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L'Atelier de Candale

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1 Lieu Dit Grandes Plantes, 33330 Saint-Laurent-des-Combes, France
+33 5 57 24 15 45
11:30 - 22:30
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Tue - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

First we got to learn about the wine making process and then had an excellent lunch while drinking the Chateaux Candale wines in this amazing setup overlooking the vinyards...

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Orange, California
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153 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a delightful time at this winery/restaurant. The owner, Jean-Louis, is an engaging, thoroughly magnetic personality. You can feel his passion in the food they serve. His Chateau de Candale was wonderfully fruit forward. We had the day's plat...succulent beef and fettuccine after a nice butternut soup. The dessert would be hard to describe but it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here and enjoyed the appetisers which were cream soups very much but our main and dessert were just alright. They have a large outdoor seating area with views of the nearby vineyards.

Thank Claire C
Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Sat in a superb setting, we had a fun lunch with friends. Great food, better wine and good service. We will return for sure. Thanks

1 Thank cnstagg
Brighton, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food for very good price. Busy restaurant- you can see why people come back time and time again!! Really good food. Very highly recommended. Service great too. Staff very friendly. Why not do a wine tour too, and take some wine home.

1 Thank MissyK68
Helsinki, Finland
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

A quality restaurant that is open for lunch and has an available table on short notice is very difficult to find in the Bordeaux region. We found this beautiful vineyard restaurant as we drove through the hills Saint-Laurent-Des-Combes not too far from the centre of St Emilion. We managed to book a table for two only an hour in advance.... More 

1 Thank Matt052015
Saint Magne de Castillon, France
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I will definitely never be forgetting the meal I enjoyed at this beautifully picturesque location back in May - my only regret is not writing it a shining review sooner! The views from the restaurant over the vineyards are simply magnificent and the menu is full of local and seasonal produce. I had the duck as a main course and... More 

Thank Ellie P
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious and affordable lunch in a marvelous setting. Nice personal in an informal style. We were 14 (adults and children) and all had a great time. I will go back!

Thank Christophe L
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We cycled 21miles to get here and it was worth it yet again.The ambience is beautiful. The food excellent and the wine , very St Emilion! The service was a bit slow but if you remember that you are in France, then there is no problem. We had the menu de jour and loved it. We are returning next week....

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Sydney, Australia
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108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Our meal followed a wine tasting tour that went on just a little too long. In my opinion a good tour is a fast tour! Then our dinner service was painfully slow. We were told that the kitchen couldn't cope with the number and size of tables as everyone ordered at once! They plied us with free wine which was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lieu Dit Grandes Plantes, 33330 Saint-Laurent-des-Combes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Saint-Laurent-des-Combes
  • Phone Number: +33 5 57 24 15 45

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?