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14 place du Vieux Marche, 76000 Rouen, France
02 35 89 88 72
Today
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 44
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 4
    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
A Good Recommendation

This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel who were not serving dinner on a Sunday night. Always a chancy thing to do but on the whole we were impressed. My wife is a coeliac and so needs to eat a gluten free diet. This was not a problem and the staff and kitchen in particular coped with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2014
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Halesworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fabulous food, good menu, nice wine and brilliant service, very helpful and friendly staff a most enjoyable evening. Family of seven adults accommodated with no notice and a smile English spoken without fuss.

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Halesworth, United Kingdom
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40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel who were not serving dinner on a Sunday night. Always a chancy thing to do but on the whole we were impressed. My wife is a coeliac and so needs to eat a gluten free diet. This was not a problem and the staff and kitchen in particular coped with this... More 

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Oldham
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We couldn't decide where to eat but we'd had a look at the menu of a few of the restaurants in the square and the fixed price menu here suited us better than the others we'd looked at. The dishes were light, cooked well (perfectly seasoned I should mention) and presented in an unpretentious way, it is supposed to be... More 

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Cuneo, Italy
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91 reviews 91 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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stevesaint
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

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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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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113 reviews 113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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Leuven
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33 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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
27 helpful votes 27 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 place du Vieux Marche, 76000 Rouen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Haute-Normandie  >  Seine-Maritime  >  Rouen
  • Phone Number: 02 35 89 88 72

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?