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4-6 Gilesgate, Hexham NE46 3NJ, England
+44 1434 609943
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (54 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (32 reviews)
“duck confit” (26 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4-6 Gilesgate, Hexham NE46 3NJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were staying in the area while house hunting. Our AirBnB had a card for Bouchon and we thought we'd try it. We have eaten at many 1 and 2 Michelin star places, we like our food and we were not disappointed. I'm afraid I...More

1  Thank DevonMillieBrown
Reviewed 5 days ago

My cousin, her husband and son were making a rare voyage north and my partner and i were wanting to catch up with them over dinner, our respective itineries meant this would have to be a Monday night and casting around this gave us few...More

2  Thank Alistair R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good to see a few variations on the menu. We both had the new pork wellington dish which was very, very good. There is also a new chicken dish which looked very appetizing as it passed my eyes. Always good at Bouchon. Love the place...More

1  Thank davo1958
Reviewed 5 days ago

Working from home one day, my wife and I decided to take some time out and go for a proper lunch and since we had never tried Bouchon, we thought we would give it a go. Good decision! The lunch menu was great - 3...More

1  Thank Shaun B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Come early for a good deal on the Prix Fixe menu. The Steak Frites here is excellent as is everything else I have tried on the menu. The service is always attentive and friendly and the environment is romantic. Great place for a date night.

1  Thank Haley J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had an early meal at Bouchon last night. Good authentic French feel and nice food - we maybe should have had food from the main menu. As mine was just "OK" ! some time. Will try again

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t even know where to start! On walking in was greeted by the server who was well presented and had a smile on his face. Then it went down hill rapidly we were sat at the bar for a few minutes and got the impression...More

3  Thank StraightToThePoint17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely little French retreat. Great food, great staff and great service. Classic French cuisine at its finest. Would definitely recommend and will have no hesitation in going back. Thank you Bouchon for a great evening.

2  Thank will_dur88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a meal on valentine's day. Was pleased to see that prices hadn't been artificially inflated and it was the normal a la carte menu being served. Ordered an appetiser, 2 starters, 2 mains and 2 glasses of wine. All the food was delicious,...More

1  Thank tplday
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting some friends in the North east when they surprised us with a booking at this pleasant restaurant. Being cheeky and accompanied by two fluent French speakers I tried out my poor spoken French and was pleased that the manager and staff were...More

2  Thank Mark N
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Questions & Answers
dean m
7 December 2017|
Response from bou2007 | Property representative |
Hi there, we will be serving our a la carte menu alongside our christmas early bird menu. Hope this gives you the answers required! Regards, Bouchon team.
Christine M
9 November 2017|
Response from bou2007 | Property representative |
Hi Christine, thank you for your enquiry. We are closed on Christmas eve, day and Boxing day. Apologies for this!
1 June 2016|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure, but the tables on the front of the restaurant are on a public footpath, so I don't see how they could stop you sitting down with a dog. Sorry I can't help further.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$56
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-6 Gilesgate, Hexham NE46 3NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Hexham
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 609943
  • E-mail
Winner of the Best European Restaurant honour at the North East Restaurant Awards and conveniently situated opposite Hexham old swimming pool on Gilesgate, Bouchon Bistrot serves straightforward country style French cuisine, including daily specials in the evening. Born in the Loire Valley and having plenty of experience from working in Michelin starred restaurants throughout France, the owner of Bouchon Bistrot is an expert when it comes to traditional country cooking in France. The culinary delights of the French countryside have now been brought to the North of England and are served in Bouchon Bistrot at reasonable prices. Sample tasty starters such as Pork Terrine with herb salad, followed by delicious main courses including Roasted Skate Wing with beurre noisette and capers. With each dish prepared and cooked in a simple fashion, Bouchon Bistrot is the ideal spot to enjoy an informal and family-friendly dining atmosphere in the heart of Hexham.
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