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L'Aromate

42 Rue du Marechal leclerc, 49400 Saumur, France
+33 (0)241513145
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Ranked #9 of 91 restaurants in Saumur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Caterham, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This restaurant as it turns out is a few doors away from L'Escargot, which is an equally fine restaurant. As I have not tried this restaurant before I thought I would give it a go. We went in Lunchtime (midweek) and chose to have the 28 euro menu rather than the 15 or 18.50 lunchtime offerings. All of the courses... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My wife and I decided to give L'Aromate a chance on a whim. We arrived with no reservation slightly after prime dining time with no reservation. This was not a problem and we were accommodated with no fuss. The staff was more than happy to see us. We had a wonderful view of the kitchen staff at work and sat... More

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Princeton, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Quaint and warm place. Nice owners. I think we were lucky to get a table. They were turning people away shortly after we sat down. The menu is unique and limited with delightful selections of fish,meat,duck, etc. nice wine list. Do not pass on dessert! Amazing desserts! If you are in Saumur, try this fabulous little restaurant. It does not... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This small resto is beautifully renovated in a modern style. The staff were professional and eager to please. But best of all was the food. Well designed menu offering a wide choice of prix fixe or a la carte and specials. Portion size was large and the kitchen produced some of the best fois gras, salads, mains and desert I... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

42 Rue Maréchal Leclerc 49000 SAUMUR Tél. : 02 41 51 31 45 E-mail : laromate@bbox.fr First Impressions The restaurant is a small modern chic and stylish place located just a short walk from the center of Saumur. The staff are very welcoming and they spoke good enough English to help my wife and I through the evening. The owner... More

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London
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113 reviews 113 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Was closed last year for hols and has obviously realised what they were missing. Well patronised by Brits. Twice visited. David and I chose the 27 euro menu which we thought was much better than the 20 euro one. First we had a bottle of Rigoletto from Domaine de la Paleine. Today we have just visited their cave and purchased... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We tried this place on our second night. The lady at our B&B hadn't yet tried it but we found the food and wine very good and the service excellent.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

we eat at this popular restaurant, make sure you book! The food was of superb quality throughout, inventive, refined and above all delicious. could not fault it. expensive wine list, we had the same wine in another restaurant for much less

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Belfast
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

What can I say - great quality and value for money. We are at the end of a ten day French journey and this meal was one -if not the best. Can't say better than that......oh yes and service was excellent.

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Stayed in Saumur for two nights and unfortunately almost everything was shut on the first night. After the previous reviews l'Aromate was our choice for the last night of our trip. Food was beautifully presented and very good.

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