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The Bistro & Cookery School

) #4 of 59 Restaurants in Devizes $$ - $$$ International, British,
7 Little Brittox, Devizes SN10 1AR, England
+44 1380 720043
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (18 reviews)
“pulled pork” (5 reviews)
“hake” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 14:00All hours
CUISINES
International, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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7 Little Brittox, Devizes SN10 1AR, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in Devizes having never been here before for some lunch and came across this bistro. The guy who greeted us was very friendly and made us feel so welcome. The icing on the cake was when he delivered the food, it was exemplary,...More

Thank MillyDorset
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the bistro with a friend whilst they has their taste of the South (America) menu on. Shown to a table in the window and given the menus. Sharing platter for starters...chicken wings, slaw, corn bread, smoked corn cob and sweet potato cakes went down...More

Thank Clare E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had no idea where to go in this area and used Trip Advisor to point us at this restaurant. What a complete pleasure from the initial phone call (fun and efficient) to our welcome to the absolutely amazing food with a series of highlights,...More

Thank Suedebievre
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Can thoroughly recommend the Moroccan Lamb Burger, it was delicious and the sweet potato fries were a great accompaniment. My wife had the Sea Bream which she could not fault. Great friendly service... thanks

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Visited The Bistro last evening (23 June) with great expectations. Decor very basic and minimal space per table. Food was OK but failed to provide that little spark necessary to create that WOW factor. Based on the write up I expected a meal that could...More

Thank Malcolm R
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous meal here rang up last minute gutted us in excellent service nothing was too much trouble loved every minute of it xx

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Was a little dismayed by the entrance at first but the welcome was warm and we were asked where we would like to sit. Menu really interesting and unusual, as was the wine list. We tried the new house Spanish Sauvignon and it was delicious,...More

Thank Katep67
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Peter and staff did it again with an excellent meal for the Devizes Food Festival. Peter explained all the dishes and they had worked hard to find food of the Regency period which suited today's tastes. The penny loafer and foraged butter was exceptional.

Thank elaine_f_leighton
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Lovely dinner at The Bistro. Excellent choice of gluten free food and knowledgeable recommendations by the lovely host. Well cooked fresh food and good wines. Imaginative puddings too. Friendly relaxed atmosphere and obviously popular with locals too. What a great restaurant!

Thank Cags63
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Really excellent food and really excellent wine. I ordered a bottle of Mexican wine and it turned out to be one of the best reds I've tasted - as thick as engine oil (but much better tasting, of course). The wine had such intense flavour...More

Thank orreryBedford
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955debbie
19 April 2015|
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Response from PeterVaughan | Property representative |
Hello 995debbie, looks like our customers have answered your question - thank you very much! Yes, we most definitely have gluten free options on our menus, just let us know your requirements when booking a table. Look... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Little Brittox, Devizes SN10 1AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Devizes
  • Phone Number: +44 1380 720043
  • E-mail
Description
As the original Bistro in Devizes (established 2003) we pride ourselves on being true to the original concept - that is a small, family run establishment (usually with a chef owner) providing a menu that often features slow cooked, seasonal dishes. The setting is traditional in that it is informal, relaxed and cosy. However, we are known for food that 'tickles the tastebuds', is influenced by a range of cuisines and always has The Bistro 'twist" to it. Open both at lunch time and in the evening, we have the distinction of also running a cookery school, now known as Vaughan's Cookery School and operating from another location in the town. Committed to sharing a passion for good food, Chef Peter Vaughan is a member of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and of the Slow Food Movement.
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