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Gill Cote Bistro

14 place du Vieux Marche, 76000 Rouen, France
02 35 89 88 72
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Ranked #75 of 448 Restaurants in Rouen
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Cuneo, Italy
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80 reviews 80 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We decided for the Bistrot because our favorite Japanese restaurant was closed on monday. The place is nice and the service very kind But the food is quite boring. They serve you some bread with aromatised pork fat... No comment. Then the entrances which have very expiring titles but quite simple taste and flavour. Main dishes are covered with sauces... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We chose this restaurant on the basis of 5 star reviews but we were rather disappointed . The entrees of smoked salmon and asparagus were excellent but the main courses were a bit unappetising - a tough chicken thigh and plain fish with a bizarre purple and green colour scheme. Perhaps we made the wrong choice on a bad day.... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We went for my birthday while we stayed in Rouen and we thought the place was excellent. Great quality while affordable. The citron chicken was delightful but the desserts really stand out. The raspberry soufflé with licqorish jelly was amazing!

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warwick, England
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We were very disappointed with this bistro which had been recommended to us by our hostess in rouen. They did not seem to care about our custom despite the booking being made on our behalf by a regular local user. We were greeted with a grunt and escorted to a table for two deep back in a corner of the... More

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Albi, France
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76 reviews 76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

We were recommended this chic little restaurant by our B&B in Rouen. Although we passed many other interesting restaurants en route, we were glad to find Gill Cote Bistro The menu was simple, offering a choice of four starters, mains and desserts on the table d'hôte menu, but a more extensive a la carte was available. We opted for two... More

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We made a reservation two hours before the start of the service. Don't confond the Bistro Gill with the starred Gill restaurant. It is a totally different concept. Le Bistro Gill offers traditional frenche bistro cuisine, with a modern flavour. We were not thrilled about it, but enjoyed the evening.

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

After doing the march around the marche, and reading the reviews we popped in and made a booking about 45 mins before service started at 7.30. We were given the window seat and happily ate through the menu. Great French food with a contemporary twist. Loved the juniper berries on my entree! Good food that didn't blow the budget- heartily... More

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81 reviews 81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We stayed overnight in Rouen and took a walk looking for somewhere to eat. We'd had look on TA and decided to head towards the area where many of the restaurants are. It was quite busy but we managed to get a table here. The service and food was excellent and I recommend it highly. The only downside was the... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We enjoyed 2 evening meals at this small bistro. The food was typically French and good value. The only real downside was the lack of air conditioning on 2 blisteringly hot days in July - but then I suppose we could have searched out one that had!!

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Hong Kong
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

We walked around the square on a monday night, wondering which ones were a tourist trap and which restaurant weren't, when we came across this little quiet modern bistro. The bistro soon filled up with locals and tourists equally, and we were surprised at the high quality of food at 22€ for 2 courses. There was limited choice on the... More

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