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Champlain

1 Rue des Carrieres, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4P5, Canada (Downtown Quebec City)
+1 418-692-3861
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Ranked #163 of 1,176 Restaurants in Quebec City
Price range: $9 - $113
Cuisines: French, Continental
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown Quebec City
Description: A classic landmark restaurant re-invented, featuring cutting edge regional cuisine created by one of Quebec's hottest restaurant chefs - Stephane Modat. Blending the very best of its heritage features with the latest design trends, the Champlain creates a unique and memorable culinary discovery that is second to none.
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montreal
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82 reviews 82 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I had the 7 course meal with 3 glasses of wine. There is a lack of generosity on the plate (minus one star) because a five star restaurant should show some generosity. Portions could be 10-15% larger without a problem. There is also a lack of generosity in the room. Some restaurants have free wi-fi for their customers. At the... More

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Wellington, Fl
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

The Champlain at the Frontenac Castle/Hotel in Quebec City is a great way to enjoy a wonderful meal and a great view of the old Port in Quebec City. The Hotel is huge and impersonal, the restaurant is just the opposite. Dinning is quiet, relaxed and the service is perfect. It is a great place for a business dinner or... More

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Genevieve_Parent, Public Relations Manager at Champlain, responded to this review

Dear Robertkohn1234, Thank you for your wonderful review of your recent visit at Champlain restaurant. We are delighted you enjoyed your dining experience - including the decor and food. Your feedback will be shared with our restaurant and culinary team. Sincerely, Genevieve Parent PR Director More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My mom and I went for supper here this evening and it was absolutely amazing! I have celiac disease so no gluten for me. They were absolutely awesome in handling my order to malet sure it was safe for me to eat. Extremely friendly staff and one of the first times in forever I have felt confident in the food... More

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Genevieve_Parent, Public Relations Manager at Champlain, responded to this review

Dear Kaylah Z, Thank you so much for taking time to post a review of your dining experience at Champlain restaurant. We are delighted you were able to enjoy such a memorable evening. Our team is very sensitive to celiac and other food related restrictions and it is always a pleasure to offer the best possible experience to all of... More

Niagara Falls, Canada
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187 reviews 187 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I had the privilege of staying at the Chateau Frontenac for one week during a convention I was hosting. I was there on my own for a couple of nights before my husband the group arrived and decided to try the Champlain Restaurant after perusing the menu on line and deciding on the Halibut. Much to my surprise, when I... More

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Genevieve_Parent, Public Relations Manager at Champlain, responded to this review

Dear BahiaDelray, Thank you for this wonderful review of your recent dining experience at Champlain restaurant. We are thrilled you had such a wonderful evening. I will be sharing this great feedback with our service and kitchen team of le Champlain. We hope to welcome you again on your next visit to Quebec City. Sincerely, Genevieve Parent PR Director More

Montreal, Quebec
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We treated ourselves to this restaurant to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. It is certainly much more luxurious than what we can normally afford or are accustomed to. We were thrilled to get last minute reservations and had a meal that we will never forget! If some find this place pretentious, we certainly enjoyed being treated with such courtesy and... More

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Genevieve_Parent, Public Relations Manager at Champlain, responded to this review

Dear O_B_JO, Thank you for taking time to share feedback of your recent dining experience at Champlain restaurant. We are so thrilled you enjoyed such a fantastic and memorable evening. Your great feedback will be shared with our Champlain team. We hope to welcome you again. Sincerely, Genevieve Parent PR Director More

BERKELEY
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We found the restaurant options in the newly refurbished Fairmont Chateau Frontenac to be confusing. We had made a reservation at SAM after being told they had a dinner menu but it was just a bar menu. We were seated under a blasting music speaker so wanted to dine in a full menu restaurant. We then tried to go into... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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227 reviews 227 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Located in the Fairmont Le Chateau Fontenac in old Quebec City, this is a restaurant that gives you some excellent local cuisine options. Sheep, guinea hen and venison are all on the menu. The ambience is great and the view is excellent of the St Lawrence River. Service is excellent and attentive. The downside is that the host is responsible... More

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Genevieve_Parent, Public Relations Manager at Champlain, responded to this review

Dear Mayoplan, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent experience at Champlain restaurant. We truly value your feedback and as such it has been shared with our Food & Beverage team as we work to offer a unique dining experienc in Quebec. Thank you once again and we hope you will consider dining with us again on your next... More

Paris, France
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Champlain is one of the restaurants in the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. It shares an entrance (through the hotel) with two other places -- one apparently a bar and one a kind of simpler restaurant (I think). This makes things a bit confusing when you arrive and there might be an (intimidating) line at the Maitre'D table, depending on... More

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Genevieve_Parent, Public Relations Manager at Champlain, responded to this review

Dear Michael H, Thank you for taking time to share feedback of your recent dining experience at Champlain restaurant. We were pleased to read you enjoyed the overall menu. In regards to the service issues, I do apologize for this and I have shared your feedback with our Champlain Manager for proper follow-up. Once again thank you for your valuable... More

Montreal, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Champlain was beautifully refurbished, with tons of money poured into an open glass wine cellar and lavish furniture everywhere, but food needs lots of improvement. Portions are on the VERY small size (cheesecake looks like a mignardise), the wine tasting menu brings the same wine on three services which is utterly ridiculous, wine list is on an Ipad with no... More

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Groton, CT
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126 reviews 126 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

It was a bit of a hassle to be seated because the hostess was MIA, but worth it. The food, service and view are the best.

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