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Fernand

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7 quai de la Douane, 33000 Bordeaux, France
05 56 81 23 40
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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At short notice we called in at Fernand Restaurant on the river front in Bordeaux. On arrival we were greeted with open arms. Then we asked for the plate of the day, which was advertised outside at 16.90 euros a head and then it went down hill. The staffs attitude changed, probably because we... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Tony S
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Warrington, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I was referred to the Fernand Restaurant by the concierge at my hotel. I was so pleased by the food and service at the Fernand that I came back for dinner again next day. Very kind and attentive waiters, good recommendations, fantastic food and wines. Stay outside on the terrace and enjoy the nice view of the Garrone banks. Prices... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The location was nice as it is located just across the street from the river. We were seated quickly, but that was the best part of our experience. I ordered beef....very tough...my daughter order chicken which was ok. I ordered a glass of wine (mistake #1). It tasted sour so I returned it...only to see it wasn't removed from my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We were looking to find respite from an untimely gale and found this restaurant by the Garonne riverside ! Nice cozy place and a lovely diner type decor. Food was delicious however a tad pricey. My partner and I had a nice time though! Cheers,

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

At short notice we called in at Fernand Restaurant on the river front in Bordeaux. On arrival we were greeted with open arms. Then we asked for the plate of the day, which was advertised outside at 16.90 euros a head and then it went down hill. The staffs attitude changed, probably because we weren't ordering from the expensive menu... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We went to Fernand for dinner. The food was pleasant but no more; oysters (which appear to be a speciality of the place) were decent, but those you can for example sample at the Sunday market in the Chartrons area are better. Service was a little sketchy - our table was attended to by two different waiters. Prices are a... More 

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Saskatchewan, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We had supper there. Oysters seem to be specialty as we noticed every table ordered them, minus us. I had the sea bass and hubby had the lamb. Food was good with typical pricing for a higher end restaurant. Service for okay but we didn't order bottles of wine so water refills never happened. Crieme brûlée was great and topped... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 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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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

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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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 - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $19 to $59
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 quai de la Douane, 33000 Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: 05 56 81 23 40

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $19 to $59
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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