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11 rue de la Devise, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 57 34 47 01
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“monkfish” (9 reviews)
“tataki” (3 reviews)
“beef” (6 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
11 rue de la Devise, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 4 December 2016

My freinds and I went there for a Friday girls night and we enjoyed a lot! We liked the ston wall inside the restaurant which is warm and nice. The service was quite well too. Since the chef or the suos-chef is a Japonais women...More

Thank WeiU
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Very high quality, fresh fish. We had three different fish dishes and all three were fresh and delicious. Parmesan risotto which accompanied one of the dishes was fantastic, wine list very affordable. On the night we were there (a Saturday) there was only one waiter/busboy...More

1  Thank interterra
Reviewed 5 November 2016

L'Encoche (interesting name!) offers high quality food in a beautiful setting. It is located on one of the nicest squares in the historic center. The young manager is very attentive. The menu tends towards the classic and - judging by other reviews - doesn't change...More

1  Thank Jay M
Reviewed 25 October 2016

L'Encoche was recommended by our B&B hosts and I am so glad we gave it a try. The restaurant is located just off La Rue de Pas-St-Georges in a beautiful stone-walled medieval building. We both had the salmon and sesame starter which came with a...More

1  Thank nics218
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had dinner here twice last year and were quite flattered that the owner remembered us. It was fairly busy for Sunday night with almost all English speaking customers. Tge menu is exactly the same as last year. It's a good menu but I think...More

1  Thank busyeater
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant through TripAdvisor and the positive reviews are correct. From the street, it's not impressive but inside it's quietly elegant. We had the lotte and hake. Both were delicious, the lotte was particularly delicious-the best yet. Service was very professional and friendly....More

1  Thank patrick1125
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Really lovely food and gorgeous wines. Friendly waiter who was helpful with English and allergy advice. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank Vicky K
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The restaurant is very well situated in the centre of the historic section, and run by a husband and wife team. Nice room, attentive service and very good food; had the shrimp rolls as a starter, the Rack of Lamb and Steak Frites - all...More

1  Thank marc s
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I reserved by phone from UK before our visit. There was only one server but he gave excellent service. The rating is based on my wife's opinion as her meal was excellent whereas mine was just very good. I felt my veal was a bit...More

1  Thank eurotrippers
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal - the monkfish and the lamb were both delicious - washed down with a good Saint Emilion. Attentive service and nice ambiance.

1  Thank TwellsTravellers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 rue de la Devise, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: +33 5 57 34 47 01
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