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5 rue Chauffour, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 57 53 28 06
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
2 weeks ago
“A gem!”
3 weeks ago
“Excellent - surprises aren't usually my choice”
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5 rue Chauffour, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you have a map as it is not in the touristic area! You have a choice of three, four or six courses but you do not know what they are! The chef will decide for you. Make sure you tell them what you...More

Thank Thera1974
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much, we were so pleased to welcome you! Thanks a lot for your very nice and detailed review, all the staff was very happy to read it. We hope to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel recommended this small restaurant- well away from the tourist area so probably more a local clientele. A great recommendation. Choice of 3, 4 or 6 courses - all of which were the chefs surprise. We chose the 3 course degustation and were well rewarded....More

Thank Peter H
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are very happy to read your comment and we are pleased to know that you enjoyed our cuisine and service. We hope you'll be back and we are looking forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent. Choices and quality of wine were also great and goes perfectly with the food. Prices are good for this standing. I did really like the food. Everything was perfectly cooked and I was about to put 5 stars. However I put "only"...More

Thank bganzolo
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2016

Thank you so much for your feedback. We do hope that you'll feel like coming back again in 2017! Thank you very much for your very kind words.

Reviewed 5 December 2016

We booked Solena the same afternoon we visited and were pleasantly surprised by the high standard of cooking and the variety of dishes. We opted for the six course meal (two starters, two mains, cheese and dessert). Each course was a joy to look at...More

Thank RobAgius
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2016

Thank you very much for such a nice review. We are very pleased to read that you liked our restaurant and enjoyed your six course meal. We do hope you'll visit us again very soon. Thank you very much from the chef and Solena's team.

Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

When you look at the menu it seems really expensive, but we tried the chef's choice. 3,4 or 6 courses (39-65€) which are an amazing creation. The inspiration of the chef, the combination of ingredients and the stunning presentation make this a top restaurant! The...More

2  Thank Delvas
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2016

Thank you so much for such a nice comment. We were all very happy to read you and we do hope we'll have the chance to welcome you again. Thank you from the chef and his team!

Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Went with customers. Took litterally 1hour to get our starters. Food was really nice overall (dessert a bit less nice than the rest of the meal). Had to pay 20€ extra to change the dish to get the beef dish from fish as a main...More

1  Thank Sébastien M
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016
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Bonjour et merci de votre message. Nous avons vérifié l’heure de votre arrivée et celle de votre départ, et nous...More

Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Restaurant made two critical mistakes. First we were a group of 5 who visited the restaurant in person and made a dinner reservation for that night which was a Friday night. That evening on our way to the restaurant we called and were informed that...More

9  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to this restaurant and walked over during the lunch hour to make a dinner reservation. We made a reservation for that evening. We called on our walk over to the restaurant to advise we were on our way. We were told they...More

5  Thank VRJL
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

This was absolutely one of the best places I have dined in my entire life, and thankfully it has been a long one...we opted for the chef's surprise menu. Not only was each and every bite exquisite, but it was so gratifying not to make...More

1  Thank chrisbarlow
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

The concierge at our hotel made a dinner reservation for us at Solena. When we arrived (5 minutes early) we were told that they could not seat us that evening -- they had given our table away to someone else. No other reason. There are...More

7  Thank KingofThreePutts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$78
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
00:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
00:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
00:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
00:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
00:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue Chauffour, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: +33 5 57 53 28 06
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Soléna, restoring of the city center of Bordeaux, is a restaurant where we feel good. The leader, OSTRONZEC Victor, welcomes you for a gastronomic discovery there where the product and the emphasis of the local producers are the center of interest. Open from Wednesday till Sunday, in the lunch and in the dinner, the leader do not hesitate in the creation to surprise you. Soléna establishes an important stage of the emphasis of the gastronomy of Bordeaux.
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