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Bistro Venitien

26 rue des Gras | Au Pied de la Cathedrale, 63000, Clermont-Ferrand, France
+33 4 73 31 27 37
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“parma ham” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
26 rue des Gras | Au Pied de la Cathedrale, 63000, Clermont-Ferrand, France
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Have visited this place on most of my trips to Clermont. Its always busy but only once did I get turned away. Its on the small road running up to the front of the cathedral. Look for the red canopy. Eat inside on one of...More

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Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Definitely the nicest staff with big smiles on their faces in France so far. It has a very nice and warm atmosphere and good food as well. Cherry tomatoes and olives are spectacular as an entrance.

Thank Ahmet Murat Z
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Travelled back through clermont-Ferrard on the way back from Spain. Found this Italian in the cobbled streets, sat upstairs which was nice but a little a warm (was 32C outside) as no AC. Waitress spoke little English and we spoke little French, so ordering was...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

Close to the cathedral, great inside and outside eating! Friendly staff and really good food! The desert menu must not be avoided, go for the profiteroles!

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

Pizzas with different topping to what we are used to. Goats cheese with Parma ham, figs and honey was lovely. Service was good and prices to match. Definitely somewhere to consider for a cheap and quick bite. Five stars rather than four as the cafe...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Set in the historic part of Clermont Ferrand the restaurant does a brisk trade offering the usual Italian staples.Pizza and Pasta form the majority of the menu and are generally good but not great. Having arrived early we were served relatively quickly, though as the...More

Thank Andre T
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Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Great food and a great location. Took good care of our family. Family of five with two vegetarians and a wonderful back drop of the cathedral... very happy!

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Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We asked for a table of 5 which seemed a problem, after 5 minute debate, the lady, organising the tables, agreed with a table size 6. Clearly not with her approval. The pizza's were of good quality, tasefull, yet small of size. The service was...More

Thank BrusselsMGi
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I was new to Clermont-Ferrand and a friend and I grabbed a bite at this restaurant one night. We sat ourselves and not only did someone not come to our table for 25 minutes, but we were treated with little respect and the waiter acted...More

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed March 1, 2016

my daughter led me to this "italian - named'' bistro for my birthday. I was chary about. But everything was nice. Good lunch very big portions, friendly staff, lots of happy-looking people eating. I will go again if i come there again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 rue des Gras | Au Pied de la Cathedrale, 63000, Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Puy-de-Dome  >  Clermont-Ferrand
  • Phone Number: +33 4 73 31 27 37
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