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30 Pier Street, Ventnor PO381SX, England
+44 1983 853334
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10:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went there for dinner. Small but imaginative menu, well cooked and generous portion. Staff friendly and no sense of rush.

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Thank Hilary D
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Another wonderful supper, cracking ingredients and attentive waiting staff. It's fast becoming our regular haunt.

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Thank PercyJackson1966
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just had a really lovely Sunday roast beef lunch at the Bistro. I would recommend a visit. Booking is recommend.

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Thank Andy E
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We called by on a Friday night to find no tables immediately available however the owner took our number and called back once a table was available which was great. The food was excellent, the service superb and I wish the chef and his wife who run it continued success. Would definitely recommend. Thank you. Scott

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Thank Ambelpo
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place. We have been looking for somewhere to replace Foggs and we have found it. Thursday night's steak night, yum yum. Very friendly staff (I'm sure I know Jane from somewhere) great food and atmosphere. We'll be back

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Thank jjnecton
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a few days in ventnor this week and decided to give the bistro a go after being recommended by our hotel. It was a Thursday which they had steak specials, and wow are they good! The steak (fillet, ribeye or sirloin) came with a spinach and potato rosti, asparagus wrapped in a sourdough wrap filled with cream cheese and... More 

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Thank TheStorm1974
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous lunch at the Bistro today ,goats cheese ,fresh tomato & spinach linguine followed by Apricot & marzipan strudel with ice cream .Delicious .Very friendly & great service .

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Thank Debbie G
Ventnor, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have not visited this establishment for a couple of years, as our last experience was disappointing, with poor service. It is now under new management and the change is obvious as soon as you enter. We were warmly welcomed by the proprietress who showed us to an attractive table, ideal for four people. Most of the other tables were... More 

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Thank Marcalban
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing roast beef with pudding being a must. Highly recommend the floating island. Fabulous staff. Really recommend a visit.

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Thank Samantha A
Ventnor, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a recommendation, worth a try. Conclusion, nothing to rave about, just the average Ventnor restaurant, One meal not served as ordered. Will it stand the test of time ?.

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Thank Penny-David-Chien

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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
Average prices
$7 - $28
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, British, Gluten Free, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Pier Street, Ventnor PO381SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Ventnor
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 853334
Description
The Bistro has an open kitchen - See, Hear and Smell what's going on. In the heart of Ventnor you'll find The Bistro - Serving, european cuisine, only a few yards from the sea - 30 Pier Street, PO38 1SX. Relaxed, contemporary, cosy, arty bistro - local and own ingredients freshly prepared. Menu 5 choices per course. The Bistro is open every day ecept Tuesdays & Sunday evenings for Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch and Dinner. 24 Covers. Super wine list.Easy Parking.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?