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Willowgate Bistro

Willowgate, Pickering YO18 7BE, England
+44 1751 476300
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (44 reviews)
“lambs liver” (17 reviews)
“mustard mash” (10 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Willowgate, Pickering YO18 7BE, England
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1 - 10 of 714 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Three of us booked for Saturday dinner. A great menu was presented to us by the lovely Amber and Issabelle. The owners had left service in these two girls' hands and they did tremendous job of looking after us. Starters of scallops, pigeon and goats...More

1  Thank richardabb0tt
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A highlight of out week’s holiday in Yorkshire. Excellent service, attentive, warm and friendly, without being intrusive. Lovely bread rolls with tapenade, baked on site before our starter arrived. Quality food, vegetables not just an afterthought. Potato gratin was a favourite. A calm dining experience...More

1  Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Booked for a special birthday, they organised everything for us and our family group. Lovely people, great food and attentive service.

1  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Outstandingly good service and delicious food. Can’t recommend highly enough! We hadn’t booked and were in a hurry and the staff managed to make sure we had a relaxed meal and got out on time.

1  Thank sjm123
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went with a business colleague who lives in Pickering but had not visited Willowgate. Could only get a reservation at 7 pm on the day, otherwise they were fully booked - says everything about this restaurant. Scallops as a starter were cooked perfectly and the...More

1  Thank Kayem01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in on a Sunday evening without prior booking. Warm welcome despite restaurant being busy. Very attentive service and excellent food. Good choice on menu.

1  Thank farmside2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful food, very welcoming staff and a lovely ambience. Will definitely be visiting again soon ☺️

1  Thank sophieespavin
Reviewed 1 week ago

After meeting some friends from London at the North Yorks Moors Chamber Music Festival that began in Pickering church, we looked for a good restaurant in Pickering by studying the reviews in Trip Advisor. The recent reviews are so true. We were absolutely delighted with...More

Thank davidhiggins2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fussy vegans had an amazing meal. No problem with cleanliness it was spotless and well decorated. Would highly recommend. Great service, yummy food and friendly staff. Perfect thanks

2  Thank ltwinley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst holidaying in Whitby we came across this little bistro in Pickering and what a delight it was . Lovely welcome , professional service and wonderful food so much so I had three courses. Could not fault a thing , for the standard of food...More

1  Thank H00dy14
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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$6 - US$57
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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