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La Maison du Douanier

2 route de By, 33340 Saint-Christoly-Medoc, France
+33 5 56 41 35 25
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Oct 11, 2017
“Worth a visit...But,”
Dec 3, 2017
“Very disappointing”
Opens in 25 min
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
2 route de By, 33340 Saint-Christoly-Medoc, France
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

Very desappointing, very average food (limit bad for the vegetarian option). Restaurant very cold, it was windy that night and the heating really didn't do its job. The welcome OK but not specially warm (compared to the way some locals were received). Despite not being...More

Thank GrandPre11
Reviewed October 11, 2017

A very pretty location on the gironde estuary. We were part of group which decided to splash out and have the most expensive menu... 75€ p/p asked that they tell us what wines to have with each course.Went for dinner : Food was excellent as...More

Thank Nen64
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Returned again after a visit last year with high expectations. We had the 55€ menu at lunchtime and were not disappointed with respect food and service. The only slight disappointment was the weather was colder that last year and we had to sit inside. The...More

Thank 33590John
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Took friends here for Sunday lunch. It was very difficult to find a fault. We had the set lunch which at 70€ was not cheap, but from the welcoming champagne through to the two desserts via 5 or 6 other courses of exquisite French cuisine...More

Thank Famrave
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Imagine a hot day in the Medoc. Maybe you've baked in the sun on one of the deserted beaches of the Atlantic, maybe you were in the pool, or if you are toughenough, you'vebeen busy doing sports all day. Whatever the case, now you are...More

Thank SFMJ
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

At the edge of the tide and Gironde river estuary, this very modern yet comfortable restaurant offers a perfect blend of local fish, meat and birds to satisfy any experienced palette.. Simple yet well dressed dishes seem to overcome the somewhat small portions but sitting...More

Thank GavCool
Reviewed September 5, 2016

The restaurant has undergone a refurbishment since we went two years ago and has fresh new energy. The view front the restaurant window of the Gironde estuary is superb with ships heading for Bordeaux on the rising tide. We had the 55€ menu at lunch...More

Thank 33590John
Reviewed September 4, 2016

We're A French/British couple and live 15 mins away. Last summer we had a superb outdoor lunch there in lovely surroundings on the Gironde estuary. Not cheap but well worth it. According to the local paper there are new owners with big plans. Certainly the...More

Thank Roger C
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Service was very slow although there were only another 3 tables occupied and at least 3 waiting staff on site. Waited almost an hour for order to arrive, menu was very limited, only choice of 2 for main course and similar for desert. Portions were...More

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed August 6, 2016

This restaurant sits on the banks of the Garonne and is nicely appointed. The waiters are pleasant but the food is not. Our appetizers of langoustines was overwhelmed by a Thai style sweet sauce and the few tiny langoustines that you could find were tasteless....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$29 - $86
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:30 AM - 9:00 PM
12:30 AM - 9:00 PM
12:30 AM - 9:00 PM
12:30 AM - 9:00 PM
12:30 AM - 9:00 PM
12:30 AM - 9:00 PM
12:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 route de By, 33340 Saint-Christoly-Medoc, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Saint-Christoly-Medoc
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 41 35 25
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"La Maison du Douanier" reborn and invites you to enjoy again this breathtaking view on the Gironde. Freshly renovated , you will find the inimitable atmosphere of this history house.
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