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“One of the best lunches we have ever had ...” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Le P'tit Roseau

Le P'tit Roseau
16 rue du Pont, 63500 Issoire, France
04 73 89 09 17
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Ranked #1 of 29 Restaurants in Issoire
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“One of the best lunches we have ever had ...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This small restaurant, opened two years ago, is simply stunning.
The quality of the food prepared by the chef was beautifully presented and incredibly tasty - from the mushroom tart starter, through the main course of stuffed quail on a bed of vegetables, to the chocolate pudding with passion fruit. Portions were just right, with the flavours of each course carefully balancing one another.
After an aperitif, the recommended Villa Grezan rose wine complemented the food perfectly.
The chef's wife provided the front of house service - with a smile and warm welcome; allied to a lovely degree of humour as we attempted to converse with each other in pigeon English and French!!
If you get an opportunity to visit Issoire, we strongly recommend you get a reservation for this superb restaurant. We will be back ...

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Paris, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“A warm welcome and fantastic food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

We were on our way driving to Paris and figured out that by lunchtime we would be close to Issoire. The first restaurant I called (though it was supposed to be open), never answered and never called me back. Boy am I glad that I got through at Le Pet't Roeau. Excellent service. Excellent food and at a price that is sure not to lighten your wallet. A fixed lunch menu including appetizer, main course and dessert for only 12 euros? Outstanding!

We'll certainly go back again.

  • Visited December 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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