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“Great find in Pauillac”
Review of Cafe Lavinal

Cafe Lavinal
Ranked #631 of 2,467 Restaurants in Bordeaux
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

When in the Pauillac & Margaux area, search out this excellent restaurant. The hostess/wait staff are prompt, courteous & upbeat. The cuisine is outstanding- if available try running eggs & then steak/potatoes for lunch/dinner = outstanding. Recommend calling ahead for reservations, especially for outside dining.

Thank David P
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Went there with a group of 11 people for lunch (and a bit of wine). We had asparagus soup for starters and it was very well presented and was definitely the best asparagus soup any of us had tasted. For main we had a Duckling fillet and it was just perfect. Good wines and the D2 beers from Lynch Bages were a nice surprise.

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Thank Halldór H
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch during a wine tasting trip in the region.
Really good hustle bustle atmosphere especially considering it was Wednesday.
Food was decent. we were on the set menu so not really a fair reflection. Starter of ham salad was decent enough but not great. Main course of duck breast was very nice and dessert of strawberry with chantilly cream was good. Wine a bit pricey but good.
Service friendly.
Good side of average to be fair.

Thank Epicureously
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Another restaurant from the Lynch-Bages stable, this one delivering beautiful flavour combinations in the form of a bistro menu. The lamb was succulent and perfectly cooked - certainly the standout item from the evening's dinner.

Thank latte_oz
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

I had a few ok meals here. We were staying at The Chateau Cordeillan -Bages just down the road ( same owners ). We did not have a car and it was within walking distance. I guess my biggest complaint is that they always seemed under staffed - by seating us they were always doing us a favor. We had to bargin with the hostess 1 day to get served - restaurant not even half full, under staffed - she agreed to seat us only if we could wait 20 minutes before being noticed by a waiter. We were a captive audience. The food was ok - the atmosphere was very nice.

Thank YouCanCallMeFussyBut
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