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Les Fresques (Chateau des Vigiers)

24240 Monestier, France
+33 (0)5 53 61 50 00
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Ranked #3 of 6 restaurants in Monestier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $44 - $179
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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Duras, France
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121 reviews 121 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Duras, France
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121 reviews 121 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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SLC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We stayed in the chateau and wanted to try out the restaurant. The ambiance of sitting outside overlooking the golf course was fantastic and service excellent. We chose the 5 course menu degustation. Half of the courses were superb (foix gras with lobster and strawberry sauce), the other half very good (disappointing that the lamb ordered rose was rare/bloody). wine... More

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UK
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88 reviews 88 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Superb, faultless Michelin level service, menu, wine,setting.Price to match but this restaurant really is something special.

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

The service staff is great and speaks several languages even Italian. Food is always reserved hot and very professionally. No running around,

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Duras, France
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121 reviews 121 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We have previously eaten at the brasserie at Chateau Vigiers which is a great lunchtime location - particularly in summer However this time we wanted to have the full evening experience in the main restaurant Les Fresques.So we booked a table for Saturday night. When we arrived we were greeted in a very friendly manner and asked if we would... More

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