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Les Menestrels

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11 rue Raspail, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 67 71 10
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 21:30
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to this restaurant for New Year's Eve in 2015 and thought it was amazing. Based on this experience we decided to go again for this New Year's Eve, this time with American friends. The restaurant did not disappoint. The setting is chic, but warm. The staff have it just right; they are friendly, helpful and get the timing... More 

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Thank Jenny W
Delmar, New York
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255 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We ate here with a tour group of 20 people. We had a private room which was nicely decorated. The service and food was very good.

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Thank DestinyRides
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Les Menestrels is not only an excellent restaurant, deserving of a visit from Michelin, it is also conveniently located in Anne D'anjou Hotel courtyard. Serves beautifully cooked French cuisine and has a good affordable wine list. Excellent helpful and friendly table service combined with a delightful atmosphere.

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Thank TigerMoth747
Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A really great experience. The room is lovely giving a great feel to the restaurant and this is matched by outstanding cooking. The food was beautifully prepared and presented and cooked with real imagination. The main course of veal topped with gingerbread was a real surprise and despite my prejudice for overly complex dishes the dish was a highlight of... More 

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Thank Tony S
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Relaxed atmosphere. Fixed price for two or three courses with good selection on each. Very extensive wine list of both local and other french regions. Food superb and beautifully presented.

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Thank Margaret B
Atlanta, GA
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Very professional, creative dining in a most interesting setting. The dining room decor is most creative as or the dishes. Superb wine choices. We ordered the fix menu but with a tough combination of dishes to find a wine for. I was very impressed with the local Saumur Blanc the waiter choose given the dishes. Sits right under the chateau... More 

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Thank GAFoodie
Somerset, New Jersey
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Went back a second night after enjoying a wonderful dinner with a large group. Presentations are simply wonderful.

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Thank Twin1946
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

First enjoyed this fab restaurant 30 years ago. Same chef still in the kitchen! Superb set menu €36 starter main dessert. Fantastic food. Dish of the day to start moules with celeriac and main was duckling with cherry. Topped off superb citrus dessert. Awesome food great setting under the chateau and very well priced for top top cuisine. Highly recommend.

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Thank Minty D
Wrexham
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

After a week at a gite and taking our time returning home, we stopped in Saumur. The hotel stands out but that's another review. The 'attached' restaurant was seen and the hotel booked a table for lunch. This was the first time we've been without our children and we deserve a bit of we time. Boy was the food good!... More 

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Thank PeteGwynfryn
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This restaurant is behind the Anne d'Anjou hotel in Saumur and almost directly under the chateau. It is very French (food and language spoken, staff do not really speak English) and just the place for lovely food in an elegant atmosphere. Amuses bouches as a way to start is always fun and the moules starter with a light orange sauce... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 21:30
Thursday
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 21:30
Friday
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 21:30
Saturday
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 rue Raspail, Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 67 71 10

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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?