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Bistro 197

197 Todmorden Road, Burnley BB11 3EA, England
+44 1282 427277
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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197 Todmorden Road, Burnley BB11 3EA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last time we had breakfast here, a delicious experience. 5 months on, we called in for lunch (the restaurant is closed Mon and Tues) and had bangers and mash, fish and chips, chocolate brownie and sticky toffee pudding. Fish and chip portion was much more...More

1  Thank IanandRoseTownsend
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exquisite small bistro on the outskirts of Burnley heading out along todmorden road. Although it was busy didn't feel cramped. And the service was faultless. £21 for three courses of amazing food. Small selection of wines/beers/soft drinks all reasonably priced. Highly recommend it. Believe they...More

1  Thank susanbland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took mum for afternoon tea. Very reasonable at 12 pound per head. Consisted of egg, salmon, ham sandwiches thia spicy ball, sausage roll, guacamole on toast and 3 little very tasty cakes plus lots of tea! Comoares well to 9thee afternoons teas ive had. We...More

1  Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fab food, great service, however we were hungry when we went in and hubby was hungry when we came out due to portion size...excellent food tho...

2  Thank Sandra2185
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently visited Bistro 197 on a Sunday morning to sample the breakfast (it's been awhile). Prior to arriving we booked, but more than welcome to accept walk-ins. Service - Excellent service & Staff Food - We ordered both a Large Breakfast & Salmon Bagel....More

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter treated me to lunch on Saturday together with the grandchildren. A very nice intimate venue, very nice staff and my fish & chips were excellent. Would recommend.

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Had an absolutely delicious meal at Bistro 197 for Valentine's Day. Muscles, cod loin, champagne sorbet and a dessert medley, fabulous. Could not fault the food, service or ambiance. Well done, yet again, Dan, Natalie and staff - never never disappoints. Always look forward to...More

2  Thank elaine b
Reviewed February 4, 2018

We had a family meal, there were 3 children,1 vegan,1 vegetarian and 1 gluten free diner. Everyone had plenty of choice from the menu and the staff were very helpful on menu choice. Food was very good and it is an ideal place for a...More

2  Thank Janet L
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

The staff are all so friendly and the food is all home made we had afternoon tea and it was mouthwatering such a selection, the only thing is there isnt much room but we thoroughly enjoyed it.

1  Thank Wendy B
Daniel S, Owner at Bistro 197, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your afternoon tea with us and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Food and service has always been excellent when dining here! Good seasonal menus and really tasty food. Always look forward to a trip here

1  Thank james28q2
Daniel S, Owner at Bistro 197, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Thank you for the positive feedback! The team really appreciates it 😃

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Todmorden Road, Burnley BB11 3EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Burnley
  • Phone Number: +44 1282 427277
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Bistro 197 is a family run business providing great food in a relaxed atmosphere ensuring the customer has the best experience.
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