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La Cave passe A Table

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French, Wine Bar
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27 rue Saint Michel, 17100 Saintes, France
+33 (0)5 46 74 05 01
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't find the staff very accommodating. We were originally told we couldn't have wine without food. Then we were allowed to sit outside. The wine was ok that we tried but the service was sub-par. A group of six of us were told it was fully booked and we could only sit outside briefly. About 4 diners turned up... More 

Thank lrb454
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice little restaurant with great service- they can't do enough to help you, and are pleased to offer advice on wine to accompany the set menu of the day. Only didn't give 5 stars as the 3 of us that had raw steak tartare had a queasy stomach the next day- might have been a co-incidence though.

Thank BradingB
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a dinner in this place, at 16,50 euro per person. Started with goat cheese salad, follow by chicken and rice, finished off with light strawberry desert. This was excellent find, food was very good, prepared by the owner/chef on the day, and served by him as well. Great choice on wines, in fact we had white to start... More 

Thank Andrei R
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit but the menu does not change , the food is good especially the Buffet beautiful black pudding whelks, prawns, pate fresh bread, as much as you can eat with the same policy for the deserts. Accompanied by a very pleasant house wine

Thank Paulandmarivic
Coventry, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Not always open but worth a check. Good choice of different wines. Friendly staff. Also do food of good quality.

Thank Redsaddler
Dalkey, Ireland
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

We were in the lovely town of Saintes on a cold January day and, on the advice of friends, booked the restaurant for lunch. It's located between the Cathedral and the shopping street just off Rue Victor Hugo. It's a small restaurant with room for 28 covers but decor is taken up by a huge display of wines. The owner... More 

1 Thank Frank196507
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

The menu looked inviting, the choice of wine overwhelming. The owner serves a set meal and he'll let you taste the wine first. No winelist! Swift service, delicious quality food and fabulous wines for very reasonable price. A little treasure.

Thank marcelinoos
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We visited La Cave passe a Table as an extended family group of 14. Outwardly the restaurant looks very rustic and quite "café like". Do not be put off by looks though. The female owner greeted us warmly and showed us to a set of tables that she moved so that we could all be accommodated. She spoke very little... More 

2 Thank David S
Bridge of Weir, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Come here regularly and have always enjoyed our meal but today there was no choice so if the menu wasn't to your liking - tough! Maybe it's just a seasonal variation but it's nice to have a choice- albeit only two for each course and normally this is what you get. Anyway, we were with another couple and one of... More 

Thank Coc1948
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place by happy accident on a day visit to Saintes, and had the best menu de jour I have had in a long time: simple but imaginative, prepared with great skill and taste, and absolutely delicious. A tomato 'tartare', fresh and delicately flavoured, guinea fowl with a mushroom sauce which still makes me smile with pleasure... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
French, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 rue Saint Michel, 17100 Saintes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Saintes
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)5 46 74 05 01

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