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Grand Bar Castan

#1,404 of 2,079 Restaurants in Bordeaux
££ - £££French, , Cafe
Grand Bar Castan 2 quai de la Douane | Bordeaux, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 44 51 97
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“galettes” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (3 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
French, Bar, Cafe
££ - £££
Grand Bar Castan 2 quai de la Douane | Bordeaux, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

If you are in Bordeaux on a fine day and you feel like a tasty salad,you can’t go past the Grand Bar Castan.Situated on the quai near the bourse this outdoor eatery is a delight. Friendly staff,a range of local wines at reasonable prices,and great...More

Thank Jerry T
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Fabulous grotto like interior! Outdoor seating is plentiful and comfortable. Good place for lunch...salads, croques, galettes. Or dessert...fancy ice cream concoctions or crepes piled high with whipped cream. Extensive beverage list, every libation imaginable. Moderately priced. Friendly staff.

Thank busyeater
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We visited for a bottle of wine and galettes. Wine was a little pricey perhaps, maybe because the bar faces the Garonne river. Galettes were substantial and very enjoyable, and staff pleasant and helpful. Great location, quirky interior too. Frontage attractive with art nouveau name...More

Thank Jacqueline P
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Nicely situated with a good view of the waterfront, plenty of outdoor seating, and only a couple of minutes walk from the Bourse, Porte Dordogne, and the Miroir D'Eau. The drinks menu is extensive and somewhat overpriced, service is patchy - confused orders, dropped orders,...More

Thank martymcb2017
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Just stopped off at this cafe for a seat in the sun to have a coffee and croissant. I ordered an Americano with milk on the side. 'Did I want it hot?' 'Uhm ok, doesn't matter really.' Anyway a black coffee arrived with a jug...More

Thank THH-2
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

People watching place choice of ice creams, food or just drinks we felt no need for food after previously eating. (The food looked good! ) 2 glasses of prosecco and we relaxed!

Thank florenceCheshire
Reviewed 7 August 2017

You can't help but notice this place as you walk along the river and it is as named 'Grand'. Excellent stopping point for refreshments if you have walked along the riverside on a warm day. Menu was average but the portions were also 'Grand'. We...More

Thank Tam Carr
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Had crepes and croque Madame all of which were excellent. One of the party was vegetarian and a menu choice was readily adapted. Thought prices were reasonable for location. Our waitress was friendly and helpful and while it was busy, service was...More

Thank Callum G
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Good place to stop for reviving coffee after tram ride. A bit impersonal and a little pricey, but good location on quayside - very good coffee - and excellent place for people watching.

Thank Famrave
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Walk along the front and you can't miss this very old bar and restaurant. If it's a fine day sit outside and enjoy the sunshine and people watch the passers by. If it's cold or wet go inside and soak up the ambience. Either way...More

Thank Gasimen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Bar, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand Bar Castan 2 quai de la Douane | Bordeaux, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 44 51 97
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