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43 rue de France, 77300, Fontainebleau, France
Wed - Sun 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu - Sun 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
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Concord, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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122 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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604 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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 

Thank shasha b
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

We've been there without any of reservation.. And the receptionist was very polite and tried to speak English to us and she helped to check and finally we got a spot for 2 adults and 1 toddler. The server was very nice and polite eventhough he tried quite hard to speak English.. He explained to us about the menu.. Gave... More 

Thank wLina

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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
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?