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Auberge des ecuyers

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55 rue Saint Nicolas | Tel : 02 41 51 26 38, 49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 51 26 38
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Apremont, France
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142 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Had an evening meal here whilst stopping in Saumur to collect the annual wine stock. Great and different type of food I have never encountered before. Excellent, well prepared by attentive staff/owners. Would recommend this establishment to all to try and see what you think. We had a set meal for 2 with 3 courses with a bottle of Rose... More 

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Carterton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

6 of us went here for lunch - I took my daughter and 4 friends (the friends are from Saumur and organised the lunch, otherwise it is unlikely we would have tried it!) The auberge has tables inside and outside - we sat outside but did not feel ignored, rushed or crowded. The meal was excellent - we went for... More 

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Northam, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant which seems popular with locals (or French people, at least!). They have a big pizza oven inside and so specialise in that and the local Fouees, breads similar to pittas. The pizzas were lovely, having seen the 'Menu Fouees' I did then get food envy as it looked lovely. We didn't book, but we're there at 7pm on... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

We had lunch here on a lovely sunny afternoon, having driven to see off the Tour de France. The food was beautifully presented, very pleasant staff and fantastic Pizza. I had a local item of several different types of Mushroom which as beautiful. Food was well price as it is off the main street a little bit. Go here for... More 

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London
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Visited with our young family. They loved the pizza oven in full view which produced great pizzas for them. Friendly efficient service in this small relaxed place.

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Europe
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197 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

After many Michelin * or 'bib' restaurants we were looking for something simpler. Here they produce great pizzas and grills in the wood fired oven as well as local flat-breads to be filled with a wide assortment of tasty small dishes. Also delicious filled large local mushrooms.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

We ate on the terrace overlooking the pedestrianised rue St-Nicholas, lots of people passing so plenty to see. We had heavily loaded pizzas from the wood fired oven, really delicious with home made bases. Other food available too including a menu du jour, friendly service and easy to get by with very little English.

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United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2015

Only Brits in the place. Full of locals. Generous portions at a good price. The wood fired oven has to be seen to be believed, the children were transfixed by it. Watching the dough puff up in moments is just magical as the Fouées are cooked. The pizza were "the best I've ever had" according to my wife and the... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local who said they made a local dish, galipette. A mushroom is used as a base and there are various toppings. You also get pocket bread. We were amazed how filling they were plus of course tasted delicious. The restaurant itself was very attractive with a wood burning oven as a highlight.... More 

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Sawtry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2014

Great place in Saumur Centre. Recommended to us by a Chateau we were visiting for a wine tasting. We had local specialities Galipettes / Fouées (Stuffed large mushrooms and mini breads), Fish soup and Tripe. Go here and you will not be disappointed. Everything is cooked in front of you, in the wood oven, in the centre of the restaurant.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 rue Saint Nicolas | Tel : 02 41 51 26 38, 49400, Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 51 26 38

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?