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Le Relais Bernard Loiseau

2 rue d Argentine, 21210 Saulieu, France
+33 3 80 90 53 53
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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2 rue d Argentine, 21210 Saulieu, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two outstanding meals, plus great breakfasts, during our two night stay at BL. This is one of the founding members of the Relais Chateau group and the enduring quality of the restaurant is evident in its retained Michelin stars and the quality of the food....More

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Easter break in Burgundy was made even more heavenly by dinner at Le Relais Bernard Loiseau. I had the set L'Hommage de Bernard Loiseau menu and it was a delightful exploration of his cuisine in relaxed setting. I started in the salon next to a...More

Thank bigskymj
Reviewed 29 October 2016

If you are in the Burgundy Region, anywhere near Saulieu, and want an outstanding/expensive dining experience, go to the restaurant at Le Relais Bernard Loiseau. The current chef has added his master’s touch to that of the restaurant’s namesake (who shot himself when he thought...More

1  Thank wwalleigh
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The place is super nice, very formal, and the food was outstanding. The service was a bit stuffy, but that's also what its known for. All the dishes were beautiful, and tasted great. Portions were small by American standards, even for new world food. We...More

Thank modernartobsession
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We were a large group, and enjoyed a Friday lunch at Bernard Loiseau's restaurant. The food was really delicious, generous and well prepared. The duck especially was the standout for me! The wines were well matched by the personable Sommelier, and the service overall was...More

Thank TastyMorsel11
Reviewed 27 August 2016

For a three star Michelin restaurant that truly knows how to charge, it is disappointing that the most memorable part of our meal were the Turkish dried figs, prepared in-house, that came with our cheese. Indeed we even asked for, and were given, the special...More

Jennifer B, Responsable commercial at Le Relais Bernard Loiseau, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Madam, Sir, Thank you for your comments on our restaurant Le Relais Bernard Loiseau. Your feedback is highly appreciated as this will help us in providing you better service in the future. We are sorry to learn that the service was not to your expectation....More

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

An establishment of the highest order. Extremely welcoming and efficient. Beautiful cosy room with fireplace and large sitting area. Aircon works seamlessly even when 36c outside. The food is to die for, service exemplary, cannot recommend highly enough

Thank John A
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I reviewed Le Relais Bernard Loiseau back in October and my comments then are still applicable. I note, however, that it has been downgraded from 3 to 2 Michelin stars and I would say that when I ate there it was barely at the 1...More

Thank BarryBSanDiego
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The waiter (Belgian:American) assigned to our table was more interested in telling us about his life than paying attention to our needs. They "forgot" to serve the cheese course to my companion. The food was ok but not stellar. Beef was tough. Signature dish of...More

Thank Marybeth B
Jennifer B, Responsable commercial at Le Relais Bernard Loiseau, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2016

Dear Madam, We thank you for your comment on Le Relais Bernard Loiseau. Your feedback is highly appreciated as this will help us in providing you better service in the future. We are sorry to learn that the usual high standards of our food and...More

Reviewed 11 May 2016

Everything at Bernard Loiseau is outstanding - service, wine list, food, atmosphere. The cuisine strikes a perfect balance between creativity and tradition. Well worth a voyage!

Thank montecristo-no1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 139 - US$ 214
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 rue d Argentine, 21210 Saulieu, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Cote d'Or  >  Saulieu
  • Phone Number: +33 3 80 90 53 53
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  • This restaurant is at Le Relais Bernard Loiseau
Gourmet travellers and Michelin-mad bon vivants alike have been making their pilgrimage to this fabled address of French gastronomy ever since Bernard Loiseau opened the doors to his decadent hideaway in Saulieu. The legacy of Loiseau is still a strong force at Le Relais Bernard Loiseau carried along by his wife Dominique and Executive Chef Patrick Berton - who was Loiseau's protégé for over twenty years. Le Relais Bernard Loiseau is the ultimate dining destination for any Gallic gastronaut. The rustic dining room is the perfect setting for celebrations and romantic meals, and Relais Bernard Loiseau boasts one of Burgundy's largest wine cellars with over 20,000 bottles in storage.
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