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Hotel De La Barriere

16 rue des Halles, 16150 Chabanais, France
+33 5 45 89 11 09
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
3 weeks ago
“Great food served by friendly people”
May 13, 2017
“We love this restaurant”
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8:00 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
French, European, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
16 rue des Halles, 16150 Chabanais, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for a weekday evening meal whilst visiting family nearby. Exactly what you want from a French restaurant - small menu of good quality, simple food. We all had the buffet to start and then had main courses including lamb, roast chicken and...More

Thank Rob G
Reviewed May 13, 2017

We visit this area twice a year and regularly visit La Barriere for lunch. The restaurant is always busy with local regulars which speaks volumes for the excellent quality of the food and the price. The staff are always welcoming and even remember our preferences...More

Thank Maureen155
Reviewed March 30, 2017

we have been to this restaurant several times, and always had a lovely filling lunch. The restaurant is very clean and the staff are very friendly and helpful, especially if you don't speak good French. The food is based on a buffet starter, with lots...More

Thank carole213
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We have just eaten at The Barriere and it is still our favourite place to eat for a menu du jour.Sebastian and Delfine have now had this restaurant /hotel for about 13years .The food is delicious and the steaks are to die for.The menu of...More

1  Thank 1834jules_philip
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Arrivingon Thursday (Market day for Chabanais) ,we booked to this restaurant before a meeting (mu advice book !) . People have to wait a free table before lunch. We appreciate the local cooking and the meat (local origin guaranteed) ...The service is fast enough ,...More

1  Thank Alain P
Reviewed October 13, 2016

This bar and restaurant offer the best steaks, served on pieces of slate. The wine is excellent value for money and the staff are so friendly. We are so lucky to have this in our town.

Thank Kate S
Reviewed October 12, 2016

I was recommended lunch at the Barriere so went on a Thursday, which is market day in Chabanais. My husband and I went for the Plat de Jour but were a bit disappointed in comparison with those we'd had elsewhere. Perhaps we were also unlucky...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed August 30, 2016

We have eaten at The Barriere many times, both simple lunch and organised association meals. We have not been disappointed. Excellent cold buffet as starter and usually two choices on the daily menu plus various steaks from named (well-known) local farmers.

1  Thank Craig M
Reviewed November 17, 2015

The Barriere is always a really nice place to eat.This November was no exception.We had our normal menu du jour during the week which was very good then returned for steak and frites on Saturday.We chose the basic steak which was served with lovely chips...More

1  Thank 1834jules_philip
Reviewed August 23, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights and ate here 4 times. Each time was different food - all excellent value. Sebastien (the owner) makes an effort to accommodate English speakers. The staff behind the bar are friendly and polite and quick to serve. My only...More

Thank Madeline M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $22
French, European, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 rue des Halles, 16150 Chabanais, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente  >  Chabanais
  • Phone Number: +33 5 45 89 11 09
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