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Le Lion D'or

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le Bourg, 24240 Saussignac, France
+33 5 53 24 72 30
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Aquitaine, France
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220 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This really is the only restaurant in Saussignac - which is quite well known for its sweet wines We visited for the first time on Easter Monday and had the fixed price menu - lamb We liked the food but for us the lamb was a little overcooked. The starter and dessert were both very good. The wines were ALL... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I hadn't been to this restaurant in a long time and have been missing out. All four of us had delicious meal The St Jacques were perfect. I followed with Cannette,and my brother in law had carré d'agneau which he said was the best he had eaten in a very long time. all in all we were 4 very satisfied... More 

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Thank GannieMo
Poole, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Stayed overnight on our way home having only booked it the day before. Beautiful room, reserved parking space and very friendly and efficient service.

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Thank lavendergirly
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Just wonderful. Brilliant food, exceptional hosts, a real find and located in one of the most charming parts of Bergerac.

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Thank Jimmy J
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We were not sure when we booked this meal but what a surprise. Lovely little restaurant in small village. Welcome was excellent. Very warm and friendly. Lovely lady. Good choice on menu with plenty of fish dishes. All in French but the owner was able to explain each coarse to us ignorant English. Not a problem and she made us... More 

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Thank Glyn B
Inkpen, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We went for their Plat du Jour - 13.50 euros for three courses and a glass of wine or a coffee. We sat on the terrace but there is also a room inside. A very friendly welcome (English spoken, but we tried some French). Food was wonderful, particularly the main of chicken in a delightfully light mushroom sauce with chips... More 

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Thank BarryNJane
Horsham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Average food which was greatly overpriced. Great location and the hosts were very welcoming.... We were the only guests there which is never a good sign.

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Thank gallegoviajero346
Aquitaine, France
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This restaurant is a real find situated as it is in the sleepy village of Saussignac. We were warmly greeted by the owners wife, and directed to our reserved table on the terrace, an ideal spot for those long warm summer evenings. The table was well laid but not fussy, and the menu was presented on a large chalk board.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I come here a couple of times a year and I love this place. The menu doesn't change much but all the dishes are excellent. The snail soup is wonderful and the fish is usually perfect. The desserts are simple but great. Go for the profiteroles. Run by a husband and wife from the Alsace - so can be hard... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We have visited before and always enjoyed the cuisine. The evening was quiet as there was a fete in the next village. Our food was to the usual high standard with lovely table service from the owner. Couldn't fault the food or the suggested wines.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: le Bourg, 24240 Saussignac, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Saussignac
  • Phone Number: +33 5 53 24 72 30
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+33 5 53 24 72 30

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