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Le Bourg, 24240 Saussignac, France
0553247230
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Norris Arm, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just a 10 minute walk from Chateau Feely, we thoroughly enjoyed the lunch & dinner enjoyed here prepared by the "mom & pop" Madeleine & ? (the chef). Beautiful location in a wonderful little medieval village.

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Gardonne, France
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This little restaurant in the village of Saussignac is far out of the tourist track but frequented by many of the Brits who flock to Dordogne. Food is excellent, atmosphere a little tense.

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Tunbridge Wells
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99 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for a meal in Saussignac. We had reserved for dinner and sat out on the little terrace in front of the restaurant. The proprietors were very welcoming and friendly and helped us with our food choices. We shared a delicious starter of foie gras du canard - an extremely generous portion- and this was accompanied... More 

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Burscough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed just a short distance away from the Lion D'Or and actually ended up eating there 3 times, 2 set lunches and one a la carte evening meal. on each occasion the food was great and the owners were absolutely charming and we felt like we were dining with friends. The food is all fresh and is prepared totally... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner as staying at Chateau Feely for a wine course. Lovely traditional French restaurant. Friendly and attentive service. Plain but tasty food and a pleasant spot to while away an hour or two. Would recommend the very garlicky scallops.

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Thank Amanda K
Lincolnshire
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We have visited the Lion D'Or before and loved it, but decided last night to eat there at the last minute. Knowing that they serve last orders at 8.30, we phoned and they were so accommodating. We sat outside on the terrace which is delightful. As in out previous visits, the service, ambiance, food and house wine were all excellent.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We were slightly hesitant at visiting this restaurant due to the negative reviews it's received but we had a lovely lunch! We had cycled there and were greeted by the friendly owners. I had salmon which was fresh and delicious and my husband had the rack of lamb which was cooked beautifully. Very relaxed dining with a good wine list,... More 

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Greenhithe, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

My partner and I had an evening meal and then returned the next day for lunch of the day at this restaurant. The owners were very hospitable and did all they could to help us understand the menu. The food was basic but well cooked and presented and very reasonably priced.

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Thank Hazel S
Hong Kong, China
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Family run small restaurant. Best to eat outside under the vines of the house. The husband and wife team run the show and many of the dishes have been perfected over the years so the menu doesn't change much. Ideal for a family dinner - great personal service

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Thank SimesHK
France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Delicious dinner two nights running and very welcoming hosts - all freshly cooked and great wine selection - we can recommend it highly!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Le Bourg, 24240 Saussignac, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Saussignac
  • Phone Number: 0553247230
Description
+33 5 53 24 72 30

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