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1 Rue Montebello, Fontainebleau, France
01 64 22 00 33
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
...Prime rib feast

A month in Fontainebleau in July and somehow I never managed to visit Bistrot Sud...a big mistake!! Back in Fontainebleau for 3 days in November...and dinner with a friend on the final night at Bistrot Sud! The finest Foie gras I have had in the town...followed by a huge prime rib perfectly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 12, 2014
Fred D
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Such a beautiful city........pity that as a University town, Bistrot Sud have no idea about how much revenue is driven by foreign visitors. Two steaks - one lovely & one god awful! Gave feedback & just got a shrug of the shoulders. The staff......classic French manners. My recommendation, stay at the bar opposite with the gorgeous bar male staff!

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A month in Fontainebleau in July and somehow I never managed to visit Bistrot Sud...a big mistake!! Back in Fontainebleau for 3 days in November...and dinner with a friend on the final night at Bistrot Sud! The finest Foie gras I have had in the town...followed by a huge prime rib perfectly prepared and carved for 2 people. This is... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Good French food in a small restaurant right in the center of Fontainebleau. Conveniently located. There is some (unheated but covered) patio seating. Wine selection is limited. Quick service, but no English. Reasonable prices. Electricity cut out 3 times, while we were there. But that didn't affect our meals or service.

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Wrexham
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Enjoyable meal in a a pleasant atmosphere. A little too cold to enjoy the outside seating so went inside. The waiter was very helpful and brought a menu on a chalk board in English. I had the menu of the day (Chicken with potatoes and vegetables) at 17 Euros. and the Crème Brulee at 6.50 euros. Both were very good.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

The restaurant was very appealing as we were out looking to eat after a long day. My wife's duck and my steak were both undercooked. The steak was a pretty average cut of meat and despite an ok sauce it was not very satisfying. I ordered a glass of red wine which was very ordinary and for me not to... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I visited Bistro Sud with friends. We picked Bistrot Sud by coincidence as the place we had picked upon recommendation nearby was full. And we picked well!. A no too long menu with traditional dishes (beef, canard, sweetbreads, fish, salads). And it was good! Service was quick (in spite of a rather busy place), attentive, cordial. Good recommendation for the... More 

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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

Much better than necessary, and much better than most other bistros. The food is classic dishes, but they are prepared for more modern tastes. Everything was delicious. Even the wine (by the glass) was very good. Notable eats: the gazpacho, the lamb.

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Bogota, Colombia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

It was a Sunday evening, perhaps not the best day of the week for this restaurant! The service was informal and sloppy. We had three different waitresses and they all had an uncaring attitude until our main complain. There was a huge piece of hard plastic in my salad! This should not have happened as the restaurant was not busy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

A busy well run restaurant with an attractive menu suitable for large and smaller appetites. A heated verandah expands the seating area.

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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Good food...good wine...good service...good ambience...English menu = great restaurant that I would visit anytime again. In fact, while in Fontainebleau, we dined here twice.

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Address: 1 Rue Montebello, Fontainebleau, France
Phone Number: 01 64 22 00 33
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Fontainebleau
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Rue Montebello, Fontainebleau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Fontainebleau
  • Phone Number: 01 64 22 00 33

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic

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