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Le plat a oreilles

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8 rue des faussets, 33000, Bordeaux, France
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were taken to this great little restaurant by local friends. We all had different entrees which were quite nice but the pork dish to share was outstanding! With bread to soak up all the sauce, good wine and friendly company made for a great evening. Highly recommended, just make sure to book as place gets full quite quickly.

Thank Michael M
Nyon District, Switzerland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place was recommended, was looking for typical local non-touristy restaurant and this place delivered. Reasonably priced, great location, small homey atmosphere. The food was excellent and very typical French Bordeaux region cuisine, like a homemade meal but better. Recommend to reserve ahead since it is small and gets busy. Also, I would say don't be the first two couples... More 

Thank Walter F
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner - very thoughtfully prepared and presented food. I had the fish of the day which was cod baked with vegetables and hubby had the pork. Both were so full of flavour and just spectacular. We paired it with a lovely local wine which completed the meal perfectly.

Thank foodie_wanderlust
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bordeaux was very busy on Bastille Day and we managed to get the last table at this restaurant - next time we will book to make sure we get in. The food is delicious - I had very garlicky mussels to start. These had been removed from their shells, which meant no smelly fingers! My husband had eggs cocotte, which... More 

Thank Susan G
Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this place whilst looking for somewhere else and how glad we were! I don't think I have ever had more flavorsome food. Simply prepared and presented without fuss. We asked what the house specialities were and went with them. The mussels and goats cheese tart were great but the mains of pork and rabbit were just so... More 

Thank mpo8000
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

The food and service is just excellent. The restaurant is small, as is the menu, but don't let that deter you from a meal of great food and wine at good prices. No tourist pricing here! Recommend you to book to avoid disappointment.

Thank JohnBerkshire
Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We tried to dine at Bistro L'Exploit without a reservation. They were booked completely for our last two nights in Bordeaux. She recommended this place, and it could not have been better! We both had the lamb cooked with vegetables and sauce. It was delicious, accompanied with a half bottle of red wine from Haut Provence. The Madame of the... More 

Thank Marla52674
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The were very cozy atmosphere, tablecloths, discreet service. The hostess helped choose good wines. The food was perfectly cooked and delicious.

Thank Tanya U
Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

A warm welcome from Madame to this excellent small restaurant run by a husband and wife team. My rognons were delicious and cooked perfectly "rose" as ordered. Three courses and a bottle of good Bordeaux totalled 78 euros. Great value.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We found this restaurant searching on the internet (and knew the area, near Place du Parlament). It is quaint and reasonably priced for Bordeaux. We read they do not play music so it is quiet. As more people walk in and converse during their meal, you forget. We were served a starter plate of little savory puff pastry twists with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$33 - $41
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue des faussets, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: 33556512409

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?