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43 rue de france, 77300 Fontainebleau, France
01.64.22.01.57
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant doesn't have many tables so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment. Excellent food and attentive service made it an experience to remember. I went with a group of friends and we thoroughly enjoyed the food. They even specially catered a vegetarian meal as well for one of my friends. A generous selection of breads was offered... More

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Tallinn, Estonia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Attentive service, lovely atmosphere and dishes with pure taste's. Japanese touch, which made it far more special next to the traditional french cuisine. The menu is only in french. Staff knew some english and were explaining the menu, nevertheless I would expect them to have an english menu as well. Chef's complimentary dishes were excellent (2 appetizers, small dessert, finishing... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Our trip was spoilt by a junior sommelier who was awful, the food was of a high quality but not as amazing as you would expect, we went for the taster menu and taster wine. Over all expected a lot more than what they delivered. Would not go back

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Paris
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35 reviews 35 reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This restaurant is located an hour drive from Paris nearby the Fontainebleau Castle and forest. Surroundings are a bit suprising for a one star restaurant since it is in a quite plain street a few meters away from a coin laundry. The exterior is pretty plain too but the interior is quite cosy and comfortable with around ten tables at... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The Chef cooks outstanding. He cares not only about how to make original dishes, but also about taste. and the price is very good, especially compare to the food. For roughly 50 euros you get 4 courses and 4 compliments. definitely it's best restaurant in Fontainebleau. The only thing which can stop L'Axel of getting second Michelin star is service.... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Well, we all have some memorable restaurant experiences, and this one certainly was for me. I mean, this is just a superb restaurant, with great, attentive, well-paced service. The building and the room do not look like much but there are a lot of thoughtful touches like the decoration and the lighting and the fresh flowers. And then there is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We had an enjoyable meal. We weren't sure about the options on the tasting menu initially but enjoyed all four courses and all the other little tasters in between. Wine was good and staff very attentive. A memorable experience.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Our third trip from London to our favourite restaurant. The tasting menu was, as usual, amazing. Staff are first class. My partner arranged for an exotic fruit birthday cake, made from passion fruit, mango and coconut.....extremely light and refreshing. What a lovely surprise when they included the cost in the tasting menu, he had expected to pay an additional cost.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went to this restaurant based on the reviews of trip advisor. We arrived on a Thursday and tried to book for dinner either on Friday or Saturday. We didn't expect we will be able to get in as the restaurant is small and very popular. We couldn't get a table until Monday. The host is a... More

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Excellent french food. The food is delicious and the service is very good. But as almost everything in Paris and Fontainebleau, its a little bit expensive. Expect more than 80 euros/person.

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Address: 43 rue de france, 77300 Fontainebleau, France
Phone Number: 01.64.22.01.57
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Fontainebleau
Cuisine: French

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