Willowgate Bistro

Willowgate, Pickering, North Yorkshire , United Kingdom, YO187BE
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Here at Willowgate Bistro we open Evenings throughout the year. In winter we open Thursday-Sunday and from Spring we start opening daily.
Monday 5pm-9pm
Tuesday by appointment only
Wednesday 5pm-9pm
Thursday 5pm-9pm
Friday 5pm-9pm
Saturday 5pm-9pm
Sunday 5pm-9pm
Last orders for food are times stated.
We are happy to change our opening hours with notice to let customers enjoy their dining experience.

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About Willowgate Bistro

We are situated in the heart of Pickering Historic Market town with the North Yorkshire Moors only a moment away and a traditional Steam train to take you for a adventure so once your back we have the perfect end to your day with our Family Ran Bistro offering a selection of delicious food and drinks.
We were established in 2013 after the oldest cafe in Pickering had retired and was transformed into our cosy Modern bistro that it is today.
We are a small cosy bistro with seating for 30 people. We serve homemade, locally sourced, seasonal food and cater for all food lovers. Our drinks list is well thought of to Complement our food. So come on in and enjoy our friendly, relaxed dining experience.

Cuisine: Bistro
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Great meal last night at Willowgate, food came out quickly and all 4 of us had a really tasty meal. I asked for some changes to my meal which were happily accommodated and Gemma is a very friendly attentive host - will continue to eat here in the future, thanks!

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Visited On Thursday, 22 October 2020

The food was delicious and amazing. Impressive menu and drink selection. A warm, relaxing ambiance to the bistro. Brilliant and friendly service. I highly recommend anyone to come here for an evening meal as you wont be disappointed.

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Visited On Friday, 16 October 2020

We had a wonderful meal at Willowgate Bistro - we'll be back next time we're in Pickering :)

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Visited On Thursday, 22 October 2020

We celebrated my husband's 50th birthday there and I'm glad we did because it was the best meal I have had out in ages! Very friendly staff too who were extremely attentive and polite. Would definitely like to go again.

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Visited On Friday, 16 October 2020

2nd time back here with my wife and it is exceptional all round.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 October 2020

I cannot recommend this place enough. Great food and service. A lovely little gem

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Visited On Friday, 16 October 2020

Absolutely beautiful evening for my birthday, lovely relaxed atmosphere, incredible food and fabulous service. We were so impressed

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Visited On Saturday, 10 October 2020

Fantastic bistro fab food however next visit smaller portion for me please.great atmosphere considering the circumstances the country is in plus War Weekend cancelled which didn't help.Staff brill. Been here b4.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 October 2020

Outstanding as usual. Lovely friendly service in a relaxed environment, definately one to repeat. Thank you

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Visited On Friday, 09 October 2020

We both had three courses and it was all delicious. The blue cheese souffle for starter was so tasty and I was impressed that there was a separate vegetarian menu. It had three choices for each course and all the main courses sounded very interesting. I had the sweet potato tian and it was very good.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 October 2020

Vegetarian option what you always hope for and never get delicious. Steak also excellent .good choice of desserts and drinks. We both enjoyed the experience thanks

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Visited On Saturday, 03 October 2020

Disappointed to get 2 glasses of sparkling water rather than the bottle we were expecting. The belly pork starter was lovely but had a layer of gristle at the bottom of it which wasn’t nice. Rest of food was good. Drink prices are expensive compared to other places.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 October 2020

Fabulous food and great service. Lovely atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 October 2020

Lovely place, great food, great value for money

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Visited On Saturday, 03 October 2020

I took my partner to Willowgate Bistro for his birthday and I am so glad I did! The service was fantastic and they couldn’t do enough for us. The food was superb and beautifully presented! Cannot recommend this place enough! Thank you for a wonderful evening

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Visited On Friday, 02 October 2020

Lovely restaurant. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Coping with covid restrictions very well. Had a lovely evening.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 October 2020

Wonderfully delicious food,; attentive but not overzealous service. A lovely evening. .

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Visited On Thursday, 24 September 2020

Very good restaurant and a little bit different, fully booked and people turned away on a Thursday evening. The young couple work very hard to keep the restaurant open. Will return when next in the area.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 September 2020

A lovely meal with great friendly service

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Visited On Thursday, 24 September 2020

Excellent in all aspects, tasty food, great service.We had a very enjoyable evening.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 September 2020

Everything about our visit to the bistro was excellent. The service was first class and the food excellent. Would have loved to have tried the desserts as they looked awesome but were too full from the previous courses.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 September 2020

Will certainly dine again with you next time we are in Pickering

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Visited On Friday, 25 September 2020

We had a fabulous time at Willowgate. The service was friendly and professional and the quality and presentation of the food was exceptional. I would highly recommend it.

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Visited On Friday, 25 September 2020

Lovely meal at the end of our week in Pickering. Tapenade and chocolates both complementary were a nice touch. Wines were good quality for the money too.

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Visited On Thursday, 24 September 2020

Hi Gemma Thanks fir a lovely meal last night we really enjoyed our time with you and the food was delicious. We felt really comfortable with all your Covid measures in place. Wishing you all the best for the future. Kind regards Maria

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