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Steam Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
European, British
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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All reviews pulled pork prawn cocktail pate sticky toffee pudding duck bread ice cream own wine book in advance small corkage charge three courses blade of beef bring your own wonderful meal set price booked a table anniversary meal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Steam has deliveref a wonderful quality of bistro dining consistently over the last few years. This is a major achievement and so rarely achieved. The focus is upon flavour - as it should be. Everything is brilliantly seasoned and well presented. Nothing to fault. Another...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank GarryBoote
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had an excellent dinner here last weekend. Our vegan friend was so excited by a whole vegan menu. Relaxed atmosphere, the staff were friendly and attentive, and the meal was delicious. Would absolutely recommend and visit again.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jimmy-James L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend this restaurant without hesitation. The team were so accommodating and friendly. They were able to create an individual menu for me (due to food intolerances) with 30 minutes' notice. Their incredible chef Sarah talked me through the menu personally giving several choices for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ann_burnsie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked in late but restaurant accommodated us. Fantastic menu choices and great value for money. Lovely atmosphere in the restaurant and food was amazing! Would definitely recommend the sticky beef main! Very friendly staff making the all round experience fantastic.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jane S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great 3 course meal. Very accommodating for our requirements. 1 lactose free and some children to cater for. The menu was great and nothing was too much trouble. All meals came out together and were all delicious. Out of the 19 guests not 1 complaint....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LynzieS_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great find in Coniston, the food is excellent and as it is bring your own alcoholic drinks there are no problems about choice, (small charge for corkage). The service was also excellent and the menu reflects very much the nature of the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is atleast our 5th visit to stea M bistro even though we live in Yorkshire. Fantastic food and service as usual, Highley recommended.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank chrisrich796
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited during a short stay in the Lakes. An absolute gem of a find. Great atmosphere and a welcome smile. Food was delicious and BYOB is always a bonus. Would highly recommend the cheese board...delivered with a story and instructions which we loved. Restaurant also...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JaneZOB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Coniston over the new year holidays and were pleased that we chose to visit Steam. If we had visited Steam on our visit night we wouldn’t have gone anywhere else! I had the best vegatarian meal I’ve ever eaten and my friends...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Karen A
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Great atmosphere, food and service. Well cooked and presented meals. Great place to enjoy good food in the lakes

Date of visit: January 2019
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17 February 2019|
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Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I only know that they shut Mon/Tues currently, best to email the restaurant and ask the question
21 December 2018|
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Response from Anne H | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know whether they cater for allergies or not. I have an allergy and select what suits. I know this may not work for everyone. The restaurant is small and caters accordingly and probably can’t suit everyone. What it... More
20 September 2018|
Response from smw000 | Property representative |
Hi, We don't have a children's menu but we can offer smaller versions of some dishes, or simpler dishes (penne pasta with home made tomato sauce etc) We are happy to have children dine with us, we ask they remain... More
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