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Bistro Le Coq

Station Road, Stowe-by Chartley, Stafford, Stafford ST18 0LF, England
+44 1889 270237
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“creme brulee” (8 reviews)
“duck” (16 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Station Road, Stowe-by Chartley, Stafford, Stafford ST18 0LF, England
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1 - 10 of 337 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for lunch on a Sunday - we took 87 year old mum who is frail & needed accessible loo, plus nervous dog who needed a quiet corner - nothing was too much trouble; they identified the perfect table for us that accommodated all...More

1  Thank Bronwen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visitor. Best Sunday lunch I’ve had for a while. Laid back friendly staff. Great beer (golden glow) and excellent wine. Bargain at £15 for 3 courses. No complaints at all !!! Thanks and will visit again soon. (The rest of our party of...More

Thank Harrychally
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We have been to this fantastic eatery and village pub 5 times in the last 3 months, the quality of the food and service has always been first class, with the added bonus of good value for you money. Look forward to going back soon.

Thank StaffordAlan
Bistrolecoq_13, Manager at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thanks for your review. For the last 15 years we have have been trying to offer authentic French bistro style food at affordable prices. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We called in on the off chance while out for a drive the food and service was very good we shall be returning to try the full menu very soon

Thank Julian K
Bistrolecoq_13, Manager at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 30 September 2017

lovely sardine starter ! Rib-eye steak was just fine - but (there's also a but) - SALT ! - I don't want it ! - I would refer the choice. Finally. the sticky toffee pudding was more of a (large) muffin. Generally, I did enjoy...More

Thank aich998
Bistrolecoq_13, Manager at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thanks for your review. There are two things that release and enhance the flavours of food - salt and sugar, and we make no apologies for using both in our cooking, following great traditional recipes, passed down for generations. We season our food carefully and...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

We went with friends. I was hoping for something special - maybe French - but somehow the restaurant seems more pub than bistro. That said the food was Ok although the lady who served at table and behind the bar seemed run of her feet...More

Thank MichaelandAnn
Bistrolecoq_13, Manager at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Well spotted! We are indeed a village pub, as well as a bistro. In fact its been a pub for a very long time, when the road outside was the main drovers road for moving livestock to the markets in Uttoxeter. For the last 15...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017

Having previously enjoyed ocassional meals at Le Coq, my husband and I had no hesitation in choosing this wonderful bistro as the venue for our Golden Wedding Anniversary celebrations! We contacted the owner, John, several weeks in advance and negotiated a very reasonable 'fixed pice'...More

Thank Christy279
Bistrolecoq_13, Manager at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Hi Chis. Thanks for your review. It was a real pleasure to host your celebration, and I am glad that you and your guests all enjoyed it. Look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 6 looking to try somewhere new. We were warmly greeted on arrival and shown to the bar. The bar was busy with a large group but Pat who was behind the bar was still smiling despite being busy. She apologised...More

Thank LucyT_G
Bistrolecoq_13, Manager at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thanks for your review Lucy. Glad you all enjoyed your visit, and look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 19 August 2017

Who cares if the dishes are not authentic French cuisine.There was enough variety to meet all the needs of our party of eight .The quality and presentation were good the service friendly and efficient in a comfortable pleasant setting. The prices and beverage lists were...More

Thank John M
Bistrolecoq_13, Manager at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thanks for your review John. All our dishes are prepared from original French recipes, but with an "English accent". Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 30 July 2017

We are returning customers and have been happy with food and service. Today we booked for Sunday Lunch for 4 covers. Starters and mains ordered - no problem. Starters - things we had eaten before. No problem Main course 3 beef 1 lamb which carried...More

1  Thank 501flossie
Bistrolecoq_13, Owner at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

I am more than happy to respond to your review. You have confirmed there were no issues with the ordering and delivery of your meals. All starters and mains were consumed in full. When your mains were delivered, your waitress asked if you required anything...More

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blondie84sam
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Response from Bistrolecoq_13 | Property representative |
Hi. We are open Tuesday to Sunday for lunch and Tuesday to Saturday for dinner. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Stowe-by Chartley, Stafford, Stafford ST18 0LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 270237
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