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Restaurant le Gambetta

12 rue Gambetta, 49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 67 66 66
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (15 reviews)
“foie gras” (9 reviews)
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French, European
12 rue Gambetta, 49400, Saumur, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good restaurant, rather well hidden in Saumur – however the food was worth the trip. Interesting canapes – 4 different ones – followed by an asparagus course with brilliant fresh bread. Then a foie gras and tofu dish – beautifully presented and tasty. Next...More

1  Thank JPacker
Reviewed May 11, 2017

The restaurant is discreetly situated on a quiet street and you could easily pass by. Don't! The excellent reviews and the Michelin star do not tell a lie. It is worth travelling to Saumur just to eat here. We ate there on a quiet midweek...More

Thank YoungMrsH
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Eaten twice here recently, and an excellent experience. Cuisine is extremely good. Of the starters the foie gras in mushroom soup is simply lovely with enormous depth of flavour. The gambas and confit egg aren't bad either! Main of noir de bigorre ( black pig...More

Thank Anyhuman H
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely dinner. We had the 5 course tasting menu, scallops, John Dory, lamb and lemon dessert. The scallop dish was perfection on a plate, the John Dory was interesting but delightful, the lamb slightly disappointing, and the lemon soufflé yummy, i didn't...More

Thank Nicole N
Reviewed March 20, 2017

This is my third visit to Gambetta over many years. It has been consistently serving great experimental food , and with all great experimentation there are occasional things that do not work but that is acceptable. In general what works here is almost everything and...More

Thank SaadAz
Reviewed February 28, 2017

This family style smallish restaurant is a surprising discovery, that got again a one star Michelin this year. For week days lunches, they offer a set menu at 29 euros or 36 (with a glass of wine, and cup of coffee) that will ravish you....More

1  Thank francoisp5933
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

We must admit that it was a nice surprise. The service was good beside the fact that no stool for the handbag so had to leave on the floor. Regarding the dinner we enjoyed except my compagnon starter too much different spices too much so...More

Thank queeny06
Reviewed November 13, 2016

My wife reserved this restaurant from the Trip Advisor reviews for our last night after our Discover France Bike Tour of the Loire Valley. The bike trip was great, but this place was definitely our worst dinner in France. Terrible service, mediocre food and way...More

Thank 24ascutney
legambetta49, Propriétaire at Restaurant le Gambetta, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2016
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Merci pour vos remarques aussi sévères, qui nul doute nous ferons avancer, même si le mot "mauvais" ne nous fait...More

Reviewed October 13, 2016

We have been frequenting Le Gambetta in Saumur, France, for ten years. The food and service have never disappointed. This last visit was the best ever.

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Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

We've been coming every year for he past few years and love the inventive and delicious food. The dishes have a unique and inventive combination of spices and cooking styles such as foie gras with crab with lemon grass, an unlikely combination that just works....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$33 - $115
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue Gambetta, 49400, Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 67 66 66
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