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5 rue de la vieille-tour, Bordeaux, France
33556817501
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Ranked #167 of 1,646 Restaurants in Bordeaux
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Montcabrier, France
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Situated in the old part of Bordeaux yet slightly off the beaten tourist track, this place is a real find. The setting is 50s/60s. With photos of famous film directors hanging on the wall, the likes of Frank Capra, Alfred Hitchcock, Marcel Pagnol and Howard Hawks survey your gastronomic pleasure. The menu is based on simple family-style cooking, all freshly... More 

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Tomar, Portugal
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Not sure what all the fuss is about this restaurant. We found it average and overpriced. It came recommended by our host at our B & B. Had the duck "burger" with foie - 6€ supplement on the 16€ menu and it was neither a "burger" or had much duck involved but lots of chopped red peppers, a small piece... More 

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Florida Left Coast
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Classic French restaurant....not fussy but fun....good food and friendly staff. Love their entre/plat/desert menu combos "le scoop". Good prices and serving sizes adequate without being too large. Each plate is artfully served. We went here 3 times during our visit!

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Washington DC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We went to Scopitone based on another reviewer's comments and were not disappointed. The food was wonderful, causing us to go back for a second meal. The restaurant is simple in décor, etc., so the food is the real focus and it shows. Scopitone is on a small side alley in central Bordeaux and might get lost among all the... More 

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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201 reviews 201 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

we just had arrived by train at lunchtime. given a suggestion by the receptionist we found the hidden small restaurant with it few tables on the street. our small lunch where a salad gourmets - and the name was right! fois gras, duck breast roasted and smoked on salad leafs and simple garnish very tasty - also the wines by... More 

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Bromley Kent
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85 reviews 85 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Caught by the rain, we went into this restaurant just off Place Gambetta. What a find ! The size and decor did not reflect the quality of the food. It was certainly one of the best meals I have had in this region - freshly cooked, well present and very reasonably priced. Staff were very helpful and explained areas of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

If we were walking past this restaurant we wouldn't have gone in but it was recommended to us and we were glad we did. The food was excellent and well priced. We took the daily 3 course menu and other than the grilled vegetables (didn't seem to work for us as a dish) entree we were very happy with the... More 

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St Albans
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65 reviews 65 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

A small restaurant in a side street just off the Place Gambetta , with a good quality fixed price menu at 16 euros offering 3 or 4 choices for each of the three courses. The fish (gurnard) main course was very tasty. The wine list starts at around 20 euros with a cheaper rose wine available by the pichet. Tables... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

This place doesn't look like much, but from start to finish, it was the best meal I had during my recent 12 day trip to France. From entree, to main dish to dessert. I think we could of licked the plates. Go for their pastry covered duck, honey salad, and warm chocolate cake!! Can still imagine it!

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England
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

Tucked away on a side street on the edge of the Golden Triangle. Ate here three times in our stay in Bordeaux. Good a la carte menu, but the menu du jour changing daily at 16 euros is remarkable value and quality. We particularly enjoyed the fish dishes. Service is friendly and prompt. Definitely worth a try.

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Additional Information about le scopitone

Address: 5 rue de la vieille-tour, Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: 33556817501
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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