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“Very Good Meal at Central London Restaurant”
Review of Bistro

Bistro
Ranked #1,503 of 23,873 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $42
Cuisines: Asian, British
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Westminster
Description: Bistro is a sophisticated restaurant serving contemporary European cuisine based on the freshest and finest quality ingredients. Bistro impresses with its unique presentations and flavours created through local sourcing of fresh produce and the Chef's careful selection of meats, seafood, poultry and vegetables. Sophisticated soft, warm decor, sleek banquets and crisp white linen, create a timeless setting to enjoy the sumptuous choice of signature dishes, English favourites and pan-Asian delicacies.
Reviewed May 29, 2013

This was a mid week lunch for two. Food was of a very good quality and bigger portions than expected. I had the vegetable tian to start and the wife the chilli prawns both excellent. For mains she had the red snapper and sweet potato, huge piece of fish and great presentation! I had the seafood risotto, which to be honest was a little ordinary in cooking and presentation, had to leave some risotto was so big a portion. Service was very good, maybe could have done with a little more atmosphere in the room but it was a little late for lunch.

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Thank stw1961
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MGR_CPLONSJ, Manager at Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2013

Dear stw1961,

Thank you for sharing your recent expereince for the lunch that you took in Bistro 51 recently. We were delighted to read that you generally enjoyed both the service as well as the food, however you have given us some room for improvement. We will review the items that you ordered and see what can be done to improve on them. In addition we will also look at the ambiance of the restaurant.

Thank you again for the review and feedback, we hope to have an opportunity to welcome you both back again soon.

Yours sincerely,

Edward Riches
Hotel Manager
Crowne Plaza London St James

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Reviewed May 28, 2013 via mobile

It is little expensive but excellent food and service. Worth every penny. Moreover we were served with complimentary starter, drinks and desert. Presentation of the flood was good..

Thank Nitesh J
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MGR_CPLONSJ, Manager at Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2013

Dear Nitesh J,

Thank you for your review for your recent dining experience at the Bistro 51 restaurant. The Management and team in the restaurant were delighted to read from the review that you had a great experience and found the food in particular to be very much to your liking. We hope that we have an opportunity to welcome you back again soon.

Thank you again for the review.

Yours sincerely,

Edward Riches
Hotel Manager
Crowne Plaza London St James

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Reviewed May 21, 2013

I enjoyed the £30 three course meal at Bistro 51. A 15% service charge was added and wine was £25 a bottle.
However the food was lovely.

Thank Julian A
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MGR_CPLONSJ, Manager at Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2013

Dear Julian A,

Thank you for your review for your recent visit to Bistro 51. I was pleased that you generally enjoyed your experience and found the food to a good quality. We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you back again soon.

Yours sincerely,

Edward Riches
Hotel Manager
Crowne Plaza London St James

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Reviewed May 12, 2013

The menu and food at this restaurant was very good. Quality excellent. The staff were very efficient.

Thank ValueLover
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MGR_CPLONSJ, Manager at Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2013

Dear ValueLover,

Thank you for writing a review of your dining experience during your stay with us at the Crowne Plaza London St James. The team at Bistro were pleased to read that you enjoyed both the food quality and service levels when your dined with us. We hope that when you are next in London that you pay us a visit!

Thank you again.

Edward Riches
Hotel Manager
Crowne Plaza London St James

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Reviewed May 12, 2013

My wife and I recently stayed at the Crowne Plaza St. James in London. After touring all day we were pooped so we decided to dine in the hotel at Bistro 51 one night and had a very pleasant experience.

The menu contained a good variety of choices, with reasonable prices. Staff were friendly and pleasant to deal with. Value for money was excellent in our opinion.

Suggest a reservation, we dropped in without one and were lucky to get a table!

Thank Roy E
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MGR_CPLONSJ, Manager at Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2013

Dear Roy E,

Thank you for your review for Bistro 51 following your dining expereience whist stay with us at the Crowne Plaza London St James. We were delighted to read from you review that we were able to accommodate you and that you enjoyed the food and service that you received during this visit.

We sincerely hope to have an opportunity to welcome you back again soon and thank you for taking the time to review your visit.

Yours sincerely,

Edward Riches
Hotel Manager
Crowne Plaza London St James

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