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Chez Julien

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24510 Paunat, Paunat, France
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located in grounds & buildings of abbey

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  • 107
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  • 25
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Superb evening on the terrace

Ithe food is delicious but and so are the men who wait on you! Very friendly and with excellent English.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Barbara D
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Ithe food is delicious but and so are the men who wait on you! Very friendly and with excellent English.

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central Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Charming, friendly, incredible atmosphere, clean facilities, Green lawns, running water and beside all that excellent food. The site also has an abbey on the grounds, too beautiful. One can imagine the galloping hooves of the crusader horses arriving.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We were recommended this excellent restaurant and it didn't disappoint, located in a lovely remote setting with food to match. We were lucky with the weather so sat outside where tables are far enough apart but also close enough to enjoy the general atmosphere. Attentive, knowledgable, English speaking staff provided excellent service and we were not rushed at all. One... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Simply outstanding. Not signed and not obvious you have to work to find this place, but it is alongside the Abbey in Paunat. Pleasant shady terrace with a lovely garden. Food is exquisite, albeit based on traditional French fare. Service is quick, friendly and selections are made from a daily changing set of blackboards. Wine list is extensive and reasonably... More 

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Troy, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had a superb dinner alfresco at Julien out on the lawn. The service was friendly, yet very professional and our waiter was patient with our French, and helped us by elaborating some of the dinner descriptions in English. It was fresh local fare and the best dinner we had in the Perigord Noir. The wine list was good, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The food was to die for, the service second to none, and the surroundings perfect, what can I say, the whole meal was so good, presentation was really wonderful, I was so impressed as were my friends, so worth a visit.

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Came here as part of an organised wine trip of the area. What a beautiful setting with the restaurant next to the abbey. Fantastic local produce and the food was simply delicious. Had a lovely snapper dish with homemade tapenade, then some guinea fowl and prunes. Great atmosphere and good service. Can highly recommend.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Best food I have eaten in France. Juilen is a great host and his food is exceptional. Beautiful setting in this little french village. Look forward to going everytime Im over. Very consistent. We have never had a bad meal.

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Fordingbridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A really enjoyable lunch, well kept village in a beautiful setting, Le restaurant de l' Abbatiale is right next door to the fascinating Abbey. The welcome and dining experience was greatly enhanced by two great guys who made us feel at home with our limited French.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

The food is Ordinary standard but price is a little costly,especially their dessert price is double price compare to the specialist cake&coffee shop! The standard is under but more expensive! Therefore I am Not recommended!

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Address: 24510 Paunat, Paunat, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Paunat
Cuisine: French

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24510 Paunat, Paunat, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Paunat

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Description

Located in grounds & buildings of abbey

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