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Hercule Poireau


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


French, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Without a doubt an amazing meal. Everyone was so friendly, we loved that they could speak English but allowed us to speak french in their restaurant. Their amuse bouche was incredible. The main meals were cooked to perfection. A wonderful experience and we will definitely...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank MariaRussell
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Great ambience and great food. Loved that the chef came out at the end of the night and said hello to everyone. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Louisa Gillick M
Reviewed April 19, 2019

We were recommended this restaurant by the owner of our holiday accommodation and had high hopes. Travellers who do not speak fluent French stay away, the menu is fairly complicated and there are no English menus. NONE of the wait staff professed to speaking English...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Brenda G
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We were spending some days in Perigueux and wanted to reserve a nice restaurant to have dinner on New Year’s Eve. We asked the reception employees of our hotel to make a reservation. It was not easy to find a good restaurant , but a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Princebb
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We ended up eating here twice since we had book another restaurant for the Sunday and they did not honor the reservation so we ended up reserving here twice. That worked out well since this was probably our favorite restaurant in Perigueux. Both times we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank huntejk
Reviewed September 26, 2018

A small intimate restaurant with attentive staff and very talented chef. Great location just behind cathedral in old part of town .

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank carlowood
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Recommended by the hotel receptionist as a top restaurant to try the local cuisine.We both had the fixed menu recommended by the staff 31 Euros per head. Canapes and amuse bouche were included, also happy to swap the desert for cheese. One of the best...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Graham H
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Having been a holiday resident in the area, Hercule Poireau was a hidden gem we discovered thanks to an anniversary present. Off one of the cobbled stone alleys near the famous Périgueux Cathedral, (in fact with outside seating overlooking it) the restaurant has an unassuming...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank A1460TValexc
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Love every dish they served, right from amuse bouche to desserts. Creative yet tasty cooking. Desserts were well presented n taste were fantastic. Friendly service, very comfortable environment. Definitely worth a visit if you like creative cooking style. Wine price is a little on high...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GinaSailerWee
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is excellent with a quite different menu, and indeed very tasty innovative offerings. Helpful friendly staff, to cap it all, a lovely wine list all (including the food) being served at very competitive economic prices. The restaurant ambience is very welcoming and also...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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