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Bistro on the Quay

) #6 of 366 Restaurants in Ipswich $$ - $$$, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
+44 1473 286677
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The marina at Ipswich has come a long way since it was a working dock on the Orwell. No more dirty British coasters with salt-caked smoke stacks: now it's sleek yachts and dining experiences in what used to be warehouses. One such is the Bistro...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent meal at modest price with first rate service. I think it's adviseable to book, especially at weekends, because we were lucky to get a table for two earlyish Friday night.

Thank bingham2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a warm spring evening the Ipswich Waterfront is a magical location and the Bistro is just yards from the Marina. Myself and five friends went on a Friday night and it was very busy but that didn't effect the service which was swift and...More

Thank paddy1232017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place on the waterfront. Staff are very helpful. Good choice of food and is of good quality. Have been here with family and on business and haven't been disappointed.

Thank PoshNosh2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent. I phoned lunch time to book a table on the same evening. Food fantastic. Good choice from the menu. Staff politeness. Lovely location. Excellent value for money. Clean table service. I have been quite a few times to the bistro on numerous occasions. In...More

Thank malc1563
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bright and cosy restaurant with great views across the Quay. Service very attentive and excellent food and wine at reasonable prices. We mainly chose from the set lunch menu and found the food to be of a very high standard with generous portions.

Thank wideloadKent_uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had never been here before but we were very happy with our visit. Bistro on the Quay is in a lovely location on the waterfront, with a relaxing environment and spacious layout. The service was well timed and very friendly with a variety of...More

Thank whateverisondraft
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you can't get a table within 2 days it must be good or very good Got there on time and struggled to get to the bar Taken upstairs to our table overlooking the Marina Sea bass to die for Andrea the waiter was fantastic...More

Thank jonboyfee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had one of the best meals I've ever had here at BOTQ. I had the Bang Bang Chicken to start (amazing) followed by the Mushroom Wellington (fabulous) & the best Eaton Mess I've ever had for pudding. The girls were great & worked their socks...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in Ipswich overnight to see a show and had booked into the Premier Inn next door to the Quay. We booked a table early for 6.00 p.m. and were out by 7.30 which was fine for us. The menu was fabulous (although...More

1  Thank VivAnn73
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We are a group of 25 from Ireland who have a wedding on Sun 31st May. We would like to eat at approx 6.30 saturday 30th May. Is it possible to book for that amount of people and is it well priced. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 67
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 286677
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