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Bistro on the Quay

3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
+44 1473 286677
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice atmosphere, friendly efficient staff, interesting and varied menu, well presented well cooked food, good value for money-will go back, will recommend

Thank 616tony
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went out for dinner to the Bistro on the Quay as it was my husband’s birthday. We found the service to be very unfriendly and we felt pressured to finish our meal and clear off. The girl who served us hardly gave us time...More

2  Thank Jezza J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal prawns as a starter followed by steak could not have been better Staff great as well

Thank sally b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a good evening with lovely food and good service. On a summer evening nice to look out on the boats in the docks. Can recommend.

Thank Mo H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and good views. Food is always of a high standard with pleasant staff. Well worth a visit if you haven’t already.

1  Thank starb0ard1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, what can you say about Bistro on the Quay? Nothing bad actually! It has been a staple of the waterfront for many years, and you will not be disappointed whether it's a light bite, or a full meal, one of our favourites!

1  Thank 65FordFalcon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, not a massive choice but everything on the menu is delightful. The set course menu keeps price down if you wish. Service is quick, efficient and attentive. The dining area is on split level with comfortable seating and a very friendly atmosphere.

Thank CliveHelenFagin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service at a good price. Always made to feel welcome, can’t fault it Try to book in advance as it gets very busy.

Thank johncocker7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend & I had a lovely lunch at Bistro on the Quay for my Birthday. I had my favourite - Bang Bang Chicken. So good! My friend had the Omelette from the Specials Menu & was also very nice. Service spot on too. Thank...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have walked past this restaurant dozens of times and on this occasion decided to have lunch. Good move. It initialy looks a bit pricey but choosing off their fixed price lunch menu it becomes quite reasonable. Food and service were great and would definitely...More

Thank robert h
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Pay and display just off the Ipswich Haven Marina turn in
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 286677
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