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Solena

5 Rue Chauffour, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 57 53 28 06
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“six courses” (2 reviews)
“surprise menu” (3 reviews)
“main touristy” (2 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
LOCATION
5 Rue Chauffour, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Staff at our hotel recommended this restaurant and it was one of the most divine restaurant ever. The chef's preparations were not only delicious but a work of art when presented at your table. It was nouvelle cuisine and we did not order off the...More

Thank Nancy O
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for your very kind words. We were very pleased to welcome you and we are all very happy to read that you spent a pleasant and tasty moment with us. Looking forward to welcoming you again!

Reviewed 4 November 2017

We went here twice during our 4 week stay in Bordeaux and in between we went to several other fine dining restaurants (and a few traditional places). The meals at Solena were the best by far: best value for money, best quality of food, excellent...More

Thank WalkingStomach
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

We cannot tell you how grateful we are! Thank you so much for coming twice to our place and for leaving such a great comment. It's been a pleasure to welcome you and to share our love for gastronomy with you. We do hope you'll...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Small welltasting dishes, beuatiful presented on the plates. Good service! A small and personally restaurant well worth a visit. Recommended!

Thank BEMagnusR
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment on our restaurant. We were very pleased to welcome you. Thanks a lot for visiting, we do hope we'll have the chance to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 23 October 2017

We had dinner here October 1st. I didn't review then because I was sure we'd return. And we did....for our final blow out dinner before returning home to diet. We checked out nearly all of the top rated restaurants in Bordeaux, and, while all were...More

Thank busyeater
Reviewed 21 October 2017

A superb (and surprising) tasting menu! We were gathering with old friends, so were more attentive to our reunion than the food, for which I apologize. But, the meal was a true gastronomic experience worthy of appreciation of every bite. The service was impeccable. Thank...More

Thank LRR75
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thank you very much for your comment and thanks a lot for your visit. It was a pleasure to welcome you and we do hope that we will have the chance to welcome you again. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed both the...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

it was close to our hotel and away from the main touristy locations, good food, some courses much better than others in size and quality

1  Thank PRVannerFrance
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you so much for visiting and for taking the time to leave such a nice comment. We hope to welcome you again when you are in Bordeaux.

Reviewed 5 September 2017

This restaurant does a surprise tasting menu, where you pick the number of courses. Some of the courses were really good, some we didn't like as much. There seemed to be more courses than we ordered and the pacing was slow so I felt like...More

1  Thank boysmomNj
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We were very happy to welcome you and we will take all your comments into account. Hopefully, we will welcome you again in the future. Thanks a lot for taking the time to write about Solena.

Reviewed 29 August 2017

Solena is one of the few fine dining restaurants open on a Sunday in Bordeaux. It is away from the main touristy centre but still walkable in a quiet residential area. We opted for the 4 course surprise menu- which was complemented with an amuse...More

Thank Karen F
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you so much for joining us on Sunday. We were very happy to welcome you and the whole team wanted to thank you for your very nice comments. We do hope to welcome you again very soon.

Reviewed 24 July 2017

The best meal we had in Bordeaux. Wonderful inventive cuisine. The staff were amazing. The menu came with an additional two appetizers and amuse bouche. And the chef accommodated my spouse who is a vegetarian. Would definitely return. May be pricey for some but quite...More

Thank ejsnyc
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you so much! We were very happy to welcome you both. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your meals and we are looking forward to welcoming you again next time you are in Bordeaux!

Reviewed 23 July 2017

We read about this place and went in for the 3 plates menu which is a surprise cooked up by the chef. It was super interesting and without giving away the fun....go ahead and try it. The wine recommendation was good too. All in all...More

Thank RajeshM_13
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you so much for this very nice review. We were really happy to welcome you at the restaurant. We do hope you'll be back in Bordeaux! Thanks again for trusting our team.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$51 - US$87
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:45 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Wednesday
7:45 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
7:45 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Friday
7:45 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Saturday
7:45 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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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Description
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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