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“Nice, pleasant place” 4 of 5 stars
Review of L'Ovale

L'Ovale
3 rue de France, 77300 Fontainebleau, France
+33 (0)160722853
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Ranked #22 of 98 Restaurants in Fontainebleau
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Fontainebleau, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Nice, pleasant place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

On a central square opposite the cinemas with a large shaded terrace on the sidewalk, it's a nice place to have a quick lunch of salad (they have a good choice) or to eat before or after seeing a movie (they ogften show English speaking movies in Fontainebleau)

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Unexpected surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

We went to Fontainebleau to see the castle and then needed a bite. Walking down the main street, we stopped at a hair salon and inquired of the locals there as to a good restaurant. We were directed to go down the street to the end and make a right turn. We did and were so happy that we did. L'Ovale was a wonderful surprise.

It is elegant, done in shades of gray, black and red. It's modern which seems a bit at odds with the historical nature of this little town but so welcoming. The restaurant was packed and it looked like mostly locals in their business attire. Service was impeccable and well balanced.

We had one filet of beef, a croque monsieur and one croque madame with a bottle of the house red wine and one coffee. Our total was 56 Euro. The lunch was excellent and we would definitely recommend L'Ovale to anyone wanting a 5 star meal in a lovely setting.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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