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“A welcoming gourmet restaurant in a village at the Dordogne”
Review of L'ardoise

Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Singapore, Singapore
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“A welcoming gourmet restaurant in a village at the Dordogne”
Reviewed December 15, 2013

We have had lunch and dinner at l'Ardoise several times since their opening in summer 2013 and were never disappointed. The cuisine is excellent and prepared with a sophistication you would not expect in a tiny village without being pretentious. The service matches the good food and you feel welcome from the minute you step on the shady terrasse or into the restaurant with its modern and tasteful decoration. They work as a husband and wife team, the husband being an accomplished chef and the wife an attentive and friendly host.The value for money you get at l'Ardoise is also very good.

While the restaurant is off the beaten track it is in easy reach of the main road between Bordeaux and Bergerac right at a bridge over the river Dordogne where the three departements Dordogne, Gironde and Lot-et-Garonne meet in a lovely countryside setting surrounded by wine fields.

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank Thide
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English first
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent and after a slow start keeps getting better and better.”
Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

The presentation and the standard of the food is excellent. The ambience of the dining area and the terrace outside is superb! The service, after a dozen visits began slowly but has greatly improved each time.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank kitty g
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Gensac, France
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great food, friendly service”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

This recently opened restaurant has proved to be a delight. The weekday lunch menu is an absolute bargain. Delicious food carefully prepared and beautifully presented. Weekend lunches and weekday dinners cost a little more but the short, carefully-chosen menu offers seasonal, local produce cooked to perfection. Service and welcome are friendly and helpful. Good idea to book as L'Ardoise has become very popular with the locals as well as with discerning holidaymakers. We have been there several times and have never been disappointed.

  • Visited August 2013
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2 Thank Palmyre_13
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