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Le Bistrot de Claude

35 rue Grande, 16100 Cognac, France
+33 5 45 82 60 32
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 27 min
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
35 rue Grande, 16100 Cognac, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best restaurant experience of our 10 day trip in France in all aspects. Lively environment with a true bistro feel, delicious food with superb quality at the right price and best of all the staff, they were literally running around to manage the busy dinner...More

Thank Erik F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took French friends to this restaurant on their recommendation. I thought the food was nice not brilliant and very, very expensive. I've tasted much better for the money. Completely overpriced and does not meet the hype.

Thank Helrog52
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

ican't say enough about this quaint restaurant. beautifully situated . traditional French decor. 100% professional staff who know there job . can give you excellent advice , especially on wine. The food absolutely amazing i have visited this restaurant several times and always 100% satisfaction....More

1  Thank Madandmadness
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Grudgingly admitted to a three-quarters empty restaurant after the "do you have a reservation?" tomfoolery [if I had one, I'd have said so!]. Restaurant still only half full [and lower room empty!] as we left after our meal. Meal of indifferent quality and disproportionately expensive....More

2  Thank leslie s
Reviewed 31 May 2017

My wife and I enjoyed an outstanding meal here during a recent visit to Cognac. We opted for the set dinner menu and found the food to be excellently cooked and presented. The service was first class and the meal was fantastic value for money....More

Thank MGFL
Reviewed 30 May 2017

It is some 6 months since I was last at Le Bistrot de Claude and it remains just as good as always. This time 6 of us went for a Monday lunch and eat a la carte. The starters included Japanese style prawns with a...More

Thank michael a
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We visited on the recommendation of our B&B hostess and found a lovely cosy restaurant a short walk from our accommodation. The staff were very friendly and professional. The fish du jour (sea bass) was finished so they offered us tuna instead. It was beautifully...More

Thank RandS523
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Cozy little, classic french restaurant in the centre of Cognac. Friendly staff, delicious food, and reasonable prices. Good mix of business, locals and tourists. Obs. Not open on weekend. Saturday- sunday.

Thank Walter W
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

A wonderful menu, lovely staff and a cosy environment make this a special place for a celebration. Do try the fish there, it's awesome!

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Having been here a couple of years ago and had an excellent meal we were looking forward to a return. The restaurant is small and intimate and in a beautiful old building in the lovely Old Cognac. Tables are of necessity close together and the...More

1  Thank cmfc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
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19:30 - 21:30
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19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 rue Grande, 16100 Cognac, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente  >  Cognac
  • Phone Number: +33 5 45 82 60 32
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