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Thoroughly enjoyed the food, which was cooked to perfection. Not many servers/waiters so don't come in a rush. Highly recommend
Really excellent food
very well presented
a surprise to find
definately will recommend and go again
Nice bistro, good food, very welcoming and pleasent surroundings.
We had a most enjoyable meal from the starter which was so imaganative and delightful Goats cheese Panna Cotta with beetroot the flavours and colour where delighted and melted in the mouth.
Second course was bream and mussels which was delicious. There was so much choice on the menus it was hard to choose.
My desert was a lavender parfait with an almond biscuit and blueberry compote which was so scrumptious.
Definitely a great meal out and should go there more often.
The restaurant is in an excellent setting. A very creative menu and all three courses we had were fantastic. Great service too!
Six of us met up for lunch and chose Jessie's Bistro after reading other reviews and were not disappointed. The food was lovely as were the staff and we would recommend you visit.
Great food, brilliant service, friendly and smiling. We would certainly recommend not just for the food etc, but the location in Cirencester. Only thing needed was some quiet background music for the ambience.
Food good but lacks atmosphere.Could really do with a makeover.Very quiet feel you have to whisper
Have eaten here a few times and am never disappointed. The food looks and tastes beautiful. The location is lovely with the option to sit outside under the fairy lights on a balmy evening. My mother is gluten and diary intolerant and staff were super helpful in making sure she had correct food and in altering dishes to make them so. Love this place!
Easy to see why the restaurant received one star Michelin award. Food was delicious and well presented
Such a lovely find for a weekend away. The staff were all very friendly, welcoming and knowledgable. The atmosphere and ambience of the restaurant was bright yet cosy and intimate. The food was outstanding in every way. Incredible flavours and modern presentation made for an adventure with each course. The flavour highlight for me was the banana ice cream with salted hazelnuts!
Lovely place. Great food and service. Been a couple of times and will be going again!!
Excellent food and service. All staff are very welcoming and are excellent in what they do, would recommend to all.
What a wonderful hidden gem in Cirencester!
We had a lovely lunch to celebrate our daughter's 21st birthday. The staff were charming, incredibly polite and attentive and made us feel very welcome. Each of us had a perfectly cooked and very delicious starter and main course. The puddings were also excellent and the wine list very good.
A bonus was that Jessie's is dog friendly.
We'll definitely be back: a great find!
What a little gem. Great evening. Fab food. I will be back.
I love this little resturant. The food is always delicious and beautifully presented. Lots of local ingredients used, it's a foodie's delight. We once took some fussy friends who thought Cirencester was "a hole" and had nowhere decent to eat! Needless to say they have changed their minds after declaring that Jessie's did the "best lamb ever".
Go try it for yourself.
The visit was a disappointment. The bistro atmosphere was good and the general decor perfectly acceptable. The staff were attentive and very pleasant. The menu choice was also good. However, my own steak arrived on a cold plate, and the actual meat was hardly warm. I sent it back and it was re-presented on a nicely hot plate, thought the steak itself had hardly received that treatment. The only addition to the actual 'meat' course was 'chips' - and some 'green' leaves! The 3 steaks all had this offering as standard; the fourth meal (pork) had no further addition at all! This is just not acceptable given the price been charged. There was no offer of any accoutrements, which had to be asked for.
My overall impression was one of total 'pretension'. The pricing is outrageous for the quality and presentation. At a bare minimum, I would expect some alternative to chips, and a small selection of fresh vegetables. Central London easily provides much higher/better quality at half the price - as my daughter reported having eaten in Leicester Square the previous week! I expect wine prices to be marked up in restaurants, but not to the extent they were here!
Overall, as I said at the outset, - a real disappointment, particularly as it was a birthday outing for the family, so one we shall not be repeating. Sadly, it does seem that some restaurants believe high prices automatically means a great experience; this is not the case in this instance.
Fantastic food and service. We had a very late lunch/ early dinner on a Sunday in January so understandably quiet. Looking forward to going back as need to try more on the mouth watering menu
Lovely experience! This was a last-minute discovery for a special occasion and was everything we'd hoped for and more. Lovely warm welcome, nothing was too much trouble, food and wine superb, ambiance delightful ... A real find! We will be back ...
Great place for lunch, amazing locally sourced ingredients. Great service too..
this was our 4th Christmas visit to catch up with family - food excellent a always and a warm welcomes from friendly ,courteous and well informed staff
I have been eating at Jesse Bistro for as long as I can remember. The chef cooks within his means so everything always works, the ambience is created by honouring one of those classic nooks and crannies of a building you find down an alley way in an ancient English town and the staff are always amiable and welcoming. I had the cheese shuffle and the lamb which was cooked slowly and was very tender. My friend had the naughty burger and the chips (well I stole one) and it was superb.
Went on a Tuesday evening, very quiet, only 1 other table, couldn't decide what to have so asked the waitress but she said that everything was good which meant I was none the wiser. Decided to go for the skate and my girlfriend went for the Venison, food came out looking very good, my sauce was very nice and the potatoes very good, the fish didn't taste nice and looked undercooked, I asked the waitress about this and was told that is normal. I left the fish and couldn't eat any of it(I can usually eat everything I have in front of me even if I don't like it too much) Venison was good. Cost was £20 for the fish which I thought was expensive and £23 for the Venison. The place could do with having the heating on higher as well, it was cold sitting down and being by a window.
This was a really excellent meal with some original combinations and good choice of ingredients. We left feeling satusfied but not stuffed, which is always a good sign. Service was a little slow and prices were a little high, but overall a good experience and we will be back.
A really lovely restaurant with an excellent menu which although is not extensive, is very well executed. The staff were so lovely with a great atmosphere.
Very friendly and competent staff. Great food. good beer adn wine
We chose Jessie's to meet an old friend, who we hadn't see for over twenty years. It turned out to be the perfect place. From the moment we walked in we were made to feel welcome, and the relaxed atmosphere was perfect for the occasion.
The service was very friendly, and our waiter was very understanding of how long it took us to even start to look at the reassuringly short menu.
The menu choices were all tempting, with many of the ingredients locally-sourced. We all had different starters & mains, and all really enjoyed our selections. The desserts & (local) cheese & biscuits were of a similarly high standard. The range of vegetarian options were somewhat limited, but the available dishes were very tasty. There was at least one for each course.
We ended up being the last people in the restaurant, and felt welcome to stay as long as we wanted, with no hint that it was time to go.
The food is fresh and delicious but not a great choice on the menu.Nothing if you are a vegetarian.The atmosphere is lacking,it's too bright and clientele tend to be older.
Service is friendly and good.
Lovely neighbourhood bistro tucked down a gorgeous little alleyway. Food was delicious, service could have been a little more attentive towards the end of the evening when we were keen to get the bill and move on but overall, highly recommended.
Unfortunately we booked for 5.00 pm on a Sunday and were the only people in the restaurant. Not the restaurant's fault though felt a bit misled by the website that it did not point out that was the last booking of the day. Prices were right at the top of the range for a bistro but the food was good. Most restaurants today would at least give you bread and olives /balsamic while ordering if they are charging these prices. Would go back but it would have to be a special occasion as a two course meal for 4 with wine will set you back almost £200.
Jesse's was a friendly establishment with pleasant ambiance and good food, in the heart of a lovely city, we we made to feel most welcome, and given as much time as we wanted, the al a cart menu is small but well thought out, with something for most tastes, all together as good experience ...
Poor slow service,. No one welcomed us, waitress tried hard but too busy to give any attention to detail. Food ok, certainly not sirloin steaks.
We had booked an early table - 7pm - and found ourselves the only people for almost an hour so our general feeling did not start off well. I'd booked Jessie's because our restaurant of choice was fully booked from 6pm till after 9. The food was good but I felt that it was top notch prices for only ok food. Bread and olives, no starters, no dessert, no wine, three tonic waters and one gin and four main courses ended with a bill of over £130. Unlikely to visit again.
A very close friend and I spending a weekend in the Cotswolds, selected your restaurant for Sunday Lunch as I had read about it in Cotswold Life.
We were both very impressed with the location, the excellent use of space in the restaurant and garden. We were welcomed and shown to an excellent table where we enjoyed a superb lunch.
A brilliant experience which will live long in the memory.
Lovely food, we had the beef and lamb which were cooked to perfection.
Pretty and romantic restaurant that was great for a wedding anniversary dinner. The wait staff were charming, the food was excellent, and I thought it was great value for money. Will definitely be coming back.
The last day of a Cotswold tour and an excellent place to enjoy a delicious meal. The three of us were tired and the welcome was warm. We had bread and olives before we each tucked into a different choice: Gilt-head bream, broad bean and pea crushed potato, Evesham asparagus bacon lardons, fish cream; Cotswold lamb cannon, black garlic puree, Wye valley asparagus, lamb sweetbreads, Jersey Royals, mint yoghurt; and Freemans of Newent Chicken, baby leeks, fondant potato, carrot and pine nut dukkah, lovage, girolle mushrooms. We all fell silent when the food arrived as we savoured our choices. My lamb was melt-in-the-mouth tender and succulent. The blend of flavours was exciting. My carrot pudding with tea ice cream was delicious. Our guest thanked us for the five day tour, "especially the birthday celebration last evening". Three tired but happy customers. A very interesting menu, friendly staff, unfussy decor and a lack of background music all contributed to a most enjoyable evening.
Everything was over salted! From the butter and bread, to the steak and chips!
I asked for the chips to be replaced for non-salted ones, the waitress returned with more salt!! I explained again, and th steak and chips were taken for over 10 minutes. The original steak returned, stone cold. And the chips were still salted!!! The steak (£28.50) wasn't the best, and had no pepper on it.
The owners are pretentious enough to not supply salt and pepper at the table, but the food was truly awful. I took a look in the kitchen.... Sure enough, every surface was glazed in salt. There's a big pot of the stuff, but no sign of any pepper!! It's called seasoning guys!!
Massively disappointed, wouldn't recommend anybody visiting.... Unless you like salt!
4 dessert choices... All poor and extortionate!
The meal was elegantly presented, and tasty ,but the portions of vegetables was mean.I had one skinny little carrot and a tiny tiny potato . Our friends were disappointed too,one new potato cut into four each. The bread was stale too and my jus came late for the chicken dish.
It's a shame to have say this.We are a well travelled group of friends and used to fine dining, but I am afraid Jesse Smith will miss out if they don't be more generous with their portions.
Went for my wife's birthday
Several reviews complained about service - ours was excellent and delivery of food was well paced
Slightly expensive but good value
Jesse's Bistro is rated 4.3 stars by 78 OpenTable diners.