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11 rue de la Devise, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 57 34 47 01
Thu - Mon 19:45 - 22:00
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Bordeaux, France
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 so you can find many interesting combinations on the menu, such as sisho, red curry... More 

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Miami, Florida
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161 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
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 for the whole restaurant and he did a better job than 5 guys..fantastic.

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Brussels, Belgium
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

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 very often.

1 Thank Jay M
London, United Kingdom
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258 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
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 subtle horseradish sauce. My main was an exquisitely cooked rack of lamb and my husband... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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581 reviews
476 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
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 some changes would be welcome. Our salmon and beef carpaccios were excellent and large portions.... More 

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Danville, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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. We speak French, but English speakers were treated equally. Wines were diverse and somewhat expensive.... More 

1 Thank patrick1125
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 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
Shefford, Canada
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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 were very good, and nicely presented. Service was good despite only the owner in the... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
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 ordinary and they jumped the gun a bit by serving winter veg on a Sept... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:45 - 22:00
19:45 - 22:00
19:45 - 22:00
19:45 - 22:00
19:45 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?