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Bord de L'eau

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2 Market Street, Wick KW1 4AR, Scotland
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having recently traveled from one end of Scotland to the other for the weekend I was surprised and delighted to find that our host for the weekend had booked a table at Bord de L'eau [there's one to conjure with for you witty punsters out there but I can assure you food and drink ONLY on offer]. Fantastic French menu... More 

Thank ski663
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice during our two week holiday in north east Scotland. It is absolutely fantastic. Brilliant menu, friendly waitresses, prompt service, beautiful wine and ambience to boot. I had the tagliatelle to start (visit 1) and the goats cheese salad (visit 2). Both perfectly cooked. I would have liked a red onion chutney for the goats cheese... More 

Thank Charlotte S
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal in this rather noisy restaurant. The French chef is a long way from home in the cold north of Scotland but warms his clients with his fine cooking.

1 Thank Hedley S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An outstanding meal - superb menu with good service and a particularly nice touch was the French chef coming to speak to us at our table.

Thank andrew_bramlea
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206 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Wick for the first time, for a reunion, & loving the French cuisine, my husband & I wanted to dine by the river. Bord de L'Eau combined both & we were not disappointed; choosing to be seated in the new conservatory, although there is plenty more seating inside. I chose snails, and my husband Fish Soup to start our... More 

Thank AlMel27
Wick, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a Chef myself i don't often write reveiws restaurants(for fear of being Hypercritical but thought i must here.Fantastic French bistro food cooked with love and had a real homely unpretentious feel to it. Great flavours, in fact I had the half lobster thermidor as a main and had to order another half when I finished it as it was... More 

Thank bobbycam
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166 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time I've visited and I was really impressed. It was a stormy Tuesday night, rain lashing down but we were warmly welcomed and here it is all about the food and we were not disappointed! We tried the oysters, mussels, fresh fish, scallops, venison, steak, duck, brûlée and crepes and the cheese and coffee...... All looked great and were... More 

Thank Dave L
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although this time of year is not full of visitors this far north, I was greeted very well indeed as I arrived. The menu, although not very extensive was perfectly adequate to satisfy anyone who wanted a good well cooked, imaginative French meal. The wine list was good but missed a Sauvignon blanc. I really enjoyed a Bordeaux blanc. My... More 

Thank Nigel T
Reading, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint little restaurant by the river. Really nice French food. Staff are really friendly. Relaxed atmosphere. A little on the pricey end of the spectrum but you get what you pay for.

Thank Colin W
Stroud, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A one night B & B in Wick on our NC500 trip, somewhere to eat, saw the advert in the B & B and decided to give it a try. The main restaurant was a bit brightly lit for us, so we chose the conservatory which was fine for an early September evening. For a Wednesday night is was quite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Market Street, Wick KW1 4AR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Wick

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