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The Bistro

216 Archimedes St, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 2T9, Canada
+1 902-752-4988
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“creme brulee” (3 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (2 reviews)
“bistro salad” (2 reviews)
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Canadian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
216 Archimedes St, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 2T9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We frequent this restaurant quite regularly. We always receive the best in service and never leave unsatisfied. I would recommend this restaurant to any and all who have a chance to visit this establishment

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am fortunate enough with my lot in life, to travel extensively and have the income to afford to go to very good restaurants. This restaurant is as good as anywhere despite being in the small community which I have always referred to as my...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We were the second large Christmas-type party there. Due to an empty chair at our table, our waitress must have thought we were waiting for one more to join our party and 30 minutes later our order still had not been taken. The noise level...More

Thank orlovgirl
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Visited The Bistro during our stay to participate in the Canadian 2 Person Stick Championships. We experienced great food, good service while being the only group (four of us) in the restaurant. The Bistro looked to have some nice tables for two, but unfortunately we...More

Thank cankid
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Went to this restaurant with a group and it was a wonderful experience. We had great cocktails with some appetizers. The Bistro Salad is wonderful. Heather then recommended the perfect bottle of wine which complimented out food perfectly. We had the special and pasta dishes...More

Thank Techno C
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Salmon, prawns and scallops were all very good. I was part of a large group. We had to wait a while but considering the size of our party the wait was reasonable (35+) The quality of the food did not suffer from the large quantity...More

Thank Volzmaniac
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here for supper for Valentine's Day (made a reservation). We were seated in the same spot we sat last year we came, by the window and the heater. Immediately they offered to take our coats and provided us with a...More

Thank RKilburn
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

By far our favourite place to eat in Pictou County. The service is always excellent and the food delicious. I choose to go here for any special occasion or just a tasty night out!

Thank Meganjill
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is a small and cozy restaurant. Very nice decorated. We were 6 and every single dish was excellent. The service is excellent as well. Make reservations as it is busy. Highly recommend.

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

What a treat to find The Bistro during a business trip to New Glasgow! Our group loved every course; soups and salads were great, and the seafood pasta special was outstanding. Our server was so pleasant and helpful, we wish our stay was longer so...More

Thank RichAndMargie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Archimedes St, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 2T9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  New Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +1 902-752-4988
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