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“Really amazing food and presentation.”
Review of Tom Pouss

Tom Pouss
Ranked #15 of 150 Restaurants in Laval
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed April 21, 2013

We (myself, hubby and 2 friends) like the previous review could not find anything open in Laval and were directed to the Pizza place on the industrial estate, luckily my husband has a nose for good food and found Tom Pouss just a few doors from the place selling Pizza, and what a find, the wine a Tarani rouge was amazing and the food superb.
We had not booked and the patron worked so hard just on his own to serve us and 18 other people, the presentation and the little extra's ie amuse bouche impressed us at every course and the coffee is truly unique.
The surroundings are very urban but the food and decor make up for this and it is worth going out of your way to find this little gem!

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Reviewed July 30, 2012

We had arranged to meet friends inLaval as it was half way between our home in la Chartre sur le Loir and their holiday flat in Dinan. After trying several restaurants that were shut for the holidays or about to close, one helpful owner suggested Tom Pouss as it had a reputatin for good food. Yes, they were open on the 27th of July and could take us, our dog and friends, but it would have to be lunch as they were shut for the anual holidy after service.

Five minutes before TomTom said we woud reach our destination our friends phoned from outside the restaurant "Very funny, good joke ,ha ha, so where are we breally eating?" They really thought we were pulling their legs and we realised why as we pulled up beside them.

Tom Pouss sits in an ugly shopping parade way out of the "centre ville" of a truly beautiful town. You have to drive past factories, garages and industry to find this complex of flower shop, print shop, pizza place and bars, BUT IT IS WELL WORTH THE DETOUR!!!!

With a few tables on the pavement, a good deli and wine shop and a tasteful, comfortable and inviting restaurant upstairs where we were soon installed with a cooling apero and menus. Ian wanted a beer, but they only serve it on tap and as they were closing that afternoon there wasn't any, but he was happy with a Pastis.

The menu was small but very interesting with only fresh produce and original recipes. Of the three starters we had two; an absoultely fantastic thicg pea soup with prosccuito and aromatic herbs and a roasted peach with foigras and ginger. Main courses of perfect cod or a young guinea fowl, succulent and full of flavour with an unusual oriental leaf that I could not identify and tiny bits of cooked foigras.

Puddigs were just as inventive, mine was a bed of hot, melted brie topped with a crispy pastry case filled with chopped peach and served with home made ice cream then coffee came with delicious tiny glasses of fresh fruit coulis.

Drinks before, the three course meal and coffee plus an excellent bottle of wine all for the remarkable price of 80 euros including service. This was real value for money, careful and immaginative cooking and friendly service. I will certainly make this three hour round trip again.This small place has only around 30 covers and a strong local popularity, so you must book!

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