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Bois Joli

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12 avenue Philippe du Rozier, 61140 Bagnoles-de-l'orne, France
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Having stayed in this hotel in 2015 we decided to go back for a meal. We took two of our friends along with us and we all enjoyed a fabulous meal. One of our friends is a vegetarian and we had no problems with getting a lovely meal for her. This hotel is really a little gem of a find.... More 

Thank Snowy218
Forget, Canada
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160 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We've eaten at several restaurants on Bagnoles and have usually come away thinking it was not quite as good as expected. The Bois Joli does not fall into this category. The quality and choice of food was excellent. I think maybe the portions could have been more generous, but perhaps this was because we were very hungry and the dishes... More 

Thank Adrian W
Normandy, France
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

As a special, birthday meal the venue was perfect. Apperitif in the lounge was a good prelude to the restaurant. Cocktail maison was very light and refreshing. The whole menu was varied and what we ate was all cooked and presented to a very high standard. Drinks were perhaps a little slow to be refreshed and supplied. Staff very friendly... More 

Thank Anne E
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

My wife and I enjoyed 2 dinners here. Everything was beautifully cooked, very well-presented and served. The maître d' (owner) was most helpful with our choice of wine and apéritif. The restaurant is comfortable and traditional with a welcoming ambience. When we complimented the chef's cooking, we were told that he has been with Bois Jolie for 23 years -... More 

Thank rasputin20152015
Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2015

As a vegetarian the menu was somewhat restrictive for me but the food was well cooked and presented. Desserts were the highlight, a good choice and very tempting.

Thank Mary S
West Midlands
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62 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

Do not wander into town looking for a great meal ! It is here. Typical French cuisine. Lovely flavours, great selection of wine. A delightful experience!

Thank motherofthebride35
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2015

Wonderful dinner at a friendly atmosphere. Food was very good. We ordered 38€ menu having oyster gratin with cider sauce, caille farcie, and soufflé , we loved all. We also like those old charming furnitures and the decoration. I think if you stay in Bagnoles de l'Orne you must not miss to dinner in Bois Joli.

Thank Yuchun L
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2015

We booked a table here as the restaurant in our nearby hotel was closed on the Sunday evening. We were delighted to try it out, as it was excellent! Especially for a hotel restaurant. We selected a fish and meat dish from their special menus for mains and finished with local cheeses. Everything was delicious! Beautifully cooked and presented. The... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015

A taste of France both in terms of the menu offered, the quality of the food and service and in the way it is served. Attentive staff provide a level of service so often missing in even good quality restaurants today. If you like things to be just right but without a stuffy atmosphere, this is it.

Thank SwindonMitch
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Bois Joli has an old fashioned charm - in the nicest possible way. We wanted to end our holiday in France with a special evening meal and the Bois Joli didn't disappoint. It's a true silver service restaurant. The service was impeccable and the food is worthy of its Michelin star recommendation. We would highly recommend.

Thank MUALanarkshire

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 avenue Philippe du Rozier, 61140 Bagnoles-de-l'orne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Orne  >  Bagnoles-de-l'orne
  • Phone Number: 00-33-0-233-33-37-92-77

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