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Le Pot de Lapin

37, Rue Rabelais, 49400 Saumur, France
02 41 67 12 86
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Ranked #7 of 92 Restaurants in Saumur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: French traditional cooking. Large range of local wine available with meals and to buy. Restaurant in a quiet street on eastern side of the town. Lovely atmosphere. Medium price.
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Sometimes in life you can waste your few precious days on this planet by over thinking and over debating about where is the place to eat etc. Save time. Just go here. You will have to, eventually. it's the rules. Le Patron is fairly loosely attached to the wall and has a dry humour and friendly smile which many of... More

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Guernsey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Good food well cooked and the owner was very patient with our small amount of french, and even drove us back to our hotel when a taxi wasn't available , very kind. Had a very enjoyable meal would definitely return and recommend.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Our friends recommended this restaurant .We loved the ambience and loved the food. The service was excellent , the staff were helpful and informative on choice of wine and food. We had no problems on getting a taxi to the restaurant but had difficulty in securing one for our return journey. Taxis are limited here. However, the owner went beyond... More

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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We too were caravaning in the area. Always like to eat where the locals go. This is a wonderful place with French bistros cooking at its best and then some. Staff very helpful and patient with us. Superb meal. Cheeseboard is breathtaking. Lovely atmosphere. Good sized portions & would suggest starter + main or main + dessert unless your appetite... More

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Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My wife and I had dinner here several times during our stay in Saumur, it was just that good! I have had a few meals over the years in Michelin 3 star restaurants and I think this restaurant comes very close to equal. Le Pot de Lapin was recommended by the owner of the B&B in which we were staying... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Great service, friendly owner and waiting staff, nice potted rabbit amuse bouche. Very tasty. Had a selection of wines to go with the meal. Went with the recommendation of the owner. All were top quality Saumur whites and a glass of Bordeaux . Had a la carte meal consisting of Serrano ham with melted rebluchon cheese , scallop main course... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Caravanning just outside Saumur we wanted to go for an evening meal. We chose (through Tripadvisor) and our friendly reception staff at le camping Chantepie a restaurant called le Pot de Lapin. The restaurant is small so we booked as it was a Saturday night. The owner and his (soon to be) wife were really helpful and monsieur speaks very... More

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London, England
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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

About 10mins walk from the centre of town, so more popular with locals than tourists. Excellent cooking of local dishes and an amazing local wine list. Service very friendly. Has a small tapas bar but to get the real experience you need to eat in the restaurant (room next door) where you get the full menu. Has a couple of... More

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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Lovely ambience, nice lighting. Well spaced tables. Good service. Food choice excellent, and tasty food but not amazing food. We had a lovely evening.

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is a place that has been on the list, as I am fairly local in that I've got a place in the area and been visiting the region for some 25 years.This restaurant was recommended to me by some neighbours and, combined with the Trip Advisor reviews, is somewhere I have been looking forward to visiting. We were not... More

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