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11 rue de la Devise, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 57 34 47 01
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“monkfish” (9 reviews)
“beef” (6 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
11 rue de la Devise, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This place took our breath away. When we arrived we didn't have the table book, but still starving and looking for a good supper. The restaurant was almost empty. The bartender told us that we can stay. So we ordered and start waiting. Restaurant started...More

1  Thank Nikol P
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This restaurant has a limited menu but everything was very good. Starters of foie gras and salmon equally good. Main courses of cod and beef also very good with fresh vegetables as accompaniment. Dessert of fresh fruit delicious. Friendly and efficient service. Local wine passable....More

Reviewed 5 July 2016

We arrived to the restaurant, where we were greeted by a nice humble guy,that let us choose the table from what was available. He was professional and gave precise explanations about the dishes and wine. The atmosphere and the place was great, the food and...More

Thank Nir I
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Very nice environment, very good food and service. Good quality/price ratio. Definitely worth going.

Thank Victor A
Reviewed 6 June 2016

They say you have to queue for ages but we were in within 20 mins. they must have about 200 covers and they can flip them in about 75mins. therefore the food is always hot and fresh. Small menu = Steak and French Fries (hand...More

Thank WorldWideWebbs
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Not many restaurants open on Sunday evenings in Bordeaux, at least not in the winter. L'Encoche is praiseworthy therefore just for opening. Added to that was a great meal, served by a very helpful and friendly waiter who patiently interpreted items from the menu into...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Attractive stone walls, nicely lit. The menu is a bit more original than the three course for 15-20€ which seems to be everywhere. Well worth paying a few more euros per head for this treat. The food was well cooked and attractively presented, service attentive....More

Thank michaelr06400
Reviewed 1 November 2015

The restaurant is beautiful, candles and stone walls. We visited on a Sunday and there was just one waiter who did a great job at keeping up. The service was good and never felt forgotten. The starters we had were lovely but the steak we...More

Thank NatalieDucky
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

We came here at the recommendation of our wine country guide. It was an excellent recommendation. The owner is super nice and down to earth and since it was our first dinner in France, he took his time explaining the different meals, apperetifs, etc. We...More

Thank Loveeurope2
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Loved the restaurant - great feel to it. Excellent food, service was spot on and is a place where you could enjoy dinner and have a conversation and not feel like you have to yell like in many restaurants.

Thank Aaronhofmann
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How to make a reservation for June 11
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Are they open on Sunday?
16 December 2015|
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Antoine D
y a t il une soirée réveillon de la saint sylvestre?
21 December 2016|
Response from lencoche | Property representative |
Bonjour Le restaurant est actuellement fermé pour congés Bonnes fêtes de fin d'année
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
19:45 - 22:00
19:45 - 22:00
19:45 - 22:00
19:45 - 22:00
19:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 rue de la Devise, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: +33 5 57 34 47 01