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1 Place du Parlement | 1 Place du Parlement, 33000 Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 44 44 43
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 99
    Excellent
  • 204
    Very good
  • 50
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Deservedly popular

This is a lovely little brasserie on Place du Parlement - much less conspicuous than the others that crowd the square but, I wager, rather better. A perfect risotto and excellent Charolais beef.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We enjoyed our meal in this restaurant, the food was good but found the service mixed. Our male waiter was very friendly and cheery but the female waitress was miserable, unfriendly and bordering on very rude!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Really poor food. The fois gras was watery, the os a moelle not cooked enough. The risotto was not a rissoto.inside smell of toilettes. Staff was friendly, location is good but food is horrible. I would not recommend this place.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is a lovely little brasserie on Place du Parlement - much less conspicuous than the others that crowd the square but, I wager, rather better. A perfect risotto and excellent Charolais beef.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

The entrees were delightful, the plats were grand, especially the porc Basque style. Lovely wine, kind service. What more could you want?

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Zurich, Switzerland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The restaurant was recommended to me by the hotel staff, they said the food was good and all local produce was used - food was really good, had the paté for starter and an excellent piece of cod for entree. Fairly good value for the money, service not exceptional, but then a woman alone never gets really good service...Would definitely... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We ate very well! The Saint Jacques shells are delicious : really nice texture. And for the risotto as well...So "cremoso"! The service is good ; good timing for the arrival of the dishes at the table and very polite people. About the dessert, cocoa' amateurs ...Attention!!! Here it is : An ephemeral sphere of chocolate, that you have to... More 

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Rouen, France
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Had the lunch formule and was totally great! Cheap with all the dishes you need! Had the chicken skewers and octopus as starters, boef tartar and lamb as main meal; all were delicious! Really recommended!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Me and a friend went here to try and get a nice Bordelais cuisine- we heard about Chez Philippe, which I believe used to be the previous owner of the restaurant, who was reputed for having good oysters. Well, no oysters on the menu. Whoops. We ordered the fixed menu- Brie tempura for an appetizer and the lamb for the... More 

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Belgium
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here to celebrate a birthday and we were very pleased with our choice. We decided to take the suggestion menu and that was very good value for what we paid. Every dish was a feast for the eye and tasted as good as it looked. The wine choice is vast with wines for every pallet and wallet.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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51 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We hunted for ages to get a place for our last full meal in Bordeaux and found it here. It was very nice. They had run out of the entrée and plat du jour but the meals we picked were very nice and well priced. We felt we had paid a fair price for the experience and had fun people... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Place du Parlement | 1 Place du Parlement, 33000 Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 44 44 43

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?