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La Gargouille

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108 rue Bourbonnoux, 18000 Bourges, France
+33 2 48 24 23 59
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This is a nice, simple restaurant close to the cathedral on the edge of the old town. The food appears simple, but is well cooked and had nice flavours. Staff are pleasant and attentive.

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Thank MikeM4079
StaffGargouille, Responsable relations clients at La Gargouille, responded to this review

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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Nice ambience, located next to the cathedral. Food is slightly above average. We had the cold cuts platter and our mains were pork and fish. Both were enjoyable and service was nice. Recommend for lunch while visiting the cathedral.

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Thank Anchalee T
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Pre-booked dinner as part of overnight stop in Bourges after long drive from Toulouse. Charming restaurant where we sat outside in the pretty courtyard with the stunning backdrop of the Cathedral. Food was good although I felt portion sizes were on the petite side and with 3 tennage kids in tow, felt slightly underfed. Lovely wines to select from and... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Bases on earlier tripadvisor reviews, we went here to have diner. The restaurant is near to the cathedral, and slightly Away from the touristic center of Bourges, although that still was a nice part of town. The restaurant had a large outside terrace on the street and enough personnel to cope. Diner was great value, pasta and stake for under... More 

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Twickenham
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We picked this restaurant from Trip advisor and were generally pleased with our choice. We booked in advance and our table with a really nice table outside on the terrace next to the cathedral. Staff were fine ( contrary to some other reviews ) not overly friendly but certainly not rude. For all 3 of us the starters and desserts... More 

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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Very good service and fast and the food was nicely executed.. The price is a middle side but well deserved. The location is great near the cathedral Saint etienne

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

After driving half the length of France, this was a pleasant find, within sight of the magnificent cathedral of Bourges. The staff were welcoming and helpful. Stunning good with an excellent selection of wines. The only drawback was that the external eating area was next to a busy road with traffic fumes intruding but only from time to time. Obviously... More 

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Just below the apse of the cathedral in a street to rear and overlooking a tree filled square, this restaurant serves well cooked food beautifully presented. I had the pave which was perfectly cooked three others had the duck burger which was not a great choice - but we can all choose the wrong thing at times. Other plates going... More 

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Bourges
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110 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Good food, but nothing spectacular. However, sitting in the small back yard in the evening with the cathedral as neighbour was spectacular. Nice and friendly service.

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Thank AndersEller
StaffGargouille, Responsable relations clients at La Gargouille, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit, have a good trip in France! More 

Frederick
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Salads were great some of our steaks were too rare but it is hard to communicate medium well. The waitress had a smile for us. A good place to stop and eat if your visiting the cathedral. It is close.

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Thanks for visit us!! Have a great time in France :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$37
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 rue Bourbonnoux, 18000 Bourges, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Berry  >  Cher  >  Bourges
  • Phone Number: +33 2 48 24 23 59

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?