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Les Fleurs d'Aquilou
Ranked #2 of 14 Restaurants in Sarre
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Great location and very friendly service however the food was out of sync. I had a meat dish of gorgonzola wrapped in radicchio leaves rolled into what looked and tasted like a boiled grey thin beef cutlet surrounded by slimy porcini mushrooms. No thank you. That was the main course. The starter looked good on the menu but was essentially some overly thick cornmeal pancakes with various toppings like, blood sausage, and sweating lardo, sprinkled with icing sugar !

There is an obvious attempt to rework traditional vallee d'asota foods into something else however it fails to do the business. Among our group of four nobody thought the food passed muster, so enjoy the many free home-made digestivos and enjoy the views.

Bear in mind though that a lunch for four with starters, main course, bottle of proseco, half litre of house wine , a bottle of sparkling water and four coffees cost us 130 euros.

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Reviewed 1 September 2014

For the first time, after so many years in the Valley, we decided to use Tripadvisor to search for new restaurants to try. It turned out to be a very good idea. This restaurant is in a small mountain village (a few scattered houses and a small church) a good 30 min. drive from Sarre, in a panoramic spot just below the "Becca France". The view over the surrounding mountains and the Aosta town below is exceptional.
The place is small, nice, in a typical mountain style. The owners "unusually" friendly and kind.
All dishes are from the Valley's tradition only slightly "re-interpreted". We particularly loved the hand made pasta and the gnocchi but in general all serving were delicious, well balanced and very light. We can't think of any real negative point but some of the dishes may require a bit of additional depth and lingering savoriness. Then, will be perfect.
Will certainly return.

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