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Bistrot du Grand Louis

44 avenue de Saint Medard, 33700 Merignac, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 47 28 65
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
3 Jul 2017
“French brasserie ”
13 Jun 2017
“Delicious Dinner”
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All hours
French, European, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
44 avenue de Saint Medard, 33700 Merignac, Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

A friendly French brasserie with great atmosphere, reservation required, friendly employees, smiling, and they speak English. Must try their Carpaccio and Para Negra Ham from Spain. Delicious steak tartar, Great portion, and superb ice cream and tasty espresso. This place in Paris will cost you...More

Thank Urbanfood78
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I was staying at an airport hotel and didn't want to eat in its restaurant. I found this gem not too far from my hotel. It was not walkable, but it was a short Uber ride costing about 11Euros each way. I had made my...More

Thank JD28204
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Good food. Service ok. Staff little bit slow. We did talk to the manager wife. Nice girl. Good quality meat with French fries. Home made desert. I will recommend the place.

Thank plassard
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We were looking for a place to eat close to Bordeaux Merignac airport on a Thursday evening. Found this restaurant by sheer coincidence and what a revelation... It was their live Jazz evening, fully booked, but a table was found for the five of us....More

Thank T d
Eric P, Propriétaire at Bistrot du Grand Louis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2016

Dear T d, What a pleasure to read your review. It's always nice to be a good surprise for our customers, even more when you're foreign ! Hope to see you next time ! Best regards !

Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

The Bistrot is all and more than described in the review. The waitresses were very friendly and welcoming. We had the best sea food platter with the most sumptuous cold snail I have ever tasted accompanied by a delicious white wine from the loire region....More

Thank classicchi
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We chose a small steak evening meal. absolutely delicious, the sauce the steak was cooked in was beautiful, was served simply and rustic. Steak chips and salad was €17 euros. Only disappointment was there did not appear to have any local wines on the menu,...More

Thank EmmaVolare
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent service, tasty food abd reasonable priced wine list! No need for any other comments..............

Thank Gary J
Eric P, Directeur général at Bistrot du Grand Louis, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2015

Hello, I'm so happy to see your comment about your dinner at the Grand Louis. Hope to see you during vinexpo 2017. Best regards.

Reviewed 7 February 2015

Visited this restaurant for a casual dinner for 4 with friends. The atmosphere was good, and the place was bustling for a Wednesday night, a shame we were sat by the front door, however we didn't book as weren't expecting it to be busy (as...More

Thank simon_green25
Louis G, Propriétaire at Bistrot du Grand Louis, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2015

Thanks a lot for your feedback and explanations. We hope to be better for your next visit. Best regards

Reviewed 5 June 2014

the restaurant is very nice , good services and excellent French food, I saw some sea food that looks really good but I choose some standard French entrecote, it was a dream so good, really with that an excellent French wine Pessac Leognan and my...More

1  Thank JpegG64
Louis G, Gérant at Bistrot du Grand Louis, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2014

Hello, Thank you for your comment. It's always a pleasure to share our traditional food culture ! Hope to see you soon. Best regards.

Reviewed 2 February 2014

We eat at this restaurant about once a month and are never dissapointed; excellent friendly staff; service just right and consistently good food.Well worth a visit!!

1  Thank Ynotllig
Louis G, Propriétaire at Bistrot du Grand Louis, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2014

Hello, Thank you so much for your comment. Hope that you are still loving our cuisine and we wish to see you soon. Best regards.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$49
French, European, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 avenue de Saint Medard, 33700 Merignac, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux  >  Merignac
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 47 28 65
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Gourmet restaurant of meat and grills, fish and seafood in Merignac, close to Bordeaux, in theGironde. This restaurant proposes traditional and authentic food based on fresh produces. Come to taste specialities of the Southwest of France within a sophisticated and smart surroundings. Ideal for the business lunches as for romantic dinners. Reception of groups and reservation online possible. Discover the dishes, the menus and the wine list on the website
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