagues at this restaurant on Thursday 25th August. Food was amazing ambience was amazing and staff were amazing too. Throughly recommend to anyone what a great little place.

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Thank Lisa M
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Bistro west is our favourite spot for something to eat. The staff are great and the chef cooks beautiful food. We visited on the 8th August and had a lovely evening ordering a range of lovely dishes cooked to perfection. Thank you to the staff and we will see you in September when we have another girls night out. Didsburys... More 

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Thank cherryw49
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We took our mum here fro her 82nd birthday. We had the tomato and basil soup followed by the fish pie, very filling and delicious. Would recommend and will visit again soon.

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Thank Dawn P
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We've come here several times over the years and the consistency is first class. Salt & pepper squid a firm favourite & there are always some interesting specials available depending on seasonality. Won't let you down!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $39
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Burton Road | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 1LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 445 1921
Description
Bistro West 156 restaurant is a shining star in the thriving restaurant scene on Burton Road in Manchester���s West Didsbury, a quirky corner that���s a foodie heaven not all that far from where the M60 and the M56 part company. Bistro West 156���s pocket-friendly traditional cooking cuts out all the malarkey to deliver modern British cuisine, the real food that loyal fans adore. The rustic dining room with its granite topped tables, blackboard specials and changing local art displays sets a relaxed tone for easy lunches and suppers. While the food may be fine dining level, the ambience is bistro informal from terrific breakfasts right through to the last sip of dessert wine. Everything is homemade, and customer favourites include superbly cooked comfort classics like fish pie, chicken Kiev and Bistro West 156���s very own melting chocolate pudding. You will succumb. The warm welcome and tables outside entice you to linger.

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