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USD 20 - USD 47
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French, European, Healthy
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 8 August 2021 via mobile

It was terrible! Terrible food, terrible service. My wife didn't want to eat, but she had to. Frog was NOT taste and other food also! Maybe I am not french, yes, I am from Germany, but this food is not for me....

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 5 August 2021

Called in here without a reservation. Think we were lucky to get a table as it was before 8pm. Fantastic service by very attentive staff. We were helped with the menu and I went for the braised lamb dish which was divine and my wife...had the steak with a pepper sauce prepared before us. The food and service make this place a wonderful restaurant and I can highly recommend it.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 27 November 2019

I had reserved a table for 12 people and I'm so happy that the staff were kind enough to accommodate all of us. They also made a special vegetarian dish upon request. Lovely ambience, great food and I highly recommend this place!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 21 October 2019

Four of us were warmly greeted by the lady and seated . We ordered the plat du jour for lunch . It was fabulous and copious amount . So much that we were unable to have the dessert ! When settling the account we were...pleasantly surprised that the desserts had been deducted from the set price menu !! The decor too is great and displays the owner’s musical interest. We highly recommend this bistro/restaurant .More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 17 October 2019 via mobile

family-run restaurant. very friendly owners. food was amazing! big portions too! it was my wife's birthday so we had the souffle and they kindly poured brandy over it and lit it so we could sing her a happy birthday! thank you to the very friendly...lady who was very welcoming and also lent me her charger to juice my phone up! will definitely be back!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 10 October 2019 via mobile

French ambience, real french cuisine, friendly staff. I don’t eat meat. In that day when we had lunch menu was only with meat, but cook prepared for me unique dish , grilled seasonal vegetables dressed delicious sauce . And big company also can accommodate .

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 7 October 2019 via mobile

Had my my birthday dinner with the other half few days. the lady owner ( sorry i forgot your name) made us feel welcome shaking our hands with a big smile. She sat down with us and explain their best food which we ordered for...both of us couples of oxtail with red wine sauce and roast veggies. It melts in your mouth and with big portions to that we did not manage to finish. We had it with glass of their best red wine which i must say it is the best red wine i had in Bordeaux. End our dinner with their flambèd soufflè which was suggested to us and most of the guests sang with my other half happy bday. And the bill did not cost us much. Thank you so much for this experience and we shall return when we are in the place.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 21 August 2019 via mobile

Guys! A splendid lunch at a very very reasonable price !!! Everything is homemade and Jacques the owner is a chef since a long time and used to have before the other « Exploit restaurant » close to St Pierre which used to be no1 restaurant in...Bordeaux by TripAdvisor. Today, his new place is a pleasure of sharing a savoir-faire cuisine with a precision in tasting and presentation too. His terrasse is not a welcome one but who cares!!! What matters it is what you have on your plates and so delicious!!! So, whenever you are in Bordeaux you must stop there ! I always do when I visit this wonderful town.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 July 2019

So good we went twice! Extremely tasty and authentic dishes. Huge portions which was why we had to go back as we couldn’t squeeze a dessert in on our first visit and we really wanted to try the soufflé! First visit we had the snails...and goats cheese crumble, both delicious 😋 We then both had the oxtail with foie gras, so tender and delicious, very rich and a huge portion meant that I couldn’t finish it though! On the second evening we were warmly greeted and given a glass of bubbly each on the house, a lovely touch. This time I went without a starter and plumped for the duck with bordelaise sauce, again extremely tasty. Hubby went for the veal sweetbreads which he thoroughly enjoyed! We then both had the soufflé, flambéd with grand marnier...incredible! Definitely worth going back for! Also on the first visit my husband couldn’t finish his bottle of wine and, as we knew we were returning next night, he asked if they could keep it for him and they did! Another nice touch. Amazing food, lovely staff and very reasonably priced considering the quality. Highly recommend 😊More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 20 March 2019

We spent a great dinner with my friends here. The service and the decoration are great! The meals are very refined and delicious (big portion). For those who don't eat much should order one "Entrée" to share or you won't be able to finish all.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Bistrot L' Exploit is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5