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The First and Last Bistro

Church Street, Ermington PL21 9NJ, England
+44 1548 830671
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“beef fillet” (2 reviews)
“kleftiko” (5 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Church Street, Ermington PL21 9NJ, England
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the chance of trying out the new owners and menu 3 weeks ago and was impressed by the owners, decor and menu. The menu had enough choice without being over priced with great serving suggestions to suit our tastes. We all tried something different...More

Thank kat682018
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We took 3 friends for a meal tonight at the First & Last, having been recommended the venue by a close friend, we were not disappointed. The food was fabulous, my husband's rare fillet was cooked to perfection, as was my lamb and our freinds...More

Thank ElizaBalmain
Thefirstandlast, Owner at The First and Last Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Elizabalmain, Thank you so much for your kind review, We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the First and Last. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Have eaten several times before at the First & Last but this was the first time with the new owners. What a wonderful lunch, whitebait for starter with dill mayo, best I’ve had. Then the lamb for main which was absolutely lovely, all served with...More

Thank bwgrig
Thefirstandlast, Owner at The First and Last Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Sincerely, Sue Savery

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Enjoyable night last night and had lovely food enjoyed by all, nice surroundings , not rushed and staff very good.Chef works hard and not along wait for food, second visit since new owners took over, will enjoy coming as well in warmer weather to experience...More

Thank helenjohn1970
Thefirstandlast, Owner at The First and Last Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting again and enjoying the food and ambience. We also look forward to completing the outside terrace and providing an al fresco experience. Hopefully the sunshine is not far away! Kind regards, Sue Savery

Reviewed 10 March 2018

First time since new owners took over not at all disappointed. They have created a lovely bistro. Love the new seating area. Really enjoyed our fantastic meal. Prawn cocktail with lots of prawns and not awash with lettuce as is the case elsewhere! My beef...More

Thank Tuftie-ivy
Thefirstandlast, Owner at The First and Last Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. The chef always aims to speak with customers directly and this is an approach that is positively received. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Sue Savery

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We have visited the First and Last approx. 10 times since it has been under new ownership. Ranging from evening meals with friends to Sunday lunches with the family and every meal has been very good. The staff are friendly and efficient, the quality of...More

Thank Alistair H
Thefirstandlast, Owner at The First and Last Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your kind review Alistair and be assured that all feedback is considered to help improve our service levels. We will be introducing a light bites menu for the Spring season and our newly built outside area should help us evolve. Sincerely, Sue...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

First time visiting since new owners. Food was not on par with old owners. Over priced for quality and was very disappointed. Staff were great though. Unfortunately won’t be visiting again.

1  Thank Kev T
Thefirstandlast, Owner at The First and Last Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your review. The food is locally sourced and we endeavour to maintain an ethos of sustainability. We are sorry that you felt disappointed. Sincerely, Sue Savery

Reviewed 26 February 2018

I felt I had to write this review following a first class Sunday lunch enjoyed by seven us yesterday. This was the first time that my wife and myself had visited the F. and L., the birthday boy choosing the venue for his celebratory lunch....More

2  Thank happydadDevon
Thefirstandlast, Owner at The First and Last Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure to serve you and we are happy that you enjoyed your 65th birthday lunch with us. Kind regards, Sue Savery

Reviewed 18 February 2018

My wife and I recently had dinner at The First and Last Bistro in Ermington and had a vey pleasant evening. We had pre-dinner drinks in the lovely wine bar followed by two courses in the restaurant. We both had starters and main courses -...More

Thank MichaelB2009
Thefirstandlast, Owner at The First and Last Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Hi MichealB2009. Thank you for your kind review and hope to welcome you back to the first and last soon.

Reviewed 16 February 2018

A most enjoyable evening spent sample the approach of the (relatively) new owners. Friendly welcome, good food and service, in relaxing surroundings. All in all first class!

Thank osvaldo l
Thefirstandlast, Owner at The First and Last Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the First and Last. Andrew

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There are steps inside the Bistro. During my visit there were well behaved dogs in the restaurant. Children were also catrred for. I cannot confirm the wifi access but the network connection in the area is poor. I do not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Ermington PL21 9NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ermington
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 830671
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