Quality Suites Bordeaux Aeroport & Spa
83 Avenue JF Kennedy
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This renowned, luxurious restaurant is one of Bordeaux's better-known spots for power lunches and dinners. It is located near many of the city's major office buildings, and thus attracts a sophisticated crowd that appreciates excellent regional cooking. Local products are used to create sumptuous, innovative and original dishes: foie gras is a specialty of the house, and seafood dishes are of particular note. The wine list offers some of the great vintages of the region, the service is discreet and professional, and the pastel-colored décor is perfectly suited to productive or escapist dining. Set menus run EUR20-EUR55.
In a magnificent setting in the middle of a park, this property is one of the high points of Bordeaux gastronomy. Since the 50's, La Réserve has attracted the greatest names to his table. The menu is varied and consists of sophisticated dishes: a blend of the traditional dishes and new flavors to complement it. There is an impressive list of desserts and wines to choose from. The service is attentive in this peaceful establishment with its privileged clientèle.
Unusual as its name sounds, Le Two Much is one of the better restaurants and pubs in Bordeaux that entices patrons time and again with its signature cocktails and exotic French delicacies prepared from fresh produce. The ambiance is decidedly retro and the DJ belts out disco hits from the 70's, all of which builds up a superb atmosphere. Private events and conferences can also be accommodated so call ahead for details on those.
With its decidedly modern architecture, this restaurant claims to be one of the most popular in town. Le Bistro du Sommelier is usually full with the working class from neighboring quarters and locales. The dishes are prepared the typical Bordeaux way with a unique presentation style. A special feature is the choice of some thirty different cigars: the restaurant is host to the Bordeaux Havana Club.
This restaurant lies opposite the Meriadeck ice-skating rink and seems a little lost in this very large square. The house specialty is beef, prepared in all kinds of different ways: filet steak, tartare (raw minced beef flavored with herbs and condiments), minced or simply salted. There are also simple and regional dishes such as andouillettes (large chitterling sausages from Lyon). All desserts are homemade and the cheeses come from a local supplier. The warm reception and décor lend a family atmosphere to this simple little place.
Discover the charm of this English pub in the center of Bordeaux, with typical décor, dim lights and friendly service. Evening entertainment includes darts nights, music, and sporting events on the big screen. Open for meals at lunchtime and in the evening, the pub serves generous helpings of typically English food: fish and chips, chicken and mushroom pie or the Oxford Chicken. The very tasty dessert menu includes lemon cheesecake and apple crumble at reasonable prices.
Set on the city center of Bordeaux, Chez le Pépère provides a gourmet setup of French cuisine and wine along with facilities for cultural events. The house consists of distinct collection of wines from vineyards across the country and hosts several wine tasting sessions and workshops. Concerts, live music and dance events are regularly held here along with shift arrangements are made during major sporting events where big screens are put up to bring in the crowd. Visit their website for more information.
Made up of two rooms, which can seat up to 70 people in total, this restaurant is wholly dedicated to Provençal cuisine and ingredients from the South of France like basil, thyme, Camargue salt, anise, mint, olives, and lavender honey peppering the menu. At the weekend, the chef prepares a home-made bouillabaisse and dishes regularly change with the seasons to follow market and fresh produce. The menu always offers a great selection of seafood.
This authentic Indian restaurant, located in a quiet part of the city center, is simply decorated with a few large Indian paintings hanging on white walls; it's ideal for an intimate evening or a part of friends. The owner is very friendly and the home-style Indian food is top quality. Choose between the vegetarian menu, various curry dishes, tandoori chicken (a very hot chicken with a mix of spices and many desserts including ice cream made from mango, cashew nuts and pistachio served on a mango coulis. The dining room seats around 30 people.
This Irish pub is a real institution in Bordeaux. Every evening the place is packed with Irishmen, Englishmen and locals, who love the warm atmosphere and traditional decor. The two house specials are beef stew cooked in Guinness and the Atlantic special, a salad based on smoked wild salmon. The Irish bread is baked in house and a tasty range of hot pies are available. A pint of imported Irish beer or stout makes a perfect accompaniment. A full menu runs around EUR20.
With rustic decor, a covering of straw on the floor, tools hanging from the walls, waiters in berets and overalls and an accordion player, the scene is indeed set for a well and truly French experience at Chez les Ploucs 2. Dishes here are hearty and good value for money, but not sophisticated. This is the kind of place you come for the jovial atmosphere rather than the flavors of the local fare of saucisson, confit, and vin rosé. Come in the evenings when the atmosphere is guaranteed to be even merrier with the musicians entertaining audiences.
La Patte Casset is a little restaurant is centered around an courtyard with an old olive tree in the middle. They serve delicious French fare and have an impressive wine list on their menu. Enjoy your lunch under the sun as you sip on some fine Bordeaux.