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Bloomsbury Bistro

509 W Whitaker Mill Rd Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27608-2400
+1 919-834-9011
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“tasting menu” (3 reviews)
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509 W Whitaker Mill Rd Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27608-2400
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Reviewed November 2, 2014

I've driven by this restaurant twice a day for 20 years. I didn't know that they existed until friends suggested that we go. Boy was I missing a treat. Chef John is amazing. The service was top notch. The beer selection is better than most...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2014

Nice ambiance and a warm welcome from our waiter Bill. Wine list is impressive, extensive and reasonably priced so we had no trouble finding one of our favorites. The food was imaginative and excellently prepared, everyone really enjoyed their choices. Bill was one of the...More

Thank lotr10
Reviewed September 14, 2014

The restaurant was conveniently located to our hotel. The dining area was a nice quiet setting. Service was very helpful with selections explanations and friendly conversation. The seasonal menu changes every 12 weeks which makes it nice to have fresh ingredients. Food and combinations were...More

Thank Lucky1inVA
Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have been dining here for over fifteen years and it is still Raleigh's best fine dining restaurant.

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Reviewed July 26, 2014

dined with friends at BB and had an assortment of goodies from their new menu. they change the menu frequently and sometimes it is on the wild side for me but last night was just right. chicken cordon bleu prepared to melt in your mouth...More

Thank afrdurham
Reviewed July 23, 2014

Had b'd dinner with husband and friend. Bloomsbury is a favorite and it was as good as ever tonite. Food us imaginative, fresh, and well-presented. Had the "no bread" BLT - a summer salad. Had an appetizer as entree - lump craving phyllo on a...More

Thank CaryTravler
Reviewed July 21, 2014

I've been forgetting to write this review, but was with friends last night who had been to the Birthday dinner and they were still raving about the food and the service. They are not the only ones who have made a point to let us...More

Thank neriagechris
Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

OMG - My wife and I are "foodies" (in the best sense possible) and we were blown away by Bloomsbury's ambience, service and food. We both said the same thing almost simultaneously, and to the maitre d' as well - "no pressing need now to...More

Thank ScrabmanNC
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Chef John Toler is a wonderful cook. Classically trained with a great imagination. Perfect place for a special dinner with that certain someone. Not cheap, but reasonably priced for the quality of the food.

Thank NCBuff
Reviewed June 5, 2014

There were four of us in our party, and each of us ordered a different dish. Mine was the veal shank. It was very good but not the absolute best that I've ever had...as someone else noted, "nothing special." Everyone in our party enjoyed their...More

Thank DCCK
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Elizabeth B
November 29, 2015|
Response from paige h | Reviewed this property |
Last year they had a great deal and you got a $100.00 gift card for $80.00. I am waiting to see if they do this again so I can do all my shopping there!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 W Whitaker Mill Rd Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27608-2400
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-834-9011
  • E-mail
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