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Allee Sainte-Catherine, 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, France
+33 2 41 51 72 49
Today
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful meal at this restaurant, which we booked on the recommendation of the owner of the cottage we were staying in, situated in the village centre. The ambience is lovely for a traditional village restaurant (stone walls mixed with tables set with white tablecloths) and the two members of staff on duty were very friendly. The table... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017

A stone in my fish, a hair in the butter and a horrible service, I have no words to express my disappointment. The restaurant looks very good from outside but I was terribly disappointing.

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Thank Benjamin P
Okehampton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

La Licorne - The Unicorn - is a restaurant sited on the high street of Fontevraud l'Abbaye although its entrance is through a delightful garden from St Catherin's Alley which runs parallel to that street. There is no parking on the premises but there is plenty of free parking in the village car parks very near by. This is a... More 

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Thank Michelin M
Hastings, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had heard good things about this restaurant, the garden is lovely to sit in the evenings and the food is good although drinks are a little expensive. Maybe we would have enjoyed the experience more if our French was more advanced.

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Thank Wendy H
New Zealand
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Second visit to this restaurant with an eight year gap! Food still wonderful quality, staff service faultless and location perfect. Would come again

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Thank Mjn45
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Excellent meal, excellent service and very good value, particularly the 29€ menu. It happened to be my birthday so I was looking for something above ordinary and La Licorne certainly delivered.

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Thank PB1952
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We returned to La Licorne after the passing of a few years to find the same high quality cuisine in a peaceful elegant setting. The service was immaculate and took place in a relaxed atmosphere, all combining to make a perfect evening.

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Thank Johnjolovestravel
East Sussex
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We spent much time deciding which restaurant to go to for this warm sunny evening. We had not checked Tripadvisor before our decision and were glad that we had not because we might have been put off by some of the reviews. There were four tables of two and one table of three being served that night, all in the... More 

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Thank Wychdene
Budva, Montenegro
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Great atmosphere, great food! We wanted to have a short lunch break before seeing the Abbey, but we ended up being at this restaurant for more than 2 hours. The food was great, but the service too slow. It was perhaps because we were rushing. All the dishes looked great; deserts were outstanding.

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Thank Yunus-July2015
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit in the last few weeks and we had great meals on both occasions. Very good food in a relaxed setting with excellent service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Allee Sainte-Catherine, 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 51 72 49

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