Watsons Bistro

4.6
285 reviews
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£26 to £40
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  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
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Sun 5:00PM - 6:00PM 8:00PM - 9:00PM
Tue - Thu 5:30PM - 8:00PM
Fri - Sat 5:00PM - 6:00PM 8:00PM - 9:00PM

What 285 People Are Saying
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j
London
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A brilliant find and will return soon - shame to share but ....

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SS
Wales
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As regular Conwy visitors we try to eat here each time we visit, never a disappointment, ever.
I feel I must mention the Scallop, Chrizo and apple starter in particular, I was blown away by the abundance of flavour in such a simple dish, my mouth is watering as I type! Truly memorable!
The team are friendly, knowledgeable and always helpful, the fooood (deserves too many ooo's) is always beautifully cooked and presented and tastes just how you imagine when selecting, often better as in the Scallop starter!
The first place we book after booking accommodation is Watsons, every time!
Good places to eat in the area are plentiful, really great one's less so, Watsons is a superb dining experience!

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MB
London
1 review
Dined on 16 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food from good value early bird menu on Sunday evening.

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CH
Wales
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Lovely restaurant with a unique menu not like the normal predicable menus. Very friendly staff that gave exceptional customer service especially on a problem with one of the starters. Had a fab 16th anniversary meal oh great wine 😁

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TM
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Well worth finding this restaurant, we booked for 7pm and was fortunate to be just in time for the early bird choice, both chose the lamb rump for main and it was one of the best pieces of lamb we have had in a long time, same goes for the other courses, 3 course and a bottle of wine for £60, absolutely excellent.

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JG
Wales
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

We had a lovely mlu7nch with friends, excellent food served by a waitress who was charming and very helpful - Watson's remains one of our favourite places for lunch.

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AC
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a delicious meal here, a good choice and excellent, friendly service.

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F
Warwickshire
3 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Busy restaurant but great menu and food delicious. Parking a bit of a challenge if you don't know Conwy

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JG
London
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Lovely local restaurant. Food quality was very good and staff very friendly.

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PP
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Warm atmosphere and tasty food. The eary-bird menu was good value and portions generous. Strongly recommended.

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SM
Liverpool
11 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Watson's is simply the best place in Conwy Town to eat. The staff are friendly and efficient without being fussy and the food is prepared and presented to a very high standard with imagination and skill. It is truly a hidden gem.

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AS
Wales
2 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Watsons never let's you down when it comes to lovely food and excellent service,some places rush meals out,but at watsons you can take your time and have a break in between courses, will definitely be going again,and have also booked Christmas lunch there.

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Z
Wales
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

Enjoyed the night but steak was over cooked despite asking for medium rare and at £22 I expect it to be right. Dessert ice cream melted very quickly into a weird blob. Staff nice, place nice but not worth the money they charge.

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GD
Wales
2 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely food, great choice and excellent service. Been here many times before and would certainly recommend. Need to book as it can get busy!

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AP
Liverpool
3 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to Watson’s on a Saturday night and although the place was full we experienced great service and excellent food.

We will definitely be back!

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MT
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The restaurant was very quiet which initially worried us. There was no reason to worry as the food was freshly cooked and delicious. I would highly recommend this eatery.

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CS
Wales
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

After being recommended we thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Watson’s. The food was excellent and service friendly, efficient and welcoming. Will definitely return.

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AL
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 21 September 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and service the lamb was beautiful and sticky toffee pudding amazing

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BK
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

We travelled 1 hour to get to the Bistro as we were holidaying in Porthmadog. We had been there 3 years previously & had a lovely meal, this time we were celebrating Anniversary of 31 years. Unfortunately we did not get same ambiance. My chicken was not cooked and had to be returned to kitchen , I did get an apology and they asked my husband if he would like his meal kept warm whilst doing me another chicken. By the time it arrived I did not have an appetite. We didn't stay for dessert and paid in full with another apology.

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AK
London
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Just a very good eating experience. Friendly staff and great food. Value for money.

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M
Wales
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a delight to visit Watsons Bistro, great food and service

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EB
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I booked here for my mum and myself when we stayed overnight in the delightful town of Conwy. I checked reviews online and I wasn't disappointed. The bistro is so welcoming and the staff polite and helpful. The food was excellent and generous portions. We will definitely return.

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JM
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

We had looked forward to this very much as it was a gift from a friend. We found the restaurant tired we where seated in a corner my husband had a wall to look at. When we sat down we had a shabby cushion on our chairs as the chair had no padding. The food was disappointing. Don’t think we will rush back. Very disappointed

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JB
Wales
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My wife and I have dined here on more than one occasion and have always found the staff very friendly as well as efficient, the menu imaginative and the food delicious.

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JG
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent restaurant. Our 2nd visit but did not disappoint. The service was outstanding and the food excellent. Will return next time we are in the area.

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MA
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Very good food and service. Wouldn’t hesitate in returning

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SR
Wales
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Last visit was a few years ago and was fine but not impressive. What an improvement! The lunch menu offers a good choice of absolutely delicious food at a very reasonable price. A lovely surprise - will definitely visit again soon.

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CM
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for dinner with my family for a late dinner. My husband is celiac so asked what was suitable and the waitress was easily able to advise, in detail, what he could and couldn't have. We have never experienced service like that before. Food and service were exceptional. Will definitely be back again

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F
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Would definitely recommend, the food was amazing and the staff very friendly and knowledgeable.

Will definitely be returning. Well done Watsons Bistro, keep up the good work.

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LC
1 review
Dined on 8 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We came upon the Bistro when out for a walk. It doesn’t look much from the outside but it’s lovely inside. Food delicious, not a great choice of drinks but the food more than made up for it.

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OT
Toronto
16 reviews
Dined on 3 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Sea Bass and Lamb Shoulder were fantastic! Loved this little nook in Conwy.

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MB
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have eaten at Watson's on several occasions; and will continue to go back. The food is always simply delicious.

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H
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Their meals were amazing. Every staff is very kindly. I absolutely recommend you this bistro and you can see the historical castle wall if you have an outside seat.

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JR
Wales
2 reviews
Dined on 2 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service makes us regular diners there.

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JR
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful evening meal at Watsons.
Fantastic service.
Good choice of menu.
Could not ask for more.
Really excellent

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JH
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

V enjoyable meal - however table booked via 3rd party app that didn’t reach restaurant as staff surprised when we arrived as no evidence of our party’s booking/reservation in their records/diary - fortunately they found us a table and quality of food and experience was great - certainly recommend and return ourselves!

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G
1 review
Dined on 22 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent menu and the food was fantastic. Had the seafood fritters followed by the ox cheek.

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J
1 review
Dined on 21 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lovely evening with great food and service! Hope to be returning soon!

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AW
Wales
3 reviews
Dined on 14 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

super meal. Service was excellent and unobtrusive. Great evening

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m
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Many thanks had a superb meal ,staff were excellent, food was very good highly recommend

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