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The Bistro at Childress Vineyards

1000 Childress Vineyards Rd., Lexington, NC 27295
+1 336-236-9463
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (78 reviews)
“lobster blt” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1000 Childress Vineyards Rd., Lexington, NC 27295
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of girlfriends decided to travel to The Bistro for lunch. Two of us had the the daily special trio which includes a matching wine with your appetizer, entree & desert. Two had salads and one had soup and sandwich. The lunch trios were...More

Thank flipflop48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had seen some fairly poor reviews for this place, but decided to give it a try at a friend's recommendation. It is hard to imagine a better place to eat. We all had different meals and each was outstanding. And if given the choice...More

Thank William O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had friends visiting from FL, the last time they were here we took them to Childress as we usually do with out of town company. This review is a example how bad things can get when something goes wrong. Our waiter was prompt and...More

1  Thank Charles H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 3rd and last visit. Went for a friend's birthday lunch at the Pavilion. It takes too long to get service and food. The music is so loud, you almost have to scream for conversation. Ordered the Caesar salad and hummus plate. Rook...More

Thank ktarheel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Met some friends from Chapel Hill here for a lunch and a tour of the gift shop. Three of us opted for the "Trifecta," a three course meal, consisting of a wine pairing with each course. The first course was a potato soup which sure...More

Thank RAFincher
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A wonderful place to have lunch. Beautiful grounds. Restaurant has a large gift shop and offers tours of the vineyard. Lunch was delicious and the portions were filling. They do take reservations and I suggest you make them and ask for a window in the...More

Thank janpanflorida
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Childress Vineyards for wine tasting & lunch. The Bistro had a varied menu & it was hard to chose just one item. We ordered deep fried pickles for an appetizer & we weren't disappointed. We sat outside (very small area) & enjoyed...More

Thank ChefBette
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I took a friend here for lunch on Saturday for her birthday and the food and service was impeccable as usual. I made reservations earlier in the week and they called me on Friday to confirm. It's pretty much always necessary to make reservations because...More

Thank NeedMoreWine
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Bistro at Childress Winery has a beautiful setting for lunch. Varied menu served. Grounds of this winery are gorgeous. Also has a large shop to sell wines and other items.Tours of the winery are available most days (call ahead). Relaxing, beautiful place to spend...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived at our reserved time and were seated promptly only to wait and wait and wait. Took forever to even get water. Asked about the special and were told it was warm pecan pie and ice cream???? Hello! After finally coming back for our orders...More

2  Thank Clara M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Tiffany S
Do you have to have reservations to eat?
19 August 2016|
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Response from JMJ024 | Reviewed this property |
It is suggested. We always make reservations
What are the lunch hours on Saturday
5 June 2016|
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
Ask the Restaurant. It is on their website.
Are they open for lunch on Saturday
5 June 2016|
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Response from RayLorraine | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, they are open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Noon to 3 on Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Childress Vineyards Rd., Lexington, NC 27295
    (Hwy 52 & Hwy 64)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-236-9463
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