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Waterside Bistro & Bar

7 Wharf Street | Unit B, Shipley, Bradford BD17 7DW, England
+44 1274 594444
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“hogget” (18 reviews)
“steak” (53 reviews)
“cheese board” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
7 Wharf Street | Unit B, Shipley, Bradford BD17 7DW, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Such a pretty bistro, outdoor terrace overlooking the canal with lots of candles and fairy lights. Rustic furniture adds to the quaint decor. The food is amazing, beautifully served and gorgeous fabric starched napkins which always upgrades. Great service and a buzzy atmosphere - would...More

Thank Margot D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I visited on Saturday evening whilst staying in Shipley for the weekend and this place really topped off our trip. he food at this place is second to none, locally sourced fresh ingredients cooked to perfection with style and imagination, totally delicious....More

Thank DianeCaza
IJohnso, Owner at Waterside Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi DianeCaza, thank you for visiting our restaurant and posting a review. We try hard to provide great food in a comfortable environment, not always possible on really busy nights but having people dining outside brings a more relaxed feeling especially if the odd narrow...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had one of my best meals ever - absolutely delicious - the chef obviously takes great pride in his food and flavour combinations. From the free appertiser through to starters and main ( could not fit in a pudding - but bet they are just...More

Thank McSpoono
IJohnso, Owner at Waterside Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi McSpoono, it was a pleasure to meet you and Paul and myself are really pleased you choose to visit our restaurant. Paul is always looking at ways to provide something different to the menu and the outside area does lend it's self to lazy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined here on a Friday evening with friends and was just so impressed from start to finish. Food was truly first rate - Generally British cuisine with a lovely Yorkshire twist. The Summer Risotto was delicious. Some great Yorkshire gins on offer too and a...More

Thank Jo B
IJohnso, Owner at Waterside Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jo B, thank you for kind words and review of your visit. The location is a hurdle to overcome but word of mouth is spreading about our good food offerings. Paul, our head chef does like all dishes to be flavoursome and the risotto...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had 2 fillets steaks and bottle of red for £29 an excellent choice the starters and desert were superb. Service top knotch

Thank Ahgas
IJohnso, Owner at Waterside Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ahgas, thank you for your comments and taking the time to review us. Hope you will call back.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Waterside bistro and bar this evening celebrating a friends birthday. I can thoroughly recommend this place. We had steaks cooked to perfection 3 different orders rare ,medium rare and medium. Absolutely succulent served with delicious chunky wedges and onion rings and mushroom....More

Thank Stazia18
IJohnso, Owner at Waterside Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Stazia18, thank you for your view and for visiting our restaurant, Steak can be very difficult to get right as everyone has their own idea of how they like it cooking and Chef's also seem to have ideas on how each request should be...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're just at this great little restaurant. Called on the off chance with some friends. Really hot day but the outside eating terrace is nicely in the shade. We decided to go for the steak night special. Two fillet steaks and a bottle of wine...More

Thank Alan A
IJohnso, Owner at Waterside Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alan A, thank you for visiting and posting a review. Wednesday is our steak night offer, which is probably a little too generous but we does receive very positive feedback, Hope you can visit us again and try some other dishes as we believe...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to say a huge thank you to all the staff for making my sisters surprise birthday meal so fantastic, food was delicious...Best steak I’ve ever had! The bar staff were friendly and very helpful especially when it came to choosing the right...More

Thank sophietay1
IJohnso, Owner at Waterside Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sophietay, thank you for taking the time to review your visit, we try and use local suppliers where possible and our butcher in Pudsey has enabled us to ensure a consistent product that the chef's can cook to keep our reputation for really good...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arranged 30th birthday meal for the wife and did not disappoint. Paul, Ian and his team could not have done anymore to make the evening better. We arrived early as there was a large group of us(18) and had a few drinks in the courtyard....More

Thank Mark198627
IJohnso, Owner at Waterside Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mark, thank you for your booking, we enjoyed serving your party and hope the Birthday celebration was just that. Hope you can visit us again and try some other dishes from the menu and this time have a whole dessert to yourself.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked dinner here on the recommendation of Via Michelin. Well, maybe a bad day but...we had booked to eat outside and it was dirty and neglected. The staircase was full of dirt, and was the main outside eating area floor. Our table was dirty...More

Thank Celia A
IJohnso, Owner at Waterside Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Celia A, thank you for the feedback we will look at the things within our gift to change and use to improve where we can.

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sandra c
12 April 2018|
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Response from IJohnso | Property representative |
Sorry we are open Tuesday to Saturday, lunch and evenings.
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bev_j_11
16 August 2017|
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Response from Paul H | Property representative |
It's appropriate 5.50
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Passatt1
30 May 2017|
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Response from Paul H | Property representative |
We don't do bed and breakfast
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Wharf Street | Unit B, Shipley, Bradford BD17 7DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford  >  Shipley
  • Phone Number: +44 1274 594444
  • E-mail
Description
Located on the banks of the canal, directly opposite the Ibis Hotel, the Waterside Restaurant and Bar is Shipley's secret retaurant.In its idyllic location, the restaurant offers a range of British dishes to suit every taste and appetite. The food is locally sourced and high quality and the dishes are freshly cooked to order. With the opportunity to eat and drink 'alfresco' in the covered courtyard on warmer days, there really is no better place to dine out in the area. Come and discover for yourself. Brunch available for light snacks, Coffee and a range of Teas for a leisurely drinks by the canal.
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