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21, rue Dutartre, 78 150 Le Chesnay, Versailles, France
01.39.54.66.66
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Stick to the steak & you will be ok-

Stayed nearby Mercure hotel- 3 mins walk. Service good, nice attitude of staff . Steak good. but the rest very average and no taste and "factory food. "

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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English first
sitges
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Stayed nearby Mercure hotel- 3 mins walk. Service good, nice attitude of staff . Steak good. but the rest very average and no taste and "factory food. "

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Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I hear a lot that it was no more the reference for real good steak.....and it is true . I order the more xepensive for one person , coeur d'aloiyau....ith bearnaise sauce.....and I get a very hard peice of beef , cold , without any taste , serve with ex-frozen french fries and a bearnaise sauce that is directly coming... More 

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We ordered a medium sirloin to share. When it came the meat was very very tough and underdone. We had chewed through the outer pieces and a staff member took one piece away and re grilled it. The fries, potato in jacket and the ratatouille were excellent.

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Treharris, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Good restaurant was full most nights, only ate there once had a good selection. If staying at the nearby mercure hotel, show your room card and get 10% discount. There is not a lot around the area of le chesnay, but this restaurant is well worth a visit. The service was good, staff pleasant no problems with English also had... More 

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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We wished we had eaten in one of the restaurants in the shopping centre that were cheaper. It was very "fast foodish" without the cheap fast food prices. We struggled to translate the menu and identify what we wanted to eat. We chose steaks which were tough. When we said that we would have a dessert they brought us an... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We ate here several times and the food was very good for what it is every time we went. The service was a little slow but the waitresses were very patient as we struggled to remember our schoolgirl/boy French!

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Cornwall
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We had to wait a bit for the table, food was fine when it came. The place was full and made one feel like you had to eat as fast as you can and leave!

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United Kingdom
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99 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

The Restaurant was busy and service was very poor. It was nice to eat outside on a warm evening; however, the setup is more like a snack bar with the outside dining area located right next to the car park which means that you have dust, noise and fumes to accompany your meal. This along with the abundance of smokers... More 

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

The worst restaurant I've ever been to! Service poor, so slow it took over a hour to get seated and order taken. The food was cold undercooked. Manager refused to accept responsibility for service and people skills and customer service skills NIL.

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

The restaurant offers a discount to Mercure guests and it is an easy walk from the hotel, but I would suggest that you venture further to find something more interesting.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21, rue Dutartre, 78 150 Le Chesnay, Versailles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Yvelines  >  Versailles  >  Le Chesnay
  • Phone Number: 01.39.54.66.66

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Grill
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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