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L'Escorial

) #84 of 1,994 Restaurants in Bordeaux €€ - €€€ French, European
31 rue des Augustins, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 91 96 47
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (4 reviews)
“bavette” (2 reviews)
“ceviche” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
31 rue des Augustins, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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1 - 10 of 341 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After arriving on-time with at booked table at 19:30, a waiter asked arrogantly if we had not looked at the opening hours on the door - telling us they did not open before 20:00. We told him we would go next door as we did...More

Thank Jonas T
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This was the place I visited in Bordeaux where the service was as nice as expected, food is pretty good l, you can go for set menu as well and wine list ok. Location is central and the place inside quite nice.

Thank Diego S
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Charming, overworked young waitresses, so service rather erratic (eg given wrong starter, had to wait ages for cheese). Starter (Ceviche) good, main course (boeuf) poor. Wines very expensive as no picher available at weekends. 26€ for the formule. Wouldn't be tempted to return.

Thank amf-Northumberland
Reviewed 7 September 2016

When we asked our local host where they’d recommend as a local eatery, L’Escorial was it. With a tasty-looking menu at a decent price all whilst being located in the middle of town make this place a good find. Moreover, their chef is known to...More

Thank Snap-Happy_Blue_mm
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

small restaurant in the countless alleys of the Bordeaux old town. Typical French 3 course set up with starter, plate and dessert to a reasonable price. U'll choose one of 4-5 interesting options of each group. All meals had been beautifully presented and all creations...More

Thank Jens L
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were a group of 8 looking for simple french food restaurant and came across this restaurant online so decide to book it. Food was good, beed slightly overcooked but it is great value for 3 courses meal. Our main disappointment was about service as...More

Thank Chingsabung
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Here nice food is served to reasonable prices. The food is simple but still exciting serving dishes from the traditional french cousine.

Thank Tommy S
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

The bavette was what most steak frites dream of becoming. Caprese carpaccio and coffee cream dessert really nice as well. Some elements a bit on salty side for my personal taste, but ingredients combine nicely and most will not think plates oversalted. Nice ambience and...More

Thank Caro_and_Gabi
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

During our stopover in Bordeaux, we checked TripAdvisor for advice on where to eat. We opted for L'Escorial based on the facts that most of the negative reviews were given for really stupid reasons ("best rabbit I have eaten, but I wasn't comfortable because I'm...More

1  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

I really wanted to like this place but overall, it was just mediocre. The starters and desserts were really good but the main courses were not. I was served lukewarm frozen fish with sub par lemony risotto. The service was very slow as well. The...More

1  Thank abcblondie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$27
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 rue des Augustins, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux>  > Rue Sainte-Catherine
  • Neighbourhood: Rue Sainte-Catherine
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 91 96 47
  • E-mail
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