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All 96 Saumur Restaurants

Restaurant le Gambetta

12 Rue Gambetta, 49400 Saumur, France
02 41 67 66 66
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Ranked #3 of 96 Restaurants in Saumur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $27 - $110
Hours:
Tue 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Chinon, France
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We came to Le Gambetta to celebrate a friend's birthday and at lunch time it is fantastic value for money. The dining room is modern and airy, which makes a nice change from some of the more old-fashioned gourmet restaurants. Service was perfect, from the welcome with a smile until the farewell by the chef himself. The waiters were efficient,... More 

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Clitheroe
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We were beginning to think French food was becoming very average after eating in quite a few 'rated' restaurants on our road trip, only to have our faith restored at Le Gambetta. Everything we were served on the taster menu was beautifully presented and a delight to eat. Equally comparable to anywhere we have dined before. Very knowledgeable and friendly... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I visited the restaurant with my son and daughter and my 6 year old granddaughter on Sunday 31st August.The staff are magnificent,the restaurant delightful and the food sublime.The three adults enjoyed the tasting menu - la curiosite - whilst they were happy to prepare a simple pasta dish for my granddaughter.I can honestly say that my children and myself considered... More 

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Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We really enjoyed our meal at Le Gambetta. All the food was good, with some courses being particularly outstanding. The service was warm and attentive and the sommelier wonderful.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were here in July during our stay in Saumur. When we booked we didn't even realise that it had a Michelin star! We were simply tempted by the menu in the window. The week before we travelled to France we had eaten at Ramsey's Royal Hospital Road and I can honestly say that from a pure food perspective I... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Lovely meal, really loved my first course (foie gras) and the lemon dessert. Wine was good being matched with the meal. In general great service. Atmosphere lacked bit of warmth would be the only slight thing. Overall a wonderful evening - would highly recommend eating here if you are in the area.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a one star restaurant and service shows that. The food was presentated very nice and appetizing, and this was sure a star. BUT the winelist is nothing to boast over. We are in a famous winedistrict and a good wine of Cabarnet France must be at least 8-10 years old when drinking. No such wine on the list.... More 

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Dorset
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We visited this restaurant last night as a treat on our two week holiday. It was wonderful; we ate the cheapest meal but it was beautifully presented and an absolute joy. The staff were attentive but not overpowering. It was so good we are going again next Friday as well. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Sue Dymock and Brian... More 

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Well situated near the centre of Saumur a very pleasant restaurant. The welcome was warm and friendly. The menu is full of imagination, but mostly based on things we've seen/eaten in other top restaurants around the world. They try hard to impress and sometimes it works, but the sometimes the choices could be better. Some may find it over complicated... More 

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Singapore
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147 reviews 147 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Hate to be the odd one out among raving reviews and would have given 2 stars if it wasn't Michelin rated. For a Michelin rated restaurant, this was way off. We are no foodies but we appreciate good food and wine. My partner and I had the menu... Started off well enough with a pre starter of sushi like salmon... More 

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Additional Information about Restaurant le Gambetta

Address: 12 Rue Gambetta, 49400 Saumur, France
Phone Number: 02 41 67 66 66
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 27 - 110
Cuisine: French

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