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Santosha

#300 of 1,708 Restaurants in Bordeaux
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2 place Fernand Lafargue, 33000 Bordeaux, France
0966817656
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 56
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    Very good
  • 30
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  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Kind of cuban, asian, african mix

The food is abundant for a low price. So consider just one main course for two if you are not hungry or dont really eat much. We were 3 people. The best one we tried was a meal with rice, seafood, and a scrambled eggs. the mixed rice with beef was just ok for me.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
Luis C
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New York
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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

It was served almost 5 minutes after ordering, the red curry was dry, the chicken was over cooked, the beef that I had was good. Maybe the curry was a bad choice, but the restaurant is definitely overrated.

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Bordeaux, France
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Best go to Santosha early rather than late, it's always quite full, ( fyi they do take away) it's a very trendy "street thaï" restaurant in Bordeaux. They have a couple of sister restaurants as well, but me and my friends always end up in this one, food is great... that must be why ;) I recommend the satay skewers,... More 

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Malaysia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The service was poor. Not a warm welcome. The portion of the food was large but the taste was out of my expectation. Taste weird. Far from the original Asian taste.

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New York
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16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The food is abundant for a low price. So consider just one main course for two if you are not hungry or dont really eat much. We were 3 people. The best one we tried was a meal with rice, seafood, and a scrambled eggs. the mixed rice with beef was just ok for me.

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Bordeaux, France
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8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Best thai I've found in Bordeaux so far. Papaya salad, pad thai and Tom Yum soup are delicious. Service is fast and smiley. Love this place.

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Bordeaux, France
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

I live in Bordeaux and I can honestly say Santosha is the best restaurant. The restaurant it's self is nothing fancy but the food is amazing. The portions are huge and the price is good (7,80€-12€). I recommend the caramelised chicken or the fish cooked in a banana leaf. All the young people go here so it's a cool place... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This restaurant is busy because it's GREAT. Reasonable prices, busy (although seated quickly), quick service (yes, even in France!), large portions, and variety. The soup was a phenomenal meal. I went to dinner here with a friend who lives in Bordeaux and he chose the restaurant. Great choice.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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190 reviews 190 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The menu isn’t extensive, around 12 or so main dishes. The spicy ones are marked which is helpful. Main courses are almost all 10 euros 80. There seemed to be only one dessert on offer. They brought complimentary tap water (in their own printed bottles) and glasses (one was chipped) to the table. We sat inside; there was a bit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This place had great food and the best service in town. Very hip feeling, be carful not to go south of here as there is a rougher neighborhood a few streets over around St Michael's basilica.

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Pamplona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

There are large quantity of oriental dishes with specialities of indonesian and thai food. I ate Nasi goreng. The dish was good but I ate better Nasi goreng in other restaurants. Quantities are ok. Prices are competitive. Interesting place to eat some different flavours.

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Additional Information about Santosha

Address: 2 place Fernand Lafargue, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: 0966817656
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 13
Cuisine: Asian, Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 place Fernand Lafargue, 33000 Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: 0966817656

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 13
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?