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The Bistro

216 Archimedes St, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 2T9, Canada
+1 902-752-4988
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta dishes” (2 reviews)
“bistro salad” (2 reviews)
“creme brulee” (3 reviews)
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Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
216 Archimedes St, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 2T9, Canada
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have gone to the Bistro several times. Each time it has been an excellent experience. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The food is flavourful and tasty. The atmosphere is a warm "night out" dining experience.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Best choices on menu and specials that I have seen. Hard to decide what to order. Service excellent, food delicious and presentation beautiful. Will definately return.

Thank Marnalade01
Reviewed 29 September 2016

An amazing find in New Glasgow. A high quality fine dining experience. The menu was varied and the atmosphere was exquisite. Very well prepared meals and well presented. Staff was friendly and welcoming. A must try if you are in the New Glasgow area.

Thank Gordon I
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Always a fine choice for slightly upscale dining in Pictou County. The quality of the food is excellent as is the service. The regular menu features locally sourced and seasonal ingredients and the chef specials are outstanding.

1  Thank ProfDF
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Trip advisor didn't steer us wrong here and the positive reviews are well deserved. Doesn't look like much from the outside but inside was nice and quaint, lots of local art. Probably the best bruschetta We've ever had. Both our entrées were great and the...More

Thank jdo506
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Two huge thumbs up for the Bistro! We were in a cab and asked the driver to suggest a nice place to eat, he said I'll take you to the Bistro - let's hope it is open We got there and the waitress was cleaning...More

2  Thank Gwen S
Reviewed 24 July 2016

My favorite treat place to eat. The atmosphere is quiet, romantic, and inspiring. Every few months they have talented artists exhibiting their art on their walls. Its always exciting to see the new turn-over of exhibiting artists. The food is prepared by a chef who...More

Thank Carolyn V
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Excellent dinner experience. Good variety on the menu. Nice atmosphere and professional tending. The daily special was fresh halibut and safe to say the restaurant is now on my top 3 for Nova Scotia as a whole. I'll be coming back here.

Thank pmiller86
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

As always, we had another fabulous meal and great service too. All items we have tried on the menu are fabulous. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Quaint restaurant with a nice decor, jazz playing with enough light to read the menu. Has a fine wine menu with a 6 ounce pour. Enough and reasonably priced. Had the Pinot Grigio. Ordered the seafood paella from a friendly, but not overly,waitress. She knows...More

Thank Ritchie M
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Archimedes St, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 2T9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  New Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +1 902-752-4988
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