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Le Petit Leon

le Bourg, 24290 Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere, Montignac, France
+33 5 53 51 18 04
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (3 reviews)
“gazpacho” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
le Bourg, 24290 Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere, Montignac, France
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed September 4, 2018

Such friendly staff and a beautiful bottle of wine. We were there in the last week of the season and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. It's such a pretty setting in a beautiful village. We loved this area (first visit) and this is definitely a restaurant...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lesleyb333
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Took some friends to experience this amazing restaurant. Evening was made by lovely New Zealand waitress who took time to explain menu etc. Food fabulous as always. If you're in the area would highly recommend a visit!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank annierugbywidow
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Hi Annie, thank you for joining us fro dinner and for your lovely review. We hope to see you again next season!

Reviewed August 26, 2018

During our holidays we visited this lovely restaurant two times. The first time we had the Menu Grand Léon, the second time the Menu of the Chef. How good was this ! Every plate contained so many tastes that matched perfectly. If you are ever...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ismaël C
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thank you Ismael, we are always so happy to hear about our guests experiences. It means a lot to us that you chose to jpoin us twice during your trip. Marci!

Reviewed August 19, 2018

Difficult to see how any aspect of the experience could be improved on - excellent service resulted in a relaxing enjoyable evening; exquisite presentation and most importantly fabulous flavour combinations cooked perfectly. A meal to remember, thanks.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mark a
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Hi Mark, thank you so much for your unbelievably kind words. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your evening. Thank you!

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

There’s no shortage of regional specialties in the Perigord - foie gras, duck, goose, ceps and girolle mushrooms, walnut oil etc - but Le Petit Leon used these with other top quality ingredients to produce a first class eclectic menu. There were 3 starters and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 790SimonM
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Hi Simon, thank you so much for your lovely comment. Again we are truly sorry about the mix up but I am happy to hear you were well taken care off! Thank you again and a bientot!

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable evening at Le Petit Leon, lovely outdoor dining where the food was French, presented beautifully and tasted delicious, will definitely return if ever in this part of France again!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lianne G
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi Lianne, thank you for your lovely comment. We definitely hope you will return to the Dordogne soon, so much to see (and eat) here!

Reviewed August 5, 2018

It is really funny that we travel all the way from Australia to experience a French Périgord vacation and we land up in a restaurant in the heart of the Périgord run by a New Zealander! Anyway, Nick the kiwi chef is obviously pretty exceptional...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Beamer23
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Hi Beamer, Thank you for your review. Yes, we like to offer a relaxed setting. The village alone makes you feel like you are far away from everyday stresses... We hope your next trip brings you back here or maybe Auckland. Thanks again!

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Had an outstanding meal in beautiful garden setting in gorgeous village. Restaurant only open 10 weeks a year in summer as run by well known NZ chef who based in Auckland rest of year. 3 set meals & we chose chef’s menu & had amazing...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank P8448EEkarenw
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Hi Karen, thank you so much for your taking the time to share your experience. The Chef's Manu is a really fund way for us to take you on a bit of a journey... As you pointed out we really focus on local produce and...More

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous food in a lovely location. He food was of a quality you would expect from a top-class restaurant and was a fraction of the price. Really unusual dishes, friendly staff and unprententious - highly recommended!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ruth1989
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Hi Ruth, thank you for your kind words. The produce and the village really speak for themselves... Thanks again!

Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic original food. Presented in style but not pretentious...excellent front of house staff to a man...( or lady) Amazing value... We would recommend the tasting menu. Dive in and enjoy... Worth a big diversion... We loved it

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Paul P
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Thank you Paul, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your dinner. We really try to give everyone a really special experience to remember. Thanks again!

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Andlers_Ashes
August 2, 2017|
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Response from Wanderer281258 | Reviewed this property |
In France children are always welcomed in restaurants. Someone did come in with children but I think they spoke to the waitress about the children. I did not see a children's menu. Sorry for delay in replying.
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Debbie F
June 14, 2017|
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Response from restolepetitleon | Property representative |
Hi Debbie, we just opened today for the season!
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PrincessE5
April 11, 2015|
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Response from Dave M M | Property representative |
The restaurant is open for 8 weeks a year between July and August. Open for Lunch and Dinner except on Mondays. There are no suites, you must have got it mixed up with another listing. Check out the website for more info... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$17 - $40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: le Bourg, 24290 Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere, Montignac, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Montignac  >  Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere
  • Phone Number: +33 5 53 51 18 04
  • E-mail
Description
The Le Petit Leon is a seasonal restaurant in the south of France open from June till September each year. Executive Chef Nick Honeyman from Paris Butter in Auckland New Zealand servers up a mix of French flavours with his own creative twists. The restaurant is an outside seating experience in a beautiful garden. For more information please visit the website.
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