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Bistrot des Clercs

48 Grande rue, 26000 Valence, France
+33 4 75 55 55 15
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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48 Grande rue, 26000 Valence, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Serves great French brasserie classics plus some local specialities like ravioles and frog legs. Good eaters will enjoy the big portions. Terrace is pleasant and often packed whereas waiters are friendly.

Thank Jean Christophe H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family of four ate early for dinner. Meals were pretty good and service was very good. €105 for four main courses and a small (€13) carafe of wine was plenty so the only downside would be VFM.

Thank KT-svj
Reviewed 21 July 2017

My wife and I had the menu of the day. The starter came with some extra side salad, and the main course was some 'Italian' inspired salad. For both dishes the salad was not washed or properly rinsed, so we experienced the unpleased feeling of...More

Thank VK019
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The dishes "a la carte" were very expensive, but we discided to take the menu of the day. Starter was some grilled eggplant with a ratatouille of tomato and some cheese on top. With salad aside. Nothing wow in the flaver and I mentioned to...More

Thank flexi2008
Reviewed 5 July 2017

You can wander all over France looking for the arch-typical bistro and they're out there.....in good locations, a pleasant square, diverse menu, moderate prices, good wine list and good service....Le Bistro des Clercs has all these and more.......a wonderful ambience on a warm summers evening...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is a typical brasserie with art deco style in the interior and a terrasse for the summer. Service is friendly and efficient and you can order in English. However, I departed from the original brasserie specialties with a raw tuna salad for the entrée,...More

Thank Couplefranco-jap
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We ate outside and very pleasant it was too. Linen cloths and napkins, sparkling glasses and cutlery were an excellent start. I think the restaurant is part of the Chabran group, so you can expect a certain level of service and food. The service was...More

Thank cantuccinibiscuit
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent traditional and modern French food, great wine and lovely staff. A must for any trip to Valence.

Thank PaulCraven01
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Typical Brasserie style. Menu is fairly priced. Service is speedy. A bit pricey outside the menu. Not a great wine selection. Solid French Bistro

Thank Regis M
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

-Location: 4/5 (close to the city center, but very noisy) -Menu: 4/5 (well prepared and presented dishes) -Service: 3/5 (friendly and nice, but too slow) -Price quality: 4/5 (good price quality ratio) I ordered a menu du jour (€24). I had a tart with cheese...More

Thank venividimagno
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Average prices
USD 37 - USD 147
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Grande rue, 26000 Valence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Drome  >  Valence
  • Phone Number: +33 4 75 55 55 15
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