Not far from Ventnor Bay is The Bistro – a wonderful dining destination for those exploring the revitalising coastline. Owners Jane and Andrew have established a successful and truly special spot that attests to their enthusiasm. While the restaurant boasts sophisticated decor, the welcoming atmosphere ensures a relaxed, family-friendly environment.
The open kitchen enables guests to admire chef Andrew at work preparing and cooking meals ordered from the ever-changing menu, which draws inspiration from European cuisine. The dishes are a wonder to behold and make the most of local, seasonal produce. A typical visit might offer the chance to sample a range of seafood such as crab, sea bass and fresh scallops, while meat lovers will delight in the steak or pork. Why not look to the daily specials board for dishes featuring fresh and locally caught fish? Puddings are just as impressive and combine unique flavours and textures. Options worth a try include lemon and elderfl ower posset and pear and cinnamon cheesecake. Dishes can be adapted to suit children’s tastes or specific dietary requirements.
The kitchen is open daily – with the exception of Tuesdays and Sunday evening – allowing visitors and locals alike to enjoy fine food whatever the season. For such exquisite fare and impeccable service, you can’t pick a better place to eat than The Bistro in Ventnor.