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Les Menestrels

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11 rue Raspail, 49400, Saumur, France
0241677110
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12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My granddaughter and I are vegetarian and the chef was more than accommodating in preparing a delicious 5 course meal. We began with the 3 pots, melon with sine settle, cold mushrooms an a cold maze pot. My granddaughter had the goat cheese raviols, e cells to and I gad the sushi wrapped I cucumber skin. So delicate. The ne... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Last visited 10 years ago and it is as good as ever. Flavours of food exceptional local wine recommended by maitre de fabulous. Whole experience special for a foodie who has eaten around the world.

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Angles, France
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106 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We booked this restaurant as a late Wedding Anniversary celebration. We'd made contact in advance to ensure that as a vegan and vegetarian we'd both be catered for. The emails were very reassuring that everything is freshly prepared so could easily be adapted. On arrival we were shown to a quiet table which was perfect for our elderly border collie... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

A superb family run restaurant . Cuisine of the highest standard and beautifully appointed dining room . A very short walk from the town centre .This was about our fifth visit and won't be our last .

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This small "gastro restaurant" (not a a gastro pub!, not a fanciest place either!) is well managed, and it is always a pleasure to come there to celebrate something special with wife, or an other couple. The main room is pleasant in its decoration, light and airy. The wine selection is well done (Saummur, Chinon, Bourgueil and St Nicolas... Local... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Excellent, delicious, creative food presented beautifully. Great wine selection. Deserving of its Michelin rating. Actually, it's surprising their Michelin rating isn't higher and that they're rated 10th on Tripadvisor. Le Menestrels deserves a higher rating on Tripadvisor. The restaurant is situated in a winding street, at the base of Chateau de Saumur and if you are able to reserve a... More 

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Durrington, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

It was a wet evening and we were not dressed for dinner but we tried our luck at this rather lovely restaurant and were warmly greeted. The place was very full but we were shown to a nice table for 2 and were treated to a marvellous dinner experience. It surprised me that there were only 2 waiters covering more... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

Spent a delightful evening on New Year's Eve at this restaurant. The staff were all friendly and the service just right - not too slow, not too hurried. The food was wonderful and the wine excellent. We chose the restaurant's choice of wine - a different glass of wine with each course. Great idea. We have a second property not... More 

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Thank Jenny W
Angers, France
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

In the shadow of Saumur Chateau, this is an excellent well designed restaurant with service to match. The food courses were superb and the quality was well pitched to being full but not over stuffed. English was spoken A definitive recommendation for a long French lunch

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

we were recommended by our hotel, what can I say, we had the most amazing experience, the staff were friendly and attentive, the food was out of this world, oysters to start could not of been prepared better, the pork was cooked perfectly and the poached Apple superb, my partners meal was equally as good. Highlights were the cheese trolley... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 rue Raspail, 49400, Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: 0241677110

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