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“Best Restaurant in Stratford”
Review of Bijou

Bijou
Ranked #12 of 140 Restaurants in Stratford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $68
Cuisines: French, Canadian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Bijou, a culinary gem in Stratford Ontario, honours the tradition of inventive French bistro cuisine presented on a daily inspired Chalkboard Menu. Our regular menu is complimented by our after 8pm shareable Food Flights and Small Plates featuring the best ingredients of Perth County. These delectable bites are perfectly paired with small craft wineries and the best of old world classics. NOW serving lunch.
Reviewed December 11, 2012

We go to Bijou whenever possible, it is in our opinion the best restaurant in Stratford. Their menu changes often and it is based on local produce and products, including meats. The desserts are to die for. Aaron and Brownyn run a first class restaurant. We love their eclectic ambiance, classy yet rustic and love their children mementos around the place. The service is always good as well, friendly and warm. Can't wait for my next dinner there. Check out their cooking classes during winter months.

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Thank rita b
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

Absolutely phenomenal food and for the price, there's nothing better. Had the pork cheeks which were out-of-this-world tender and warm banana bread with ice cream was the perfect way to end a fantastic meal and experience. Would recommend to anyone in the area.

Thank uniquecliche
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

Bijou caters to the Stratford Theatre experience. They are only opened for lunch during the theatre season.

Our lunch consisted of a beautiful amuse bouche of Butternut Squash Soup. For our mains, Pork Schnitzel (served with confit fingering potatoes, sweet corn and a grainy mustard jus) for myself and Cheek to Cheek (braised pork and veal cheeks, served with pearl onions, celery root in a goulash broth) for my husband. Both entrees were delicious.

We had plenty of time for dessert so we ordered...banana bread pudding for myself and my husband had the lemon infused creme brulee. Both were amazing.

This restaurant has a chalkboard menu that changes daily when they are serving. The service was impeccable and the food was very very delicious.

This truly is a little gem in the heart of Stratford.

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2  Thank Travelsalot!
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Reviewed November 4, 2012

After walking around the parking lot trying to find the entrance (I really should have paid more attention to the description on the website), we walked into a terrific restaurant. The flat iron steak with a salad to start was amazing. Dinner at Bijou was well worth the price of admission. The candle-light atmosphere was comforting, but it felt odd when people around us kept walking back and forth to the large menu board in the middle of the room.

The only downside was that it was incredibly pricey; but hey, top notch restaurants call for top notch prices, I guess. This would truly be an amazing restaurant to propose to your significant other

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Thank Richard P
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

Not very imaginative but we went once with cousins and then again the second night to try other items on the menu. An excellent restaurant. Pricey but well worth it. Attentive service and masterful chef.

Thank allanmiller
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