Nice spot for lunch when travelling through Saumur - friendly service Have English & German language menus as well as French
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We had a great dinner at l'Helianthe. The atmosphere is definitely unique and the place is beautifully designed and decorated. The food was excellent, very well presented, and the service friendly. I strongly recommend this place.
We had booked this place for my birthday. The reviews were good and we were looking forward to it. It did not disappoint. Our first course of duck liver was sublime, one of the best starters I have ever eaten. I had the guinea fowl...More
Tasty food, quick service, friendly staff. What more can you ask for? Loved the quirky place. The only negative point would be that the seats were not that comfortable. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area
Every course was perfect, good ingredients done well, with a sound wine recommendation. Lovely evening in a unique setting
An interesting concept of a restaurant in a cave. But then again that's what you get in this area. The decoration was quite well done. The food was okay but really the desserts were excellent. The service was a little harried as there were only...More
Our family had lunch here recently after touring Fontevraud Abbey. The staff was very welcoming and menus thankfully also available in English. Everything we chose was delicious. Daughters had the pork cheeks, I had lamb with artichoke and my brother and his wife had fish....More
The language barrier was more of a problem than we have experienced anywhere else in France. This was disappointing given the excellent English online booking service and English on the restaurant's website. Overall the service seemed too "try hard", formal and affected without actually being...More
The restaurant is built partly into a cave, which really adds to the ambience and experience. The menu offered a choice of traditional recipes with a touch of modernity, with a great attention to flavours, presentation, and quality. The service was very efficient.
Absolutelly great relation between the price and the quality of the food/dishes. The restaurant is built inside a cave but it is totally clean and organized on the inside. All dishes were very good!