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“Yummy Home-cooked French Food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Restaurant de l'Abbaye

Restaurant de l'Abbaye
Place Abbaye, 24480 Cadouin, France
05 53 63 40 93
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Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Cadouin
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
South West France
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Yummy Home-cooked French Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We arrived without booking at this friendly restaurant in the center of the village and had a lovely four course lunch with excellent service. We had chosen the simple menu which was four-course with two choices for the appetizer and entree and a huge list of desserts. Every course was utterly delicious and tasty, the braised beef in bergerac wine sauce was fork tender and the little sauteed potatoes light and fluffy. The desserts were equally yummy and we vowed to make it a regular hangout whenever we visit the beautiful village. Just be sure to book ahead to avoid disappointment.
One small negative note for the shabby bathroom facilities...total contrast to the spotless restaurant rooms.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Reliable, excellent on every occasion.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This restaurant reliably serves excellent food for all occasions. It is always full and the customers know it provides the bench mark for eating excellent traditional French food in this part of the Dordogne. A restaurant not to be missed.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Boscastle, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Amazing lunch - great set menu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

My husband and I had 2 lunches here over our 5 night stay in the Perigord. The first being the best. We had the basic set menu and was delightful - both having beef. The second lunch some days later on our last day, we had the lamb - a slightly more expensive set meal.
For each set menu, there is the glorious 'Potage', which I really need to learn how to cook like this!! And a huge range of desserts and cheeses. The house wine is brilliant and is matched with the wonderful service. Thank you xx

  • Visited August 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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“A wonderful surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The food here is really, really good. No wonder it's busy every night. I was so glad that we had booked a table. The menu at €19 was excellent value and the desserts were to die for - try the apricot tart. The wine was amazingly good value as well. I only regret that we did not go there more than once.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 61 cities Reviews in 61 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Like an old friend - always reliable!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

One of the best value restaurants in the Dordogne. The menu rarely changes and the quality is always good. Five courses for 19 Euros - it's a steal!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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