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la cape

#104 of 1,708 Restaurants in Bordeaux
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 112
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always . . . and still . . . a Star

We last reviewed this restaurant in 2011, and decided that it was time to say that the restaurant is still a shining star. In the interim there has been a chef change, which can be traumatic for some restaurants, but in this case La Cape never missed a beat. One has to consider himself or herself... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
cheadle1
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jacksonville, florida
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
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jacksonville, florida
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We last reviewed this restaurant in 2011, and decided that it was time to say that the restaurant is still a shining star. In the interim there has been a chef change, which can be traumatic for some restaurants, but in this case La Cape never missed a beat. One has to consider himself or herself truly blessed when a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We went here for dinner and ordered the surprise menu. The degustation is well priced at 60 Euro and consists of 5 dishes. Each dish looked great using pastel colours with spots of faded greens, yellows and tans. The flavours were good and well known. Each dish was well seasoned and the proteins and legumes were all well cooked perfectly.... More 

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Hong Kong
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247 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We arrived with barely a min to spare for our 1:30pm reservation. The restaurant was located in a house in the suburbs, and typical of the starred Michelin setup. My appetizer and entree consisted of a courgette salad with lamb chops, while my wife had the codfish. All of the dishes were well executed, so we couldn't ask for anything... More 

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Pompignac, France
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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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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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46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 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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Aquitaine, France
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201 restaurant reviews
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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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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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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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Additional Information about la cape

Address: 9, allee de la Morlette 33150 CENON, Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: 05 57 80 24 25
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
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
Average Prices: USD 37
Cuisine: French

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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 37
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients, 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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