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Bistro Merlot

Engelbrektsgatan 34, Gothenburg 411 37, Sweden
+4631201021
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Ranked #14 of 770 restaurants in Gothenburg
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $9 - $39
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Gothenburg, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

If you are in Goteborg. Never forget to try this place. It is super. Very good vines and food. This is a real French Bistro. Right in the central of Goteborg.

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Son, Norway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Warm atmosphere, cold air during winter (they promised next time too fix it)food bistrolike and ok prices, we always come back to this cosy french bistro, both private and business. Not formal.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We have been living in Gothenburg for half a year and have tried many different restaurants, including some of the fancy, top rated ones here on Trip Advisor. However, we have kept coming back to Bistro Merlot. The food is excellent and the prices are fairly low considering the quality and portion size. The atmosphere is warm and cozy and... More

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Oslo
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

The waitresses kept changing at our table and it became clear that they did not communicate. We were asked several times if we wanted to order food and wine even though we already ordered earlier. We had to explain that we already ordered and the waitresses had to check if the order ever made it to the kitchen. When we... More

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I truly enjoyed my evening here at this wonderful bistro. The food was delicious and uncomplicated. Cooked to perfection ( I had the duck my colleague had the lamb) The service was warm and friendly, and I think on this particular trip Merlot was the best dining experience we had. If you are in the area, please try this place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Very nice staff, excellent wine and wonderful food. Again, the people working here are amazing. We brought our baby daughter a Saturday night and they were all so joyful. We're coming back.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We dropped in here on a Tuesday night in September having vaguely recognised the name from when we'd been trawling TripAdvisor for restaurants to visit before our trip. Thank goodness we remembered it! Having been for some charcuterie in a different place earlier in the night we only had space for a main course at Merlot - what a tragedy... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

A good restaurant that is located in the centre of Gothenburg, but not on the main street (Avenyn) where you normally have a lot of tourist-trap restaurants. This restaurant offers really nice French food with good variety on the menu. The food was well prepared and tasted wonderful, this is one of these restaurant that are very close to the... More

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Kristinehamn, Sweden
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14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

It is a adult place but our kids loved the meat and fish. As did the adults. No problem to bring a baby carriage there. Our young tough reviewer, 11 years old, loved everything - even the sauce - and that does not come often.

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Brisbane, Australia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

A short menu is not necessarily a bad thing - it's one of the defining characteristics of a bistro (along with small, inexpensive, unpretentious if Oxford and Merriam-Webster are to be believed). We had confit duck, skewers, and the two boys shared a burger. All meals very good. The service set this place apart. Some places we've been to had... More

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