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Bistro Merlot

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Engelbrektsgatan 34, Gothenburg 411 37, Sweden
+4631201021
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place for a French dinner

the place is nice and one of the waitress speak french. The Foie gras as a starter was really good. The musles dish was a bit disappointed : small quantity, not so tasty and small musles (maybe not the season). the creme brulée for the dessert was ok.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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Angers, France
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Angers, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

the place is nice and one of the waitress speak french. The Foie gras as a starter was really good. The musles dish was a bit disappointed : small quantity, not so tasty and small musles (maybe not the season). the creme brulée for the dessert was ok.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Could not rate this restaurant high enough. Going back for sure. The food was excellent and the staff was extremely nice.

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Höllviken
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We went a family of four with two teenage kids and really loved this place. It's located in the centre and is extremely cozy and the staff was very warm and welcoming. We hade the cheese and meat starter and it was perfect with great cheese and a good size for four people. We also had the escargot and they... More 

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Hull
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8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Nice food but a bit expensive for the quality of the meals. Service was good and great selection of drinks.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Very small, the seat space was very narrow. Yummy food. It is a good place to fill up your hunger but sitting there chatting with friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Truly delicious French food with a taste of southern France. We had an incredibly sweet hostess so service is first class.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I am not someone who really cares much about restaurants when I travel. I just need to eat. My no nonsense approach to dining really changed with Bistro Merlot. It is very rare that I find a duck dish that I like as much as what is offered here. I also very rarely order dessert. The chocolate fondant was to... More 

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Mechelen, Belgium
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Just arrived in Gothenburg, and we went out for a bite. Luckily we found Bistro Merlot with friendly service and innovative dishes and a good choice of wines.

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Oslo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This place has good french food, no doubt about it. However the location is not nice as the main view from the windows are on a bussy car road and a high raised grey appartment building. The interior is not either the nices; it makes the restaurant feels cold. (And what is up with the music selection?!)

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Umea, Sweden
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We were spending Bastille Day in Gothenburg and wanted to do it in style. Bistro Merlot was an ideal location for our dinner, located in the same street as our hotel, just a few steps from Avenyn, the main street in the heart of Göteborg. We had found this Bistro at TripAdvisor and were attracted to it due to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Engelbrektsgatan 34, Gothenburg 411 37, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  West Coast  >  Vastra Gotaland County  >  Gothenburg
  • Phone Number: +4631201021

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 39
  • Cuisine: French

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