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Le 12 Restaurant

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12 B rue de la Gendarmerie, 79600 Airvault, France
+33 5 49 63 99 50
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11:45 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 11:45 - 14:00
Fri - Sun 07:00 - 09:00
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Stopped off for lunch whilst on a cycling trip. It was a little late in the afternoon for lunch but the restaurant accommodated us all. A little disappointed the tables outside were not set out apart from a couple of small ones as it would have been nice to sit in the sunshine. There is a perfectly formed courtyard available.... More 

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Aberdeen
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

Good food, reasonably priced. Friendly staff as well. It does get busy so worth reserving a table beforehand.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

seemed like the only restaurant open that day, it was not a bad option. The service was great but the food was just so and so. In you are in Aivault, this is probably the best choice.

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Thank AniWard
Bordeaux, France
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

From a distance we thought this was yet another pizza/fast food cafe. We were wrong! Fantastically tasty local produce served by excellent waiting staff. Excellent facilities, varied menu and keen pricing. Situated in the pretty town of Airvault, Le 12 Restaurant made a welcome break from our site seeing. So much so we stayed for over two hours and enjoyed... More 

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Gourgé
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014

For lunch or evening with food sourced locally. Even the coca cola . Only three choices but quality through and through . The staff are friendly and many locals eat out here regularly . The toilets are immaculate.

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Thank Debbie79200
Surrey,UK
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

We went on a Sunday when all they do is pizzas! Thin based and they were ok. Trouble we had was our French is very basic and the waitress spoke no English what so ever but apart from that ok

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Thank baldytravellers
London
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185 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

Really lovely local produce, well presented and beautifully cooked- good for families because although there are more gourmet options there's a great selection of pizzas etc too- great value!

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Cowes, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

Visited this restaurant for the second time with our grandson. Felt it was much improved since the last time we visited, just after it opened. Ate downstairs which was lovely, bit like a cellar with beams etc. Staff were very friendly and the meal was excellent. Our grandson thought it was the best meal he'd ever had in France. The... More 

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Thank Cath270
Deux-Sevres, France
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013

We visited this restaurant between Christmas and New Year. Friday lunchtime and the place was full. We ate upstairs - which in the summer opens out onto a charming terraced garden. We had the lunchtime set menu - 3 choices for each course plus coffee - 14.50 euros. The courses were slightly eclectic but the food was delicious. The staff... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013

After being recommended by the owners of our gite, we stopped in Airvault at Le 12 for a set lunch. We opted for the tartine of chorizo and tomato, with a lovely salad dressing, and then the saumonette with yummy leeks and white sauce. We didn't know what Saumonette was until we got home and googled it and it turned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$27
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 14:00
07:00 - 09:00
Monday
11:45 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:45 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:45 - 14:00
Thursday
11:45 - 14:00
Friday
11:45 - 14:00
07:00 - 09:00
Saturday
11:45 - 14:00
07:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 B rue de la Gendarmerie, 79600 Airvault, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Deux-Sevres  >  Airvault
  • Phone Number: +33 5 49 63 99 50

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