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9 Rue St Dominique, 63000, Clermont-Ferrand, France
33473360888
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

21st December 2015 on stop-over to Spain we stayed in Clermont Ferand, came across this bustling restaurant just off the main square. We could have dined street level, cosy and busy,we thought better & chose the relaxed very French cellar area as we had our small dog and it was quieter. Great staff,small menu,very clean ! Complimentary bread and water... More 

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Olsztyn, Poland
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98 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

A very nice place to go in Clermont. Menu isn't long but it is enough to have a taste of France. There is delicious fish, perfect beef or lamb and a wide choice of regional deserts. Portions are big enough to make you feel happy and satisfied. Surely worth visiting while in Clermont.

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Thank Wiktor H
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The unpretentious seating and simple presentation of this small bistro disguises the fact that the staff really know their wine and the chef knows the food of the region. The place was full of French people who had clearly been there before and though the staff were rushed off their feet everything was done to ensure that we all had... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Before travelling anywhere I do my research and, as we were travelling with friends I wanted to be sure we would be well looked after, both in terms of service and food. I found Pile Poele and after reading reviews on here decided to put it on my 'must try' list. We got there a few hours before it opened... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I stumbled upon this restaurant by accident, having made a unplanned stop in Clermont Ferrand with my wife and 4 year old twins. We ordered from the €21 set menu and a meal from the childrens menu which the table waiting staff were happy to serve between two kids. The food was served to our table very promptly, despite the... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

This restaurant was just round the corner from our hotel and was recommended to us. A good choice. The menu at 21 euros was copious and delicious- we had the terrine du jour which was scrumptious ( vegetables, nuts, prunes in a creamy mushroom sauce.) it would have been sufficient on its own but was followed by a huge coq... More 

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Kent
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Now I accept that a massive thunderstorm can cause chaos, but to visit a restaurant where the power went off within 2 minutes of our arrival and the waiter just shrug and say 'I'll be back' would just make you laugh. However, when the waiter came back his manner was quite spectacularly bad. So much so that we gave up... More 

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Urbana, Illinois, United States
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Pile Poele, A Traditional bouchon-style restaurant 9 Rue St-Dominique, Clermont-Ferrand, France Tel: 04 73 36 08 88 Open Mon-Sat 12-14:30pm and 19-23:30pm It’s just off Rue Etats-Unis, where the tram runs, and very close to the Jaude tram stop, so is ideally placed for visitors to the old city and the cathedral and for shoppers. This is a Lyonnais bouchon-style... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Good quick service. Reasonably priced for a bite at lunch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $44
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Rue St Dominique, 63000, Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne  >  Puy-de-Dome  >  Clermont-Ferrand
  • Phone Number: 33473360888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?