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Bistro on the Quay

3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
+44 1473 286677
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“swordfish” (12 reviews)
“chorizo” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
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Reviewed today

Came here for a birthday meal with adults and children for a Sunday lunchtime dinner in April. The location itself is a working quay in Ipswich town centre which is surrounded by both old buildings and new university buildings. It is one of the nicer...More

Thank Jenna F
Reviewed today

As we only booked on the Saturday lunchtime for a meal the same evening, we had to accept a 6pm slot as that was all they had available. Even at that time the place was busy with a lively bussing atmosphere. The service was friendly...More

Thank NikkiandRob
Reviewed today via mobile

How do restaurants stay in business. Out on lovely sunny Saturday arrived 2.15 to be told stop serving food 2pm...we certainly have a lot to learn from European restaurants who serve all day.

Thank Lyn095
Reviewed yesterday

Was staying in Ipswich on Easter Monday and called in at lunchtime - place was empty which isn't usually a good sign - but our fears were allayed by excellent food and service. Quality of food was high, well cooked and presented - and very...More

Thank steve w
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Bistro on the Quay during a trip to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Although it was a Thursday evening the restaurant was busy so glad we booked. The service was good although we had a number of servers which didn't cause any issues...More

Thank DLF12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the meal but didn't rock my socks. I had bang bang chicken, to sweet for my liking. Wife had king prawn and chorizo also ok. Mains were belly pork and swordfish, also OK only

Thank bewise56
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here with a friend for Dinner, although its very sensible to book as its very popular we were a little early but did not cause anybody any problems, in fact nothing you asked seemed like a problem, the food from both sides of...More

Thank LenHowarth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I came here for our anniversary dinner. We have been many times previously, including for my 18th birthday and for our anniversary a couple of years ago. This was the worst visit by far. The worst thing was the service. After being...More

Thank Emma K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just an evening out for a meal which was freshly cooked and enjoyable We have visited this restaurant for many years and never been disappointed

Thank Kay C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us went for a meal on Easter Monday evening. Service was excellent and the prices fair. The menu is interesting and varied and one of our party got the changed vegetable from the menu he asked for. The only moan is a very...More

Thank Steve C
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Sandra B
23 August 2017|
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Response from Tim W | Reviewed this property |
Pay and display just off the Ipswich Haven Marina turn in
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 286677
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