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La Recreation

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Thu, 6/27
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Diner, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a very unique place in a little quiet village, which used to be the former village school. The garden is just beautiful and so is their cuisine. The service is attentive and very friendly. We have been eating there 3 times the last 4...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank croquette9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been before. Love it. Special day today. It did not disappoint, we hade a wonderful 6 course lunch as it was also Mothers day We look forward forward to our next visit

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank TurpieRonnie
Reviewed April 29, 2019

As so many visitors, we had read the book 'From here you can't see Paris' and decided to go and taste for ourselves. I understand though that the proprietor has changed.... however we still enjoyed a very pleasant lunch, in the original schoolroom setting. Good...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bryony M
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Friends who live in France close to this restaurant (14 km) took us here. They have/had been here a couple of times before. They noticed that most likely the owner changed since the last time they had been here. So it became a surprise to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank JohndeJong_RDAM_NL
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

After reading the book "From Here You Can't See Paris" by American Michael Sanders, we planned a visit to the Lot region of France. If course we would book a meal at La Recreation, which is the centerpiece of the book. Ownership had changed but...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Mainemermaid
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Had the most fantastic meals here on a couple of occasions I cannot recommend it highly enough, it really is a must if you like your food in style served with style and wine to match.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Bex0711
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This is not your average restaurant. It is very much a gourmet experience where the menu is based around a 5 course fine dining experience. However, don't be put off (if you are), there are many options for each course and, if you don't find...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Martyn R
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We visited last week and had a fabulous lunch sitting outside under a shady tree. We last went two years ago and had lunch inside but on that occasion we were the only ones there. This time it was Sunday lunch and it was bustling...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sarah S
Reviewed September 2, 2018

My adult family of 5 ate here last Wednesday and had a superb meal. All aspects of the meal were good and this was one, if not the best, family meal we have enjoyed together.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AndrewMR
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Staying nearby and based on a glowing review from the owner of our gite, we booked a table for 9 (5 adults, 4 children) for a wedding anniversary meal. We were made to feel extremely inconvenient having asked if there was an a la carte...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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christopher m
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Response from 675lesleyh | Reviewed this property |
They do open Friday nights but they close from late Autumn til Spring. So I'm not sure when they start for this year. A table in the open is best..... But regardless the food is wonderful! Enjoy
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