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5, Rue de la Madeleine, 64210 Bidart, France
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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All hours
Tue - Sun 7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Adelaide, Australia
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130 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We can't fault this small friendly restaurant. The food was delicious & beautifully presented & the service by both waiters was efficient, friendly & they made excellent recommendations. It was so good we went back the next night & if anything it was even better. Make sure you book as it is always busy & they turned so many people... More 

Thank Andrew J
Braunton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

After a recent change of ownership and total revamp of the interior we didn't quite know what to expect after being regulars there under the previous management - however , we were far from disappointed . Now the interior is tastefully done in a modern basque style decor with banquettes as well as the usual chair and table set up... More 

Thank Muchilenia
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2015

This lovely restaurant was highly recommended, by multiple people in Bidart. The restaurant is modern and has a warm, cozy feel to it. The quality of our dinner was exceptionally good-everything was fresh and delicious. We started our dinner with a pumpkin soup that was the best soup we have ever tasted! The restaurant is owned and operated by a... More 

Thank Glen M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2015

This restaurant was recommended and didn't disappoint. Very modern interior and great welcome from the staff. Not a vast menu but what was on offer was delicious. Definitely recommend.

Thank Denise M
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Had great dinner, the owner is lovely and authentic. Good food and just about right in size, tiramisu is quite different to what you would expect, but fresh if your up for something different! No frains, just plain and good taste!

Thank Anne S
La Verdiere, France
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2014

I particularly love this little, cosy restaurant, a bit outside the main square. The meals are very good, prepared with fresh ingredients. Price/quality is correct and the service is absolutely outstanding. In short : adorable !

Thank 462peggy
Lopik, The Netherlands
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120 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

This small restaurant is hidden in a small side street just of the main square. Most restaurants in Bidart serve fairly standard tourist food, but this gem serves real basque food prepared with fresh regional ingredients. Service was great, a friendly waiter who did his best to communicate in English. The menu was in French All dishes were beautifully composed... More 

Thank AlexAnnemiek
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2014

The meals we had were well cooked but a little under expectation considering the price charged; lacking substance. Maybe we'be been spoiled by the quality of food we'd had in more down to earth beach side shacks but on a relative comparison I have to rate this place as so so.

Thank zandor_trout
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

First evening we had the dinner menu, great value for money. All courses were excellent and me and my 10yo daughter both appreciated a lot. Next evening we came for the aperitif and enjoyed the tapas: highly recommended the camembert rôti and flambé au Calvados.

Thank Marco R
Braunton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2014

just off the village centre and tucked in a side road towards the sea , this small restaurant was highly recommended by local friends - and we were not disappointed ! A set menu with four choices each of starter , mains and desserts might seem limited at first glance - but what is served is a delight - both... More 

Thank Muchilenia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $31
French, European
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5, Rue de la Madeleine, 64210 Bidart, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Bidart
  • Phone Number: +33559268955
Cosy restaurant in the center of Bidart with local and seasonal product. Open every evening from 7pm till 11.30Pm homemade cocktails.....

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