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“Excellent service and food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of L'Etrier - Restaurant du Royal Barriere - CLOSED

L'Etrier - Restaurant du Royal Barriere
Price range: $0 - $103
Cuisines: French, European, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: Originally from the Sarthe region, Eric Provost started outat Floréal in Savigné l’Evêque. He went up to Paris tostudy at Châteaubriand and then at the hotel George V. In 1986,he flew off to Toronto in Canada to work at Les Colonnes. Ayear later, he returned to his roots in Sarthe at La Feuillantinein Mans, followed by a stunt at Le Moderne before moving onto Laurent à Loué, a Relais & Châteaux hotel.From 1988 to 1998, he worked in some of the world’s best kitchens.
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent service and food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2011

L'Etrier is by far the most exclusive and high class restaurant in Deauville. Luckily they havnt got it over their head and are well capable of serving some amazing food at a good value, and serve it with graciousness and

  • Visited July 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank gunstein
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RDdirection, Directeur général at L'Etrier - Restaurant du Royal Barriere, responded to this review, September 30, 2011
Dear Gunstein,

We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed the hotel and its services!
Thank you very much for sharing your impressions on Trip advisor.
I already forwarded your highly positive comments to Eric PROVOST and his team : they are our best reward and they strongly encourage us to uphold the level of excellence you are entitled to expect.

We look forward to welcoming you again to "L'Etrier",

Sincerely,

Laurent Roussin
General Manager
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119 reviews from our community

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    Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Sutton, United Kingdom
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289 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
“Utterly amazing food, pretentious service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2011

We visited L'Etrier during a trip to the racing in Deauville and decided to treat ourselves to something special on our last evening.

We certainly weren't disappointed by an innovative, eyecatching and exciting menu that more than delivered in terms of flavours and presentation. Every dish was lovingly prepared and even though the portion sizes were more "nouvelle" than we expected, no one went hungry.

The cheese plate was a particular success at the end of our meal, being crammed with local selections all served in peak condition. We selected a table outside on the lawn (underneath the marquee) which was lovely, although we could have done with a fan or a window as it was swelteringly hot - why not open the sides up?

However, at the end of the meal, the pretention levels were increased by 100% by the waiter who came over and explained to my husband that he should select a particular glass of mineral water to accompany his black coffee at the end of the meal: I know that different waters taste different, but to sell a glass of Scottish mineral water to a Brit (who can buy a case of the stuff for £3) for £9+ really did bring tears in the eyes!

Definitely a special occasion restaurant - can't afford these prices every day!

  • Visited July 2010
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank PRFluffy
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RDdirection, Directeur général at L'Etrier - Restaurant du Royal Barriere, responded to this review, September 30, 2011
Dear PRFluffy,

Thank you very much for having taken the time to share your impressions following your dinner at "L'Etrier" on TripAdvisor.

It is a great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your time and your food. But also i apologize if you felt our service pretentious.

At our Bar and at "L"Etrier" we always offer a glass of water which is included in the price in order to better appreciate the taste of the rare coffees we are serving.
I am sorry if you felt that the waiter wanted to sell it to you. And since we have a water list, the water we are offering comes from differents areas of the world.

Please make sure we have taken your remarks into great consideration and that we continually work with our team to improve day by day the quality of service for our guests.

Hoping we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to "L'Etrier", where no effort will be spared to make your next experience truly memorable.

Sincerely,

Laurent Roussin
General Manager
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