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“Regional gastronomy in Riberac with a modern touch....”
Review of Le Commensal

Le Commensal
Ranked #7 of 28 Restaurants in Riberac
Price range: $15 - $45
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Homemade fresh food. Creative and seasonal cuisine from the region.
Reviewed January 27, 2012

We lunched today in an atmosphere of warmth and conviviality at Nédia and Philippe's town centre restaurant aptly named "Le Commensal" (table companion). The menu du jour was very good value and you could also eat a la carte if you wished, where there were about 3 choices each of entrée, plat and dessert/cheese. There were local Bordeaux and Bergerac as well as wines from further afield and various other bevvies. We had a lovely tender roast beef with a layered potato bake and a delicious brochette of fruits with chocolate tart and other unusual accompanying choccy delights - washed down with a Bergerac from the chateau. The food was of good quality and excellently prepared by chef Philippe with Nédia very attentively doing the front of house bit. Interesting to see that they proudly display on their menu the names of the producers supplying the products for their menu so one can eat as a "locavore" with confidence knowing that the food has not done too many road miles. The toilets were immaculate and there is also plenty of easily accessible car parking to the rear of the restaurant. There was a lone diner at one of the tables, we as a couple at another and larger groups (comforting to see many locals) at other tables with the sound of gentle chatter going on in the background. A very relaxed atmosphere inside (and a real log fire!) which is not obvious from its rather sober exterior, easily passed unnoticed on the main road into the town. This restaurant would be a welcoming place for any occasion or size of party for those wanting to eat good, authentic French food with a difference and it's even open for Sunday lunch when most other restaurants in the area are shut.

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Reviewed December 11, 2011

This is where I went for my birthday based upon the recommendations of locals. It was a great and pleasurable dining experience.

I had no regrets going there and would heartily recommend it to anyone traveling in the area!

Food and beverages were all excellent in taste and flavor.

1  Thank Normand B
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Reviewed September 24, 2011

my wife and i enjoyed our meal, the host was very attentive, the restaurant lacked atmosphere mainly due to the lack of customers

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2  Thank mandr268
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filou24, Propriétaire at Le Commensal, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2011

Thank you very much for writing.
Nédia and Philippe.

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Reviewed August 12, 2010

We were the only 2 people eating! Why? Because you were all
missing an excellent meal in a lovely decor.
Very easy to drive past & not realise you have missed this
real gem. Look out because it
is well worth a visit

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2  Thank TheFossil
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filou24, Propriétaire at Le Commensal, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2011

Thank you for writing
Nedia and Philippe

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Reviewed April 5, 2017
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