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ZE BISTROT

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13 rue Henri IV | Quartier du chateau, 64000 Pau, France
05 59 27 44 44
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12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lovely lunch spot

This restaurant was recommended to us for its lovely location and interesting lunch menu, we were not disappointed. The three of us all had the set lunch menu at 17 euros for 3 courses each. The "menu du jour" that day:- - Starter = Rillettes de saumon or gazpacho - Main = Filet de merlu or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2014
Elle D
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Pau, France
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Pau, France
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us for its lovely location and interesting lunch menu, we were not disappointed. The three of us all had the set lunch menu at 17 euros for 3 courses each. The "menu du jour" that day:- - Starter = Rillettes de saumon or gazpacho - Main = Filet de merlu or salad cesar - Dessert... More 

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Pau, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We had dinner at Ze Bistro having never eaten out in Pau. It was recommended by family who had eaten there once before and joined us for the meal. The menu was small, but specials were available, so, lots of choice and variety. The service was fantastic and the food was wonderful. Reasonably priced. We would most definitely recommend it... More 

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Oloron-Sainte-Marie, France
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We had lunch here recently and enjoyed it immensly . The menu is simple and very good value , but the cooking is not ordinary and everything is very well presented. It is a charming little bistrot in the chateau area of Pau - and one must book as it is only very small . There is some outside seating... More 

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Woking
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Visited this restaurant as we had seen good reviews on Trip Advisor. If you like plenty of choice on your menu and decent portions then this is not for you. Only three choices per course, not cheap for what you get and found the service disinterested; they couldn't even be bothered to recommend a wine. Agreed it is a nice... More 

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milano
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

We have been living in Pau for almsot two years because of my fiancé job, and we feel like we are in exhile. Most of the local restaurants are average and propose always the same (overpriced) things over and over, and you are supposed to like them because they are "bearn" products..... Well this restaurant is really good, the food... More 

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n.yorkshire uk
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012 via mobile

Hosted with great charm and efficiency the food is exceptional. Small well chosen menu, all freshly and beautifully prepared. Just great.

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pau
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

Good food and wine, great atmosphere, and very friendly . Not for everyone I know but the foie gras is delicious. Go if you can.

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Peregian Beach, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

We had a lunch and a dinner here. Fabulous cote de boeuf shared as a main, beautiful myrtille tart , small but interesting wine selection. Very reasonably priced (42 euros for lunch for two including a glass of wine and coffee). Warm and efficient service. Located near the chateau.

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Perigueux, France
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2011

We had chosen this restaurant from previous Tripadvisor recommendations and we weren't disapppointed. We could not get in on Maundy Thursday as it was full so we booked for Good Friday. The ambiance is lovely and the staff attentive without being overly so. There is an excellent choice on the menu - between the 5 of us we had a... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2011

A very good meal indeed, great ambiance and well priced, for four the bill came to 117€ the foire gras was stunning, and the Sea Bass exceptional. Good service as well. Highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13 rue Henri IV | Quartier du chateau, 64000 Pau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Bearn-Basque Country  >  Bearn  >  Pau
  • Phone Number: 05 59 27 44 44

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 44
  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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