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Bistrot Le Clocher Penche

203, Saint-Joseph St. E. (Caron St.) Send to Phone
418-640-0597
This busy, friendly bistro has become a staple of Quebec City's once-again bustling downtown with its solid cuisine and wine list.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Bistrot Le Clocher Penche Restaurant Review

: Set in a former bank at the heart of the renascent St. Roch neighborhood, once again the heart of Quebec City’s downtown, Bistrot Le Clocher Penché is named after the "leaning steeple" of the historic church across the street. The sunlit room, with its light wood paneling and old-style mosaic flooring, creates a laid-back bistro atmosphere with a pleasantly modern twist. Start with the homemade cumin cheese accompanied by Parma ham, or the inventive salmon tartare served with grapefruit. Vegetarians may opt for the melting Quebec cheeses, asparagus and artichokes while seafood lovers might go for cappelletti with prawns, smoked salmon, spinach and basil. Orange-almond cake gets a topping of jasmine ice cream. A knowledgeable sommelier will help you match these revisited classics with reasonably priced wines crafted by artisan winemakers from Languedoc, Rhône, Piedmont, Burgundy, Spain or California. Many are available by the glass, including a selection of sweet wines.

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