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Bistro on the Quay

3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
+44 1473 286677
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
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1 - 10 of 728 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ww have been here 3 times now, the staff are very friendly, the food is extremely tasty and the restaurant is really picturesque. We've been in the evening and lunch time, but do book as it is very popular.

Thank pamwyatt68
Reviewed 5 days ago

Small restaurant on Ipswich waterfront, looks unassuming as bare tables etc but food was excellent. Lots of fish on the menu plus steaks. You couldpick from the main menu or the set menu if you chose. Will certainly be going back.

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small, charming and intimate restaurant is situated on the Marina just a little way from the town centre of Ipswich. The food is excellent and the staff are friendly and efficient. .

1  Thank sarah k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

highly recommend - never been disappointed. The setting is good, staff are friendly and it's right on the waterfront, fabulous

Thank Cazbury
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We regularly enjoy the excellent value set meals with friends. The staff are friendly and efficient. We are yet to be disappointed. And as an indication of the popularity of this Restaurant it is essential to pre-book a table. Certainly more than happy to recommend.

Thank 754clivet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and drink was lovely and nothing was too much trouble. The fish skewer thing was lovely and so was the taster desert

Thank andyal_uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the monkfish Thai green curry which did not start well as they had left the membrane on the bottom of the fish which is difficult to remove and tastes bad. The Thai curry was bland, and the vegetables looked like they had been...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was second to none. I highly recommend this place to anyone. The fish is lovely & beautifully cooked. Prices are reasonable for what you get. Thank you

Thank jeffleary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the Bistro on the Quay on a Tuesday lunchtime as recommended by the receptionist at Ipswich Hospital. As it was quiet, the staff were very attentive and the service perfectly timed. We chose the set menu but the a la carte looked just as...More

Thank Henry W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here when we visited Ipswich to go round Christchurch Mansion, which is well worth a visit. We chose from the set menu and were not disappointed. Food was good, the place was packed out, and people were being turned away.

Thank MarkPatrick
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Sandra B
23 August 2017|
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Response from Tim W | Reviewed this property |
Pay and display just off the Ipswich Haven Marina turn in
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 286677
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