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Chez Alphonse

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5 pl Motte, 87000 Limoges, France
05 55 34 34 14
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 85
    Excellent
  • 150
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Typical French fare

Reviews say Vietnamese and French. Didn't see any hint of Eastern influences but what we had was good quality French fare. Well prepared and very tasty. Reasonably varied menu with veal much in evidence. No pretensions, just good food. Very busy on a Monday night. Friendly, efficient service... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Reviews say Vietnamese and French. Didn't see any hint of Eastern influences but what we had was good quality French fare. Well prepared and very tasty. Reasonably varied menu with veal much in evidence. No pretensions, just good food. Very busy on a Monday night. Friendly, efficient service. €70 for 3 courses with a carafe of wine. Can't go wrong.

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Limoges, France
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This pompous restaurant has been relying on its very convenient location for far too long. Its old tired menus serving up mediocre fare can be described as convenient and not much more to say. The meat is hardly ever caramelised properly appearing grey and broiled and always served on a great swathe of mashed potato that dominates the plate. It... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

They still cook the food here rather than microwave prepurchased stuff. Its very 'local' and we had the set menu on two occasions which was good value. The desserts are great as is the cafe gourmand.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We make a point of eating here every time we go to France - 5 times per year, and it's 20 miles from where we stay, but the experience is worth it. It's based on a typical French restaurant catering for the local workers, be they professionals or from the local market (itself worthy of a visit), but has recognised... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We decided upon this place and I'm glad we did The Ris de veau followed by foie de veau for me was exceptional as was the price Lovely staff and atmosphere We met a french couple and had a few to many Brandies under the canopy as a storm passed by Happy days I shall return soon Booking recommended !!!

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Antwerp, Belgium
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Very classical and busy brasserie in its traditional way with white red checkered table cloth. Amazing range of choice in dishes from the classical French cooking but lacking the fine touch to make it excellent for the price that they charge by dish. Efficient staff who are not really fluent in English or hardly. Busy at times so best to,make... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

On a cold wet spring day, this tiny Limousin restaurant was a joy. Warm both in temperature and character, with inexpensive regional foods and wine, this restaurant was bustling after the covered market closed at lunchtime. Recommended by our hosts at the Chateau de Ribagnac, this lived up to its reputation for friendly service and great food. An institution.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I was in the area for work and wanted some good french food where I would be able to navigate the menu (I speak no french). The wait staff here was young and willing to help translate the menu to English, which was very appreciated! I drank water and got the white asparagus and bacon for an entree and the... More 

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Corsica, France
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

A great local experience... the place really feels like a nice local limousin restaurant and waiters and the owner, Alphonse, also really help to make you feel at home there. Everyone is very welcoming and ready to help with choices of food. The food felt really local, tripes, stuffed cabbage, limousin beef... there is a very good array of what... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A great bistro style restaurant just by the market, doesn't look spectacular from the exterior, but go inside! Excellent food, brilliant service, classic French food with a daily lunch special that is always exciting and something to look forward to. We are in the process of buying a house in nearby Rochechaourt and can't wait to have the opportunity to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 pl Motte, 87000 Limoges, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Limousin  >  Haute-Vienne  >  Limoges
  • Phone Number: 05 55 34 34 14

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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