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The Fig Bistro

93 Eastbank Street, Southport PR8 1DG, England
+44 1704 544615
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kebab” (9 reviews)
“halloumi” (5 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Egyptian, Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
93 Eastbank Street, Southport PR8 1DG, England
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having heard good things about the fig, I have been keen to visit for a while, what took me so long! The owner janine was the perfect host, felt like we had known her all our life, great food exactly what I was hoping for,...More

Thank mjmally
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review . We are glad you have heard good things about The fig so much so you came to try us for yourself with what sounds like a very successful dining experience with the added bonus of chatting...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and wonderful friendly atmosphere. Mrs Janine the bistro owner and manager is so friendly and welcoming, her food are so delicious. I had the best Egyptian Yummy grilled fish with Sayadeya Rice. Enjoyed the delicious bread and the starters. Thank you Janine for...More

1  Thank Zeinab K
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review we are glad you felt welcome and had a lovely chat with the owner/chef and we look forward to welcoming you back soon

Reviewed 17 November 2017

The Bistro is immaculately clean, comfortable and charmingly decorated, creating a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We were particularly struck by the lighting, tiles and mirrors. We both thoroughly enjoyed the delicious, home-cooked food and have every intention of returning to explore the menu further. Janine...More

Thank suzili47
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thankyou very much for your fantastic review not only on our food but decor and the friendly staff too . We look forward to welcoming you back again with friends.

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We had a delightful experience at this small family run business. Very relaxed pleasant atmosphere with friendly staff. The menu is varied so lots to return to try. The food was delicious and cooked to order so there was a wait. Reasonably priced. This restaurant...More

Thank anne g
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thankyou very much and we are glad you enjoyed dining with us we look forward to welcoming you back again soon .

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Delicious food and friendly person service in a wonderful independent and very individual restaurant. Starter platter and kebabs with delicious sweet potato fries

Thank Kirstie H
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thankyou for another great review we are glad you came back to sample more of our delicious menu and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 10 October 2017

It was exactly two years ago that I visited The Fig, when Janine took the place over and it is still one of the best restaurants in Southport. Janine makes everyone welcome, nothing is too much trouble. We both had the small taster dishes and...More

Thank William G
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thankyou so much for your lovely review and thankyou for returning to us for a 2nd visit . We look forward to welcoming you back maybe not so long next time . Im glad you where looked after well by hannah and im sorry i...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved it. Great £10 deal- 2 courses. Moroccan soup and chicken kebab were lovely. Then ordered gorgeous ice cream. Lebanese red wine was brilliant. Hannah and Janine made us feel very welcome.

Thank 13Col
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you for your lovely review we are happy you enjoyed your meal and managed to sample our dessert and lebanese wine too . We are glad you felt welcome and we look forward to seeing you again soon .

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Delicious Middle Eastern cuisine, cooked to order, a real fresh food experience. A delightful small restaurant run by a mother & daughter team, very welcoming and knowledgeable. A real treat!

Thank ralphpaul
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you very much for your lovely review it means alot that our fresh ingredients and home cooking doesn't go unrecognised and we look forward to welcoming you back .

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to this restaurant on a Saturday evening and were warmly greeted into the small and intimate surroundings. We were given plenty of time to study the menu and the charming waitress was happy to discuss the dishes on offer. I...More

Thank SteveM196
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you for your kind words and we are happy you enjoyed not only the food but the surroundings too . We like to make sure your visit from start to finish is a pleasant one and we look forward to welcoming you back to...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Having travelled around the world a fair bit, including the middle east, here, I was pleasantly surprised to find the very taste of the region. My only regret is that I was not in a position to try the Lebanese wine that is available. From...More

Thank goldsb
MichelleTheFigBistro, Manager at The Fig Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thankyou for your review it means alot to us as a small family business that our home cooking and welcoming environment is recognised by customers . We are glad you enjoyed all the authentic flavours within our dishes and look forward to welcoming you back...More

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Response from MichelleTheFigBistro | Property representative |
Good evening , we are happy to provide a belly dancer for bookings of 10 or more with notice and at the moment throughout christmas we have set party nights with a belly dancer every saturday if enough bookings . I hope this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$31
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Eastbank Street, Southport PR8 1DG, England (Formerly Alamir Lebanese Bistro)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 544615
Description
Welcome to The Fig Bistro formerly known as Alamir. As new owners our aim is to continue to maintain the current and authentic home cooked recipes , with the addition of new tastes from Egypt, North Africa and the middle east.We are a family run business with a warm and welcoming ambiance . Come and sample the new and exciting dishes especially Egyptian street food . Finally, new to Southport we have added an outdoor "Shisha" area for a very unusual social experience.Please check our website for menus and updates.
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