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“Superbly fresh”

L'Alchimiste Restaurante
Ranked #19 of 132 Restaurants in Saumur
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed August 24, 2013

Fantastic - really fresh food and very well presented. Were able to create a delicious vegetarian option too (not always easy in France!).

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Reviewed July 28, 2013

Twice visited this hols. Firstly a la carte and enjoyed quite an expensive meal. David and I started off with salmon tartare. My first tartare and it was ok but not sure I will have anything tartare again. We both had a very good prawn risotto. Finished with a trad Anjou cream dessert and David had a kind of rum baba. Nice wine, aperitifs and David had a Royal Combier to finish(a bit like grand magnier). A good meal about £130
Last evening we had the fixed price menu at 20 euros. A much lesser mortal than the a la carte. The only fish was sardines and David hardly touched his and did not think much of his Anjou cream dessert. So not a good evening. Cost about £70
Got a mention recently in the Telegraph.

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Thank Rob D
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

The fixed menu was 22 euros and it was excellent - the chef excelled at making the dishes both look and taste great.

Thank Rob S
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Reviewed July 4, 2013

The reviews made me want to try this reastaurant in Saumur; the praise was entirely justfied. Elgenat interior and tableware, with food and wines to match, and most reasonable prices,The
Gaspacho de petits pois et asperges,cigarette de maquereau
was memorable.

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Thank Goeran S
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

A well set out dining area with 20 covers unless you are unfortunate to get a table for two just outside the toilet. Nice fresh flower decorations on each table add an air of elegance to proceedings. The set menu is good value but very restricted. The a la carte menu can be quite expensive.Food is of excellent quality and beautifully presented. Service is efficient and very professional. A good wine list with some excellent local wines adds to the overall pleasure of a visit here. Best to book I think.
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Thank CambridgeRichard
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