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Les Fresques (Chateau des Vigiers)

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
French, Diner
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Les Vigiers | Monestier, 24240 Monestier, France
+33 (0)553 61 5000
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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  • 30
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    Very good
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Well deserved star

Second time at les Fresques and now one Michelin-star. We had a 3-course menu for 55 euro, and it tasted lovely. Perfect service and good winelist with a lot of wines from the area. We had a Ch. Giscours 2006, 95 euro, and it was perfect and well-balanced. Les Fresques is highly recommended for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2014
Kim P
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Hoganas, Sweden
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  • Outdoor seating
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Hoganas, Sweden
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Second time at les Fresques and now one Michelin-star. We had a 3-course menu for 55 euro, and it tasted lovely. Perfect service and good winelist with a lot of wines from the area. We had a Ch. Giscours 2006, 95 euro, and it was perfect and well-balanced. Les Fresques is highly recommended for food - and wine-lovers.

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London
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Location = Stunning, like a fairytale film. We did not stay here but in central Bergerac and it was worth the journey. Service = Out of this world. Helped us with menus and explained what each course was when we ordered the taster menu recommended by the chef. Food = WOW best food I have ever eaten, ever and I... More 

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Bergerac, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We live and work very close to this hotel and restaurant and were extremely pleased to find out we now have a Michelin Star restaurant on our door step. Our first experience in May 2014 was fantastic, 10 out of 10, could not have been any better. However went again in August and what a disappointment. Very average experience for... More 

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Bergerac, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We ate here before it was awarded a star and thought it worthy of the status then. Unfussy but elegant food, excellent service, friendly and with good attention to detail - and an interesting wine list with many locally sourced wines. There was a small problem with one of our starters and this was resolved immediately and with good grace.

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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218 reviews 218 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The terrace at Chateau Vigier is a heavenly place for dinner. The degustation menu is extremely well balanced and food is excellently cooked but, to my mind, lacks that certain je ne sais quoi that marks out a Michelin starred establishment. There were no gastronomic delights which would entice me back at this price. The estate wines were good, but... More 

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Allemans-du-Dropt, France
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156 reviews 156 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Chateau Vigiers is a special location. The terrace is superb and the food is high quality. All courses were extremely good and well cooked. Langoustines can be tough if overcooked – mine were succulent and delicious. The main course lamb was excellent and still pink as requested Similarly the wines were very well chosen. The local sweet Saussignac with the... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Chateau recently for 6 nights. We ate in Les Freques 4 of the nights and in the Brasserie the other 2. We found the food very very good. It's gastronomic but not too fussy so it's also filling and wholesome. We just loved it. The staff were exceptional as well. We could not... More 

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Sussex UK
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The restaurant staff were excellent here and very attentive. However we were stung by accepting the offer of a cheese course and teas which were not included in the price of the supplement to the half board rate we paid to eat in this restaurant. I certainly don't think it worth the cost.

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Allemans-du-Dropt, France
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156 reviews 156 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We have visited before and decided to return and try the gourmet menu (decouverte) We were early when we arrived but were welcomed well and asked if we wanted to sit at our table - which was laid on the terrace with lovely views of the golf course and lake The front of house service was excellent - even when... More 

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Bergerac, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Eating stunning cuisine on the Chateau terrace, as the sun sets, overlooking the lake and golf course, is a magical experience. The food is imaginative and outstanding, and the service is pleasantly attentive. The quality of this restaurant continues to improve, and we hope it will get the Michelin star it deserves. Jenny

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Les Vigiers | Monestier, 24240 Monestier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Monestier
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)553 61 5000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 53 - 118
  • Cuisine: French, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

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