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L'Abbaye le Delice

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8 avenue des Roches, 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, France
+33 2 41 51 71 04
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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Someone advised me a while ago that to find a good place to eat is France is to follow the locals: they'll lead you to a place serving good food at a reasonable price. Le Delice, a friendly and welcoming restaurant/bar on the edge of the village, is indeed such a place, being frequented by locals and visitors both to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Much less expensive than the other restaurants closer to the abbey, but wonderful meal with a very friendly staff

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Phoenix AZ
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

A nice menu, reasonable prices, excellent cuisine, a friendly welcome - what's not to like? My wife and I were very pleased with the place.

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Loudun, France
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

With 2 children aged 3 & 4 dining out can sometimes be a challenge. Not here. The children's menu was reasonably priced & offered several different options. There are also several different priced formula menus plus a la carte for the adults. The food was lovely and the service was efficient and really friendly, which meant the children were not... More 

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Amsterdam
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130 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Nice family restaurant, kind service, familiar with its clientele, affordable menu. Recommended............//

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London, United Kingdom
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

We tried this restaurant as we wanted a simple, economy French meal for a party of seven on a limited budget. The front room is a bar which leads into a pleasant dining room. Arriving at 19:00 on Friday evening we were the first diners present. We hadn't booked but a table was available. At this time we became a... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

We booked on our last evening after a local recommendation and seeing it completely full of locals at lunchtime, usually a good sign. We were the only ones eating that night...strange.My husband had Foie Gras...tasty. My daughter and I just had the main course. Her veal was quite good but the mushroom sauce was just like out of a greasy... More 

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newbury,england
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

The food was really top class and the welcome very friendly - they obviously don't go out of their way for tourists but ironically that's what makes it so great for us (well me anyway)! 6 of us, with poor French, turned up having 'reserved' that morning to a warm welcome great service freshly pepared food and lovely atmosphere -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

A la carte menu with good choice of fine wines as well as Plats du Jour at €13.50, €19, €25 and €29. No nonsense good food served well. made to feel welcome and a valued customer whatever you spend and whether you are a foodie or not.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2012

We arrived to eat here on a Sunday evening. The Patron and his team had catered earlier in the day for a huge family party, but were open for dinner as usual. We were the first clients to arrive that evening (just after 7pm), but within 30 minutes, the place was full. The food was simple, good quality, and served... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 avenue des Roches, 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 51 71 04

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