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Amethyst - CLOSED

1-2 New Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AA, England
+44 1872 279979
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible26%
25 May 2013
“Could be excellent but just not quite there.”
28 Apr 2013
“dreadful service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
British, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1-2 New Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AA, England
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 25 May 2013

I so want this place to be good we have visited 3 times and every time there is always something wrong. The first time 3 of us ordered steak, 1 welldone and 2 medium to well done. All 3 came out literally rare which wasn't...More

Thank michelle8671
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Another bad review for Amethest! I was very unhappy to see my Wife who was having a special birthday have the evening wrecked by poor service, a crampt room which said on website could seat 40 but we only had 28. Numerous other problems. Found...More

Thank jac19872013
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Went to Amethyst to celebrate a special birthday and left feeling really gutted as the evening was not what I had expected it to be. I had a big number of guests one of whom was a chef and knows his food very well. All...More

Thank kj198326
Reviewed 20 April 2013

This is the second time I have been to amethyst, this time I had tartiflette, unfortunately it was swimming in oil... as in the dish was actually submerged in oil giving my meal a weird marble effect with the food underneath!!! When I told the...More

Thank Baby A
Reviewed 9 April 2013

I'm sad to write this but this is the third time we have tried to eat at Amethyst of an afternoon and again although the sign says they are open all day for food it seems this only applies sometimes. We arrived around 3.15pm to...More

1  Thank Georgie-Tim W
Reviewed 24 February 2013 via mobile

Had been shopping in Truro whilst in Cornwall on holiday. Out of season on a Monday is not the best time to judge anywhere but I found amethyst and decided to give it a try. The staff were cheerful and friendly and attentive. The food...More

Thank bollingerbetty
Reviewed 11 February 2013

We went for a meal on friday evening, I had the steak and my partner had the fresh fish pasta, both dishes were lovely well cooked and full of flavour, the service was unbeatable, the restaurant was clean and had a great atmosphere. I am...More

Thank SimonK1980
Reviewed 10 February 2013

My wife and I went there with her mother for lunch, our first visit to Amethyst and we'll definitely be going again. The serving staff were friendly and efficient, and the specials were fantastic. Great decor, great menu, decent prices, recommended.

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 4 February 2013

We had a lovely meal all fresh cooked and delicious. The staff where very pleasant we felt well looked after and it was such good value. Top marks all round . I would highly recommend this bistro.

Thank sharonwon
Reviewed 20 January 2013

It started badly as when we arrived we received a very long list of what was not available from the menu. The place was nearly empty. The Chef wasn't going to cook after 8 pm, so a large group of people who stood outside in...More

1  Thank Rower111
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2 New Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 279979
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Description
Amethyst Bar Bistro is a stylish eatery with a retro feel to compliment the elegant old building, that was once a jewellers.Specialising in fresh Cornish Produce, where possible, we endeavour to source our ingredients locally to suit the seasons. We serve Lunch, Pre - Theatre and Dinner. Also we hold an extensive wine and cocktail list.We can also cater for corporate events, birthdays or gatherings, in our private dining area.
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