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Bistro Le Coq

€€ - €€€French, European,
Station Road, Stowe-by Chartley, Stafford, Stafford ST18 0LF, England
+44 1889 270237
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (25 reviews)
“duck” (16 reviews)
“creme brulee” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:00 Hours
French, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Station Road, Stowe-by Chartley, Stafford, Stafford ST18 0LF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited for lunch midweek. Good range of beers with some different, if rather expensive options. Nice decor in the restaurant and a pleasant atmosphere. I opted for steak frites and my partner went for a steak baguette to eat. Asked for them medium and medium...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sunday Lunch at Bistro Le Coq offers excellent value for money. It is just £14.95 for two courses (£17.95 for three, I think, although we never get to manage three!) To start I had the felafel bonbons, delicious, and hubby the rich and tasty French...More

1  Thank Mo P
Reviewed 22 January 2018

What a lovely place for a meal. I will never forget the place or the absolutely fantastic lemon pie.......

1  Thank 2rill2018
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed with both the quality of the food & the overall amblers. Very frosty welcome when we walked in & things didn't get better I have eaten in many French restaurants in my time & this food was not French- just because it is...More

2  Thank Linda O
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Introduced to the Bistro le Coq only recently, located in this little village just off the main Uttoxeter to Stafford road, and what a treasure!. The staff are wonderful, the varied menu all in French, the food is excellent, beautifully cooked and at £15 for...More

Thank john t
Reviewed 2 November 2017

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 29 October 2017 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 3 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

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Questions & Answers
27 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Bistrolecoq_13 | Property representative |
Hi Yes we have a Car Park for around 20 vehicles.
1 February 2017|
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
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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