Our 14th bistrot is now open in the Friars Walk retail and leisure development in the heart of Newport.

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This brand new development is located on the bank of the River Usk close to the Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre, Dolman Theatre and the infamous Rodney Parade, home to the Newport Rugby Football Club. Click here to find out more about the Friars Walk development.

Our ‘raison d’être’ is great value French cooking and seasonal menus. We like to combine French bistrot classics such as steak-frites, boeuf bourguignon and crème brûlée with our own take on regional favourites like tarte flambée, confit de canard and pâté de campagne. Our relaxed and friendly bistrots are the place to go for any occasion.

Open seven days a week serving breakfast, lunch and dinner we have something for everyone, from our two-course prix-fixe lunch for £11.95 to our two course pre theatre menu for £14.95 and our evening à la carte menu. We also offer gluten-free menus and a children's menu, which comes with our bespoke14 page activity pack.

Visit Us

Friars Walk Shopping Centre
Usk Plaza
NP20 1DS

For sat nav, please use: NP20 1HG

01633 744 300

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Opening hours

Morning :
Monday to Sunday 9–11.30am
Full breakfast menu available.

Lunch :
Monday to Friday 12–4pm
Saturday & Sunday 12–5pm

Dinner :
Monday to Wednesday 5–9.30pm
Thursday to Saturday 5–10pm
Sunday 5–9pm

Bar Food :
Monday to Sunday 12–7pm

At lunchtimes we only take bookings for eight or more people. However, we do accept bookings for smaller parties on special occasions such as Mothering Sunday and Father’s Day.

Bank Holiday Monday opening hours are the same as Sunday opening hours.

Also nearby

  • Cineworld

    Located opposite our bistrot, the brand new cinema features eight state of the art digital screens. Click here

  • Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre

    A multi-functional venue that hosts up to 180 professional performances, over 200 film screenings and over 500 workshops, every year. Click here

  • The Newport Centre

    This multipurpose leisure centre boasts a pool with flume and wave machine, a concert and exhibition venue, as well as facilities for badmin. Click Here


General Manager - Nathan

Having worked in hospitality management for over 15 years, Nathan joined our Torquay team in 2014, where his beard and skills were quickly noticed. His love for food, wine and people brought him home to his roots in South Wales, taking up the role of General Manager of our Newport bistrot.

Head Chef - Silviu

Silviu started his career in Romania after finishing culinary school. He then went on to work in several restaurants both in Romania and in the UK. Silviu joined our bistrot family in 2013, working as a Chef de Partie at our Cardiff bistrot. His passion for food helped him to grow in the role, as he was shortly promoted to Senior Sous Chef. He then joined our Newport bistrot where he progressed to Head Chef.

'Excellent service and ambience, a special place. As frequent visitors to France we both felt as though we were in France, we cannot wait to return with our friends and family

Gareth Everson via Online Feedback