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Au Sommelier du Chateau

26 rue de Ferrare, 77300 Fontainebleau, France
0160711203
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Ranked #12 of 92 restaurants in Fontainebleau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $40
Cuisines: French, Spanish
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 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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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

One of the best kept secrets in town. An amazing wine selection. This is a place to sit back, drink a couple of bottles of wine and let the server bring you dish after dish of delicious tapas. Get the pata negra, the little sausage in wine & potato dish and anything else really. Then, ask for the desserts ;... More

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Cumbria
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Really enjoyed our meal at this great little restaurant in Fontainebleau. The food was excellent and the staff extremely friendly, professional and well informed. Gave suggestions on what wines and foods went well together and all in all we had a really enjoyable evening and will definitely be going back. Highly recommended.

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Fontainebleau, France
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88 reviews 88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

You can never find a place in this restaurant - and for a good reason. The food, which is freshly made everyday, is simply great. The wines are one of the best value for money we've had in a while!

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