We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cafe Lavinal

Rue Desquet, 33250, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 57 75 00 09
Call
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“duck breast” (3 reviews)
“lynch bages” (12 reviews)
“family dinner” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rue Desquet, 33250, Bordeaux, France
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (124)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 50 reviews

Reviewed 7 November 2017

My wife and me were looking for a good restaurant in the Pauillac region to have a casual yet quality lunch, and Café Lavinal seemed appropriate as per Tripadvisor reviews. And we don't regret having tried it. It is located in the Bages village and...More

Thank Gaby M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

You know when you arrived to the right place when you see locals eating around you, when you see an army of chef orchestrated by the head chef and a top of the range wine saver from where you can taste the best of the...More

1  Thank Gergely_Borsos
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This was really a great surprise. Local food. We ate like the locals did and it was quite a treat. I had something called runny eggs-- wow what an experience. Go there while visiting the wineries and you will be very happy.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We were seated quickly, having a reservation but after 18 minutes had not been offered a beverage or had a server even make eye contact. We left and ate at a small restaurant in Pauillac, where we received quick pleasant service even though the restaurant...More

Thank DianeO1955
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Located at the center of the town (several minutes walk from Château Lynch Bages), Cafe Lavinal is an excellent cafe with friendly waitresses. The dishes are delicious. Outside tables are perfect for enjoying the soothing breeze of Bordeaux.

Thank grungir
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

When in the Pauillac & Margaux area, search out this excellent restaurant. The hostess/wait staff are prompt, courteous & upbeat. The cuisine is outstanding- if available try running eggs & then steak/potatoes for lunch/dinner = outstanding. Recommend calling ahead for reservations, especially for outside dining.

Thank David P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Went there with a group of 11 people for lunch (and a bit of wine). We had asparagus soup for starters and it was very well presented and was definitely the best asparagus soup any of us had tasted. For main we had a Duckling...More

Thank Halldór H
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch during a wine tasting trip in the region. Really good hustle bustle atmosphere especially considering it was Wednesday. Food was decent. we were on the set menu so not really a fair reflection. Starter of ham salad was decent enough but not...More

Thank Epicureously
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Another restaurant from the Lynch-Bages stable, this one delivering beautiful flavour combinations in the form of a bistro menu. The lamb was succulent and perfectly cooked - certainly the standout item from the evening's dinner.

Thank latte_oz
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I had a few ok meals here. We were staying at The Chateau Cordeillan -Bages just down the road ( same owners ). We did not have a car and it was within walking distance. I guess my biggest complaint is that they always seemed...More

Thank YouCanCallMeFussyBut
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 177 hotels in Bordeaux
Chateau Cordeillan-Bages
342 reviews
.25 miles away
Hotel de France et d'Angleterre
171 reviews
.70 miles away
Chateau Pomys
136 reviews
3.88 miles away
Auberge Du Porche
36 reviews
5.97 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Chateau Cordeillan-bages
329 reviews
.25 miles away
Montevideo Resto
126 reviews
.71 miles away
Cafe Lavinal
407 reviews
.00 miles away
le saint Martin
116 reviews
.74 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Chateau Pontet-Canet
96 reviews
1.43 miles away
Chateau Hourtin-Ducasse
15 reviews
2.18 miles away
Chateau Gruaud Larose
55 reviews
3.16 miles away
ACE Air Combat Experience
23 reviews
3.18 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cafe Lavinal staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:30
Thursday
08:00 - 21:30
Friday
08:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Desquet, 33250, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: +33 5 57 75 00 09
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing