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L'Escargot

30 rue du Marechal Leclerc, 49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 51 20 88
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rack of lamb” (16 reviews)
“escargot” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
30 rue du Marechal Leclerc, 49400, Saumur, France
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1 - 10 of 184 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a few days of fine dining, it was nice to eat at a traditional, informal bistro. Had great escargot to fit the name.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Lester L
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

So good we visited twice in 2 days! Great food and brilliant service. Thank you. Highly recommended!! xx

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kulbirks
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Off the beaten path, all locals, friendly staff, great food / what more could you ask for? Price fix dinner of 32 euro gives you a choice of appetizer, entree and dessert ( with 4 items to choose from in each category) Started out with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jimrad
Reviewed September 22, 2018

My wife and I celebrated our Wedding Anniversary here this year and were really pleased with the food, service and the fact it was open on a Monday ( our anniversary !!) Relaxed atmosphere although pretty warm in the smaller room where we were, it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank stephen w
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This was recommended by someone who lives in Saumur. Snails were excellent as was recommended fish course All very reasonably priced Service was brilliant- only two waiters but they knew what they were doing!! Definitely one not to miss if you are in the area

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mmunnery
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We had dinner there tonight and it was excellent in one word. Great food, great service and reasonable prices for the quality of the food. We will go back when in Saumur for sure.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Henny0410
Reviewed August 27, 2018

My wife and I visited here early in August during a heatwave (36 degrees C). Their courtyard is wonderfully shaded and pleasant. The food was very good. Snails, of course, as a starter done three ways...mmmmm lovely. Main course was well cooked and the choice...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Glug43
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch in June and had the three course menu. Food was delicious and the wine list catered to all. We had snails and Swordfish and both dishes were tasty and well presented. Definitely a hidden gem in Saumur and we will be...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Claire_Bogle
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We’d booked but not had confirmation so we were a bit dubious. However this was unfounded as the experience was brilliant! It was my sister in laws birthday so there we’re 10 if us for Sunday lunch. We sat outside which was pleasant on a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Carolyndawson
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Had snails to start with and they were done beautifully. Beef for main course which had to be redone due to being well done but quickly had a medium rare brought to the table. I was told by the waitress that I should have ordered...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PortisheadTraveller
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neilripley
June 28, 2018|
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Response from stuartmB7403FT | Reviewed this property |
It’s not open on a Tuesday, unfortunately. However, Monday is the night most of the other restaurants in the town close, so there are plenty of options.
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happytraveler492015
March 27, 2017|
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Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Janice, can I suggest you email the restaurant direct, unfortunately TripAdvisor doesn't allow me to enter the email address, but it is easily found on the Michelin website They are usually open on a Sunday evening, so... More
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happytraveler492015
March 26, 2017|
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Response from Romuald H | Property representative |
Bonjour madame, monsieur Nous sommes ouvert le dimanche soir à partir de 19h30. Cordialement
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$2 - $6
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 rue du Marechal Leclerc, 49400, Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 51 20 88
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