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The Fig Bistro

93 Eastbank Street, Southport PR8 1DG, England
+44 1704 544615
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mixed kebab” (5 reviews)
“tagine” (4 reviews)
“halloumi” (5 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Egyptian, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
93 Eastbank Street, Southport PR8 1DG, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious Middle Eastern cuisine, cooked to order, a real fresh food experience. A delightful small restaurant run by a mother & daughter team, very welcoming and knowledgeable. A real treat!

Thank ralphpaul
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your lovely review it means alot that our fresh ingredients and home cooking doesn't go unrecognised and we look forward to welcoming you back .

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to this restaurant on a Saturday evening and were warmly greeted into the small and intimate surroundings. We were given plenty of time to study the menu and the charming waitress was happy to discuss the dishes on offer. I...More

Thank SteveM196
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and we are happy you enjoyed not only the food but the surroundings too . We like to make sure your visit from start to finish is a pleasant one and we look forward to welcoming you back to...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Having travelled around the world a fair bit, including the middle east, here, I was pleasantly surprised to find the very taste of the region. My only regret is that I was not in a position to try the Lebanese wine that is available. From...More

Thank goldsb
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thankyou for your review it means alot to us as a small family business that our home cooking and welcoming environment is recognised by customers . We are glad you enjoyed all the authentic flavours within our dishes and look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I went to The Fig this week with a friend for dinner, and I'm so glad we did. I am lucky enough to have eaten middle eastern food in some of the world's top restaurants, and it's no exaggeration to say that this food belongs...More

Thank loren w
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thankyou so much for your wonderful review . To have travelled and eaten in different countries and experienced high standards too we are glad that you feel we too belong in that category so for that we thankyou and we look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered the £15 starter selection which was very nice but there really wasn't very much there for the price. Main courses were good but nothing out of the ordinary and again expensive for the portion size. Staff were very nice, welcoming and helpful, the place...More

Thank GSmarti
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Hi thank you for your honest review . Since we have opened this bistro our food has never been described as expensive. Diners appreciate our home cooking and cosy environment. The starter selection you mention is described on the menu as "small" taster dishes for...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Another visit here to celebrate my birthday and another fabulous evening. Food was once again superb and all cooked to perfection by the jet-lagged Janine. Very accommodating as we had 2 more added to the party very late without any issues. You really must try...More

Thank KevinGornell
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thankyou so much for your review and for returning to us to celebrate your birthday and bringing friends too .we are glad you enjoyed your evening and we look forward to welcoming you back soon .

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Been meaning to go for the past year an half... couldn't of pick a beeter place to have mine and my fiancee's 2 year aniversary meal.... food was fantastic absolutly beautiful... defo recomended to all... will be visiting again

Thank TonyBay2
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thankyou so much for your review and for recomending us to others we are so happy you chose to celebrate your anniversary at the bistro and look forward to welcoming you back again .

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We love this bistro we have become regulars. We bring friends and family and we are always made to feel at home. The owner and her daughters are so welcoming and friendly. The food is just devine and the portions just right. If you like...More

Thank Desertmirage63
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thankyou for your review we are really happy you appreciated our family feel and good service paired with great food and we look forward to welcoming you back thankyou for reccomending us .

Reviewed 8 June 2017

This is a small friendly Bistro style restaurant in the centre of Southport which specialises in food from North Africa and the Middle East. The Lebanese Limonada was delightfully refreshing and we enjoyed the Taster Starter menu which was excellent value and allowed us to...More

Thank Sandyretriever
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you very much for your detailed review and we love the fact you returned the very next evening to sample more dishes and experience new flavours . We look forward to welcoming you back soon

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food,had mixed kebab which has to be the best in Southport! Service was superb, staff polite and efficient. Highly recommended.

2  Thank mrmacj1967
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thankyou for your review and we are glad you enjoyed dining with us we look forward to welcoming you back soon x

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Response from MichelleTheFigBistro | Property representative |
Good evening , we are happy to provide a belly dancer for bookings of 10 or more with notice and at the moment throughout christmas we have set party nights with a belly dancer every saturday if enough bookings . I hope this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 30
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Eastbank Street, Southport PR8 1DG, England (Formerly Alamir Lebanese Bistro)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 544615
Description
Welcome to The Fig Bistro formerly known as Alamir. As new owners our aim is to continue to maintain the current and authentic home cooked recipes , with the addition of new tastes from Egypt, North Africa and the middle east.We are a family run business with a warm and welcoming ambiance . Come and sample the new and exciting dishes especially Egyptian street food . Finally, new to Southport we have added an outdoor "Shisha" area for a very unusual social experience.Please check our website for menus and updates.
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