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) #27 of 2,012 Restaurants in Bordeaux €€ - €€€ French,
35 rue du Loup, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 44 21 19
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Gastropub
€€ - €€€
35 rue du Loup, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

We were in Bordeaux for one week and ate at several highly rated restaurants. Food was excellent. After the entree I turned to one of my friends and said let's cancel our reservation the next night at our other favorite place and come here again....More

2  Thank CORNEA1
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Excellent food and great service. My wife and I had a great experience. You need to make reservations; only about 10 tables. The area is safe to walk. Rodolfo & Milagro May 20, 2014

Thank Rodolfo B
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I read very good reviews of this restaurant so booked from the UK months before our trip to make sure we had a table as there were quite a few of us. It is right in the centre of the city and a few minutes...More

1  Thank Helena F
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Excellent central bistro with good value menu. The Waitress deserves special mention for her friendly service on a busy saturday night.

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 19 May 2014

After reading all the positive reviews, I decided to go here. It's an elegant, small restaurant right at the city center that indeed offers excellent and Original French cuisine. Prices are affordable. When I was here, there was only one, very friendly young waitress, but...More

Thank Alex2013407
Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

Small restaurant, you will need a reservation. The girl who runs the floor is sweet and helpful, though since she is the only one, service is slow. There is really no reason to complain, however - food is amazing and the 4 or 5 set...More

2  Thank thismomtravels4
Reviewed 8 May 2014

We ate here on a Saturday night. The restaurant was fully booked mainly with locals which is always a good sign. As mentioned in other reports there is only one waitress but she was excellent and the service was superb. She guided us through the...More

1  Thank Steve_wendy181
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Thanks in part to tripadvisor, we had another exceptionally great dinner in France that would be equal to any 5 star restaurant in the us at double the cost. Attractive restaurant that presents a delicious amuse bouche and took pride in the delicious appetizer of...More

1  Thank Ronnie G
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Following the advice of many previous Trip Advisor reviewers we opted for the Croc Loup on a recent visit to Bordeaux and to all of those who recommended it ..thank you it was a was a wonderful experience living up to all our expectations. The...More

1  Thank Eva H
Reviewed 20 April 2014

An honest, good quality restaurant that provides high class food at a reasonable price. It is a down to earth experience, not ostentatious, but relies on the food to impress you. There is only one waitress, so you will need to be patient; but she...More

Thank steve Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$38
French, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 rue du Loup, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux>  > Rue Sainte-Catherine
  • Neighbourhood: Rue Sainte-Catherine
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 44 21 19
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