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Grand Bar Castan

) #1,307 of 2,015 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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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible15%
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“ice cream” (3 reviews)
“the river” (4 reviews)
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French, Bar, Cafe
$$ - $$$
Grand Bar Castan 2 quai de la Douane | Bordeaux, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Reviewed 4 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.

Reviewed 16 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

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for coffee which was nice.The views of the lake are lovely here.You can watch the world go by.Toilets are a little hard to find though.

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Went here on a walk to Charles dickens pub. Had the ice ice cream. Great way to top off dinner. I recommend that you stop her for a cup!!

Reviewed 22 November 2016

Service is slow. We've had a ham and cheese crepe and another goat cheese crepe. We did not finish both though we were hungry. Terrible indeed except for the location.

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Went for an early evening drink. Service terrible. After 20 minutes went to bar and ordered Superior Red wine myself. Staff carried on talking to each other. It was quiet and when wine arrived it was awful. Especially having come from Bar a Vin which...More

Reviewed 20 October 2016

Big place, lots of out door seating with comfortable chairs and heaters for cooler days. In addition to the bar restaurant, there is also a fancy ice cream parlour and a creperie. Something for all tastes. We have just been there for coffee in the...More

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Went in for a drink and went back later for food. Lovely salad with plenty of ingredients. Nicely dressed and not drowned. Friendly staff with decent service. I loved the stained glass.

Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Great spot to sit on the river in Bordeaux and have a snack and a couple of drinks and soak up the atmosphere. The staff were friendly and the food filling.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Bar, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
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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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