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Perkins Bar & Bistro

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The Old Station, Station Road | Plumtree, Nottingham NG12 5NA, England
+44 115 937 3695
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12:00 - 17:00
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Myself & my husband have visited Perkins on a few occasions, either for an evening meal, lunch, brunch or afternoon tea. It has never failed but to impress. Whilst it's more of a fine dining place, they have the balance perfectly as it has such an incredibly relaxed atmosphere. Even when there are larger groups, it has a real 'buzz'... More 

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Thank KatieANDSamuel
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit of welcome sunshine meant Perkins was top of our list for lunch. It never disappoints, and the subtle changes to the interior have been tastefully done to maintain that original charm. There's always a warm friendly greeting as you walk through the door and nothing seems to be any trouble for the well trained staff. The massive wine... More 

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Thank Alan W
Pinner, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Following a large G & T we opted for the roast beef and all the trimmings. The beef melted in the mouth, and was medium rare. The seasonal vegetables were perfectly cooked with the cauliflower cheese having a lovely crunch to it. Chocolate tart followed, which had an adult flavour. It was my birthday, although my husband had not told... More 

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Thank Lynda C
Heather F, Office Manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Lynda, Thank you very much for your kind feedback. We are thrilled you had a good experience with us. Customer service is really important to us and our staff really enjoy seeing our guests face when they deliver a happy birthday plate! We will pass your kind words to all the staff members including our kitchen team. We look... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a Birthday treat my Daughter took my Husband & I to Perkins for Sunday lunch it was excellent & the service.It is very good value too.

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Thank lizzibe
Heather F, Office Manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are really glad that you and your family had an excellent meal at Perkins Bar & bistro. We Look forward to see soon. Kindest regards, Heather More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband and I took family (part of 6) for Sunday lunch. Extensive menu, good quality food, excellent service, good atmosphere. Highly recommended!

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Thank simonfeneley
Heather F, Office Manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Simon, Many thanks for taking the time to write your lovely review. We really glad that your enjoyed your visit to Perkins bar & bistro for Sunday lunch. We will make sure your comments are passed onto the team. Kindest regards, Heather More 

Nottingham
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic Dinner tonight with my mum, dad and partner. Lovely warm atmosphere and great strawberry gins. Not to miss a mention the very tasty smokehouse salmon and plaice goujons. Thanks again and see you soon.

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Thank Charlotte C
Heather F, Office manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte, Many thanks for your lovely 5 star review. We are really glad that enjoyed your recent visit. We ship the strawberry gin from Spain, it is definitely a favourite with our customers & staff. We will pass on your comments to the team. Many thanks again, Heather More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

My wife arranged my 70th birthday party at Perkings restaurant. Six of us for lunch. As usual, good food and excellent service.

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Thank John F
Heather F, Office Manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear John. Many thanks for taking the time to write your review. We are really glad that you enjoyed your Birthday celebration at Perkins bar & bistro. Kindest regards, Heather More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We came to Perkins once again to celebrate my birthday, and the food, atmosphere and service were all, as ever, excellent. The choices from the daily menu were all very tempting to say the least, and my own choice of main with the Trio of Lamb was succulent, rich in taste and superbly satisfying. The restaurant appeared to be almost... More 

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Thank Johno186356
Heather F, Office Manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Johno, Many thanks for your lovely review. We use the best quality locally sourced ingredients and we are really glad you enjoyed your Birthday meal with us. We will make sure that your comments are passed on to the team and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kindest regards, Heather More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had to choose our meals 3 weeks in advance which teenagers, and younger, found difficult. As an adult it was not easy either as the menu was not really stimulating for Sunday lunch. The layout for a larger number of people was disappointing with the group being split in two. Service was average. Some in the group had pork... More 

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1 Thank Fred W
Heather F, Office Manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Fred, Many thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are very sorry that your experience with at Perkins bar & bistro did not live up to your expectations. We do ask for large group bookings to pre order, at least two weeks in advance, this is to help speed up service. If we had known... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We visited Perkins for a special family birthday Sunday lunch. I have been here many times but it was a new experience for the other party members and none of us was disappointed. The set menu is fantastic value at under 20 pounds for 3 courses. The range and variety of dishes were excellent with something for all ages and... More 

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Thank carolinearnold
Heather F, Office Manager at Perkins Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Caroline, Many thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are so glad that you all had a lovely Sunday lunch with us and that we helped you to celebrate a special birthday with you and your guests. Our Perkins Smokehouse Salmon is a firm favourite with our regulars and we are really glad that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Station, Station Road | Plumtree, Nottingham NG12 5NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 937 3695
Description
Perkins Bar & Bistro, located at Plumtree's beautiful former Victorian Railway station, enjoyed an exciting transformation in 2016. Emerging as Perkins Bar & Bistro to fanfare from critics and public alike, the new eaterie offers food that's modern and fresh. There are sharer-board starters, 'Bistro bites', main plates and daily specials using ingredients from Perkins' very own smokehouse. There's an ever-changing daily Prix Fixe, Afternoon Teas and Perkins' Sunday offering is extended until 5pm - modern and classic seasonal dishes that commit to ingredients sourced from quality suppliers, local when possible. In terms of interior, think rustic tables, brass light fittings and bar seats amid reclaimed textures and materials. The re-designed interior offers a relaxed countryside bistro feel, somewhere you'd be equally happy to pop in for a pint and a snack or enjoy lunch or dinner.

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