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route de Casseneuil, 47300, Villeneuve-sur-Lot, France
+33 5 53 36 14 40
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible3%
Oct 23, 2017
“Bonkers chandeliers, great views along the river.”
Oct 18, 2017
French, European
route de Casseneuil, 47300, Villeneuve-sur-Lot, France
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

Really enjoyed the restaurant. Good well-presented food and excellent service. What a lovely surprise. The restaurant was full which helped the atmosphere and the service good. They did not have my first choice wine but I found an acceptable alternative. Breakfast was good with plenty...More

Thank Chris D
VIGIE M, DIRECTRICE ADJOINTE at L'Ecluse, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Dear Chris D , Thank you for your comment ! The team of L'Ecluse hope we will see you soon . Cordially Murielle Vigié

Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

The uninspiring menu does not include any pork, lamb or even steak, unless you count the burger which contains steak haché and the côte de boeuf which is for two persons. Prices are reasonable but portions small. Service was ok.

Thank Elaine J
Reviewed June 7, 2017

We were staying at the Mercure Hotel where this Restaurant is located. We decided to have dinner as it was so convenient. Whilst we noted it was Michelin recommended we were still blown away. Firstly by the classy ambience and secondly the position above the...More

Thank Walter J
managersmoulin, Responsable relations clients at L'Ecluse, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

Hello First of all the entire restaurant team thank you for your nice comment about our restaurant Laurent and his restoration team are very touch of your sympathy We were happy to welcome you and will be delighted to see you again in our next...More

Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

The dining room is very attractive with blue and white colours and well set out tables with pristine cloths. There are several menus with the cheapest being €29 for two courses. Two deliciously light amuses bouches were served before the main meal. The main courses...More

Thank JandrewStamford
Reviewed August 20, 2015

The restaurant, located at the hotel Le Moulin de Madame deserves the compliments it receives. The white and blue decor is lovely, the windows covering 2 sections allowing a splendid view of the Lot River, is the perfect setting for a romantic dinner. The staff...More

Thank Lelli J
Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Lovely setting , tastefully decorated. Fabulous view, Food very disappointing Not impressed first time, but, thought give it a second chance. But no !!! Go for drinks - forget the food .

Thank Bazzystravells
Reviewed March 22, 2015

Glad to see this restaurant back on form. We were regular visitors here last year and have to say towards the end of the year the quality did go down a bit. However, they are back with a bang - lunch today was fantastic and...More

Thank Michelle W
LoicDucloux, Responsable hébergement at L'Ecluse, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2015

Dear Michelle, Many thanks for you comment about our restaurant. We shall not miss to transmit your return to our catering team. Kind regards

Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Great meal in the restaurant, wonderful service and extremely reasonable price. Surely the 'go to' place in VSL. Views to die for

Thank Mark C
BrunoParant, Directeur général at L'Ecluse, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2014

Dear Mark, Thank you very much for your encouraging comment. I hope to welcome you again very soon. Regards

Reviewed August 29, 2013

There is no menu as such, just a choice of ingredients for each course. For example, Starters were a choice of Salmon, Oysters, Vegetables, Beef, Tomatoes, Duck. Pick two from the list and the chef will rustle you up a plate according to his whim....More

Thank medlar41
Reviewed August 8, 2013

Visited last Sunday and were extremely pleased with the service and the food ( and wine !) .All had improved greatly and congratulations to the management and staff (Aurealias ? and Claire especially) Well done! We will certainly go again and recommend to our friends.

1  Thank RogerFongrave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $38
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: route de Casseneuil, 47300, Villeneuve-sur-Lot, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Lot-et-Garonne  >  Villeneuve-sur-Lot
  • Phone Number: +33 5 53 36 14 40
  • E-mail
Niche dans un moulin du 18eme siecle admirablement renove et surplombant le Lot, le restaurant l'Ecluse donne rendez-vous a votre curiosite pour une escale gastronomique hors du temps. Dites-nous ce que vous n'aimez pas, vous aimerez sans aucun doute la surprise du Chef. Chaque jour devient inedit en fonction de vos envies et des produits du terroir fraichement selectionnes. Laissez vous tenter par cette aventure culinaire!
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