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Bistro on the Quay

3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
+44 1473 286677
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We met friends for lunch in Bistro on the Quay whilst on a recent visit to Ipswich. What a wonderful place, lovely atmosphere, great menu which spoils you for choice, great food well cooked and presented. The staff were friendly and professional and didn't rush...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you want an extremely nice lunch with an attractive location at very reasonable prices then you could be hard pressed to find anywhere better than this great little bistro. There is an extensive menu,a fixed price menu and also a lunch menu to choose...More

Thank Janet J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ww have been here 3 times now, the staff are very friendly, the food is extremely tasty and the restaurant is really picturesque. We've been in the evening and lunch time, but do book as it is very popular.

Thank pamwyatt68
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small restaurant on Ipswich waterfront, looks unassuming as bare tables etc but food was excellent. Lots of fish on the menu plus steaks. You couldpick from the main menu or the set menu if you chose. Will certainly be going back.

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small, charming and intimate restaurant is situated on the Marina just a little way from the town centre of Ipswich. The food is excellent and the staff are friendly and efficient. .

1  Thank sarah k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

highly recommend - never been disappointed. The setting is good, staff are friendly and it's right on the waterfront, fabulous

Thank Cazbury
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We regularly enjoy the excellent value set meals with friends. The staff are friendly and efficient. We are yet to be disappointed. And as an indication of the popularity of this Restaurant it is essential to pre-book a table. Certainly more than happy to recommend.

Thank 754clivet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and drink was lovely and nothing was too much trouble. The fish skewer thing was lovely and so was the taster desert

Thank andyal_uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the monkfish Thai green curry which did not start well as they had left the membrane on the bottom of the fish which is difficult to remove and tastes bad. The Thai curry was bland, and the vegetables looked like they had been...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was second to none. I highly recommend this place to anyone. The fish is lovely & beautifully cooked. Prices are reasonable for what you get. Thank you

Thank jeffleary
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Sandra B
August 22, 2017|
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Response from Tim W | Reviewed this property |
Pay and display just off the Ipswich Haven Marina turn in
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 286677
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