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Le Bistrot de l'Empereur

de l'Empereur, 45000, Orleans, France
+33 2 38 42 28 28
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
3 Nov 2016
“Poor value”
28 Aug 2016
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
de l'Empereur, 45000, Orleans, France
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Visited after a business meeting with 7 colleagues and it was fantastic service, wine and food. Great choice on the set menu and he was even kind enough to give us the WiFi so we could watch the footy. Tackled the burger and there was...More

Thank Lawsonio1
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Our only disappointing meal in Orleans, the only beer was expensive bottled Budweiser, and service that night was slow. The menu was uninspiring and my steak when it came was not very tender; The most expensive wine list of our trip. Poor value.

Thank beachcomber633
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The set menu was reasonable value compared to others. The atmosphere very pleasant. The Viognier house wine quaffable. The tureen starter was delicious. However the brochettes were not cooked as ordered (rare) and the veal was far too salty.

Thank PMB61
Reviewed 4 August 2016

On the first night of our holiday we stopped over in Orléans on a wonderful evening. We found the city bustling with activity and saw lots of nice places to eat. We chose this Bistrot randomly but it did not disappoint us. The entries were...More

Thank Hubert L
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We had a great meal here: three courses, an amazing white, red and dessert wine, great service, really nice people. Menu is typically french, most of the standard expected dishes on here. Highly recommended.

Thank 0011223344
Reviewed 25 July 2015

... at least for 15 Euro without sides. We went into this place because it looked very promising qua space and ambience. It turns out, they only do burgers for mains - that is fine with us, because we love burgers. When somebody is only...More

1  Thank Conny S
Reviewed 15 March 2015

The place has a nice ambience, it is not a pub or a creative and trendy place. Not a very elegant one either but is fine for a business or for a romantic dinner, too. The service was slow due to one person serving all...More

1  Thank RoadRunner1027
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Small restaurant, food good though the quality varies as noticed after visiting a few times. I tried the entrecote which looked good however it was rather tasteless and tough. My friends had scallops (at 5 euros each!), duck confit was the best choice - tender...More

Thank nem048
Reviewed 25 November 2014

One of the best gratin dauphinois I ever had. Very good reco for the wine and good food. A place to recommend in Orleans.

Thank JMG45650
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I have never experienced such a money grubbing chief. We asked for a table on the terrace and were seated and ordered some desserts and drinks. After 15 minutes a group of around 8 people came and unfortunately there was not enough space for them...More

1  Thank Merkti
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
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US$26 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: de l'Empereur, 45000, Orleans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +33 2 38 42 28 28
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Dans un décor style bistro chic, le chef a pour mission d'élaborer une cuisine simple et gouteuse basée sur des produits frais de qualité. Carte des vins variée et recherchée, du petit vin de producteur jusqu'aux grands crus incontournables