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Les Menestrels

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11 Rue Raspail, Saumur, France
0241677110
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 41
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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, convenient to Hotel Anne d'Anjou

The food was good, and the basil sorbet was outstanding. The seating was a bit tight and it felt crowded.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2014
Yvonne C
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Cicero, Indiana
Good for:
  • Romantic
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138 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

we were late in reserving but were given a delightful table. The wine list was interesting and well priced. Entrees were local and well prepared. In spite of heavy rain the atmosphere was cosy and inviting.

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Canberra, Australia
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We spent a lovely couple of hours enjoying great food and superb wine in a lovely French regional town. Over lunch we had the three course entree, main and dessert. All the entrees had the thumbs up with the duck canard and brioche particularly good. My wife's entree of the season, was crab with a cucumber gazpacho and mint ice... More 

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Plettenberg Bay
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Superb location in the heart of the town. Interesting renovation. Attentive, informative waiter. Food was outstanding, beautifully presented, delicate flavors. Every detail attended to. My vote for a star.

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Cicero, Indiana
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The food was good, and the basil sorbet was outstanding. The seating was a bit tight and it felt crowded.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What a wonderful experience fantastic food superb wine and great service a winning combination and a short walk through the garden to our hotel!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

From the moment we entered the restaurant , we were impressed with the decor and service. Attention to detail was excellent. The meal itself was faultless , discreet but attentive service. This place has real style! Definitely will be remembered in our best meals ever.

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This pleasantly laid out restaurant serves the best food we have had so far in Saumur and has a reasonable list of wine focussed on the region. We arrived just after 8 pm and had booked in advance but the one waiter on duty was busy looking after a large table and we stood around for about five minutes. No... More 

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Savannah, GA
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151 reviews 151 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Lovely restaurant that is part of the Anne d'Anjou hotel. Gourmet, wonderful ambiance, lovely service, the couple that owns the restaurant are chef and sommelier, and so the food and wine pairings are excellent. Very creative menu. Loved everything about this restaurant.

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lawrenceville, NJ
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89 reviews 89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

We had a set 3 course meal while on an Odsseys Unlimited tour (14 diners). High quality food propely prepared and artfully presented in a beautiful venue. The service was excellent. The side dishes (polenta and a puree of pumpkin) were a bit bland and the portion sizes overall were just barely sufficient. Good breads and world class butter.

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Berks
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We found this place by accident at lunchtime and had a fantastic bistro meal for only E18 for 2 courses, delicious cream of asparagus soup followed by sea trout. We couldn't understand why it wasn't full; it's slightly off the beaten track, yet great shady parking nearby for chateau visiting (just by the steps leading up to the panoramic view).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Rue Raspail, Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: 0241677110

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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