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All 92 Saumur Restaurants

L'Escargot

30 Rue Mar Leclerc | 49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 51 20 88
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Ranked #1 of 92 Restaurants in Saumur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $45
Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
New York, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This restaurant was exquisite. The service was fabulous. Unfortuantely, my wife and I speak very little Frenchl The waitress (wife of the chef) was kind and accomodating. Service was prompt but not rushed. And the food -- wow! I had the snails followed by a tender steak dish that melted in my mouth. The wine pairing was sublime. And the... More

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Barbados
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The food was beautifully presented and the service was excellent. This restaurant has no wow appeal from the outside but the food more than makes up for it. Fanny, who has a great sense of humour, takes the orders whilst her husband cooks up the delicious cuisine. This restaurant is a "must" when visiting Saumur. Very popular so remember to... More

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Otleylad
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Have eaten here over the past 6 years and the food is always of a superb quality and the service is friendly and helpful.

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Sydney
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

They care and enjoy satisfying, it's an art! You can tell that the chef enjoys pleasing the customers as do the service. The lamb was exquisite and the beef steak astounding. Perfect in every way. The chef came out and talked to the customers towards the end of the service. Everyone was very happy. The garden is a lovely relaxed... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This was a recommendation by our hotel owner, and we are so glad we asked him to book us a table. The waitress (possibly owner?) was so welcoming and friendly, and the restaurant was comfortable and relaxed. The wine was sublime, if a little pricey, but the fixed price menu was exceptional value for money. I had the snails cooked... More

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London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Delightful restaurant in the centre of Saumur. Excellent food and very good value. The chef/proprietor's wife is a wonderful hostess.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

It took us a while to find this lovely restaurant but it was well worth the search. This was our last lunch of our holiday and it was the best. We had a table in the main restaurant and chose one of the set meals. All three courses were excellent as was the accompanying wine. There were a lot of... More

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119 reviews 119 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Superb food, great wine, well presented, friendly, nice decor. The meal can take time in the Classic French manner so if you are used to the more in and out quick restaurant you had better relax! Would definitely go again. We had the evening 4 course dinner menu, all choices were excellent.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Before this we were at the one-star Le Gambetta, and compere with that, this L´Escargot is better!! Better winelist. Otherwise It is astounding that winelist in a fine restaurant don´t have better winelist when they are located in a famous winedistict. But L´Escargot is really worth a visit!!

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London, England
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73 reviews 73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

About 10min walk from the centre, so not well known and more popular with locals than tourists. Excellent food... a real foodie place where the owner seems to cook. Good local wine list. Gets very busy so you need to book. Has a few tables in the lobby area... try to avoid these and sit in the main restaurant to... More

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