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Le Cafe Francais

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5 Place Pey Berland | 33000, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 52 96 69
08:00 - 23:00
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Alvechurch, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 cooked perfectly, the wine recommended by Guillaume and his staff was superb. They are fantastic... More 

Thank Jmdouglas1
Alvechurch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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
Greater London, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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311 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very popular cafe opposite the cathedral.Perfect place on a sunny morning to sip coffee and look up at the cathedral.Attentive friendly waiter and very good coffee. Clean toilets down a flight of stairs.

Thank YorkJean
West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views of the Cathedral from the Cafe - was lovely place to chill with friends and the waiter was lovely and very friendly

Thank Chickstaone
Trie-sur-Baise, France
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

After an afternoon's sightseeing we were delighted to find the very welcoming classical establishment. The Afternoon Tea card offered a good choice of Teas and Coffees and also cakes. Service was prompt and courteous. If we had the time to dream we may have been transported to another epoch.

1 Thank johnny_lane
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203 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This is a normal cafe in a good location and drinks are as expected. Prices are okay but the service could be better.

Thank mdfer3
Mumbai, India
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We were staying very close to the cafe at a beautiful boutique hotel and used to walk the neighbourhood every day. The cafe was very conveniently located for us and was an ideal place for us as it has a great view of the cathedral and was the right place for us to enjoy the view and have our coffees... More 

Thank VikramRaizada
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We visited Le Cafe Francais on a recent visit to Bordeaux. The location is beautiful and the restaurant is well appointed. Service was attentive and pleasant. However, the food was just average and relatively overpriced.

Thank Leslie S
Leeds, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

So french it is wonderful massive amount of tables outside, polished wood, brass and marble inside. Knowledgeable and friendly waiters. wonderful food and of course, wine

Thank mike f

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 38
French, Cafe, European
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
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?