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All 95 Saumur Restaurants

Le Pot de Lapin

37, Rue Rabelais, 49400 Saumur, France
02 41 67 12 86
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Ranked #6 of 95 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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  • French first
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  • Italian first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Overall we were disappointed with the service and food having received strong recommendations to dine here. We did not received the promised warm welcome or excellent food. Sensed an air of arrogance and inattentiveness. We received a very poor wine recommendation. Perhaps complacency is setting in with all of these positive reviews??

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108 reviews 108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Tucked away in a street just one block back from the river, near Notre Dame des Ardilliers sits this little bistro. Monsieur has a laconic laid back manner, but the food is far from laid back. I had delicious snails followed by the Pot au Lapin....a huge pot served with a delicious gravy and vegetables and a saddle of rabbit... More 

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Saumur, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Having eaten here on a number of occasions with both French and English friends I have never been dissapointed with the consistency of this great little establishment. The welcome is warm and service helpful from both the proprietor, with his wry sense of humour and the young lady working with him. On our most recent visit we sat outside on... More 

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York, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Ate here on a recommendation whilst staying in Saumur. The staff were friendly, courteous, the food was delightful and typically french. Not overly expensive and would thoroughly recommend

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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
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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Address: 37, Rue Rabelais, 49400 Saumur, France
Phone Number: 02 41 67 12 86
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
Cuisine: French

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