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“A quiet & intement place to eat in Holywood”
Review of The Bistro Iona - CLOSED

The Bistro Iona
Cuisines: Diner
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed February 9, 2016

This is an excellent place to eat in Holywood! - It's quiet and cozy. The service is excellent and the food is good value and good quality! We will eat there again in the near future!

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3  Thank TheGallopingGourmets
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Reviewed January 11, 2016

a group of around 30 of us were here for our Christmas party in mid December and had the restaurant to ourselves.Can honestly say has been the best meal have had in a long time (many of my colleagues have since agreed) everything was superb from the moment we arrived.The professional appearance and greetings from the lovely waitresses, the standard of food presented to us and the amazing laid back atmosphere made it a fantastic night for us.For a small team of from what I could see that consisted of 1 chef and 3 waitresses and a kitchen help to serve 30 of us in such a slick and timely manner would put larger establishments to shame! this may be a small premises but it is big in everyway, big food, big service and big value. Many thanks for a great great night and will be back again ( oh and thanks to the chef for the pot of cranberry and port sauce he gave me on leaving after asking for the recipe.Went down a treat on Christmas Day)

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2  Thank mrsmurph2
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Reviewed December 1, 2015

Had a wonderful meal at this little bistro. Atmosphere is charming, food is very good, and the service was so friendly and attentive. Absolutely faultless. This was our first visit and we will certainly be back.

2  Thank DeeJayDonaghadee
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Reviewed November 15, 2015

First time in Iona with another couple.Excellent service and food lovely.Place was packed but atmosphere very good.

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2  Thank Gordon B
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Reviewed September 28, 2015

Visited on Saturday night with friends, we were a bit late in arriving and by this time restaurant was full with a large party taking up most of restaurant.We could tell staff were under pressure but the girls were efficient, friendly and couldn't have been nicer.We could see in the kitchen from our table and were commenting how the chef was going to cope! ON delivery of our starters the pleasant waitress informed us that the chef had said to let you know that there would be a 15- 20 minute wait after our starters for our mains as he got the larger party meals out, this wasn't a problem for us as gave us a chance to chat and enjoy the atmosphere.I had garlic mushrooms on toast to start which were just amazing, not overpowering with garlic but scented juicy mushrooms on crispy bread.For main course I had roast cod with crab claws with a crab sauce.Probably the fattest nicest bit of fish have ever eaten, lovely mild sauce and plump crab claws.The steaks looked fantastic as well.finished off with white chocolate and passionfruit cheesecake.All of us thoroughly enjoyed our meal and cant fault anything,Thank you for a great night

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4  Thank Dangermouse887
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