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Gavin's Bistro

$$ - $$$
Bar, British
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22 - 30 County Place | New County Hotel, Perth PH2 8EE, Scotland
+44 1738 623355
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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Given itison meal voucher as present,and to be honest had my doubts about food after reading other reviews,but I was pleasantly surprised by good service and plain but good food. I certainly wouldn't hesitate in going back again.

Thank packthetoothbrush
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Visited the restaurant advertised as Gavin's Bistro?! Arrived to find it was pretty much a bar with a very limited "pub grub" menu but to be fair the food arrived great portions and was ok. Noted the staff are very odd and 1 member in particular was very rude. When paying the bill we produced our taste card as advertised... More 

Thank charlottewatts1
Crieff, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We arrived for a meal at 7.30pm on a Saturday night. Our main course of Steak and Chips was enjoyable and reasonably well cooked, however about 8pm, while we were still eating our main course one of the bar staff came over asking if we would want a dessert as the chef was going home!! He didn't even know what... More 

Thank Nigel F
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Service was ok, food was terrible!! Had fish and chips but had to put a lot of salt on for taste!! Restaurant was clean.

Thank ttmoursi
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2015

The service was quick, the food was great. Yo have a choice from 2 menus if you fancy something a bit more refined however the bistro menu tastes great.

Thank Ggirl78
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 May 2015

we had our 1st meal 2 courses with the deal we decided to share a starter and sweet so sampled the 3 courses which were all very good Mushrooms in white sauce excellent good old fish and chips the same and the cheese board would have served 4 persons it was so good we ate there the next night just... More 

Thank garden43
Montrose, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

The food and service were great and served by happy, friendly staff. I cannot think of anything that I disliked.

Thank Ruth M
Wishaw, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The food was fantastic the chicken Balmoral was lovely with creamy mash, and the ribeye steak is well worth a try.

Thank Margaret F
Greenock, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015

The Bistro is attached to the New County Hotel where we stayed, so it was very convenient. The food and service were both excellent. The staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Ann W
Livingston, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2015

food was very disappointing and place lacked any ambience or life. we almost booked to stay there and we were glad we doidn't we just had lunch

1 Thank Mandy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Bar, British
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 - 30 County Place | New County Hotel, Perth PH2 8EE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 623355
  • This restaurant is at New County Hotel
Gavin’s Bistro & Bar...Superb bistro dining in Perth. Scottish Food Pub of the Year, Gavin’s Bistro Bar perfectly compliments our Opus One Restaurant, presenting fresh and local options at more affordable prices and in an informal setting. From tasty light bites to three-course meals, Gavin’s Bistro offers fresh and bright surroundings within which to eat, drink and socialise. With two courses from just £9.95, eating out at Gavin’s is within anyone’s price range and an extra ‘specials’ board is also on offer, giving a flavour of the type of tantalising cuisine on offer in our award-winning Opus One Restaurant. Coffee with friends? A wide choice of Brodie’s coffees, Cappuccino, latte, etc, delicious home-made scones or muffins are available. Also pre-dinner nibbles, such as bread and olives, or an ever-changing choice of fresh sandwiches ... either way, Gavin’s Bistro and the adjoining Cafe 22 can satisfy the full spectrum of appetites.

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