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Le Pot de Lapin

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French, European, Wine Bar
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37 rue Rabelais, 49400, Saumur, France
02 41 67 12 86
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12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Holmfirth
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was very tasty from the mackerel terrine starter, to the trout main and melting chocolate dessert. Lovely combinations of flavours. There is a very good wine list and we were were well advised by the owner. All in all a great experience.

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here before, about two years ago, and have not been since partly due to the fact that I am never sure when it is open. Decided to have a lunch at Le Pot de Lapin, and we were not disappointment. We decided to have some Tapas and the boudin noir tart to share as part of the... More 

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Thank Jimvin
Durban, South Africa
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a nice evening at we sat outside on the street and the atmosphere was nice . The menu is up on a chalk board , and it has a good selection .My starter was St Marcelin cheese and Salerno ham which different and very nice. For main I had an Entrecte steak with french fries . The steak... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated and waited a while (10 mins) before anyone came back to the table and offered us anything..no drink offer,,, no water...that set the scene from a service perspective. I had to ask for the wine menu - and ask for some advice -- then ask again - by the time our wine finally was delivered we had... More 

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Thank Mark A
Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's refreshing to see a chef taking a new view on traditional food, and that's what we see here. A brilliant and interesting menu of tapas, entrees and mains, wines sold by the glass and also an extensive wine list. Definitely deserves its great rating. Only improvement would be consistency of staff - the manager knew his wines and food... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We came upon this place as it was near the apartment we were staying in. What a find. Wonderful local produce. An extensive menu with several choices for vegetarians which is unusual in France ! Very extensive wine list and helpful staff.

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Thank garthandizzie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

While visiting Saumur, we headed for this recommended Resturant. Located in a little side street near the river, Le Pot de Lapin serves traditional French fair with a modern twist. It was busy but we were able to get a table for our group outside. It's an idealized setting with the beautiful architecture of Saumur on show around us. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We went for dinner one night. This was after trying to walk in the previous night without reservations. Since we could not get in, we made reservations for the following night. Definitely need reservations. Lovely waitress who was most helpful assisting with the menu. We had the pea gazpacho and salmon for starters. Both were good. For mains, we had... More 

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Thank ChrisSeattle_wa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff and lovely food and wine. We ordered one main course which wasn't what we expected, and it was replaced free of charge without hesitation. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Willjstephens
Wiltshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We chose this from previous reviews and its close proximity to our hotel, it did not disappoint. Good choice of food well explained to us that cannot speak French, by excellent manager/owner. It was very popular and full by 8pm so I recommend you book, we managed to book on the day but I suspect that is not always the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 rue Rabelais, 49400, Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: 02 41 67 12 86
Description
French traditional cooking. Large range of local wine available with meals and to buy. Restaurant in a quiet street on eastern side of the town. Lovely atmosphere. Medium price.

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