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Restaurant La Quincaillerie

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30 rue de l'hotel de ville, Montendre, France
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

We went there yesterday with a friend as I had weekend voucher which included it (wonderbox). The food was delicious, very subtle flavours, fresh and tasty products. The building itself is beautiful, full of character. The only reason I didn't put 5 stars ia that despite a very friendly waiter, the owner of the place could improve in customer service.... More 

Thank Laura B
Dorset, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

We tried on the recommendation of a friendly local and were not disappointed. The service struck the right balance; attentive without being obtrusive, the hostess; friendly and informative, and the chef; a master of his craft. This was probably the best meal we have had in France for many years. Three courses of sheer delight, well worth a detour to... More 

Thank Bittlesgreen
Stockholm, Sweden
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Always incredibly tasty and exciting food, starter, main course and dessert. Very nice environment and staff. A must if you're in the neighbourhood.

Thank arctaedius
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Went on a recommendation. Cheap ingredients not very well cooked. Egg and tomato starter was simple but tasty. Turkey had gristle, was tough and sauce bland. Dessert was strawberries, with ice cream and a spent vanilla pod. Over €60 euros with no wine as both of us were driving. Smelly glasses and not very clean tableware together with terribly fussy... More 

Thank Lesley G
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Since its opening in 2011 we have been regular customers on our frequent visits to our house nearby. It has always been very good but the lunch last Friday was superb - and only 18 euros. The menu at 31 euros offers a choice of two dishes for each course and is equally good value; menus can be seen on... More 

Thank venice39333
Yelverton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Superb quality food. 3 courses at luchtime for 18 euros. Excellent atmosphere. Really highquality red wine served but at 8 euros per glass which almost doubled our bill..

Thank Philip M
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

For some reason, despite having a holiday home only a few kilometres away, I have never eaten at this restaurant. That was a big mistake. I ate here, together with a friend, and had a wonderful meal. Being a Wednesday evening the restaurant was by no means busy, but still there was a very nice atmosphere. The service was very... More 

Thank atkpjdv
Sousmoulins, France
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We eat here on New Years Day & had a fabulous 6 course meal. Every course tasted as great as the last. Everything is made with care & passion. Madame Milan is front of house & very friendly, helping us with the menu (as my French is awful) & Monsieur Milan is the chef, they make a great team. Both... More 

Thank mark.sandra
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This little patch of France isn't blessed with much culinary choice, and La Quincaillerie offers some fine dining relief from the endless offerings of duck magret and fried potatoes in the area. The restaurant is found in the middle of sleepy Montendre, a town forgotten a century ago. It is run by a lovely couple, with Madame at front of... More 

2 Thank Melanosporumandme
Neuvicq, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

2nd visit here. we are vegetarians and have been here with non vegetarians. not only is the food extraordinarily "clean" but it is imaginative and the attention to detail is excellent as are the little extras - the gourmandises that make it special. the chef's wife is almost vegetarian and one of the chef's best friends is vegan, so -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 rue de l'hotel de ville, Montendre, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Montendre
  • Phone Number: 0546704241

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?