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ZE BISTROT

#19 of 257 Restaurants in Pau
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
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13 rue Henri IV | Quartier du chateau, 64000, Pau, France
05 59 27 44 44
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12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Modern French cuisine cooked to perfection, subtle flavours and beautiful presentation. Unpretentious, relaxed atmosphere and a great bottle of wine. Highlight of our trip to Pau.

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Thank Will J
Romania
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72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I can review this place from two points of view: 1. The point of view of a hungry person: no! absolutely don't go there to eat! The portions are really small for the value, the wine a bit expensive. 2. The point of view of a person who prefers quality, not quantity: all the ingredient seem to be local, very... More 

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Thank Iuliana-Aurora F
Pau, France
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

A fine restaurant. Everything is very fresh and the menu changes regularly. Remember to book as there are only a few tables.

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Thank passacaille
Le Bois-Plage-en-Re, France
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Went there for a lunch, choice of 2 starters, 2 main and 2 desserts. Enjoyed the carrot purée that was delicious, the pork was moist and nicely flavoured. The weather was very hot, we sat on the terrace that is conveniently in the shade, not too warm, and nice scenery of the Pyrénées mountains. I do recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Sebastien Y
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Excellent food and service and attention to detail - homemade meringues with coffee. Fixed price lunch menu great value at 17.50 euros. Evening meal more expensive 130 euros including wine and coffee a la carte but worth treating yourself. Considering it was a tourist area we found it a pleasant surprise run by people who obviously have a passion for... More 

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Thank Wanderwheels
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We had an excellent dinner, probably due to fresh quality raw material. By the end on our early dinner, customers were reluctantly turned away because the limited key ingredients of principal dishes offered had been exhausted.

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Thank Jan M
Pau, France
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82 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us for its lovely location and interesting lunch menu, we were not disappointed. The three of us all had the set lunch menu at 17 euros for 3 courses each. The "menu du jour" that day:- - Starter = Rillettes de saumon or gazpacho - Main = Filet de merlu or salad cesar - Dessert... More 

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Thank Ellen B
Pau, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We had dinner at Ze Bistro having never eaten out in Pau. It was recommended by family who had eaten there once before and joined us for the meal. The menu was small, but specials were available, so, lots of choice and variety. The service was fantastic and the food was wonderful. Reasonably priced. We would most definitely recommend it... More 

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Thank LyndsayPaton
Oloron-Sainte-Marie, France
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108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We had lunch here recently and enjoyed it immensly . The menu is simple and very good value , but the cooking is not ordinary and everything is very well presented. It is a charming little bistrot in the chateau area of Pau - and one must book as it is only very small . There is some outside seating... More 

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Thank Darling10
Woking
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Visited this restaurant as we had seen good reviews on Trip Advisor. If you like plenty of choice on your menu and decent portions then this is not for you. Only three choices per course, not cheap for what you get and found the service disinterested; they couldn't even be bothered to recommend a wine. Agreed it is a nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $44
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 rue Henri IV | Quartier du chateau, 64000, Pau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Bearn-Basque Country  >  Bearn  >  Pau
  • Phone Number: 05 59 27 44 44

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