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Le Central

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4 rue d'Autremont, 79510 Coulon, France
+ 33 (0) 5 49 35 90 20
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12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 110
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Warm and inviting

My husband and I came here to celebrate our anniversary. There is no menu translated to English and only one of four wait staff who knew English. We muddled through and took some chances. Our favorite entree was Grosse ravioli an open ravioli topped with garlicky mushrooms. My husband had a lamb... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2015
Feenixwest
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330 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I came here to celebrate our anniversary. There is no menu translated to English and only one of four wait staff who knew English. We muddled through and took some chances. Our favorite entree was Grosse ravioli an open ravioli topped with garlicky mushrooms. My husband had a lamb plat and I had the fish: filet de... More 

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Thank Feenixwest
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Coulon is very busy in July & August, all restaurants have many customers. The Central is a more up market eatery, reflected in the prices, however the food is excellent and worth the cost. We had booked in advance, which was as well as the terrace was full very quickly. Waiting staff very attentive and apperetifs appeared promptly with mis... More 

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Thank Sheila C
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I visited 'Le Central' with my family and the family of my fiancee. We were surprised at just how good the food and service was, even more so at the excellent price. We took the 'menu découverte'. I took the white bean foie gras gazpacho entree, the pintade main and the angelique financier dessert. All were excellent and the hors... More 

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Thank J W
Farnham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Was expecting great things after seeing the reviews. Lovely restaurant setting and interior. Had to wait nearly an hour before we received our first dish. Descriptions of the food on the menu and description by staff did not match what we thought we were getting. Our party are French fluent. The use of a lot of coloring in most of... More 

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Thank nigel52
Terneuzen
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We had are dinner here during our stay in Coulon. It is a restaurant of high quality. Staff is very professional and the food excellent.

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Thank Getiaantjes
Newton Burgoland, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

An excellent restaurant recommended to us by our French hosts. Behind an unremarkable facade is a wonderful restaurant serving imaginative dishes. Attentive and friendly service, great value for money and exceptional food - a restaurant I will be glad to return to.

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Thank Chris B
London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Inventive, delicious, gastronomically serious while still being a good local restaurant. We stayed here as a family (with 9 and 11 year old) and family friendly. A delightful haven mid cycling tour offering civilised food in a lovely space with friendly service. Best restaurant in the Marais I think (and to be fair priced accordingly).

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We (2 adults and a 16 year old boy) visited this restaurant when on holiday last summer and enjoyed it so much we were eager to go back. It did not disappoint. The atmosphere, quality of the food and service were excellent. My dessert, which was 3 separate dishes made of apricots, was one of the best desserts I have... More 

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Thank Maggie O
Frome, England, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We were staying at the Venise Verte campsite near coulon (excellent), and cycled the 2 Kms into the very pretty village of coulon for lunch. Parked our bikes right outside the hotel and the menu looked appealing. 2 courses for €16.40, 3 for €20. We sat in a pretty covered courtyard and had 3 courses. Presentation and care taken were... More 

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Thank Karen H
Kent UK
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We were celebrating my birthday and wanted to find a special restaurant, and we found this in Le Central in Coulon, part of a 3 star hotel in the very pretty town, which in itself is well worth a visit. The food was excellent and nicely presented, prices very reasonable and we enjoyed it so much we managed to fit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 rue d'Autremont, 79510 Coulon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Deux-Sevres  >  Coulon
  • Phone Number: + 33 (0) 5 49 35 90 20

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm

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