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9 Rue St Dominique, 63000 Clermont-Ferrand, France
0473360888
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A place to enjoy quality wine with simple but delicious food.

The unpretentious seating and simple presentation of this small bistro disguises the fact that the staff really know their wine and the chef knows the food of the region. The place was full of French people who had clearly been there before and though the staff were rushed off their feet... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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English first
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The unpretentious seating and simple presentation of this small bistro disguises the fact that the staff really know their wine and the chef knows the food of the region. The place was full of French people who had clearly been there before and though the staff were rushed off their feet everything was done to ensure that we all had... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Before travelling anywhere I do my research and, as we were travelling with friends I wanted to be sure we would be well looked after, both in terms of service and food. I found Pile Poele and after reading reviews on here decided to put it on my 'must try' list. We got there a few hours before it opened... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I stumbled upon this restaurant by accident, having made a unplanned stop in Clermont Ferrand with my wife and 4 year old twins. We ordered from the €21 set menu and a meal from the childrens menu which the table waiting staff were happy to serve between two kids. The food was served to our table very promptly, despite the... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

This restaurant was just round the corner from our hotel and was recommended to us. A good choice. The menu at 21 euros was copious and delicious- we had the terrine du jour which was scrumptious ( vegetables, nuts, prunes in a creamy mushroom sauce.) it would have been sufficient on its own but was followed by a huge coq... More 

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Kent
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Now I accept that a massive thunderstorm can cause chaos, but to visit a restaurant where the power went off within 2 minutes of our arrival and the waiter just shrug and say 'I'll be back' would just make you laugh. However, when the waiter came back his manner was quite spectacularly bad. So much so that we gave up... More 

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Urbana, Illinois, United States
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Pile Poele, A Traditional bouchon-style restaurant 9 Rue St-Dominique, Clermont-Ferrand, France Tel: 04 73 36 08 88 Open Mon-Sat 12-14:30pm and 19-23:30pm It’s just off Rue Etats-Unis, where the tram runs, and very close to the Jaude tram stop, so is ideally placed for visitors to the old city and the cathedral and for shoppers. This is a Lyonnais bouchon-style... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Good quick service. Reasonably priced for a bite at lunch

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  • Address: 9 Rue St Dominique, 63000 Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne  >  Puy-de-Dome  >  Clermont-Ferrand
  • Phone Number: 0473360888

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