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3 place du Marche, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
05 57 24 62 81
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Don't expect good.

This is a cafe-restaurant at the extremely touristic square of the Monolithic church. So we expected the worst but the result is far better than what is served in a place of this kind. I don't say good, friendly or the likes but there is much worse.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2015
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Asia
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88 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

This is a cafe-restaurant at the extremely touristic square of the Monolithic church. So we expected the worst but the result is far better than what is served in a place of this kind. I don't say good, friendly or the likes but there is much worse.

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Los Angeles, California
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

We had a longer than expected lunch today in the terrace facing the old church in st Emilion. We waited almost an hour for our entree. The head waiter argued with us that it had not been an hour. Some tables around us did get their food before we did and even paid their bills before we got our dishes.... More 

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Asker, Norway
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Went for a lunch here on a very busy Saturday. Food was fine, but extremely slow service took the whole experience away. The starters took one hour to get to the table... Food here is also quite overpriced..

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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Visiting the amazing St Emilion we were looking for coffee in the afternoon & stumbled upon Le Bouchon in one of the little plaza/squares.. The waitress quickly switched to speaking English even though this was totally unnecessary as my wife is fluent in French.. 😊 We ordered some crepes & Cafes Alonges... We were 'well surprised at the lovely offerings... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

It was a nice place in the shadow of the monolithic church. Staff was friendly but service was very poor. They actually forgot my husband's main course. Getting their attention, even for paying the bill was difficult. Food was nothing memorable.

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london
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380 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

On a lovely evening the best place to eat is on the Terrace. the terrace next to the church is separated in 2. O~n one side for one restaurant, and on the other side it is for the Bouchon and its other restaurant so you have the choice of 2 menus, which is rather good. It is expensive here and... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

A plaza setting - actually served by two restaurants - Le Bouchon and a creperie further down the square. We ate there on two occasions, for dinner on the first evening in St Emilion and for lunch on the second day. For lunch you can choose from the two restaurants' different menus. We opted for simple creperie menu. For dinner... More 

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Thank StaffordVivant
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Went in for lunch, got out quickly and disappointed. Out of all the magnificent restaurants in Saint Emilion, we went in to the worst tourist trap there is. What can you expect from a restaurant that serves French food together with a hamburger, pasta and pizza menu, not a lot. Food was terrible, we gave up trying after the bitter... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to have a late lunch /early dinner. Most places had closed and were not reopening until 7pm. The location of the restaurant was excellent. We were seated and served quickly although the staff were not very engaging with us. The food was fresh and good. The beer was expensive at €7.50 each! The food was... More 

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Thank Miriam G
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Excellent location in the center of Saint Emilion. Service was good, friendly and efficient. Unfortunately, the food was a bit disapointing. Not really bad, but certainly not a place to remember.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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