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Le Bistro Francais

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Ikh Surguuliin Gudamj 2 | central Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
+976 11 32 0022
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9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Bangkok, Thailand
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413 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 387 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2016

I was pleasantly surprised by the «Bistrot Français» which is located near to Parliament Square. The setting is decently elegant without being above the notch. It is a place to enjoy good food in a French decor. The specialty is a fillet steak of 350 grams. It was cooked to perfection. The green pepper sauce was tasty and can rival... More 

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Thank Riesst
italy
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206 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016

I prefer to go to local cuisine restaurant. However in this case I was invited. They claim to make French cuisine with some plates named to be "italian", This is not the case for the aubergines eggplants, that for the description should have been the Italian Parmigiana. Not true at all, not well cooked, not well presented. And also the... More 

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Ulaanbaatar
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346 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I took lunch at Le Bistro the other day after an extended absence from the city. Just like old times I was greeted by the proprietor Monsieur Guy at the door where we chatted for a moment or two. The restaurant has lost none of its charm, and it remains a great place for a meal, drink or snack especially... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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392 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Came here for coffee, drinks and desert in mid afternoon. Coffee was good and our flaming desert was terrific. However, it was a hot day; and there was no air conditioning inside, and the room was way too warm. No breeze outside, and the patio was under the afternoon sun. It had wifi, but very slow. Staffs knew very little... More 

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Thank JPDallas
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

That is simply so! Best in town under the leadership of Guy! Just now back! Service on Their friendly toes! Menu w new dishes and great balance !! Congrats Guy and Bistro! U are on top Tomas

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Saint-Etienne, France
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 14, 2016

It's very uncommon to find this type of food in Mongolia. I had a steak tartare I really enjoyed even if a few ingredients were missing. I don't like capers to much so I didn't care. My wife had duck magret. It was unfortunately not cooked properly. It wasn't seared well and instead of "rosé" it was full of water.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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288 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

We went a couple of times to the bistro for both drinks under the patio and dinner indoor. The patio is very nice and at this time of the year the weather is perfect to spend quality time drinking a fresh draft beer or a glass of wine. It is a smoker frendly place too. Dinner indoor is more formal.... More 

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Thank Philippe G
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2015

be it for a decent meal indoors or a light meal or drink outdoors, Le Bistro Francais offers many good choices. during summertime it's relaxing to sit outdoors and watch the busy life passing by.

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Thank ueli45
Vienna, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2015

After days of horseback riding and camping in remote northern Mongolia, it was very appreciated to return to a delicious multi-course dinner at Le Bistro Francais. Good quality at a reasonable price.

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Beijing, China
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216 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed July 12, 2015

At 35 000 MNT, you will enjoy a delicious Chateaubriand. Choose the Moelle sauce or pepper. Served with a choice of gratin dauphinois or French Fries, and salad. The meat was super tender. Very nice in summer to sit on the terrace. The best French restaurant of UB. Very food also the mix cold cut as a starter, I recommend... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ikh Surguuliin Gudamj 2 | central Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • Location: Asia  >  Mongolia  >  Ulaanbaatar
  • Phone Number: +976 11 32 0022

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