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Bridge Cottage Bistro Sandsend


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Classic dishes are our favourites so that's what we serve, using modern cookery to bring them up to date. The kitchen team has a total of 42 years professional cooking experience and double that living by the sea. They know a good looking fish when they see one. Our close relationship with local fishermen and farmers ensures that the freshest and most sustainable produce is on your plate.
US$8 - US$18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
British, Cafe, Seafood, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews tasting menu friday fish fish stew lemon sole cakes pistachio cake lamb oysters fries bread burger potatoes rarebit pudding crab salad friday night
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Bridge Cottage Bistro is a gem of a restaurant. We enjoyed a relaxing and delicious Sunday lunch with two older friends. We started with a crab and goose egg tart with tarragon followed by one amazing souffle, one scrumptious lemon sole and two monkfish on...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank lornsharrison
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The bridge was recommended to us and we went last Sunday for the first time and were not disappointed, what an amazing find, my lamb rump was some of the best I've tasted. It prompted us to book for the Friday fish tasting menu in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank Nikki Y
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have previously been to the Bistro and had a good experience. however the Friday night fish tasting menu was a real let down. It would seem that the chef does not possess the skills required in order to pull it off. Out of the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank nudger1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place, we visited with our 9 month old son and they couldn’t have been more welcoming. We pre booked a table on a Sunday and requested a high chair. The staff were attentive and really kind to our little boy throughout the meal. We...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank samf737
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a little out of the way, but well worth the effort it takes to find it on the first visit. Remember the route, it won’t be your last. We’ve been for lunch a couple of times and it’s lovely, but Friday “fish”...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband spoke with the young lady who was very polite and got a good feeling, so the rest of us turned up for lunch. We had homemade bread and oil to start with then 3 of us had mussels. These were cooked well and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Hayley L
Reviewed 18 February 2019 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our Saturday night with you. Fabulous service, great wine and a seafood bisque to die for. Thank you!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank AliVJV
Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

I ordered two coffees and had to ask twice where they were, in total I waited over 40 minutes. We were told there would be a 10-15 minute wait when we got here which was fine. However, a 40 minute wait and then bringing out...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank JulietteB992
BridgeCottage-B, Owner at Bridge Cottage Bistro Sandsend, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2019

Dear JulietteB992, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I'm sure that you wouldn't have taken the time to review us if you got your coffees immediately and thoroughly enjoyed them. You could see how busy it was, and were told that you...More

Reviewed 16 February 2019 via mobile

We walked for m Whitby and fancied a cuppa, most places closed as it was mid week in early January. Lovely cup of tea and great selection of food on the menu ( it's a blackboard on the wall ) . We got a bit...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank AJBwf4
Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

Visited here on Sunday 3rd and loved it. Heard about it from the Good Food Guide and it was a great recommendation. A lovely location and setting with very helpful and friendly staff. The food is the star of the show and it was very...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank josephh424
BridgeCottage-B, Owner at Bridge Cottage Bistro Sandsend, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

Dear josephh424, Thank you very much for your review. We're pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your lunch and that we lived up to expectations from your read of The Good Food Guide! We look forward to seeing you again when you are next...More

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8 November 2018|
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Response from BridgeCottage-B | Property representative |
Unfortunately not this year
16 August 2017|
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Response from henryroley | Reviewed this property |
Yes I agree with the other reviewers to contact the owners directly
Ray C
27 February 2017|
Response from OctopusApple |
Hi, would like to visit you when we are in the area in September, but I am disabled and am not sure if your establishment is disabled friendly? Could you advise please? Also, I have a chilli allergy. would that be a... More
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