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The Central Bistro at the Washington Central Hotel

The Central Bistro is open for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner every day with special menus for the festive period. We emphasis quality, freshness and simplicity within our menu and this is why people have been visiting for years.

We have an extensive bar service offering local ales, cocktails, full wine menu and Prosecco on tap and free Wifi!  See our Wine List and Gins and Cocktails Menu.

Due to Covid 19, we are currently only able to accept bookings from the same household or support bubble.  Be assured the safety of our staff and customers is our main priority and we have therefore made some changes.  To read more about these changes see our Covid 19 Guidance.

Opening Times

  • Bistro lunch – 12.00 to 14.00
  • Bistro Evening – 17.00 to 21.00
  • Afternoon Tea – 14.00 to 17.00 but will serve outside of these times dependant on availability


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    Festive and Winter Bistro Full Menu


    Festive Guys and Girls Afternoon Tea Menu

    New Years Day Lazy Lunch Menu

    Read all our Testimonials…..

    Came for afternoon tea this time with friends. Plenty of freshly made cakes, sandwiches and we even had a glass of fizz! Didn’t use the pool which apparently you can.
    August 2015 – Central Bar and Bistro