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Le Malabar

7 rue des Ayres, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 52 18 19
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
14 Sep 2016
19 Mar 2017
“I would not return.”
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
7 rue des Ayres, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

The service is incredibly slow, we waited more than an hour for our food, which was average at best.The decor is depressing.

Thank Gail K
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

food was pretty good, slow service but very charming! no naan tonight but instead we had this homemade almost tortilla-like bread with ricotta cheese inside. pretty good!!

Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

It's nice to have a veggy option. Tasty food. The bread with cheese was awesome. The cardamomo dessert surprised us. I'm sure we will go back next time in BDX.

Thank Saskebeck
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We turned up, on time, were seated at a table and then waited over 30 minutes before getting a drink, we ordered our food and then waited another 45 minutes before getting anything to eat. The food was very tasty, not sure it was worth...More

Thank glennandlesley
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Small restaurant best to book, food is probably the best Indian food I have eaten in France. Service excellent, I will make it a regular stop when in Bordeaux.

Thank GDS58
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

We just walked in and had a great meal. It is just a green door and we weren't sure that it was open. Only choice was a chicken or veggie entrée and we got 1 of each. There were so many delicious flavors on 1...More

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

We were just strolling along and saw that the little hole in the wall was an India restaurant. I am so happy we went in. The waitress spoke little English and I little French. We managed and I had a wonderful vegetarian plate. I agree...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

I've eaten here often as I can't get enough. There isn't a huge selection on the menu but as you get so many taste explosions on your plate that doesn't matter. I'll continue to take my visiting guest here as I'm never disappointed. Their special...More

Thank RusticVines
Reviewed 28 October 2012

We had heard great things about Le Malabar, but never could get a table. Last weekend, with 24 hourslead, we had the chance. I reccomend the 18 euro menu, plenty of food, very authentic, very tasty! But you can order a la carte for around...More

1  Thank podinfrance
Reviewed 1 February 2012

I read the reviews that said don't be pressed for time but waiting 2 hours for your food is just ridiculous. Another couple that came in after us walked out after they'd waited so long but we stayed because of good reviews about the food....More

3  Thank Sydney75123
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12:00 - 14:30
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20:00 - 22:30
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20:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 rue des Ayres, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 52 18 19
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