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“Brilliant, honnest food”
Review of Le Saint Roch

Le Saint Roch
Ranked #30 of 104 Restaurants in Pezenas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $31
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Charming restaurant, in the heart of Pezenas. Outside terrasse and inside room, stylish, welcoming and warming ambiance. A true french cuisine, home made only, based on fresh, local and french products. Excellent value for money for such a great table. By reservation. Yearly Opened.
Reviewed August 26, 2013

We stumbled on this restaurant with our 1 year old son, and were not disappointed.
The landlady was apologetic for not being able to seat us, and told us to come back within half an hour.
Even then, she warned us that since there was a lot of people, it wouldn't be the quickest service ever.
Since we were not in a rush, we said it would be fine, thanked her, and went for a stroll through Pezenas in the meantime.

And we didn't regret the wait.
Service was dilligent, she was like a white tornado, moving from table to table, ensuring everyone's order was right, and that no one was left wanting.
The food was the best we had in Pezenas, where we stayed a week, simple but fresh. Classic flavour combinations done just right.

The chef even came to check with us how we wanted our steaks, to ensure there was no misuderstanding.

Added to this the quality of the company, all the other customers were lovely, we had what was our best evening on the town.

Highly recommended, please don't miss out on St Roch!

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Thank Olivier H
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Reviewed August 20, 2013

Tucked away in a cul-de-sac in the historic town and perhaps a bit off the main track. Plenty of French diners here, which has to be a good sign. A small menu, modestly served without any frills. Nevertheless, a pleasant experience.

Thank EllieTJ
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Reviewed July 4, 2013

Being in the south west of France on business for five days gave me an excellent opportunity to try out a different local restaurant each evening. I was staying in Pezenas and its centre is bulging full of whole streets of 16th to 19th century stone built houses all under preservation order so,this in itself is a rarity and well worth a visit with its charming boutiques and unique one off artisan shops selling seriously interesting handmade stuff from wood to glass to soap and local chocolates and cheeses. This is good quality stuff not tourist crap. There is a whole mix of restaurants in Pezenas from fast food to seriously posh, some good and some very unexciting, as in most towns.
However one little gem stood out way above all the others. You know occasionally in life when you just stumble across something special and you just know you have found something truly unique.
I was recommended to try the Saint Roch locally as I was looking for good reasonably priced local food with a good relaxing friendly ambience, without ghastly loud intrusive music, and somewhere to relax and just watch the world go by as I was on my own on business. A real local place for local people. All this and more I found in abundance at the Saint Roch. The quality of the food is very good, presentation superb which is fast, efficient and very friendly but remaining professional too. The ambience is delightful rather like stepping into someone's front room decorated in an eclectic mix of antiques and good interesting artwork all over the walls which is both fascinating yet remains remarkably cosy and friendly and not formal or pretentious. This is a rare atmosphere and one I like to relax into and absorb the local ambience. In fact it was so good I went back several nights running as I struggled to find something I didn't like on the menu from fresh oysters to lamb ragout to foie gras to fresh salmon.The salads are huge and to die for. Wine list is pleasingly short but very comprehensive highlighting small local producers in the area and offering a good price differential from low to high. After a couple of nights I got to know the owners who are French and Dutch who also speak English, German and Spanish. They are both very friendly and approachable and clearly the Saint Roch is their passion. Didier cooks in the kitchen and Ryan is front of house. Go there and be utterly charmed - you will have a great evening, whether on your own or as part of a large group.

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Thank phslondon
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

We discovered this restaurant by chance whilst staying in Pezenas. It opened at the end of May 2013. It is located in a quiet shady courtyard in the historic old centre. We sat outside in the shade at lunchtime of a very hot day. We could see the interior was absolutely charming. We had an excellent meal which was really good value and delicious. Our patron was a very charming lady who was enthusiastic and eager to please. Try it if you are in Pezenas - it's lovely.

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Thank Sharon C
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