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Au Sommelier du Chateau

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26 rue de Ferrare, 77300 Fontainebleau, France
0160711203
Today
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Outdoor seating
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    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
Most recent review
Not good for Vegetarians

Using tripadvisor reviews we enjoyed a very nice meal with some excellent wine and decided to take our daughter who is a vegetarian the following week. We asked if this would be a problem and were told a nice vegetarian meal would be available. She was given salad, mashed potato and quinoa on a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
John P
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Using tripadvisor reviews we enjoyed a very nice meal with some excellent wine and decided to take our daughter who is a vegetarian the following week. We asked if this would be a problem and were told a nice vegetarian meal would be available. She was given salad, mashed potato and quinoa on a cabbage leaf. (All of which were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We just had dinner in that small restaurant. Nice location, pleasant environment, good food. A little slow, but probably we were tired to enjoy a long dinner.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A wonderful restaurant, just what you need excellent service from the owners who choose the wine for you based on the meal you are having. The food is excellent simple but perfect and the wine is exquisite. So good I went back 3 times over 4 weeks and will go back again. Excellent couldn't recommend this restaurant best in Fontainebleau.

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Great food. Friendly staff. Small menu but each dish very well prepared. Reasonable price. Quaint restaurant just off Fontainebleau's Main Street.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Our second visit (first was last year), service and food was first class. Wine choice exceptional, they know good wine. We will go back do not miss this place, you need to book it fills up quick.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I can definitely see the appeal of the place -- you can go, have cheese and tapas and a nice wine in a cozy setting. We had a full dinner, and I ordered beef that ended up being very overcooked, and then replaced with an inferior cut of meat (they ran out of what I'd ordered, was the explanation). They... More 

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Suffolk
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118 reviews 118 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

The menu is short, it is fresh, it is good. Choose from tapas, plates of dry hams or fish followed by a choice of two or three cooked dishes. It's a simple menu on the board. We ate a plate of 'apero' items... Chorizo, dry ham and excellent tapenade followed by a huge piece of grilled tuna with fried green... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

First of all, book....we called to b told they were full, then asked if minded waiting until 21:30. So glad we waited, the place, small, was full of locals. The welcome was very friendly and the food, very good. We had escargot followed by Puma iberique, which, according to a diner on another table is the graze in France at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

great selection, the owner was sommelier at the Meurice in Paris , before settling here with his wife. Small intimate setting.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I enjoyed the simple, yet delicious menu. My favorite part was the traditional home kitchen French atmosphere, and the wonderful and inventive wine. I prefer the lunch menu, to the dinner menu.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 rue de Ferrare, 77300 Fontainebleau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Fontainebleau
  • Phone Number: 0160711203

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 40
  • Cuisine: French, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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