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9, allee de la Morlette 33150 CENON, Bordeaux, France
05 57 80 24 25
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12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 105
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent choice

We had a wonderful meal in this restaurant on a Friday evening. Everything was beautifully presented and each course had an unusal association of flavours and was absolutely delicious. The service was very good and the wine waiter took us on a wine voyage around Europe. The restaurant was full... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Morley R
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Pompignac, France
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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169 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Pompignac, France
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We had a wonderful meal in this restaurant on a Friday evening. Everything was beautifully presented and each course had an unusal association of flavours and was absolutely delicious. The service was very good and the wine waiter took us on a wine voyage around Europe. The restaurant was full but the tables are comfortably apart so your neighbours are... More 

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Vilvoorde, Belgium
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were surprised by the fact so many people could be seated in this restaurant upon taking our seats. The day we dined at the restaurant it was quite a warm day and after more people got seated in the restaurant you could feel the temperature rise in the dining room. Although I had asked if one of doors leading... More 

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76 reviews 76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

Ate here for lunch, and most courses of the menu were excellent. The risotto was a bit salty, but generally great. The wine menu was a disappointment, I think it's been said before. No half bottles, and all quite pricey. The bottle we eventually settled on was quite unremarkable, wouldn't have expected such a poor wine to be on the... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is a truly excellent place to dine, for which their Michelin star is well deserved. Attention to detail and presentation is one thing but the flavours and combinations were just wonderful. Great value for money at around £60 odd per head including a memorable chocolaty Languedoc wine. Book well ahead to avoid disappointment.

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Tabanac, Aquitaine, France
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296 reviews 296 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 via mobile

We used to love La Cap before their Michelin star, but the last few times we came they had started to take themselves too seriously, and had become a bit too precious after their elevation so had not come for quite some time, preferring Le Gabriel in the Bourse. This time the food and service were both excellent, friendly and... More 

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Francais au Japon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Surprising location in the middle of a off city suburb . The rest is set in a simple villa + garden .Very inventive and well dressed cuisine . With the success the price went up but this is normal .

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

La Cape is in the suburb of Cenon, about 35 minutes from central Bordeaux by tram. The restaurant is in a converted house, inauspiciously situated behind a retail plaza. But the interior is very attractive in a modern style with a Japanese feel. Two large walls of windows in the main dining room overlook a terrace and garden (which would... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

This is my second visit to this restaurant. The first time, some three years ago I was very impressed. The chef has changed and this time around I was very disappointed, I thought the whole food experience to be style above substance. Portions were tiny, flavours oddly put together including foie gras with carrot as a starter, followed by the... More 

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Sao Jose Do Rio Preto, SP
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I went this suburban restaurant because it is rated as the 8 among 600 restaurants in Bordeaux. I also wanted to see the culinary out of the touristic circuit of this town. I lost my time and money. It is a house, in the middle of now where, some tables in, some at the backyards, decoration is contemporary and comercial.... More 

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jacksonville, florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

One has to consider himself or herself truly blessed when a world-class meal is reliably available at a very, very modest price. This is surely the situation at La Cape. We have eaten in this restaurant on four occasions, and it has never taken a wrong step. Service is always impeccable, and the staff is friendly and professional. One can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9, allee de la Morlette 33150 CENON, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: 05 57 80 24 25

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 37
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?