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Willowgate Bistro

Willowgate, Pickering YO18 7BE, England
+44 1751 476300
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (48 reviews)
“lambs liver” (17 reviews)
“mustard mash” (10 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
16:00 - 21:00 Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Willowgate, Pickering YO18 7BE, England
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Reviewed today

Another fabulous meal at the Bistro, food and service were excellent. Looking forward to a return visit. Thank Matthew, Gemma and team.

Thank Excursion225365
Reviewed today

What a great little Bistro. The staff were very friendly, accommodating and polite. Although busy they always found time to answer questions and tell us a bit about how the restaurant started etc. They were particularly helpful in providing some food that wasn't straight off...More

Thank psmill2018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I found this little bistro on trip adviser. We've lived nearby for many years but not noticed it as it's tucked off the high street. The food and service was excellent. I only marked it as a 4 star because the room...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 4 days ago

A small restaurant with a good atmosphere. A good choice of food and excellent quality. We called on a week night and the restaurant was busy, which is always a good sign. Just one person running the front of house but she was friendly and...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was exceptional and reasonably priced. Good atmosphere and friendly staff There are a few points I would say which would make it perfect:- When serving wine we were not offered a taster , while eating main course was not asked if everything was...More

Thank Vern1952
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant surroundings, excellent service,well cooked food. Menu was limited but still had plenty of options (veg. etc.) It is probably best to book.

Thank michael c
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit to Willowgae Bistro very much. The food was delicious and with an interesting combination of flavours. Service was excellent. If I have any quibbles it was that when they brought us the homemade chocolates at the end of the meal they...More

Thank FandDTouristLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited willogate last night and we enjoyed it. Scallops to start for me and goats cheese and croquet for the wife. Duck breast, dauphinous potatoes and green veg for me and the wife had chicken stuffed with chorizo and sausage meat....More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, what a great find this place was! Staying at a log cabin site not too far away for our anniversary and wife booked this after searching for eateries in Pickering. We were booked in for early evening on a Tuesday and when we arrived...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away up a little Pickering lane of the main picturesque drag in Pickering as an absolutely Exquisite Gem of Bistro Restaurant - The Willowgate Bistro!! The white table cloth service is respectful, courteous knowledgeable, polite, warm and friendly. Think of table service - not...More

Thank Douglas G
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Kevin B
12 April 2017|
Response from Burnardm | Reviewed this property |
As Kevin says . A pointless review on a restaurant and more of a indication of your skills as a parent. Maybe you needed to go to Macdonald's drive threw rarther than a bistro with your child.
John M
2 December 2016|
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Response from 31Foodie1987 |
Thank you for your question, yes we have. the customer who put this on was here on a steady night and the toilet floor is a very pale in colour (my stupid mistake and it will be getting changed in January) and when wet gets... More
18 July 2016|
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Response from susancrow | Reviewed this property |
No on-site parking, use parking in Market Place(free after 6pm) or public Car Park by the roundabout 200yds away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$59
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Willowgate, Pickering YO18 7BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Pickering
  • Phone Number: +44 1751 476300
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