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L'Aromate

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42 Rue du Marechal leclerc, 49400 Saumur, France
+33 2 41 51 31 45
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 75
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  • 43
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
My favorite in Saumur

We stayed in Saumur for 4 nights and had dinner at this small, but fantastic restaurant, and it was my favorite. The menu is only in French, but the host could speak English well and explained everything. Go for the set 3 course menu, it is great value for money, considering the quality of food. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
cvanzyl
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stayed in Saumur for 4 nights and had dinner at this small, but fantastic restaurant, and it was my favorite. The menu is only in French, but the host could speak English well and explained everything. Go for the set 3 course menu, it is great value for money, considering the quality of food. I had my best dessert... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We did not have a reservation, but luckily were seated at a cosy little table! It was possible to see the chefs working in the kitchen. Many beautifully presented dishes kept on rolling out of the kitchen to the diners! We took the set menu at 21€ each. I chose the Terrine de saumon on a bed of leeks for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

We all had the fixed price lunch menu 19€ ,there is also one at 15€. each course was beautifully presented and they all tasted superb . This restaurant in my opinion is one of the best in Saumur. I Recommend that you make a reservation as it gets very busy. Extremely good value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The restaurant was full and by reservation only from what it seems, it was a Wednesday evening so mid-week always a good sign. There were two couples who sadly had to eat elsewhere because of no tables available. This is the 2nd visit to the L'aromate and it did not disappoint, the Gratine a l'oignon was delicious followed by everyone's... More 

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Food was great, really good, but the service was very, very slow. We got the menus quickly enough, but then had to wait for long periods before we got our entree, between entree and main, and between main and dessert. Food is absolutely delicious, so if you have the time it's worth the wait.

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 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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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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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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Additional Information about L'Aromate

Address: 42 Rue du Marechal leclerc, 49400 Saumur, France
Phone Number: +33 2 41 51 31 45
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 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
Cuisine: Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 42 Rue du Marechal leclerc, 49400 Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 51 31 45

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bistro
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
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

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