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Leon de Bruxelles

$$ - $$$
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
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4 B avenue Antoine Becquerel, 33600 Pessac, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 07 64 78
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11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 23:00
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Bordeaux, France
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190 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like "moules et frites" then Chez Leon is the place to go. The rest of the menu isn't too bad as well. Limited wine list

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Hong Kong, China
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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for dinner and really for mussels. There are plenty of choices on different way of cooking mussels! It's delicious and great. Restaurant is clean and staff is friendly. It would be even better if restaurant would have provided wifi.

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Miramont-de-Guyenne, Aquitaine, France
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You need to like moules to eat here (although there are a few other things available) but as we love them, no problem! Plenty of moules with a good selection of sauces.

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Mussidan, France
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Very good food and served quickly. Excellent for family. Great play area. The service was efficient but not very friendly.

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Aquitaine, France
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

We had met people of a mid evening flight and knowing they would be hungry decided to eat before returning home. The Leon de Bruxelles is quite close to Bordeaux airport at Junction 14, and as the day before I had received a €20 discount voucher, we decided to eat there. The restaurant was two thirds full, but the restaurant... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great welcome then slow to take order due mainly to there being very few waiting staff; This seemed very poor for a busy lunch hour. The staff were doing their best and it wasn't their fault we had to wait and we were not alone, others were waiting for bills and to have tables cleared. I don't think they could... More 

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Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

went to Leon's on Saturday 10th September. arrived about 7pm and we were greeted by a friendly waitress who sussed out pretty quick that we would need an English menu. Another waitress came to take our order and said straight up that 'I don't speak English' we replied no problem we don't speak French, but with good humour all round... More 

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Thank adie29
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Because of its place, where it is very close to the Pessac highway exit, coming and leaving is very easy! I like their classic mussel menu, especially with creamy mushrooms! Nice decoration, nice waitreses that can speak English! Large choice of food! You'll like this place if you didn't have an experience before! You can go with your family!

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Lund, Sweden
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2012

This is really a restaurant for mussel lovers. You can get any kind of dish with mussels and also mussels of different quality. You choose and pay accordingly. I could easily have eaten there every day of my week in Bordeaux. It was always filled. On friday and weekends you have to rserve a table or wait an hour or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$23
Cuisine
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 B avenue Antoine Becquerel, 33600 Pessac, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux  >  Pessac
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 07 64 78

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?