Bistro Le Cep

Bistro Le Cep

11112 Westheimer @ Wilcrest
Houston, TX 77042 USA

Telephone. 713-783-3985
Fax. 713-783-6037

Hours. Bistro Le Cep is open 7 Days a Week
Mon – Fri 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Mon – Fri 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Saturday 5:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Sunday 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Bistro Le Cep is an ideal place to meet friends and enjoy companionship, fine wine and good food. Casual dress and European style hospitality combine to create an ambience that is warm and friendly.

Bistro cuisine knows no boundaries. The variety of dishes can change with every season and yet, all can be seriously be labeled "authentic bistro” dishes. Bistro Le Cep offer specialties from different regions of France in addition to crusty baguettes, pate’s, and a well-selected wine list from around the world.

The decor is warm and cozy, handcrafted pine wood shelves displaying selected wine bottles, large windows are draped in customary bistro style, and a well stocked bar was built by a French craftsman. French theme prints inspire a feeling of being on vacation in Europe and stagecoach lanterns create a dramatic mood in the evening.

 "Le Cep" is the trunk of the grapevine, which grows deep into the soil and provides nourishment and moisture to the grapes.
What could be a better or more appropriate name for a French Country Cooking and Wine Bar than...Bistro Le Cep.
Bistro Le Cep offers a generous earthy fare filling the air with wafts of garlic, smoked bacon in steel skillets, or the sweet caramel scent of a fresh tarte tatin about to be released from the oven.
You’ll find mouth-watering specialties from different regions of France in addition to crusty baguettes, pates, and a well-selected wine list featuring wines from around the world.

Dinner Menu

Hors d’ Oeuvres


Moules aux Fines Herbes
Fresh Mussels served in a Wine and Garlic Broth with Fresh Herbs

Filet de Saumon Fumé à la Normande
Succulent Smoked Salmon served with Fresh Watercress Vinaigrette

and Calvados marinated Apples

Pâté de Canard
Duck Pâté with Cumberland Sauce

Crabe à l’Anglaise
Fresh Jumbo Crabmeat served with marinated Fennel and Watercress

in a tangy English Mustard Sauce

Praires Farcies
Baked Stuffed Cherrystone Clams

Escargots à la Bourguignonne
Imported Snails in Garlic Butter

Fillets de Harengs Marinés
Atlantic Herring marinated in Sour Cream, served with Apples and Onions

Potages du Jour

Soups of the Day

Soupe à l’ Oignon
Traditional Onion Soup with Gruyere Cheese

Chilled Potato and Leek Soup, served with Fresh Chives

Salades de Saison

Crisp Salads of the Season

Salade du Jardinier
Crisp House Salad with Choice of Dressing

Caesar, Italian, French, Blue Cheese, or House

Salade au Fromage de Chèvre
Crisp Romaine Lettuce tossed with a light Caesar Dressing

served with a crusted Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Salade de Tomates à l’Oignon
Sliced Fresh Vine Ripe Tomatoes, Onions, and Blue Cheese

with Italian Dressing

Specialitées de la Maison

Specialties of the House

Manche de Gigot Braisée a la Bordelaise
Slowly braised Lamb Shank served with Potatoes, Onions

and Fresh Mushrooms

Steak au Poivre
Grilled Sirloin of Beef with Green Peppercorn Sauce

served with Homemade French Fried Potatoes and Green Beans

Tournedos de Boeuf “Rossini”
A classic French dish; Two small Filet Mignons grilled to perfection

topped with Foie Gras and a Pinot Noir Reduction with

Creamed Potatoes and Jumbo Asparagus

Poissons et Fruits de Mer

Fresh Seafood

Bar à la Florentine
Fresh Sea Bass topped with a light Velouté Sauce

served on Fresh Garlic Leaf Spinach and Roasted Red Potatoes

Flétan en Papillote
Fresh Eastern Halibut baked with Herbs, Spring Vegetables, and

Petit Shrimp in Parchment Paper

Escalope de Saumon en Croûte de Pomme de Terre
Potato Crusted Baked Fillet of King Salmon

with Green Beans and Béarnaise Sauce

Crevettes Sautées à l’Aïl, garnies de Tomates Grillées
Sautéed Shrimp with Roasted Garlic served with

Grilled Beefsteak Tomato, White Beans, and Fried Onions

Poisson du Jour Meunière
Pan Roasted Fresh Catch of the Day in Lemon Butter Sauce with Capers

served with Grilled Fresh Vegetables of the Season

Bouillabaisse à la Marseillaise
A Southern France Specialty for Centuries; Fresh Fish and Shellfish simmered

with Onions, Saffron, Fennel, Leeks, Garlic, Olive Oil and Fresh Herbs


The finest in Poultry

Coq au Vin
Chicken in Red Wine with Carrots, Mushrooms and Pearl Onions

Suprême de Volaille aux Champignons des Bois
Breast of Chicken sautéed in Olive Oil with Wild Mushrooms topped with

Goat Cheese and Tomato Concasse, served with Spätzle and Fresh Green Beans

Confit de Canard aux Lentilles Vertes
Cured Duck cooked in its own natural Juice, served with Lentils

and Red Cabbage

Canard à la Orange
Rotisserie Roasted Duck served in a Bigarade Sauce

with Lentils and Red Cabbage

Rôtis et Plats du Jour

Specialties of the Day

Sauté de Veau de Lait aux Carottes
Tender Cutlets of Milk-Fed Veal sautéed with Mushroom Sauce served with

Baby Carrots, Jumbo Asparagus, and Buttered Spätzle

Foie de Veau aux Pommes avec Confit d’ Oignons
Pan Roasted Calves Liver with Apples, Onions, Crisp Bacon,

and Homemade French Fried Potatoes

Côte de Porc à la Charcutière
Grilled Pork Chop with Creamed Potatoes and Charcutiere Sauce

served with Red Cabbage

Lapin aux Haricots Verts
Pot Roasted Rabbit in a light Mustard Sauce

served with Fresh Green Beans and Buttered Spätzle