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La Maison du Douanier

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2 route de By, 33340 Saint-Christoly-Medoc, France
+33 5 56 41 35 25
Wed - Sun 00:15 - 22:00
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine a hot day in the Medoc. Maybe you've baked in the sun on one of the deserted beaches of the Atlantic, maybe you were in the pool, or if you are toughenough, you'vebeen busy doing sports all day. Whatever the case, now you are in St Christoly, looking out on the already hazy Gironde, the old harbour to your... More 

Thank SFMJ
Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

At the edge of the tide and Gironde river estuary, this very modern yet comfortable restaurant offers a perfect blend of local fish, meat and birds to satisfy any experienced palette.. Simple yet well dressed dishes seem to overcome the somewhat small portions but sitting beside the wooden deck at an intimate table for two with an excellent St Estephe... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The restaurant has undergone a refurbishment since we went two years ago and has fresh new energy. The view front the restaurant window of the Gironde estuary is superb with ships heading for Bordeaux on the rising tide. We had the 55€ menu at lunch time. An amuse bouche was packed with flavour. The Panna-Cotta de langoustine and grated fennel... More 

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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We're A French/British couple and live 15 mins away. Last summer we had a superb outdoor lunch there in lovely surroundings on the Gironde estuary. Not cheap but well worth it. According to the local paper there are new owners with big plans. Certainly the place and the menus have changed. However listening to those who've been there this summer... More 

Thank Roger C
Longniddry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Service was very slow although there were only another 3 tables occupied and at least 3 waiting staff on site. Waited almost an hour for order to arrive, menu was very limited, only choice of 2 for main course and similar for desert. Portions were also small. Unfortunately I was with French friends otherwise I would have left after looking... More 

Thank Sandra D
New York City, New York
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739 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This restaurant sits on the banks of the Garonne and is nicely appointed. The waiters are pleasant but the food is not. Our appetizers of langoustines was overwhelmed by a Thai style sweet sauce and the few tiny langoustines that you could find were tasteless. The fish course was overcooked while its accompanying vegetables were raw and bland.The lamb main... More 

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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Very good lunch in a fantastic environnement! We were very lucky with rhe waether and did had lunch on the terasse. What a nice time we have had. The personnal can its work... Very good service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 28 - USD 84
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
00:15 - 22:00
00:15 - 22:00
00:15 - 22:00
00:15 - 22:00
00:15 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 route de By, 33340 Saint-Christoly-Medoc, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Saint-Christoly-Medoc
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 41 35 25
"La Maison du Douanier" reborn and invites you to enjoy again this breathtaking view on the Gironde. Freshly renovated , you will find the inimitable atmosphere of this history house.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?