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“Overall not for us”
Review of chez eugene

chez eugene
Ranked #19 of 345 Restaurants in Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed June 1, 2012

Our meal didn’t get off to the best start given our reservation made the day before had been lost, not a problem as there were few bookings (and plenty of walk-ins). Next we were given English menus and had to ask for French ones. We ordered the Au Gré du Marché (market menu) three courses for €45. The first course was asparagus beignets with a mint and cucumber dipping sauce, a great idea only let down by not quite perfect deep frying. The portion of three modest spears could nearly have made it a second taster dish following the pea purée with cream. Quickly after that was a very modest boned hake cutlet on top of cherry tomatoes and puff pastry – a well executed and fresh tasting dish. We rejected cheese so out came the dessert of tasty strawberries on a crumb biscuit with whipped vanilla ice cream.
While the dishes were well done they were no more than that. Value for money left a lot to be desired given the ingredients and portion sizes, no idea why Michelin award it a red Bib Gourmand for offering good value. Service was a bit soulless and too fast for us – we were asked about coffee within an hour of sitting down. On a more positive note the wine pricing was reasonable and the short list was strongest on local (Loire) offerings.
NB. This restaurant is called Eugène

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Reviewed December 14, 2011

We tried to eat at Eugene two nights ago but couldn't as we did not have a reservation, was able to get one for the following night and it was well worth the wait. Services was excellent, they had English menus and staff spoke English fluently, food was delicious. I had the ratiouille, Scallops with Polenta and Truffles, and for dessert the Chocolate lava cake. One of my coworkers tried the suprise menu and was delighted by what arrived.

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Reviewed July 11, 2011

The restaurant only a couple of hundred metres from the main square and has got realstyle and a very good menu with the usual fixed price meals. very impressed

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Reviewed June 15, 2011

A wonderful evening, greatvfood good service great wine.badvised to book

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