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Solena

5 Rue Chauffour, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 57 53 28 06
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“six courses” (2 reviews)
“main touristy” (2 reviews)
“surprise menu” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
5 Rue Chauffour, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

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
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.

Reviewed 6 July 2017

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

1  Thank Thera1974
victor o, Propriétaire at Solena, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

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 30 June 2017 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 1 July 2017

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.

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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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