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Restaurant Hotel du Cheval Blanc

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Place du Champ de Foire, 89450 Vezelay, France
+33 (0) 3 86 33 22 12
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Oakland, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We were there for Easter. The Easter menu was very reasonably priced (~24 euros) and was fantastic, both in terms of taste and presentation. The service was also very nice and this restaurant seems to be a family business as the waitress kept refering to her husband, the cook. My main dish was a swordfish on top of spinach which... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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117 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

So tonight we tested our theory that the only really good meals are those at places where its hard to get reservations at. Made them for the place we could not get in last night but tonight it was only half full. Maybe Monday they had more guests on a three day weekend and so more diners? Started out very... More 

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Bowral, Australia
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380 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Probably the least warm welcome of any restaurant in France in the last 4 weeks of travel. This made the atmosphere feel formal. However the meal was good quality but not brilliant. My husbands rack of lamb was good and my fillet of beef was also. More vegetables would be great. I wish there was the option to order sides... More 

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Thank Joanne P
Calgary
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Charming hotel restaurant near the main gate to the old town. Romantic atmosphere. Excellent food. All courses. Avoided the pitfall of being too salty. Good portions, reasonably priced with a decent wine list.

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Food was beautifully presented, served with enthusiasm, cooked to perfection. We both had a gazpacho (can't go too far wrong with that). My wife was keen to have the fish option as she doesn't eat meat, but the leek accompaniment contained bacon. The waitress consulted the chef, who prepared a delicious mixed vegetable accompaniment which I think would have outshone... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The restaurant opened a 11 and by 11:15 it as full. I had the gamberetti (large prawns) in smoky paprika sauce which was outstanding. My wife had a white fish finished with cream, white wine and chives.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This is one of the top 5 meals I have ever had in my life. Not only is the setting a lovely place to sit and have a meal but the food was unsurpassable. This is indeed a little gem and not to be missed. The only thing I would say is that the day we went the waitress did... More 

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Paris, France
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

My dish and dessert were great (the starter not that much). My husband ordered a glass of the local wine, and he did not really like it. But his main dish was really tasty. We had a general good impression of the place and it is a nice setting for dinner in Vezelay.

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Thank Aleetgreg
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We had a wonderful lunch here on December 1. The atmosphere was warm and charming, but the food was just delicious! The cold lentil salad (that was served with 2, large triangular slices of the Bourgogne specialty of jambon persillé) was out-of-this-world delicious. Everything was so well-balanced in flavor and texture and it was evident the ingredients were local and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Loved the food, great location....a bit difficult to communicate as no English and my French not that great

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place du Champ de Foire, 89450 Vezelay, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Burgundy  >  Yonne  >  Vezelay
  • Phone Number: +33 (0) 3 86 33 22 12

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