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3 place du Marche, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
05 57 24 62 81
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tourist clientele, average food, nice setting

This place has great potential with the ambience of the setting, but the food and service were both average to below average. I had the duck confit, was seemed more like fried chicken. It was dry, thin on meat and large on fried chicken skin. Came with tasty herbed potatoes. Had to ask for water... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Bill M
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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This place has great potential with the ambience of the setting, but the food and service were both average to below average. I had the duck confit, was seemed more like fried chicken. It was dry, thin on meat and large on fried chicken skin. Came with tasty herbed potatoes. Had to ask for water and bread. Service absurdly slow,... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

One of the few restaurants that serve you before 7pm. Food was somewhat stuck between good and average. We had the galette, pizza and crepes. The waiters were kind and helpful. Price was reasonable. Basically a nothing out of the ordinary restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We had lunch in the courtyard by monolith church, and it was very good. The wait staff was friendly and prompt. My omelette with ham, cheese, and mushrooms was excellent, and my wife enjoyed her salad. At a table next to us someone ordered an escargot salad that looked incredibly good.

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Wilmington, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We were on a private wine tour and were given an hour to eat in St. Emilion on our own. We chose Le Bouchon and told our waiter we were on a time limit. He was most attentive and we were able to eat a 3 course lunch with wine in the time allotted. The duck was delicious and it... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

great atmosphere, down stairs, cave like. excellent food and wine. great service. quiet, perfect for conversation. Excellent value. The Euro cost $1.12 at the time. Would most certainly return if in town.

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Sasolburg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It is difficult to choose a restaurant when walking around St Emilion, but this turned out to be a good one! What a great wine list, even offering some tasting options. We enjoyed duck breast and lamb shank and both of our dishes were very tasty, served with fries prepared in an interesting way. The waiting staff seemed to rotate... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Service was disorganized and inconsistent. The young servers knew no English so there was no help with the menu. As a result, my wife order the carpaccio, which essentially was a large lettuce salad lined with thinly sliced raw beef ( the wait staff said the beef was "roasted" ) The two servers could not explain this, so my wife... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My wife and I are staying in at the Chateau Grand Barrail , 3.4 km's from the restaurant . Dinner tonight was great. I had 9 oysters for 13 euro the where nearly as good as our Bluffy's. Following was the best lamb shanks I here ever had , slow cooked for 10 hours. Highly recommend for a well priced... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

we were lured into this restaurant with the playful wait staff around the entrance - and we were very pleasantly surprised . the service was very prompt and they also ran a smaller place close by so we were able to peruse two menus. we started with the vegetable soup which was thick tasty and appetising - it was a... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

On a cool spring evening we managed to get a table inside the restaurant. Our waiter was friendly and so energetic, he made me feel less tired after a very long day of travel. The food was delicious. I had a vegetable soup for a starter and my husband the trio of foi gras. The foi gras would have been... More 

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Address: 3 place du Marche, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
Phone Number: 05 57 24 62 81
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Saint-Emilion
Cuisine: French

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  • Address: 3 place du Marche, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Saint-Emilion
  • Phone Number: 05 57 24 62 81

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

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