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Willowgate Bistro

Willowgate, Pickering YO18 7BE, England
+44 1751 476300
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Willowgate, Pickering YO18 7BE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent, first class food & service at very reasonable prices. An excellent menu choice including Gluten Free & Vegetarian. We will be back!

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic venue with excellent service and good value for money. six of us have just visited for a birthday celebration and all our meals were superb.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and excellent service. Have been several times and always very good, and will return when next in Pickering.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after reading reviews on TripAdvisor, the food is outstandingly amazing and matthew is a fab host and the food to die for. We had the 3course set meal. One of the best meals we have had in a long time defineltly recommend...More

2  Thank Benjamin D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant at the top of the main street in Pickering. We shared a starter of caramilsed salon and both had perfectly cooked flavorful sirloin steaks to follow, finishing up with a very lovely chocolate fondant, hot and fresh from the oven. The owner...More

1  Thank LowHall1540
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was visiting my daughter in Pickering and read about this restaurant on the internet. It had wonderful reviews, so I thought I would try it. I came away with the opinion that this restaurant is actually better than the reviews. Great welcome, great food,...More

Thank Keith070
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of those places which is obviously a labour of love and the owners feel proud of what they’ve achieved. This shows itself in those little touches like the free homemade bread rolls and tapenade for a starter, the homemade ice cream and homemade chocolates...More

Thank Mardyfella
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recently visited this great little restaurant for a birthday treat for my wife. Food was fantastic. Beautifully presented, fresh, and above all truly delicious. The restaurant ambience was relaxing and well presented, Wine choices very good. I understand they also cater for gluten free and...More

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Anything less than 5 stars would be churlish! Will be back.thanx steak brilliant wine revealing some wise choices

Thank royadams1
Reviewed 5 January 2018

My partner and I had a delicious meal here on New Years Eve. We were the first to arrive in the restaurant and were warmly welcomed by Gemma. All the staff were very friendly and polite. The restaurant was warm and welcoming with music that...More

Thank SweethingDerbyshire
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Questions & Answers
Kevin B
13 April 2017|
Response from Burnardm | Reviewed this property |
As Kevin says . A pointless review on a restaurant and more of a indication of your skills as a parent. Maybe you needed to go to Macdonald's drive threw rarther than a bistro with your child.
John M
3 December 2016|
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Response from 31Foodie1987 |
Thank you for your question, yes we have. the customer who put this on was here on a steady night and the toilet floor is a very pale in colour (my stupid mistake and it will be getting changed in January) and when wet gets... More
19 July 2016|
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Response from susancrow | Reviewed this property |
No on-site parking, use parking in Market Place(free after 6pm) or public Car Park by the roundabout 200yds away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$63
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Willowgate, Pickering YO18 7BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Pickering
  • Phone Number: +44 1751 476300
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