About The Bull and Beggar
RAW BAR HAPPY HOUR 5-6 DAILY - HALF OFF OYSTERS SHRIMP AND CLAMS. Classic French cuisine, cocktail bar and raw bar set in a warm warehouse revamp in the River Arts District.
French, Southern, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday 5:00pm-10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:30pm Sunday Brunch 10:30-2:30
$30 and under
Our restaurant is located on the back side of The Wedge Studios building next to The Wedge Brewery. Parking anywhere on Paynes Way is acceptable.
ART W1 and W2 to Roberts street.
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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The Bull and Beggar Ratings and Reviews
Never disappoints - always a great selec ...
Never disappoints - always a great selection of oysters plus interesting yet approachable options for every size appetite. Menu changes frequently enough to make each visit a treat. Favorite date nite spot .
It had been a while since we had been at ...
It had been a while since we had been at Bull and Beggar. The menu was fresh, the rest remained the same. This is on the top of our Asheville list. Service was great. We tried new and favorite small plates and entrees, all was prepared to perfection. It won't be as long before we are back. Love this place.
Bull and Beggar is just consistently exc ...
Bull and Beggar is just consistently excellent. Medium sized plates to split are a great way to try the variety of unusual dishes they put together. But...that being said, their steaks are beyond great. Thanks to all the staff, they are excellent at what they do and so friendly.
That beef tartar! The filet! The cocktai ...
That beef tartar! The filet! The cocktails! Best Negroni I've ever had, hands down. The croutons in the leaf lettuce salad were made to order and were surprisingly amazing, highlight of the salad. My only regret was not having a few more stomachs so we could've tried the charred octopus, the pork rinds, or dessert...
Best steak in Asheville.
Best steak in Asheville.
Overall disappointed, I'd give it a 2 out of 5
Everything was so salty I could hardly eat it. Had the filet mignon and it was overcooked and a tad on the tough side. This restaurant is owned and operated by the same people that run the Admiral here in Asheville so my expectations were high and needless to say I was let down. There was three of us dining and the bill including tip was $180 I doubt we will return to this establishment.
It was ok but did not live up to the hyp ...
It was ok but did not live up to the hype. I ordered the burger plain and got one fully loaded. Not cool.
Always good, great service, great food, great experience. Love their Monday night Burgers and happy hour everyday for seafood! Great selection of oysters!
The experience was incredible. We had c ...
The experience was incredible. We had charred octopus, swordfish and filet. All delicious and cooked to perfection. Neat location in the River Arts District. Already telling our friends they have to try it.
Thank you for taking care of us. The food and service was amazing. Such a great night with friends visiting .
Excellent food, great atmosphere, friend ...
Excellent food, great atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff. Our only objection was that we showed up for a 7:30 reservation, but weren't seated until a little after 8. Not a big deal, but a little frustrating.
Not Worth the Money
4 person dinner (2 younger teenagers). Nothing on menu for younger folk. Too many "chef's choices" (waiter had no idea what could be included). Highly overpriced. Waiter seemed put out whenever a request was made. Would not recommend, and certainly would not recommend for anyone younger than 20. 4 people, 1 appetizer, 2 glasses of wine: $200
An exceptional experience
Went on date night with my wife. Got lucky and had a reservation. Customer service was top notch. The waitress was very helpful and attentive. The food was exceptional. A great evening
The food is a bit pretentious for the pr ...
The food is a bit pretentious for the prices they ask guests to pay. And many dishes are way too salty!
Excellent flavor and atmosphere
Excellent variations of food options . Listed as romantic if able to get loft seating. Would be nice to have a little more specific food descriptions.
Annual trip to Asheville
We get together with friends once a year in Asheville & we are always looking for new & exciting dining experiences. This was our first visit to the Bull & Beggar. The menu has many options for those with small or big appetites. The appetizers were unique & creative. We loved the charred octopus. I am a vegetarian and found satisfying options. My meat eating friends were equally pleased. Highly recommend!
Food was excellent, the filet mignon off ...
Food was excellent, the filet mignon off the chart! Our sever was inadequate, only addressing me, not my wife, and replenishing my glass, not my wife glass. She also took my plate away while I was still working on it! Hopefully she was new at the job and will get better. If, not she may need to fing something she is good at.
Difficult to find, no signs from the roa ...
Difficult to find, no signs from the road, hidden along a gravel track called Paynes Way. Noisy, converted warehouse building. Limited selection of entrees but wide range of appetizers including excellent tartiflette. Bad choice of pigeon & peas if you were hungry.
We dined there tonight 5/23/16. It was " ...
We dined there tonight 5/23/16. It was "Burger Monday" and jammed at 5:00 PM. Three deep at the bar when we arrived. Very creative Chef's and Owner. Excellent and very French inspired menu. BEST and most meticulously created burgers that Asheville has to offer. We highly recommend Bull and Beggar!!
Best burger in Asheville. We been searc ...
Best burger in Asheville. We been searching for 'the burger'. Farm Burger, BugerWorx, Rankin Vault, Cedric's, etc, etc, etc...all good, but the burger at Bull & Beggar beats them all.
Absolutely beautiful meal from start to ...
Absolutely beautiful meal from start to finish! One I'll always remember.
This was my third time a Bull & Beggar a ...
This was my third time a Bull & Beggar and they never disappoint. We had a fantastic selection of oysters, plus several items off the menu including my most favorite food, the Octopus. We were enjoying an leisurely anniversary dinner and at no point did I feel rushed by the server to turn over the table or order more food. Everything was fantastic. The cocktails were some of the best I've ever had.
Absolutely the most delicious brunch I'v ...
Absolutely the most delicious brunch I've had in a while!! Menu is incredible, oysters were so fresh And shucked perfectly. The soft egg and Caviar with fresh homemade toast points was so good I felt like I was living a life of pure decadence. The filet my husband said melted in his mouth . My son had the local trout which he ate every last bite accompanied with a lite spring pea shoot garnish and roasted potatoes that were seasoned perfectly. He is a picky eater so it takes a lot to impress his 12 yr. old palette. My daughter and I had the double cheeseburgers and hand cut fries. Juicy. Cheesy, full of flavor . The cheese burgers were fabulous. I heard there is half off the cheeseburgers on Monday's . We are so going! Fries were cooked as fries were meant to be cooked . Salty crispy potato perfection!! Don't miss this culinary concept made of incredible talent and knowledge of what real food should taste like. So good. S.G Of Asheville
Excellent food and great service every t ...
Excellent food and great service every time!
Bunch in Asheville
We booked this reservation looking for a brunch in Asheville, then we figured out it was also Mothers Day. The food was over the top, unique and tasty. It is one of the places that we will surely visit on our next trip to Asheville. The only complaint is that the State of NC has archaic laws regarding Alcohol. It's not the fault of the restaurant, but the next time we will make a later reservation.
Great food, cool location
This time we went for Mothers day and the Brunch was great. I have been in the past for dinner and they cook a great hunk of meat. One of the best cooked steaks in town in my opinion.
Great find! The food was fabulous . . . ...
Great find! The food was fabulous . . . especially the Ploughman's Platter . . . a delightful combination of tastes and textures. Great service too. The location is a bit hard to find. Better signage would definitely help.
Recommended by a friend who visited Asheville last week. Came for the oysters, stayed for the cocktails! Very knowledgeable bartender and foodie-friendly environment. Will have to come back for brunch sometime!
Casual setting but great for date night. ...
Casual setting but great for date night. Talented bar tender. Fresh, mostly local food with a southern flair. My husband doesn't usually enjoy hush puppies but raved about B & B's, served with whipped maple butter.
Excellent Food, Couldn't Ask For More
Me and my husband are both pretty picky foodies. We LOVED this place! The cocktails were amazing, I love making my own, so I was super excited and impressed. The food was amazing we had an excellent date night and wanted to visit the River Arts District in Asheville, so this was an excellent find! We love the atmosphere it was nice but not fancy, casual and comfortable with excellent food.
It was actually very hard to find but once we got there, thanks to the restaurant's guidance, it was marvelous! Great food, great ambiance. Funky and amazing food! I cannot wait to return.
Amazing dinner, from start to end just fantastic! Service was great, food was outstanding.
Very tasty food, great location, and ser ...
Very tasty food, great location, and service is always the best!
Once again, great (and best burger in town)
Still the best double patty cheeseburger in Asheville, and the Monday night special (cheeseburger and fries with a drink of any kind, $6) is the bet deal in the Southeast. Our waitperson, Julie B., was FANTASTIC. My only wish is that B&B would get better buns. Bocado in Atlanta (the best double patty cheeseburger in Atlanta) orders their buns from competitor Holeman & Finch, and I bet H&F would ship them to Asheville. That would make the Bull & Beggar burger the best ever. Two cocktails, a half dozen oysters on the half shell (half price), two cheeseburgers and fries, one Wicked Weed Pernicious, $50 plus tip. Can't beat it with stick!
Usually a great dining experience.
We have been to The Bull and Beggar before and the food has been excellent. This visit, however, the Octopus was tough, to the point that a steak knife was requested. The Morels , peas and sweatbreads were good and the service was excellent as always. We will go back.
One of our favorite local restaurants to enjoy on date night or to bring friends to. The food is consistently great and the service is the best in town.
Great burgers, better atmopshere
Great little spot tucked away at the end of the Wedge building, really cool decor. Service was fantastic, very attentive but not annoyingly so. Went for $6 burger night, very tasty, fries were amazing. Only complaint would be to get larger water glasses, they are only maybe 6oz.
The steak was outstanding, but nothing else was (and I don't like fries or potatoes swimming in cream). The server was smug and impatient. I won't be back.
food, service, bar all topnotch
inventive, gourmet dinner options cooked to perfection. server knew the menu well and had great recommendations. bartender/owner mixes a great drink.
Drew, co-owner and the mixologist the evening we dined, was very gracious and clearly cared about his craft...our server was also extremely gracious and knowledgeable about the local food, checked back often...we left feeling as though we had a very "local" Asheville dining experience...a highlight of our visit.
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