We recently went for a night away in Harrogate, which was fabulous. In advance of the trip, we’d done a fair bit of planning on where to eat, as you do.
For lunch, we went to the marvellous Filmore and Union, which we don’t have in Sheffield. More on that in another post, but suffice to say, I hope they branch out to this part of the country…
For tea, we’d booked a table in quite a funky bar that had a gluten free menu, but when we got there, the gluten free offering (and the food in general) was just a bit too ‘pub grub’ for the sophisticated evening out without the kids we had planned. So we ummed and ahhed a bit about where to go, and rang a couple of places up that looked interesting. In the end, we managed to get a table at Bistrot Pierre, which we knew it would be nice as we’ve been to the one in Sheffield, and they were able to find us a table at short notice.
So I’m writing about it because although it wasn’t our first choice, we had a lovely meal and some great wine. And it made me think that I should re-acknowledge the Sheffield restaurant on the blog.
I had confit duck for main course, which was delicious. It didn’t really look anything like the terrible photo below, but I’d had one or two glasses of wine by this point and only remembered to take the photo when I was half way through the main course. So this is the best I could do without it looking half eaten!
For starters, we shared crisply calamari (because it’s a rare GF offering) and a goat’s cheese and beetroot salad. Both lovely, and obviously scoffed without taking a photo.
The menus can be found online here. Gluten free dishes are clearly marked on the menus, and there is a reasonable amount of choice. My only negative would be that they should really up their game on the gluten free bread. Toasted white sliced doesn’t really cut it these days, when there’s so many interesting varieties of bread on the market.
Bistrot Pierre, 835b-837 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield S11 8TH