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30 rue des Fosses, 16200 Jarnac, France
+33 5 45 81 64 66
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ttrue French restaurant . The owner is lovely and her son does the cooking. Food very good and excellent service

Thank francophile111
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here on a Friday evening mid August; as per other reviews, found it to be very good. Food sufficiently 'French' as to be interesting without being too much so as to put off the unadventurous. Pleasant terrace became slightly chilly late-evening, but the attentive hostess lent my wife a cardigan to fix things. Would definitely recommend.

Thank CorneliusI
Laguna Hills, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived on our chartered LeBoat on the river. This charming restaurant is just a 10 minute walk from the LeBoat base in Jarnac. The 3 of us chose different courses - each was very flavorful and well presented. Only French speaking owner and chef son but very friendly and made the language barrier dissolve. What's not to like?

Thank PFSailing
Kenwood, California
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211 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This little restaurant is off the beaten track and well worth looking for. Our hostess.is the owner, the chef her son. Patio dining or sit in the cozy dining room. Our meals were fresh and creative.

Thank Kris132
Townsville, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

27/5/16. La Chaumiere lived up to its very good reputation. It is a restaurant familial, cuisine a l'ancienne, and Madame Chaumiere's service and food was amazing. Do not be put off by the fact that she does not speak English and the blackboard menu is in French, you can work it out. Use your smart phone if necessary. All the... More 

Thank shelbr2015
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We went here with 4 couples on a Saturdaynight. The outside of the restaurant located in the side-street of Jarnac, looks quite old fashioned, like the furniture as well. Nevertheless this does not represent the meals! No menu but the starters, main dish etc, written on the chalkboard on the wall tell you what can be chosen from. The owner... More 

Thank Ron v
Blackmans Bay, Australia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

The restaurant was quiet this Thursday night and with little outside evidence of activity walked past at first. Glad we turned around. Met the chef to say a thank you after a perfect dinner.

Thank clivejennyM
Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Off the beaten track, opposite the ancient ramparts, lies a hidden treasure on the Rue des Fosses. Like many anonymous looking facades, the inside is plain and simple and I'd like to tell you about it. The set menu - or plat de jour - is always mouthwatering, but I like to wander off-piste. The foie gras, with apricot chutney... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

A small, family run restaurant in the centre of Jarnac. Excellent value fixed price menu with good options for each course. Good quality wines. So good we went 3 times. Everything cooked to order and very fresh.

Thank Jilly116
Williamsburg VA
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us by our B&B in Chassors, we went on her advice. It was not busy, in fact no others were in there when we were, and it looked unassuming, but we went in never the less. The menu as others have stated was on the wall and we had to ask what some of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 rue des Fosses, 16200 Jarnac, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente  >  Jarnac
  • Phone Number: +33 5 45 81 64 66
tel#05 45 81 64 66

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