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Le Bistro

) #4 of 25 Restaurants in Thurso €€ - €€€ British, , Gluten Free Options
2 Traill Street, Thurso KW14 8EJ, Scotland
+44 1847 893737
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
1 week ago
“Delicious beef!”
4 weeks ago
“Probably the best food in Thurso.”
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British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Traill Street, Thurso KW14 8EJ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very good food, the chef even came out to ask customers about the food personally, which was nice. Good portion size and staff very helpful.

Thank Danny C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the Sea Bass fillets - yum, and my husband had fish and chips which were also good. Friendly staff, bright and cheerful but mainly just good food, at fair prices.

Thank boatwench
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's not a lot of choice when it comes to an evening meal in Thurso, outside of the hotels at least! I stumbled upon this little place by accident. It looks like a cafe that shouldn't be open at night but I enjoyed the food...More

Thank IainCDBuckie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so glad we had booked a table as the restaurant was very busy. We were warned there might be some delay in getting our meal as two kitchen staff had called in sick that afternoon. We didn't experience any long delays and the...More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We liked Le Bistro so much we ate there both nights in Thurso. Warmly run by a husband and wife team, (they both have day jobs as well, and obviously a good Scottish work ethic!) Le Bistro delivers great food, carefully prepared at reasonable prices....More

Thank vinomon
Brian G, Owner at Le Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for choosing us to dine with during your visit to Thurso. I really appreciate your kind comments and enjoyed the chat I had with both yourself and your wife. Through your visit and advice, I will be expanding our wine offerings...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant, with very good service, very good food, and a relaxing atmosphere. As a solo traveller, it is not uncommon that I get a less than desirable seating location. Here, I was offered a lovely seat in the window, so I...More

Thank rkambinus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ssmall Restaurant but we were given a table fast, excellent cuisine, super Service - a well remembered positive experience

Thank globalJuergen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined in this busy little restaurant on a Saturday evening. Highly recommend the Cullen Skink, one of the best versions I have ever had.

Thank Campbell36
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and food. Everything was freshly cooked from local ingredients. Good service. We were just passing through on the way to Orkney and this was a great find.

Thank Iainmoff
Brian G, Owner at Le Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Really pleased that you enjoyed your meal and that we were able to provide a memorable experience for your visit to the Scottish Highlands. Thanks again Brian & Angela

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Good central location, very nice welcoming staff. Comfortable, very good food at reasonable prices. The Chef makes regular appearances to make sure customers are happy with his offerings. Would go again without a doubt

Thank John M
Brian G, Owner at Le Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I try to make as many appearances as possible to check on customers experiences but as the chef it's difficult to meet everyone during busy service, but am glad I managed to meet you and make you experience positive. Many thanks Brian

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Rachel L
How can I go there from Aberdeen airport?
29 March 2017|
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Response from Brian G | Property representative |
If you follow for A96 for Inverness then the A9 to Thurso. This would take you to us although this is about a 4.5-5hr journey from Aberdeen. Hope this helps. Best Regards Brian
May i see evening sample menu?
3 March 2017|
Response from Brian G | Property representative |
Hi Allistair, I can send you a PDF of the evening menu if you could let me know your email address. I am unable to attach the file in this reply. Best Regards Brian
I would like to eat in the evening but cannot find the menu on the website.
3 March 2017|
Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
There are better places to go!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Traill Street, Thurso KW14 8EJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Thurso
  • Phone Number: +44 1847 893737
  • E-mail
A quaint bistro style restaurant located in the heart of Thurso serving locally sourced produce and home baking.
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