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The Bistro @TheOldBank​

The Bistro is perfect for lunch or a casual meal in a relaxed and family friendly environment.

The Bistro at The Old Back is located on the ground floor of the building in an understatedly stylish room that provides diners with street level views of the harbour. It’s the perfect backdrop for a romantic meal or a get together with family or friends – young and old!

Ask your host for our kid’s menu, and scroll to see sample lunch and dinner menus.

The Bistro Opening Hours

Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday: 12:30pm – 8:30pm
Friday & Saturday: 12:30pm – 9pm
(closed Monday & Tuesday)
Open Christmas Week | Monday 19th – Christmas Eve (12:30pm – 3pm on Christmas Eve)

The Bistro Menus

Please note that all of our menus are subject to seasonality and availability.

Lunch served 12:30pm – 3pm (3:30pm on Sunday)
Tapas & Pizza from 3pm – 5:30pm (3:30pm – 5:30pm on Sunday)
Dinner from 5:30pm – 8:30pm (9pm Friday & Saturday)

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Lunch Menu

Soup & Brown Bread €6
Seafood Chowder & Brown Bread €8
Crispy Calamari with Herb Aioli €7/€12 (Small/Large)
Patatas Bravas €7
Marinated Heirloom Tomatoes, Buffalo Mozzarella, Balsamic Onions & Basil €8
Crispy Smoked Haddock Fish Cakes, Lemon Mayo & Salad €8
Mussels, Garlic, White Wine & Garlic Bread €7/€12 (Small/Large)
Roast Beetroot Salad, Goat’s Cheese, Candied Walnuts & Pear €8/€12 (Small/Large)
Al Elie Farm Tomato Bruschetta €8
The Bistro 8oz Beef Burger, Red Onion, Tomato, Lettuce, Burger Sauce, Smoked Bacon & Chips €17
Beer-battered Market Fish, Peas, Chips & Tartar Sauce €17
The Bistro Lasagne, Hand-cut Chips & Salad €16.50
Fish Pie €15
Seafood Pasta, Mussels, Cockles & Prawns in an Arrabbiata Sauce €16
Traditional Carbonara Tagliatelle €16
Chicken and Mushroom Pappardelle, Parmesan Shavings & Rocket €16
Hand-made Gnocchi, Herb Butter & Crispy Parma Ham €14
Toasted Special & Chips €9

Pizzas
Spicy Pepperoni €15
Smoked Ham & Mushroom €15
Margherita €14
Goat’s Cheese & Roast Pepper €14
Confit Duck, Chilli Jam & Cucumber €15
Garlic Pizza Bread €6 (€7 with cheese)

Dessert
Crème Brûlée €7
Chocolate Brownie, Vanilla Ice-cream & Chocolate Sauce €6
Selection of Freezin’ Friesian Ice-cream €7
Apple & Rhubarb Crumble & Vanilla Ice-cream €7
Fresh Fruit Meringue €6

Dinner Menu

Starters
Soup & Brown Bread €6
Seafood Chowder & Brown Bread €8
Crisp Calamari with Garlic & Herb Mayo €7
Sticky Duck Wings, Golden Raisins, Chilli & Spring Onion €8
Marinated Heirloom Tomatoes, Buffalo Mozzarella, Balsamic Onions & Basil €8
Crispy Smoked Haddock Fish Cakes, Lemon Mayo & Salad €8
Mussels, Garlic, White Wine & Garlic Bread €7/€12 (Small/Large)
Duck Liver Pâté & Rhubarb Compote €7
Roast Beetroot Salad, Goat’s Cheese, Candied Walnuts & Pear €8/€12 (Small/Large)
Black Pudding, Toasted Hazelnuts & Apple Salad, with a Honey & Mustard Dressing €7/€12 (Small/Large)
Al Elie Farm Tomato Bruschetta €8
Prawns “Pil Pil”, Garlic, Lemon, Basil, Cherry Tomatoes & Chilli €12

Mains
Pan-seared 8oz Sirloin/Rib-Eye Steak, Roast Mushroom, Vine Tomatoes, Garlic Butter/ Pepper Sauce & Hand-cut Chips €28/32
Pan-fried Market Fish, Baby Potatoes & Seasonal Greens, with a White Wine & Chive Sauce €19
The Bistro Lasagne, Hand-cut Chips & Salad €16.50
Roast Chicken Supreme, Buttered Leeks, Peas, Smoked Bacon & Baby Potatoes, with a Cider Cream Sauce €21
Moroccan Lamb Curry, Couscous & Natural Yoghurt €16.50
Confit Duck Leg, Potatoes, Root Veg & Jus €19
Fish Pie €15
Seafood Pasta, Mussels, Cockles & Prawns in an Arrabbiata Sauce €16
Traditional Carbonara Tagliatelle €16
Chicken and Mushroom Pappardelle, Parmesan Shavings & Rocket €16
Hand-made Gnocchi, Herb Butter & Crispy Parma Ham €14

Pizzas
Spicy Pepperoni €15
Smoked Ham & Mushroom €15
Margherita €14
Goat’s Cheese & Roast Pepper €14
Confit Duck, Chilli Jam & Cucumber €15
Garlic Pizza Bread €6 (€7 with cheese)

Sides
Patatas Bravas €7
Chips & Garlic Mayo €5

Desserts
Crème Brûlée €7
Chocolate Brownie, Vanilla Ice-cream & Chocolate Sauce €6
Selection of Freezin’ Friesian Ice-cream €7
Apple & Rhubarb Crumble & Vanilla Ice-cream €7
Fresh Fruit Meringue €6