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L'Escargot d'Or

5 cours Victor Hugo, 42000, Saint-Etienne, France
+33 4 77 41 24 04
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cheese board” (3 reviews)
“snails” (2 reviews)
“foie gras” (2 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
5 cours Victor Hugo, 42000, Saint-Etienne, France
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed February 16, 2017

We were heading back home from a week in Italy and stayed in Saint-Etienne. We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and decided to spend our Saturday evening here. Well that was one of the best decisions we made on this trip. The food was...More

Thank JonofPatz
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Very reasonable for the quantity and quality of the food. I highly highly recommend the set menu. I loved that they didn't have an English translation so we just had to guess our order. The cheese board was the highlight of my whole trip! I...More

Thank Amanda C
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Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Food and ambience were outstanding. Greeted at the table with an assortment of amuse bouches - delicious way to start the meal! Snails and duck were so good as was everything else ordered! Singing waiter was a delight and service was attentive. So glad we...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed July 9, 2016

I had a few lunch and dinner there and always very nice ones. Very friendly atmosphere and the food is excellent by choice and quality, no matter is fish or meat...the cheese platter super tasty.

Thank Clelia1717
Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

A very nice evening and a varied menu. The escargots bourgogne were excellent. So was the recommended Rhone wine. Perhaps a little too much use of gravy on some of the other dishes. The atmosphere was very nice and absolutely worth visiting the restaurant.

Thank Frank F
Reviewed June 27, 2016

For value for money this restaurant was superb. We had snails and Fois Gras which was excellent but I did have to send an over cooked steak back. Despite this they got me another quickly and resolved it with no fuss hence me still giving...More

1  Thank Claire H
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Arrived in St. Etienne with nine hours to kill before England played Wales in the Euros so decided to search out a fine dining experience for the afternoon. Headed a short distance from the city centre and stumbled across l'Escargot and its excellent menu. I...More

1  Thank Vexorg
Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

Visiting St etienne for rugby we stumbled across this restaurant pre match. Welcomed with open arms and shared a table with a local couple as the restaurant was full. Chose the menu of the day and what great value and quality. Good house wine washed...More

1  Thank ransom59
Reviewed April 25, 2015

Pre match meal in a typical French bistro. Sat downstairs and shared table with another local couple as restaurant full. Menu of the day Superb and excellent value for money. Service great and ambience buzzy. House wine superb. So good that we had Sunday lunch...More

1  Thank ransom59
Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Great resturant recommended by hotel front desk. When we arrived we were ushered upstairs to one of a number of lovely dining areas. The 8 of us were sat in the corner with a nice view over the resturant and the street below. The place...More

2  Thank Kevin S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 cours Victor Hugo, 42000, Saint-Etienne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Loire  >  Saint-Etienne
  • Phone Number: +33 4 77 41 24 04
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