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Le Cafe Francais

) #457 of 1,987 Restaurants in Bordeaux €€ - €€€ French, Cafe, European
5 Place Pey Berland | 33000, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 52 96 69
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“rice pudding” (2 reviews)
“kidney” (2 reviews)
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08:00 - 23:00All hours
French, Cafe, European
€€ - €€€
5 Place Pey Berland | 33000, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 2 days 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This café, directly across from the cathedral in Bordeaux, has been in business since the eighteenth century, and one can understand why. For visitors, it offers a classic French café ambience. There is seating outside on the plaza, or inside in a warm welcoming space....More

Thank KatunAhaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a reservation elsewhere, but couldn't get outdoor seating so decided to try our luck at Le Cafe Francais. It is right on the main square in front of the cathedral, and our outdoor table was ideal for enjoying the area. The same cannot...More

Thank lslewis
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Hurry staff, thiny coffee, partially spilled on the sauces when brought to our table, piece of citron tarte with the bottom layer with the consistency of stone, semi-dried pieces of cheese and high prices. If you want to admire a view od the cathedral, you...More

Thank 274725Krzysztof
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I simply have the most expensive espresso in my life, €2.5! I travel around Europe for years, I love espresso and I believe I have a good taste of espresso, normally it costs around €0.8 (best in Sicily) to €1.6 (£1.9 in London is normal)...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

3 meals over three evenings, perfect hosts and quality staff. If you treat them as you would expect to be treated yourself, you will only get the best service. I cannot criticise, the service or the food. The veal liver on the last night was...More

Thank Jmdouglas1
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Très amicale, 3 nights, 3 meals and perfect friendly service. You only get what you give, treat the staff with respect and they respond accordingly

Thank dgl784
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great traditional cafe (established 1899) directly opposite the cathedral in Bordeaux. Sit outside, and absorb the sun and marvel at the fine architecture of the cathedral. Waiter service, traditional authentic style cafe with realistic prices. Recommended.

Thank Elusive-Camel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$39
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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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