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Le Central

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4 rue de l Autremont, 79510 Coulon, France
+ 33 (0) 5 49 35 90 20
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dolus-d'Oleron, France
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141 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Excellent lunch. I can understand why Le Central is considered the best in Coulon. Very nice dining room (it was too cold and showery to stay outside in the garden). We chose the simplified lunch formula and it was just perfect. Nice, though a little hesitant, service by young waitress. The restaurant is part of the Logis chain and in... More 

Thank FHN21
Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This was a belated birthday meal as had been travelling on the day. Mrs W had a crab tart to start, followed by lamb, and a chocolate cube. I had hot oysters, followed by loin of veal and sweetbreads, and a chocolate finger. The descriptions here do not do the plates justice. It was all excellent, beautifully presented and a... More 

Thank Steve W
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514 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I came here to celebrate our anniversary. There is no menu translated to English and only one of four wait staff who knew English. We muddled through and took some chances. Our favorite entree was Grosse ravioli an open ravioli topped with garlicky mushrooms. My husband had a lamb plat and I had the fish: filet de... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Coulon is very busy in July & August, all restaurants have many customers. The Central is a more up market eatery, reflected in the prices, however the food is excellent and worth the cost. We had booked in advance, which was as well as the terrace was full very quickly. Waiting staff very attentive and apperetifs appeared promptly with mis... More 

Thank Sheila C
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I visited 'Le Central' with my family and the family of my fiancee. We were surprised at just how good the food and service was, even more so at the excellent price. We took the 'menu découverte'. I took the white bean foie gras gazpacho entree, the pintade main and the angelique financier dessert. All were excellent and the hors... More 

Thank J W
Farnham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Was expecting great things after seeing the reviews. Lovely restaurant setting and interior. Had to wait nearly an hour before we received our first dish. Descriptions of the food on the menu and description by staff did not match what we thought we were getting. Our party are French fluent. The use of a lot of coloring in most of... More 

Thank nigel52
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We had are dinner here during our stay in Coulon. It is a restaurant of high quality. Staff is very professional and the food excellent.

Thank Getiaantjes
Newton Burgoland, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

An excellent restaurant recommended to us by our French hosts. Behind an unremarkable facade is a wonderful restaurant serving imaginative dishes. Attentive and friendly service, great value for money and exceptional food - a restaurant I will be glad to return to.

Thank Chris B
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Inventive, delicious, gastronomically serious while still being a good local restaurant. We stayed here as a family (with 9 and 11 year old) and family friendly. A delightful haven mid cycling tour offering civilised food in a lovely space with friendly service. Best restaurant in the Marais I think (and to be fair priced accordingly).

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We (2 adults and a 16 year old boy) visited this restaurant when on holiday last summer and enjoyed it so much we were eager to go back. It did not disappoint. The atmosphere, quality of the food and service were excellent. My dessert, which was 3 separate dishes made of apricots, was one of the best desserts I have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 rue de l Autremont, 79510 Coulon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Deux-Sevres  >  Coulon
  • Phone Number: + 33 (0) 5 49 35 90 20

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