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7 quai de la Douane, 33000 Bordeaux, France
05 56 81 23 40
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Ranked #788 of 1,555 Restaurants in Bordeaux
Price range: $22 - $67
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Makati, Philippines
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We had great company, great wine (Chateau Siran Margaux 2004) and large appetites. We were also a large group of 16 with varied expectations, children and many many questions. The staff was baffled but they adjusted quickly to our needs. Some confusion with orders but nothing that wasn't quickly fixed. Pricey... we ended up paying close to 90€ per head.... More

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Bordeaux, France
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Fernand used to be better but the last time a was a bit disappointed. The food is a bit average as is the service. It still is nice when you can sit outside on the terrace.

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Visiting this beautiful city for the first time. Thought we would take advantage of the weather and the views by the river, and have a meal at this well presented restaurant. What a mistake!! Asked for a table for 6 (no one else in the place) and was rudely asked by an individual in a grubby t shirt, if we... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

We were recomanded by locals, who are my parents. They are French and so am I. I live now in the USA and I was visiting with my husband and mother in law after all the great thing we heard we had great hopes... But unfortunately this was a poor experience!!! Service was awfull and far from what it should... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We were recommended to visit this restaurant but were extremely disappointed. The seafood platter was good but took almost an hour to arrive, no real problem as we sat enjoying the evening. However, we had both ordered sole for the main course, when they arrived the skin and the meat was tough as old boots, in our opinion it had... More

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Used to come here a few years ago, but this time found it very average, not great food, my fish course looked and tasted as if it had been hanging around at the pass for along time. The cafe fernand desert course was the best part of the meal.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I had a reservation for tonight at 7pm, and I received a text (from The Fork) at 5:45pm saying that my reservation was canceled. No explanation given. Very poor form, Fernand.

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Pas de Calais
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103 reviews 103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Judging by the reviews this is a marmite type of restaurant - people seem to love it or loath it in equal measure. We had a truly memorable lunch sitting outside. We speak French but staff could and willingly spoke English, were friendly and attentive. We shared a starter ( langoustines) and a plate of cheese before we had dessert,... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Dined here with family and friends for my brother-in-laws 60th. Fabulous food, great service and a lovely place. Definitely worth a visit for a special occasion. They even catered for unusual requests.

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London EC1
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Dined here last week with family on a visit from Chicago; despite miserable weather we arrived between showers and were rewarded with a great view of the illuminated riverfront. Service was attentive but discreet and the food was well-priced and very good: the fish lasagne and grilled sole were particularly well received. Three of us ate from the fixed menu... More

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Additional Information about Fernand

Address: 7 quai de la Douane, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: 05 56 81 23 40
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 22 - 67
Cuisine: Seafood

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