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Bistro Merlot

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

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  • 103
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  • 55
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 8
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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
Fantastic food and service!!

Both my wife and I had the duck (anka). She had a side salad with the duck and I had extra fries. The duck tasted heavenly. I could easily just pull the meat of the bone. So tender! The sauce and mashed potatoes tasted excellent as well. For dessert we had chocolate fondue with vanilla ice cream... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

don't trust or rely on the good feedback, it's a trap! - very average food not worth the money at all - it lacks love, creativity and freshness - the wine is expensive but has an empty but unfortunately even stingy taste - the potatomash, we we're assured, was made out of real potatos, but i'm very certain it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Both my wife and I had the duck (anka). She had a side salad with the duck and I had extra fries. The duck tasted heavenly. I could easily just pull the meat of the bone. So tender! The sauce and mashed potatoes tasted excellent as well. For dessert we had chocolate fondue with vanilla ice cream. Tasted to perfection!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My wife and I went to Bistro Merlot with high expectations based on rating here at Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed. We were welcomed by a charming and smiling young lady who gave us supreme service all through the evening. We had onion soup and cheese for starters and Duck and lamp shank for main course. The meat was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Either the chef is trying to give me a heart discease or he just simply lost the salt pot in to my risotto. Food had been great if it wasn't for the extremely amount of salt. It kind of ruined the experience. Nice and cozy place though. And the wine recommended for the food was great. My boyfriend was happy... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Had a great dinner here. The food was extremely rich and I could not eat all of it! People write about it being on the small side and that was true. I would recommend!

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Angers, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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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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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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Address: Engelbrektsgatan 34, Gothenburg 411 37, Sweden
Phone Number: +4631201021
Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  West Coast  >  Vastra Gotaland County  >  Gothenburg
Average Prices: USD 9 - 39
Cuisine: French

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  • 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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