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Le Cheval Noir

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17 bd St Jacques, 21200 , Beaune, France
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12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Thu - Mon 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Great lunch spot

Excellent food and fabulous service. We will definitely return. Both meat and seafood dishes were beautifully prepared.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2015
Liz C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Excellent food and fabulous service. We will definitely return. Both meat and seafood dishes were beautifully prepared.

Thank Liz C
Laguna Woods, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Pros: Really great service, beautiful interior, good menu Cons: No air conditioning We arrived in Beaune on a Sunday night and knowing most restaurants in this town would be closed I asked the hotel desk for a recommendation and to make a reservation. Cheval Noir was his recommendation. On arrival (in a rainstorm) we were nicely greeted, helped with our... More 

Thank StephenDChicago
San Francisco, California
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207 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Our food was quite good but the service was not. We did not return there again but enjoyed what we ate.

Thank SuzanneGrecophile
London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

There seem to be very mixed views here, but our experience was entirely positive. Eating outside was not an option for us, but future visitors should certainly be aware the terrace is on the Beaune ring road. We booked before leaving the UK and were glad we did because walk-in customers had to be turned away. Even in a town... More 

Thank Kentishwanderer
Diamondhead, Mississippi
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

My husband and I chose the Cheval Noir for our last meal after two marvelous weeks in Beaune and we are so glad we did. We chose the tasting menu with wine pairings and we enjoyed every bite and sip. The meal was served at a leisurely pace which gave us enough time in between courses to appreciate each one... More 

Thank Marie-France S
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We had dinner here one night. We paid a bit over 100 euros for a 3 course menu for two, plus a nice bottle of wine. It was good value for the money. Every course we had was elaborately put together and beautifully presented. The staff is extremely professional and service is very good, although a bit fast (which I... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Food was just ok. We had snails that had a slight dirt taste and the garlic butter needed salt. We ordered entrecôte but was told that they didn't have it but some other meat. One portion was so hard it was almost impossible to chew. When we told the waiter she got defensive. We wanted a really good wine with... More 

Thank KristinaRM
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had visited this restaurant the year before and were looking forward to a return trip. The food on the whole was very good with one exception. The steak was over cooked. By itself not an issue but having to debate it with the staff on at least 3 occasions insisting my view was wrong coloured the whole evening. Maybe... More 

Thank 187055Tim
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Picked this restaurant through a combination of trip-advisor reviews and gut feeling. We were not disappointed. The service was impeccable; not over bearing and all were friendly. Although we are fluent in French, the staff clearly spoke English to a high standard. We both felt the menu offered a reasonable choice and the quality of what subsequently arrived was very... More 

Thank G_MacDonald_11
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170 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We happened to visit on a very hot day and got a table at the terrasse because inside there was not air-con. This was unfortunate as the terrasse is nothing special and it was very noisy because it is on the town's main peripheral road. We were seating seating. Moreover, we could smell the bad odour from the garbage not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 bd St Jacques, 21200 , Beaune, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Burgundy  >  Cote d'Or  >  Beaune
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Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?