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The Bistro Restaurant and Bar

Bickleigh Mill | Riverside Shopping, Tiverton EX16 8RG, England
+44 1884 855419
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea fish” (4 reviews)
“risotto” (3 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Bickleigh Mill | Riverside Shopping, Tiverton EX16 8RG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If your passing drop in you won't be decepointed excellent food and a good pint . Set in a nice part of Devon next to a railway museum

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

All you could want from a restaurant/bistro. Lovely food and varied menu. Staff are so friendly and helpful. Desserts are amazing too!! All tables were booked so I'm sure they do very well indeed. Pity the same can't be said for the shop. A real...More

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Kim S, Manager at The Bistro Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thank you for your response to your recent visit to Bickleigh Mill, the Bistro team work very hard in providing a great service to all customers and I’m glad we catered for your needs in the food choices. We are sorry to hear that your...More

Reviewed 16 November 2016

Popped in with a friend for a snack lunch and we both had the broccoli soup which was home made and very tasty. Nice and thick but not greasy and you could taste the veg. the granary bread with it was also very good. Some...More

Thank Jan P
Kim S, Manager at The Bistro Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thank you for your comments, It's always great to hear we are doing a good job. All our soup's are made on site by our Chef's, along with our bread aswell. We hope you visit us again soon. Regards Craig Bistro Manager

Reviewed 15 October 2016

Always had great food here and can take people there knowing that it will always be good. Service is always great. Its not what you call a cosy restaurant but the food makes up for it.

Thank Our3
Kim S, Manager at The Bistro Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thank you for your review, Its great to hear you can count on us for great food and service. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards Craig Bistro Manager

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The food offered here is fresh and appetising. It's really wide ranging - risotto, fish & chips, pano is etc. It's set in a beautiful old mill and sells local art work and furniture. I will definitely return.

Thank nina21284
Kim S, Manager at The Bistro Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thank you for your review, It's always good to hear we are doing a good job across the Bistro and Gift Shop. We look forward to your return. Regards Craig Bistro Manager

Reviewed 3 September 2016

Our visit was to the Devon Railway Center and we stumbled upon Bickley Mills by chance. The place has great shopping with distinctive good quality products and nicknacks, housed within a converted water mill together with a restaurant and bistro. Food is above average, mostly...More

Thank CLSDean
Kim S, Manager at The Bistro Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thank you for your feedback, It’s great to hear you enjoyed your visit here at Bickleigh Mill, I apologise for your 45 minute wait for food you had on this visit. We get very busy from the local railway next door to us so from...More

Reviewed 1 September 2016

Bickley Mill is situated in a lovely area just off the Tiverton road and there is plenty of parking. We visited as a family group of 5 adults and two young children. The restaurant has a number of out door tables and a large indoor...More

Thank EssexRabbit
Kim S, Owner at The Bistro Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

Dear EssexRabbit, Thank you for taking the time to write this review and we hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Kim Sproat

Reviewed 25 August 2016

This place is fairly local to us and a friend and I went for lunch - we hadn't booked and were lucky to get a table. The staff were great and very helpful. The food was the best I have had locally for a long...More

Thank 21Belle
Kim S, Owner at The Bistro Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

Dear 21Belle, I'm pleased to hear you and your friend enjoyed your meals! The risotto in particular has become very popular since our recent change of menu. We look forward to seeing you again. Kinds Regards, Kim Sproat

Reviewed 25 August 2016

Pretty location and great food.Sat outside as a lovely day, Great start to our mini-break in the area.Very prompt service, even though it was quite busy. Shop has really interesting unusual little gifts. Would return.

Thank alis0nh777
Kim S, Owner at The Bistro Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

Dear alis0nh777, I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us, and hope you had a pleasant mini-break. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards, Kim Sproat

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great lunch when visiting the Devon railway centre next door! Great food at reasonable prices! The pork tenderloin was fantastic!

Thank pjpolden
Kim S, Owner at The Bistro Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

Dear pjpolden, Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Kim Sproat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:30
Friday
10:00 - 19:30
Saturday
10:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bickleigh Mill | Riverside Shopping, Tiverton EX16 8RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Tiverton
  • Phone Number: +44 1884 855419
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Description
Bickleigh Mill Bistro, Bar & Gift Shop is set in an 18th Century Mill, with working water wheel. Situated on the Exe Valley. Enjoy your visit in our beautiful river side surroundings, where you can shop, dine and relax. Open seven days a week, serving lunch everyday and evening meals Fri and Sat.
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