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43 rue de France, 77300, Fontainebleau, France
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Wed - Sun 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu - Sun 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This traditional french restaurant has nothing traditional about it...but only extraordinary food!!!....ibhave visited this eestaurant 5 times and everytime it was a journey to a whole new experience...and believe me i am not someone who goes crazy over food but this restaurant has revived my taste buds...being a vegetrian i was afraid that i wont have anything to eat but... More 

Thank tourtan
Concord, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a splurge on our trip - a Sunday lunch for a birthday celebration after a walk through the chateaux and gardens of Fontainebleau. Everything was perfect, and the food was glorious (still thinking about that cauliflower and mussels) but we particularly liked the friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient staff. When we confided mid-meal we were celebrating a birthday, desserts... More 

Thank SusanL29
Southport, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

The standard of food in France is superb so a Michelin star restaurant has a lot to live up to for me this was short of the mark. It was very good but I have had far better for far less money in France.

Thank onekv
Sao Paulo, SP
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

The menu is great and bread simple fantastic ! It's is a nice place for friends and couple . For sure deserve a visit and try the menu

Thank Tunico50
Dresden, Germany
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135 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Liked the food and the ambience of this Michelin-starred restaurant in the middle of Fontainebleau. The prices are quite high, but are reasonable given the quality of food and service.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Fontainebleau for 3 weeks and L'Axel was the chosen for our last supper as every recommended. Over my expectation! U should do wine paring!

Thank Hayan C
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

This was a splurge for us as it was very pricey. It was worth it. The speciality egg dish, my husband still dreams of it. From the stark white decor, to the staff, all is high quality. Beautiful and yummy. They do up sell a bit on the wines and champagnes, but hey. it was a splurge. The chef came... More 

Thank Mary C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Friends from Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Denmark and New Zealand while at INSEAD at Fontainebleau decided to celebrate our companionship at this restaurant. Ambience was inviting as were staff. Each serving was timed eloquently to match the pace of our conversation and dining. The wine and non-alcoholic cocktails were recommended and matched well with the food. Thoroughly enjoyable evening among good... More 

Thank Ravjad
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

I was looking forward to this dinner but was unfortunately disappointed with the staff. The food is great, the selection of the menus is well balanced, taste great and very well presented. I enjoyed the food very much. The ambiance is good, not very memorable but otherwise good. The service was poor, the staff seemed to rather be anywhere than... More 

Thank SanderVonk
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016

Let's face it there are times that escape from Paris is not the title of a movie but a requisite in a swift flight from delightful consumerism. So here is the escape route, one hour's journey can give within your radius, Giverny, Versailles and the lovely Fontainebleau. For us it was a delightful overnight's getaway from the froggie capitol.. Flanked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 rue de France, 77300, Fontainebleau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Fontainebleau
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?