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The Corner Bistro

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8 The Square, Braunton EX33 2JD, England
+44 1271 813897
18:30 - 21:30
10:00 - 13:00
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Tue - Sat 18:30 - 21:30
Wed - Sat 10:00 - 13:00
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful authentic French restaurant. You could be in the middle of rural France . Really good food . The assiete starter was outstanding. 8 of us had a mix of dishes including frogs legs and snails and everything was excellent.

1 Thank BigRoyston
Braunton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a regular haunt of mine. With French owners who offer genuine French bistro food, one of the two best restaurants in the local area, along with The Riverside close by. Highly recommended, but book in advance.

Thank Primestop
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We owned a house in the south of France for many years and nearby us readily available were many fine traditional French restaurants, we miss our house, but more partially the food. But now we are ensconced in North Devon we have had to accept that this was just a fond memory. Until last Friday when some friends from Braunton... More 

Thank John L
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visitors to Le Bistro, although only living in Barnstaple, we were blown away by this place. Friendly French family welcome you to their secret cave and spoil you rotten with the best, most authentic French cuisine this side of Paris. At times it was difficult to remember we were in North Devon so great was the ambience and... More 

Thank FeedingH
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I celebrated my birthday here with 23 of my nearest and dearest. Despite the challenge of serving up 24 meals at the same time we were served knock out food in great timing. All 3 courses were amazing, the best restaurant food I have eaten in Devon ever and Jacques and Beatrice were amazing hosts, executing a perfect night. A... More 

Thank MiniTina
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

My 3rd time and still impressed by the warm, friendly atmosphere and the fantastic food cooked so well. A friend was under doctor's orders to avoid dairy & animal products so Le Chef took it as a challenge and created a 3 course meal just for him which was lovely. Love this place - will return ASAP.

Thank Amylovescats
Braunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Reading the menu stuck to the window of this restaurant during its transformation form The Corner Bistro to Bistro du Coin, my excitement was palpable! In France over many years, we had searched as a family for the sort of food this described; Oysters, fresh local and unadulterated, Confit du canard on a bed of lentils, Steak au poivre with... More 

Thank Spreacombelady
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321 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

although we had to wait quite a while for the food to be served, we really didn't mind as we were soaking in the ambience food is very authentic French bistro fare the fish soup was epic! massive portion..all the dishes were well-prepared

Thank WanderingGourmand
Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Everything about the Corner Bistro seems authentically French. The food is excellent, atmosphere wonderful just like a small French bar/bistro, the service fantastic and the staff definitely French.

Thank Jackie H
Daventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I found this little gem of a resturant on Trip Advisor prior to a Family holiday at Croyde during July 2016 and booked a table in order to celebrate my wife's 70th Birthday.On arrival with my party,which consisted of my Son & Daughter, and their wife and husband ,plus two grandsons age six, one grand daughter aged three.and one grand... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 31
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
10:00 - 13:00
18:30 - 21:30
10:00 - 13:00
18:30 - 21:30
10:00 - 13:00
18:30 - 21:30
10:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 The Square, Braunton EX33 2JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Braunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 813897
Le bistro du Coin / The Corner Bistro is a relaxed and genuine French restaurant aiming at serving quality local products with a french twist. Now Boasting a Garden for drinks and nibbles

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?