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“Like being invited in to the home of a generous Michelin Star Chef”
Review of L'Epicurien

L'Epicurien
Ranked #7 of 209 Restaurants in Perigueux
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $40
Cuisines: French, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: A pedestrian street in the historic district of PÉRIGUEUX. A former(old) building with a thick studded wooden door. Three rooms and a privative patio with an intimist and authentic decoration(set) of old stones and exposed beams. Between friends, in family, for a business lunch or in a group, the Restaurant THE EPICUREAN welcomes you in a completely decorated again and uncluttered friendly space. His chief: Gilles LABBE inspired by Périgord and his Breton origins makes you discover according to the seasons a delicious gourmet cuisine. Four menus and a card(map) offer a choice of dishes developed with fresh products in an excellent value for money and a selection the best wines.
Bungaree, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Like being invited in to the home of a generous Michelin Star Chef”
Reviewed January 8, 2013

We turned up late for lunch with two children and were greeted like much respected family members. We were given a delicate amuse bouche of white fish and accompanying small glass of soup. A seafood cassoulet was entree and it was hot and delicious, the duck for main with very generous accompanying side dishes was sumptuous and delicious. Our daughter's 'bombe' of chocolate for dessert was luscious and indulgent. The wine, like other French restaurants, was very well matched, local and with no 'gouge' factor. The service was professional but friendly and very personalised. It was truly like being welcomed in to the home of a Michelin star chef and being fed with utmost generosity and care. The week day menu at about 13 euro looked like extremely good value also. Lots of technique but no 'tizziness' and excellent produce. Look forward to visiting this restaurant again soon and keeping an eye on the Michelin guide....

  • Visited January 2013
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northants
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Excellent food, lovely atmosphere”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

I visited this restaurant whilst on a day trip to perigueux, the restaurant is down a thin alleyway, once you reach then end it opens out into a large terraced area.
We chose to each off the la carte menu but most people has the menu du jour which looked excellent to. I had a salmon tartar to start which could not be faulted followed by a duck and foie gras salad (as I was In the region) my partner has a beef fillet which he said was the best he had ever tasted!
Lovely restaurant, great food, atmosphere and service what more can I say?

  • Visited August 2012
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Huntington Beach, CA
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“What a surprise”
Reviewed August 1, 2012

Last night we experienced the best surprise of this trip. While walking the streets of Periguoux we stumbled along the restaurant and made a reservation for a large party of 11. The food was exceptionally good. Presentation was amazing, and the service was phenomenal. A must for all foodies.

  • Visited August 2012
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