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The Bistro

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216 Archimedes St, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 2T9, Canada
+1 902-752-4988
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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PA
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a treat to find The Bistro during a business trip to New Glasgow! Our group loved every course; soups and salads were great, and the seafood pasta special was outstanding. Our server was so pleasant and helpful, we wish our stay was longer so we could go back. Closed on Mondays, and pretty small, so call ahead to make... More 

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Thank RichAndMargie
Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Not open every day. Need to check the first pen time. On the east of river. Environment is nice. Kitchen closes at 8 pm. Elegant food. Only been their once. But will go back if I revisit New Glasgow in the future.

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Thank Jim&Iris
Westville, Canada
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I have gone to the Bistro several times. Each time it has been an excellent experience. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The food is flavourful and tasty. The atmosphere is a warm "night out" dining experience.

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Thank Tom M
Halifax, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Best choices on menu and specials that I have seen. Hard to decide what to order. Service excellent, food delicious and presentation beautiful. Will definately return.

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Thank Marnalade01
Halifax Region, Canada
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82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

An amazing find in New Glasgow. A high quality fine dining experience. The menu was varied and the atmosphere was exquisite. Very well prepared meals and well presented. Staff was friendly and welcoming. A must try if you are in the New Glasgow area.

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Thank Gordon I
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Always a fine choice for slightly upscale dining in Pictou County. The quality of the food is excellent as is the service. The regular menu features locally sourced and seasonal ingredients and the chef specials are outstanding.

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Thank ProfDF
Moncton
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Trip advisor didn't steer us wrong here and the positive reviews are well deserved. Doesn't look like much from the outside but inside was nice and quaint, lots of local art. Probably the best bruschetta We've ever had. Both our entrées were great and the creme brûlée was a perfect shareable desert. Excellent service. Recommended!

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Thank jdo506
ON, Canada
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220 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Two huge thumbs up for the Bistro! We were in a cab and asked the driver to suggest a nice place to eat, he said I'll take you to the Bistro - let's hope it is open We got there and the waitress was cleaning up but she welcomed us in and we had one of the best dinner experiences... More 

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Pictou, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

My favorite treat place to eat. The atmosphere is quiet, romantic, and inspiring. Every few months they have talented artists exhibiting their art on their walls. Its always exciting to see the new turn-over of exhibiting artists. The food is prepared by a chef who prepares top-notch menus. The owner greeted us at the door and the service was excellent..The... More 

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Thank Carolyn V
New Glasgow, Canada
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

Excellent dinner experience. Good variety on the menu. Nice atmosphere and professional tending. The daily special was fresh halibut and safe to say the restaurant is now on my top 3 for Nova Scotia as a whole. I'll be coming back here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Archimedes St, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 2T9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  New Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +1 902-752-4988

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