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L'Essille Hotel Restaurant

43 route de Conde, 16120 Bassac, France
+33 5 45 81 94 13
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (2 reviews)
“wine list” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:30All hours
French, European
43 route de Conde, 16120 Bassac, France
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

A beautiful,modern restaurant/hotel in a lovely setting. We chose the menu du jour which sounded lovely. Slow service between starter & main course & one meal was served incorrect(we asked for no salmon. This meant two of our party of three had to eat &...More

Thank debrasav
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely family meal in this superb restaurant. Lovely ambiance, great food and efficient service. We had just been on a mini cruise down the Charente river and this restaurant was recommended. On the way there the countryside was beautiful with row upon row...More

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We stayed in this hotel on our organised cycle holiday and were amazed at the lovely newly renovated rooms, bathrooms and dining room - a very sophisticated big city food and wine service in a charming small town near Vognac. Best of all, the manager...More

Thank TaranakiJim
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Always excellent for a lunch or special occasion, reasonable menu du jour and other menus available. A good wine list, which often in this area is restricted to Bordeaux, and an excellent collection of Cognacs, great for window shopping as some of them are top...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a gem from no where, it seems. The decor is very modern and trendy, and clientele very sophisticated. Located near or in the Cognac region, in a small town, this restaurant obviously draws people "in the know". Food was amazingly delicious, my venison...More

1  Thank Tony P
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I came her with some French friends who had eaten here before. The restaurant is set in lovely gardens and is modern and expensive. However, the service was rushed, and the food, though beautifully presented didn't deliver on taste, it was a case of 'form...More

Thank Sharon J
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I have eaten here twice in the last month. Once at midday, with my father and a friend, and once in the evening. The environment is exceptionally good. Beautiful dining room. Immaculate gardens to look at whilst eating. Excellent service with two different but equally...More

Thank 123courtyard
Reviewed 6 November 2015

The ambiance is very chic and the food and presentation a true delight with good but restrained service.We would go more often were it not for overpriced drinks-even the local vin de pays has a mark up which is in my opinion,unreasonable.Set lunches are excellent[if...More

Thank viva114
Reviewed 29 October 2015

The L'Essille restaurant was a dinner recommendation from the owner of Chateau de Brillac and what a great choice. We were made very welcome and the service throughout was attentive but not intrusive. We chose the (cheapest) €30 Borderies menu which was superb value as...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Along with Le Chateau in Jarnac the best dining experiences in and around Cognac. Lovely outside seating area under the trees and great imaginative food all served with friendly smiling service. Wonderful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$59
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 route de Conde, 16120 Bassac, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente  >  Bassac
  • Phone Number: +33 5 45 81 94 13
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Traditional and regional cuisine that offers Essille is not less tasty, gourmet ... A map or in the choice of menus, recipes are cooked with local products, rich palette of flavors, available in starters, main courses, cheeses and desserts ... Not forgetting to mention the wine selected by the sommelier Laurent.
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