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4-6 Gilesgate, Hexham NE46 3NJ, England
+44 1434 609943
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4-6 Gilesgate, Hexham NE46 3NJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My kids took my wife and I here to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. Met with a very warm welcome and asked to have a drink until our table was ready. This restaurant is authentic French cuisine, including my favourites le escargot!! We all chose...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bouchon provided us with the perfect summer lunch from their set menu choice. This was not our first time here and it won't be the last. The 40 mile drive is well worth the effort. The a la carte menu has some excellent choices and...More

Thank dancingassassin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the past few years we have dined here on several occasions as the food is very good although the menu does not change very much.My wife and I arrived for our 1.30 reservation a little early at 1.20.We were shown to our table and...More

2  Thank Mr B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in to this place tried to ask about a vegie menu and was tried like the guy had trod in something!

Thank PhilipGManchester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are times when second-rate restaurants make a poor attempt at being french. A croque monsieur or a croissant with little flair. This is not one of those second rate establishments. This restaurant is the real thing and is exceptional with an authentic French atmosphere....More

Thank Awolparents
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small Continental/French Bistro/Restaurant is a little gem. The food is always of a high standard with interesting choices on the menu. The staff are all attentive and friendly so the atmosphere is very relaxed and this makes it a very good dining experience.

Thank Webzy47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My brother, sister in law, partner, myself and a friend decided to try the special set lunch menu when on holiday in nearby Newbrough. It was so delicious that we decided to visit again 2 days later for an a la carte dinner in the...More

Thank Marilyn F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely lunch here to celebrate a couple of birthdays. We mixed dishes from the set lunch and a la carte menus, all were enjoyed thoroughly and service was as always genial and relaxed. Special mention here for the calves' liver. The birthday girls were delighted...More

Thank EllenT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We literally fell upon the restaurant while having a pre dinner stroll around Hexham- and we were very pleased we did! Very welcoming atmosphere considering we had no booking. The menu is of just the right length with great variety. We are both fish lovers...More

Thank Rokerauw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit here for me and my husband. We had three courses bottle of red wine and coffees. Service and food excellent. Really enjoyed it. Will visit again. We didn't have the menu 2 or 3 courses for set price.

Thank Shirley M
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Questions & Answers
dean m
7 December 2017|
Response from bou2007 | Property representative |
Hi there, we will be serving our a la carte menu alongside our christmas early bird menu. Hope this gives you the answers required! Regards, Bouchon team.
Christine M
10 November 2017|
Response from bou2007 | Property representative |
Hi Christine, thank you for your enquiry. We are closed on Christmas eve, day and Boxing day. Apologies for this!
1 June 2016|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure, but the tables on the front of the restaurant are on a public footpath, so I don't see how they could stop you sitting down with a dog. Sorry I can't help further.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$53
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-6 Gilesgate, Hexham NE46 3NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Hexham
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 609943
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Winner of the Best European Restaurant honour at the North East Restaurant Awards and conveniently situated opposite Hexham old swimming pool on Gilesgate, Bouchon Bistrot serves straightforward country style French cuisine, including daily specials in the evening. Born in the Loire Valley and having plenty of experience from working in Michelin starred restaurants throughout France, the owner of Bouchon Bistrot is an expert when it comes to traditional country cooking in France. The culinary delights of the French countryside have now been brought to the North of England and are served in Bouchon Bistrot at reasonable prices. Sample tasty starters such as Pork Terrine with herb salad, followed by delicious main courses including Roasted Skate Wing with beurre noisette and capers. With each dish prepared and cooked in a simple fashion, Bouchon Bistrot is the ideal spot to enjoy an informal and family-friendly dining atmosphere in the heart of Hexham.
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