Vieux Bordeaux, Bordeaux
Tel: 33 5 56 52 94 36
Concierge.com's insider take:
In the heart of the old city, Nicole and Michel Bordage successfully mix new and old concepts in their cooking: foie gras de canard sliced razor-thin and doused in coffee sauce, roasted catfish on a tapenade of crushed black olives, and a marble cake of wild mushrooms. The three dining rooms have traditional touches, such as stone walls and Baroque mirrors. Prices are surprisingly moderate, and the set lunch menu is a steal.
Closed Mondays and Sundays, most of August, and two weeks in February.