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2 Place Fernand Lafargue, 33000, Bordeaux, France
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Wed 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

While in Bordeaux and the lady wanting a spicy dish, we decided to seek out this much hyped Santosha restaurant. We found it with ease a short walking distance from the Place du Palais tram stop in a square buzzing with diners. There were tables available inside although most diners were enjoying the summer outdoors. We ordered Nasi Gorang and... More 

Thank Ravjad
Southlake, Texas
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240 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

We went for lunch, based on the positive reviews on TripAdvisor, and they were right on! The setting is quite nice, right on an entertaining square surrounded by restaurants. We had a variety of dishes, the thai wings were superb, as were the chicken and pork sate. My wife was very pleased with one of the many vegetarian dishes available.... More 

Thank DragonChowhound
Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Very good food and nice dishes for a reasonable price! Be careful what you eat, some dishes are very spicy! Sometimes there are a lot of people but they serve very fast!

Thank anafernanfezz
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

I've been there plenty times and was never disappointed, the food is always great and the service always quick. Love the place itself, it's decorated in a stylish way in my favorite neighborhood. The downside of the place's popularity is that it's often crowded and noisy : i would recommend the terrace.

Thank Brian M
Texas City, Texas
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120 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

Ordered a red curry with chicken and got a mish mash of chicken meat pieces with a very liquid sauce and not the usual thick Thai curry sauce though it was flavorful but I would not call this a Thai curry dish. Rice was excellent though. The other chicken dish we ordered was not great either. Maybe their other dishes... More 

Thank Bintbatoutta
Bordeaux, France
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

We were a group of friends for dinner. The meal served was copious but not to my expectations. However, the desert was really excellent and really help us finish the evening outstandingly

1 Thank christianwmc
Brives sur Charente
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

After a long day travelling we arrived in Bordeaux and fancied something other than French food, a taste sensation and we were delighted with all that we found at Santosha. We shared a couple of dishes from the tapas section... The sausage dish and the prawns and both were utterly delicious. We then had a beef dish with rice and... More 

Thank Haslett1
New Preston, Connecticut
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2016

Not much ambiance if you're eating in but takeout is great. They are quick and friendly and the food is not great, but solid. We tried red curry, a sauteed vegetable dish, satay, a beef salad and a spiced chicken dish. All were solid choices.

Thank kadct
County Donegal, Ireland
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

This "Asian street-food" restaurant is very busy which should be a good sign. Some of the staff were capable of dealing with this and engaged well with their customers while others had a more abrupt manner. Our table was outside and the ambiance was not helped by the rather tacky furnishings and being surrounded by the queue for take away... More 

Thank jeamclaughlin
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60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Sunday in Bordeaux is fairly quiet and finding a good place for lunch tricky with 90% of restaurants closed it seems. Santosha is on an old square near the cathedral and was packed with locals and tourists. With the 35 C heat outside the busy kitchen staffed by 3 slightly frenzied Thais looked like perhaps the worst place to be.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $13
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Place Fernand Lafargue, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: 0966817656

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