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Ibaia Cafe

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24 quai des Chartrons, 33000, Bordeaux, France
10:00 - 01:30
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at this restaurant at 1.35p.m. Despite repeated attempts to get a menu or order drinks, the young waiter served people around us, cleared tables and chatted to other diners. A young female waitress, although helpful, said she could not serve us but would get her colleague to take our order. Again no service. He appeared at our table at... More 

Thank Malcolm M
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203 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We found this cafe to be quite busy as its next to the pier. The service was slow and poor. Would try to avoid here at peak times or be prepared to wait.

Thank mdfer3
Groningen, The Netherlands
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Had a bite here yesterday. We had to wait forever before we could be seated. At first we sat in the tent area which apperently is only created to avoid the smoking ban. Being non-smokers we moved inside ASAP. The tent was in fact quite cold. After about 30 minutes we could order our meal. It didn't took very long... More 

Thank FrankJ82
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Expensive coffee and no access to wifi plus unpleasant staff...never again I'll go to this place. Don't need just to have a good location!!

1 Thank LuCyLou1989
Sao Paulo, SP
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161 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The location and the view is great . You can have a drink or dinner and relax overlooking the city. Do not expect something more than a simple dinner.

1 Thank KaterinaBouza
Basel, Switzerland
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118 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is a very cool looking place. However, last Saturday we decided to have a last drink here before going home. It took them over 20 minutes to acknowledge us and finally when the girl to the order it took about another 30 minutes for the drinks to come to the table. Probably our own fault for not leaving when... More 

Thank Bego75
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168 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Situated by the riverside walkway, this was a nice ideal spot to have a drink and a bit of people-watching on a warm day. Nice clean and stylish bar. We didn't eat. Cocktails were good.

Thank Murph976
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at this riverside restaurant, the location is great. We had not booked and were very lucky to get a table in this extremely busy establishment. The staff were attentive and helpful from the moment we arrived. The menu was great and advice was given. The food was delicious and plentiful. Have got no problem in recommending this restaurant.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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103 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Waited 20 minutes for the server to swing by, then had our drinks within the minute. Prices are fair for the location. Wanted some tapas and were told that they only take orders until 11pm (it was almost midnight). People next to us got their food that very moment...the server told us that they ordered before the deadline. Slow has... More 

Thank Tom E
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The thing to do on a Sunday in Bordeaux is enjoy the fantastic long sweeping open promenade along the Garonne. Not only gives you the opportunity to really appreciate the splendid Bordeaux architecture but conveniently situated half the way along you will find this lovely cafe with shaded tables and a cool beer where you can sit and watch the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 27
French, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 quai des Chartrons, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: 33556004535

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?