About Le Bistro Bleu
Coq au vin, moules frites, crème brûlée and plenty more in the way of simple Gallic classics to choose from; this is Le Bistro Bleu, the cosy French bistro opened in Palma in 2017. Ideally situated and easy to find on Carrer San Magi, one of the busiest streets in the foodie district of of Santa Catalina, Le Bistro Bleu is the place to find traditional French food at a good price.
Garnering excellent diner reviews from the word go, this fresh-for-2017 addition to the Palma food scene is a small corner of Paris in Palma. The restaurant is designed to be homey and welcoming, with wooden furniture, blackboards displaying the menu, ambient lighting and of course, ample bottles of quality French wine on the shelves – available by the glass or bottle.
The chef and kitchen team source fresh ingredients straight from nearby Santa Catalina market to create a menu adhering to the French tradition of using meat and poultry, with some vegetarian and vegan options too.
Sample menu dishes
Focusing on quality over quantity, Le Bistro Bleu serves an enticing selection of French classics, with some twists on original recipes, at reasonable prices. Typical dishes include (subject to change):
Goat cheese croquettes salad with honey Dijon mustard vinaigrette
Home-made pork and chicken terrine with pistachios and pickled vegetables
Niçoise salad with soft-boiled egg, seared tuna and black olives
Veal steak tartare, toasted hazelnuts, lemon zest and truffled French fries
Free-range chicken stewed with herbs de Provence in red wine sauce, with pomme purée
French mussels in creamy sauce with French fries
Apple tarte Tatin with crème fraîche
Vanilla crème brûlée
French cheese platter
The restaurant is open for dinner six nights a week from Tuesday to Sunday, and for brunch and lunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 hrs.