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The Strand Bistro

€€ - €€€British, ,
Fore Street | Tywardreath, Par, St Austell PL24 2QP, England
+44 1726 817360
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Grill, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Fore Street | Tywardreath, Par, St Austell PL24 2QP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Bistro is found behind the New Inn at Tywardreath - this pub is a true example of what English pubs used to be like before laminate floors and Sky TV arrived on the scene. Bottles glittering against immaculate glass shelving / the original highly...More

1  Thank JoJo1649
Reviewed 3 days ago

Called in with my wife on the off chance of getting dinner. Landlord very helpful and found us a table in this busy establishment. Both my wife and I chose to have the beer battered cod and chips ( not very imaginative but we hadn't...More

2  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I had a great meal tonight, the food was outstanding, lovely atmosphere and very friendly staff. Well worth a visit!

1  Thank 473rolandw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food with fantastic service. I had the seafood chowder followed by the lamb. My husband deep fried halloumi chips with salad followed by the pheasant. No room for dessert. Decent wines to order. Plus the bus stop is outside so no need to drive...More

2  Thank Mrs-D-Cambridge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Midweek meal for four.Friendly greeting and good service. Plenty on the menu for vegetarians and fisheaters. Starters, mains, a bottle of wine and a pint £120. A fair price for fresh tasting and obviously home cooked food.The skate was particularly stand out.Generous portions so we...More

2  Thank kayelliott
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Last Saturday nice table, welcoming waiter Ethan. Four of us, Two of us locals the other two friends visiting from the north. Placed order ok, starters (all different) arrived ok. Mains, all different, friends food arrived our two took ages, friends started and got halfway...More

Thank Barry T
Jonathan R, Owner at The Strand Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So very very sorry to be reading this review from you, Im sorry your other guests had to wait for the food I can only apologise on this as every thing is cooked fresh to order. Maybe the chef was happy with the quality of...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

We were looking for a tasty but light lunch on a warm sunny day and came here. What a delight! Huge airy Conservatory, lovely staff and simply gorgeous food - highly recommended!

3  Thank Terry M
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Went here for a nice romantic meal with my wife. Service was efficient and professional whilst friendly and relaxed. The food was not overly elaborate and was done very well! It was delicious, well presented and the portions were very generous! The bill was very...More

2  Thank Mike D
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Ate here after arriving late in Tywardreath & we were not disappointed absolutely fantastic burgers, they’re huge & so tasty. Lovely wine list & staff are so friendly you instantly feel comfortable

2  Thank Sue R
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

From the front of this village pub you wouldn’t guess that there is such a good restaurant tucked away at the back. Definitely worth a visit.

3  Thank Climber554286
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Questions & Answers
7 November 2018|
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Response from blonders0 | Property representative |
HI Rose , yes we will be open over Christmas so please give us a call and we shall book you in. Regards Jonathan ( proprietor of the bistro) 01726 817369
3 May 2017|
Response from blonders0 | Property representative |
Yes we do accommodate dogs.as we have a back room where you can eat with your dogs.but dogs are not allowed in the bistro there is also a large beer garden. Kind regards Jonathan
Steve M
1 August 2016|
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Response from blonders0 | Property representative |
Hi Steve yes if you go to the web site strand bistro co uk and go to the top left hand side you will see a drop box with a simple menu in it. Regards Jonathan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street | Tywardreath, Par, St Austell PL24 2QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Par
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 817360
  • E-mail
All our food is cooked to order with locally sourced meats, fish and vegetables from surrounding areas of the South West.(please allow or time) Booking is advisable as limited seating available. We can get very busy at times. Gluten free and vegetarian available with a wide range to choose from. Please call for any dietary requirements or speak with your server. Now offering Christenings, Weddings, Wakes packages etc ... Huge back garden to accommodate, we do have a back room if you wish to eat with your dog. Booking highly recommended in the summer months as we do get very busy.
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