Bistro 1709

Bistro 1709 is a French inspired restaurant serving fresh, chef prepared dishes in Lichfield, Staffordshire. This restaurant is owned by one of Staffordshire’s best known restaurateurs John Ashmore along with Chef Mark Medley. The restaurant in Lombard Street provides a relaxed dining experience, serving quality homemade food at affordable prices.

Our Restaurant

When closed reservations can be made via voicemail on 01543 257986 or email

Opening Hours

CLOSED Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

OPEN - Wednesday-Saturday
Lunch served 12-2pm
Dinner Served 5:30pm-8pm


Enjoy delicious food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere…

Bistro1709 Restaurant, Lichfield
Bistro1709 Restaurant, Lichfield
Bistro 1709 Restaurant, Lichfield
Bistro1709 Restaurant, Lichfield
Bistro1709 Restaurant, Lichfield
Bistro1709 Restaurant, Lichfield

What Our Customers Say

Has always, excellent food, service and atmosphere. Such a great find. Please keep up the superb standard

David Rogers. April 2023

Food and service top notch. Best value for money in Lichfield in my opinion. Absolutely 10 out of 10 keep up the good work.

Barry Worrall, April 2022

Terrific lunch, food, service and atmosphere all great. Best value for money anywhere locally. Booked again for a birthday. Thank you John and team

Caroline McLachlan, Dec 2021

Read more testimonials..

'A French-inspired gem in the heart of Lichfield'
Read the full Restaurant Review by Matthew Panter of the Express & Star - 2nd November 2021