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Le Cafe Francais

5 Place Pey Berland | 33000, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 52 96 69
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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“rice pudding” (2 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
5 Place Pey Berland | 33000, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Expensive beer, slow service, good views, tourist trap. The views of the cathedral do not make up for the poor service and inflated prices.

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I had dinner here last Sunday evening having just arrived in Bordeaux and picked this restaurant for dinner. We both had a fantastic steak washed down with a bottle of red wine - just what we wanted after a long day. Would...More

Thank Marie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a special outing in Bordeaux and thoroughly enjoyed the meal. The egg mimosa was beautifully served and the Ocean Salad was of copious portions. Very tasty with a large piece of poached salmon, smoked salmon and prawns. Adrian was delightful and paid us...More

Thank sublaloge
Reviewed 1 week ago

Day trip to Bordeaux from Parentis and looking for a decent lunch..... We found Le Café Francais near the cathedral and decided on a single course lunch. We were seated immediately and although bus, the service was good; helpfully, there was and English / Spanish...More

Thank CJW_51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, fun and quick staff, great food, stunning views, and the food comes extremely fast after ordering. A very good restaurant in Bordeaux!

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasant outlook but dreadful food, over cooked fish with cold rice and small portions too, my husband asked for medium/rare lamb which arrived well done I had to ask three times for water despite it not being busy a disappointing meal with poor service...More

Thank carol G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This typical French pavement café has a prime position, facing the stunning Cathedrale St. Andre. That was the only good thing about my visit. There is another café that looks very similar, right next-door and I recommend walking past Le Café Francaise and going into...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good fish here. The grilled cod was tasty. The ocean salad was a delicious mixture of grilled salmon, shrimp and another very delicious raw fish with different veggies and a nice sauce. Nice ambience outside under the Cathedral Saint Andre de Bordeaux, in a...More

Thank PilotMichael
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Great position just by cathedral and square. Looks a nice bistro but cooking lets it down very heavy handed bistro cooking. The wine was good though lovely bordeaux semillion, shame!

Thank 232Rainer
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This bistro is in a great central location facing St Andre Cathedral and Town Hall. It is great for sitting outside on a sunny day or admire the attractive ambience inside. Sadly, our dining experience was a let-down. My husband's Grilled Sole was just OK,...More

Thank Anneke N
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$41
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Place Pey Berland | 33000, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 52 96 69
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