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Bistrot L' Exploit - CLOSED

16 Rue De La Cour Des Aides | Bordeaux, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 38 47 01
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oxtail” (56 reviews)
“frog legs” (19 reviews)
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16 Rue De La Cour Des Aides | Bordeaux, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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11 - 20 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I had dinner here on our first night in Bordeaux. Unfortunately, our flight in was significantly delayed and we were not sure if we could make our 8:30pm reservations. We communicated this with the restaurant via facebook messenger. They were unable to...More

Thank Bridgette A
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were greeted so warmly and the food was outstanding! The chef explained how he prepares each dish and made us feel so special. JUST BE FOREWARNED THAT THEY MAY BE MOVING TO A NEW LOCATION BY DECEMBER 2016. Call first, make a reservation and...More

Thank goolerloeb
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We pre-booked via Facebook and Jacques was quick to respond with confirmation. The restaurant is in a beautiful setting and you are immediately made to feel at home by Jacques and his wife. The explanation of the menu was great and she gave us some...More

2  Thank Nicola -
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on this back street bistro a few years ago and loved it so much that we always return when we visit Bordeaux. Who can resist the utterly charming owners and fabulous food. It is very popular so we book or arrive early and...More

Thank Jaxx56
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Set in a lovely side street of Bordeaux, close to the river and opposite a church, this restaurant has the type of location that you would immediately associate with European al fresco dining. It is run by a very helpful husband and wife, the former...More

1  Thank jrhunter2
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Visited on the strength of reviews here and certainly weren't disappointed. I booked on Facebook in broken French and had a reply that I understood. Reserved a table at 19:00 and on arrival was sat and given water and a warm welcome under the church...More

Thank Fodda
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Why is this restaurant not No 1 on the list of places to eat in Bordeaux? From my husband and I entered the restaurant until we left some two hours later our experience was superb. We were warmly greeted by the owner who speaks excellent...More

2  Thank Ann B
Reviewed 26 July 2016

With virtually no pretensions, the Bistrot L'Exploit manages to serve up some of the most unusual options from traditional French cuisine presented in a unique manner. From frogs legs to sweetbreads to snails and ox tail, you will be amazed by the creative presentations and...More

Thank Wola
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We made a dinner reservation for a Friday in late May through Facebook. Our request was promptly accepted. We also had to confirm our reservation on the day of the dinner. Only when we sat down did we fully realize the importance of the reservation....More

1  Thank pingaroo
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Fully enjoyable dining is not just about the food; it requires an atmospheric establishment with a relaxed ambiance, friendly, helpful hosting from proprietors that clearly love what they're doing and cool background music. Laurence and Jacques' Bistrot L'Exploit covers all bases, and then some! Easy...More

3  Thank John W
Jacques D, Propriétaire at Bistrot L' Exploit, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016
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Merci à vous deux ...... la queue de boeuf et le flan de carotte à la cannelle ...prochainement sur le...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$19 - US$45
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Rue De La Cour Des Aides | Bordeaux, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 38 47 01
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