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Bistro Le Coq

Station Road, Stowe-by Chartley, Stafford, Stafford ST18 0LF, England
+44 1889 270237
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“creme brulee” (8 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
“duck” (15 reviews)
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French, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Station Road, Stowe-by Chartley, Stafford, Stafford ST18 0LF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a group of 6 looking to try somewhere new. We were warmly greeted on arrival and shown to the bar. The bar was busy with a large group but Pat who was behind the bar was still smiling despite being busy. She apologised...More

Thank LucyT_G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who cares if the dishes are not authentic French cuisine.There was enough variety to meet all the needs of our party of eight .The quality and presentation were good the service friendly and efficient in a comfortable pleasant setting. The prices and beverage lists were...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We are returning customers and have been happy with food and service. Today we booked for Sunday Lunch for 4 covers. Starters and mains ordered - no problem. Starters - things we had eaten before. No problem Main course 3 beef 1 lamb which carried...More

1  Thank 501flossie
Bistrolecoq_13, Owner at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

I am more than happy to respond to your review. You have confirmed there were no issues with the ordering and delivery of your meals. All starters and mains were consumed in full. When your mains were delivered, your waitress asked if you required anything...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for 4 for Sunday lunch. The staff were welcoming and friendly throughout. But everything seemed to happen in slow motion. Half an hour for our order to be taken. A further half hour before Starters arrived. A long wait then for...More

1  Thank Graham A
Reviewed 15 July 2017

An odd dish thats got something French in it does not make it a French restaurant,a couple of French wines, a couple of pictures on the wall. Altogether very disappointing and then you finish a meal all they have is stewed filter coffee. Not an...More

1  Thank Mark L
bistrolecoq, Owner at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks for taking the trouble to do a review. Just to put the 'picture' straight ( there are 12, in fact, not a couple) , all French, and an extensive Wine list with 16 French wines, ( not a couple) from a total of 29....More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Attended an birthday for an eighty old,in a party of 10.We eat from the fixed two course menu both the starters and mains were excellent with a choice to suit every one.The staff were very helpful in making the meal and the celebrations go with...More

Thank Albert W
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

It's been a while since we've been to Bistro le Coq. I believe it's still the same owners but I didn't recognise any of the staff. Edward, behind the bar, and both our waitresses (Teresa was one) were delightful. Sunday lunch offers truly excellent value...More

Thank Mo P
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We spend a lot of time in rural France and get fed up with the unimaginative menus - the ubiquitous duck, the goat's cheese salad, bloomin îles flottant. And they have the nerve to sneer at British food! (That might have been true years ago...More

Thank Victoirae
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Visited Le Coq yesterday evening and had a lovely meal. We had the set menu There was plenty to choose from the starters and the main meal. I had chicken and my partner had steak and they were both cooked to perfection.The bistro is very...More

1  Thank charles110544
bistrolecoq, Manager at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Many thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your visit, and look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

What can I say? Firstly half of the menu wasn't available!! I ordered the Toulouse sausage to start.. which I was told 'we haven't served that for months I don't think we have it.. but if we do you can have it. Anyway, they had...More

6  Thank Maz2804
bistrolecoq, Manager at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

We have your review, and are equally speechless, given the ommissions and inaccuracies in it. Dealing with the points you raise in the same order: You claim half the menu was unavailable, whereas in fact ALL the starters were available, and ALL but one of...More

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2 February 2017|
Response from Bistrolecoq_13 | Property representative |
Hi. We are open Tuesday to Sunday for lunch and Tuesday to Saturday for dinner. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Stowe-by Chartley, Stafford, Stafford ST18 0LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 270237
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