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Les Menestrels

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11 Rue Raspail, Saumur, France
0241677110
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Romance
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  • 55
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 8
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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
Most recent review
A fantastic find

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2014
James E
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Canberra, Australia
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  • Romance
  • Reservations
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Canberra, Australia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 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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142 reviews 142 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 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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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

It is wise to book for this restaurant, which we did. It is really charming tucked away on the rue de Raspial close to the chateau. There has been a lot of attention to detail in the decor and furnishings. The menu at 35.50 euros for an entree, plat and dessert is very reasonable, as you are also given an... 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: Romance

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?