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The Bistro & Cookery School

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7 Little Brittox, Devizes SN10 1AR, England
+44 1380 720043
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Manningham
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just like a London posh place without the eye watering bill. Lovely friendly staff , tasteful decor, very tasty food.

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Thank Maggy S
Binfield, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good, the staff questioned about allergies, required cooking preferences on the Tuna steak. I had the lamb chops which were excellent. Good starters. You feel that the portions are quite small, but having had 3 courses was very satisfied. The 3 courses at £27.50 was very good. Will be back again when next in Devizes. Might... More 

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Thank Dean1000
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once again Vaughan's Kitchen Cookery School hosted a business breakfast for the local small business community. Peter was kind enough to prepare us a Spanish breakfast in his own inimitable fashion which was enjoyed by all. Most of the gusts were impressed by the wide range of cookery classes on offer so hopefully most of us will return for a... More 

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Thank Iain W
Oxfordshire
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in v hungry after long walk. Got a table in the "downstairs " tomato, courgette and chick pea soup was great. Lamb was tasty and red cabbage had interesting spices etc. Staff v friendly and welcoming.

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Thank LordWool
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch & sat by the window, sweet little place and has 30 more seats downstairs. Staff and chef were very friendly and extremely passionate about there food. We were offered a wide range of drinks with me deciding on a local pale ale. Partner had mezzo platter starter and I had the scotch egg. As you can... More 

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Thank Karl A
Devizes, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for an evening meal with family and friends. We were made to feel welcome from the moment we walked in. There was a wide selection of very nice bottled, local ales to choose from, I think we covered most of them between our group! I had the warm chorizo salad to start which was really good. Had the... More 

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Thank Tom E
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We had a super lunch yesterday, I had best wrap ever with yummy potato wedges, my partner had a beautiful trio of fish, all excellent! Locally sourced food, even the coffee is local.Top service, warm, friendly and nothing too much trouble. We'll be back again next week! Really recommend the chicken and chorizo wrap. They also serve gluten-free food.

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Thank Dagmar E
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Peter Vaughan makes the most amazing food and wherever possible uses Fairtrade ingredients, he explained all of the mezze items which were served on sharing platters. The cakes where delicious and washed down with Fairtrade coffees. The tables where all delightfully dressed with flowers and candles.

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Thank Colette S
London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Small intimate restaurant. We felt the staff cared about the food and how it was presented. All very friendly and enjoyable.

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Thank MikeJ32
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We came for lunch on a wet day and wanted to see if we could have something reasonably priced but more interesting than the chains of restaurants on the main high street. Just a few minutes walk away and we each had a two course delight. All of our dishes were gluten free including a homemade gluten free bread with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Little Brittox, Devizes SN10 1AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Devizes
  • Phone Number: +44 1380 720043
Description
As the original Bistro in Devizes (established 2003) we pride ourselves on being true to the original concept - that is a small, family run establishment (usually with a chef owner) providing a menu that often features slow cooked, seasonal dishes. The setting is traditional in that it is informal, relaxed and cosy. However, we are known for food that 'tickles the tastebuds', is influenced by a range of cuisines and always has The Bistro 'twist" to it. Open both at lunch time and in the evening, we have the distinction of also running a cookery school, now known as Vaughan's Cookery School and operating from another location in the town. Committed to sharing a passion for good food, Chef Peter Vaughan is a member of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and of the Slow Food Movement.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?