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PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
European, British, Scottish
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, BYOB
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Reviewed 21 October 2021 via mobile

One of our first post-lockdown meals out and boy was it good! Scallops to start were perfectly cooked and served with a fresh & zesty ribbon salad. Lamb shank main fell of the bone and curried veg with griddled halloumi was out of this world....Warm, friendly service too. 10/10.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 3 May 2021

I went to Bijou for the most amazing lunch. Scallops to start, vegetarian tian for main (I’m not vegetarian and wouldn’t normally choose this option - so glad I took James’ recommendation), biscuits and cheese to end. Absolutely fantastic, best meal and eating out experience...in a long time - and not just talking about lockdown.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 May 2021

We have always loved this place and have worked our way through the takeaway menu during lockdown. The quality and presentation was incredible. So happy to see you open again for sitting in though...we will down to see all your happy faces soon! We've missed...the craic! 😍More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 28 April 2021

I live locally and love having Bijou on the doorstep. It serves brilliant food, has lovely staff and feels like a welcome port in a storm. After a busy day in the garden, it's a haven of great food, wine and company. Great to see...it opening up.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 25 April 2021

First off it’s near my house I was friends with the owner James and the food is excellent probably the best French fries in the world .. But yesterday I went for a coffee and I was ushered to the front of the q as...I have a broken foot, I thanked the lady at the front and then things got going . THE woman in black in a very rude condescending voice told me to move away as I didn’t have a mask on treason for this is I have copd and didn’t even get a chance to pull my expectation badge out ...I was then I wouldn’t get a coffee with out a mask all in about 15 seconds .. I clicked my heals and left saying if your going to be that rude I’ll go somewhere else... you just do that pal I was told ..... I went back latter to have a word with James and I mentioned anoungst other things trip advisor ... you do want you want as I turned his back on a valued costumer I must have spent at least £500 annuals ... Moral of the story is if you’re struggled in the last year and think you are confident enough to get away with treating regular customers like that well you ain’t and a hard rain will fall my friend .. Food 10/10 Rudeness 10/10More

Date of visit: April 2021
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James H, Owner at Bijou, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2021

I don't make a habit of responding to reviews on tripadvisor as I feel that the reviews should speak for themselves - HOWEVER, in this instance I feel it is only in the interests of a fair and level playing field I respond. I had...More

Reviewed 10 January 2021

Have had a few takeaway meals from bijou recently. The fish and chips are outstanding. Working our way through menu. Cheeseboard enormous. Friendly staff. Great asset for the area.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 23 November 2020

Roast Beef with all the trimmings including plenty of delicious gravy Meat more well done than my taste but very tasty and portions were generous Followed up by Berry crumble which I simply warmed in the oven Pick up in great recycled cardboard containers which...contained one meal per person so very easy to serveMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 26 August 2020

fantastic charming little restaurant great service highly recommended. Restrictions in place for covid but doesn't detract from the place

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 17 August 2020

We are long term fans of Bijou and its lovely staff; this week's takeaway was truly exceptional - beautifully balanced boxes of flavours, ready to collect exactly on time. So good we were only sorry to have to wait until later in the week to...repeat the experience. The rich and delicious chocolate mousse was sufficiently generous to feed 2. Extremely good value for a wonderful meal.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 17 August 2020

It was lovely to be back at Bijou for an evening meal yesterday. Ali seems to surpass himself, his rack of lamb was out of this world. Atmosphere quite relaxed, enabled as always by James' bonhomie. People were even smiling at each other . Well...Done both of you!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Yes, Bijou offers takeaway services.

Bijou is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5