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Le Bouchon Bordelais

2 Rue Courbin, 33000 Bordeaux, France
05 56 44 33 00
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Ranked #31 of 1,474 restaurants in Bordeaux
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

We came in for a Sunday lunch and were not let down. We shared the steak for 2 which was really delicious. The steak was a great quality washed down with a French red. The waitress wAs lovely but as the meal went on you could see she was stretched and too busy for one person. There was a lot... More

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Wiltshire
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We were recommended by Hela, our walking tour guide, to have lunch at this small bistro type restaurant situated in a back street a short distance from the crowed restaurant area around the Place du Parlement. Small cramped and buzzing, mostly with locals having their lunch, this is the type of restaurant I love to find in France. Good value... More

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My wife and I found this lovely place by accident wandering around the back streets of Bordeaux. We had lunch on two occasions and were not disappointed; the fish, salads and beef are all superb, accompanied by good quality and reasonably priced house wine. Staff excellent - charming and helpful and, a bonus, spoke English.

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Tillicoultry, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

In a restaurant justly renowned for its excellent beef, I had the best langoustines ever! (A pity there weren't more.) Agree fully with all the excellent reviews.

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Charlotte,NC
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I won't repeat the very accurate descriptions of the food other reviewers have described. All I can say is "C'est magnifique!" My wife and I so enjoyed our leisurely lunch at Le Bouchon Bordelais surrounded by a number of French locals having a wonderful time. The conversations were so lively, but not loud, and not always verbal. A taste of... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

What a little gem of a place?! So glad I got this recommendation through trip advisor. You definitely need to book this one as it is only a small place~ you can do this online. If you're looking for good French cuisine, with vibrant artwork on the walls and lounge music to boot, then this is the place for you.... More

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Sydney Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Recommended by friends, we booked (essential) at this tiny restaurant. Out of the way, but a short very walk from the main square of Bordeaux. A cosy, lovely room. As other reviewers have noted, the floor staff were happy to explain, in English since it was easier for us, that we could order the menu - three courses for 38... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have come back from Bordeaux, France just last Sunday. This was my first visit to the city. I was in France 10 years ago, in Paris and Grenoble but...in business, not on a holiday. This year I have decided to go there on a short city-break. I've chosen Bordeaux...quite randomly to be honest. Once the choice has been made,... More

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Bordeaux, France
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I have a dining in this restaurant every week. I saw many times how English speaking guests were surprised because they were ready that waiters don't speak English. This situation is tipical for the restaurants in France where we have menu only in French and nobody can talk to tourists in English. This restaraunt is exceptional! I preffer to book... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We arrived here off the back of a local's recommendation with high hopes as he described it as one of the best places to eat steak in Bordeaux. We were not disappointed! Food (steak), service and ambience were excellent.

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