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Le Bistro Francais

Ikh Surguuliin Gudamj 2 | central Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
+976 11 32 0022
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (12 reviews)
“garlic snails” (2 reviews)
“mousse” (2 reviews)
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French, European
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Ikh Surguuliin Gudamj 2 | central Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

The steak and desserts were finger licking good. especially the creme-brulette was the nicest one and I haven:t found any good desserts yet from UB

Thank Gantumur
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

French restaurant near the Square. Conveniently located and easy to search for . Food is good , ambience is nice and wine collection is pretty good. The menu’s has a fine variety and I particularly favoured the duck And Salmon. Though it is not fine...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 23 October 2017

It was better than Very Good, yet shy of being Excellent. My mood was for a salad. It was wonderful! A great variety of greens. Delicious accent vegetables. The dressing was flavorful but not overwhelming. Atmosphere was quite nice that evening. Far enough from other...More

Thank 80GlobalTraveler30
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Very unusual for me to write a review - for Bistro Francais somehow you want to hope that they take notice of our comments and get a grip on their business. Almost everything in the place needs a major makeover. And the food was "abominable"....More

Thank Erik V
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Didn't rate the coffee at our hotel and someone recommended the French bistro. Great coffee. Nice outdoor area to while away a lazy day. Had a steak for lunch and it was ok.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Nice ambiance but food disapointing... Husband had onion soup (good but noting overwhelming) and tofu stir fry (over fried, no sauce, no noodles or rice.... Not really a stir fry) I had thr breast duck that was over-over-over cooked and super chewy.... Not worth the...More

Thank AnnePomerleau
Reviewed 26 June 2017

So many things did go wrong for our dinner, I dont even know where to start... We were recommended this place, and after several nice experiences in UB, we were looking forward to trying a new place The terrace was nice...we sat down and ordered,...More

Thank cyril_lm2013
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Garlic snails in Ulaanbaatar ? ... Correct, along with a wide selection of delicious french cuisine and some nice wines. As the weather warms and the patio is opened up fully, this resturat becomes a perfect place to sit, watch people, eat & drink aimlessly...More

Thank leaf2468
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I was pleasantly surprised by the «Bistrot Français» which is located near to Parliament Square. The setting is decently elegant without being above the notch. It is a place to enjoy good food in a French decor. The specialty is a fillet steak of 350...More

Thank Riesst
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I prefer to go to local cuisine restaurant. However in this case I was invited. They claim to make French cuisine with some plates named to be "italian", This is not the case for the aubergines eggplants, that for the description should have been the...More

Thank piantin22
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Gerardo C
3 June 2015|
Response from traveltime26 | Reviewed this property |
I am not the restaurant owner. I paid cash and don't know whether the restaurant takes AMEX (or other credit cards, for that matter). There are ATMs all over UB, so cash is rather easy to get.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ikh Surguuliin Gudamj 2 | central Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • Location: Asia  >  Mongolia  >  Ulaanbaatar
  • Phone Number: +976 11 32 0022
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