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Bistro Le Coq

) #35 of 201 Restaurants in Stafford $$ - $$$ French, European,
Station Road, Stowe-by Chartley, Stafford, Stafford ST18 0LF, England
+44 1889 270237
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (23 reviews)
“creme brulee” (8 reviews)
“duck” (15 reviews)
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French, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Station Road, Stowe-by Chartley, Stafford, Stafford ST18 0LF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's been a while since we've been to Bistro le Coq. I believe it's still the same owners but I didn't recognise any of the staff. Edward, behind the bar, and both our waitresses (Teresa was one) were delightful. Sunday lunch offers truly excellent value...More

Thank Mo P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend a lot of time in rural France and get fed up with the unimaginative menus - the ubiquitous duck, the goat's cheese salad, bloomin îles flottant. And they have the nerve to sneer at British food! (That might have been true years ago...More

Thank Victoirae
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Visited Le Coq yesterday evening and had a lovely meal. We had the set menu There was plenty to choose from the starters and the main meal. I had chicken and my partner had steak and they were both cooked to perfection.The bistro is very...More

1  Thank charles110544
bistrolecoq, Manager at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Many thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your visit, and look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

What can I say? Firstly half of the menu wasn't available!! I ordered the Toulouse sausage to start.. which I was told 'we haven't served that for months I don't think we have it.. but if we do you can have it. Anyway, they had...More

4  Thank Maz2804
bistrolecoq, Manager at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

We have your review, and are equally speechless, given the ommissions and inaccuracies in it. Dealing with the points you raise in the same order: You claim half the menu was unavailable, whereas in fact ALL the starters were available, and ALL but one of...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

What a gem this place is. Hidden away in a little village, French food at a very reasonable price. Never had a bed meal here it's so lovely and so are the staff. Looking for something a bit different, date night starts here!

Thank Jac8351
bistrolecoq, Manager at Bistro Le Coq, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Thanks for your review. Glad you like our little bistro, and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 5 April 2017

the bistro has a menu of good choices and the food when it was served was of high quality but the portion sizesleft a lot to be desired.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Had a belated Mother's Day lunch and she was treated like a queen! Food was lovely and very good value on the lunchtime menu. Service was excellent from the 2 lovely, friendly and attentive ladies. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The English can't cook properly and Le Coq Bistro does its level best to prove the point. We went en famille yesterday for lunch; my 'Cornish Sardines' starter was flacid, bland, served on a bed of 'salad' - actually just a few withered leaves of...More

2  Thank nwshuttleworth
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for a Tuesday and were one if 12 customers at 13:30 . Very attractive setting . Lunchtime menu was on a special offer with a choice for each course . All food was beautifully cooked and well presented , overall very...More

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Attended as a party of four as a Birthday treat. Attentive service, friendly and helpful We chose the 3 course menu and all of us were well satisfied with our choices. The traditional beef & Yorkshire puddings were great. Will definitely return - very soon

Thank 501flossie
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are they open Mondays for food? Online menu states tues- sun? Thanks
2 February 2017|
Response from Bistrolecoq_13 | Property representative |
Hi. We are open Tuesday to Sunday for lunch and Tuesday to Saturday for dinner. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:30
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18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Stowe-by Chartley, Stafford, Stafford ST18 0LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 270237
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