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Auberge de la Riviere Restaurant

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2 rue de la Fouarne, 85770 Velluire, France
+33 2 51 52 32 15
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Xanton-Chassenon
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Expensive but worth every penny Right on the river with quant hotel rooms Menu choice not huge but they normally have an extra choice of the day

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Got married in July, just the 6 of us. This place is truly special, delicious meal, beautifully presented. Staff were very friendly and helpful especially with our lack of French! Set by the river, we had little ducklings jumping on and off lily pads next to us. My mother in law had arranged a chocolate gateau which was out of... More 

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Hampshire
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Always a good meal of very high quality. The chef often blends tastes that I have not tried before and up to now I have been pleasantly surprised at how well they work. I did feel this year that the portions were a little mean but the amuse bouche ensure you never leave hungry. The staff are delightful and the... More 

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Vendee, France
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I stated in my previous review of this establishment that we were given wet wipes and empty crab claw...This should have read; A bowl of water with a slice of lemon in it and an empty piece of lobster claw. Apollogies !!

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Thank Francis F
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were recommended to try this restaurant - and am so glad we did. The food was all perfectly cooked and presented. There were some very interesting and innovative combinations. I will definitely revisit this restaurant the next time am in the area.

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Thank Anne L
Chichester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Dining out on the terrace, beside the river, doused in warm dappled sunshine under the willow trees, and then being served quality food and wine, to tease and tingle your palate! . A very warm friendly professional service, quality food colourfully presented on the plate with a wine list to match. We retired to the dining room for cheese and... More 

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Thank Graeme H
Brixham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

The person that invented the concept of the restaurant with rooms deserves a medal. This Auberge in the small hamlet of Velluire near to Fontenay le Comte is perfect example of the genre. We have eaten here twice before when on holiday in the vicinity but when we needed to break our journey from the Dordogne to the Roscoff ferry... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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289 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great location by the river in Velluire. Good range of well cooked meals. Watch your wallet/purse as it is a little on the expensive side.

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La Roche-sur-Yon, France
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

This is our fourth visit here and yet again the food and quality of service was excellent. We had the Meal of the Day which came with some very tasty surprises. The standard of service and attention to detail is extremely high. The food and presentation were excellent. We took some friends who were taken aback by the place.

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Redruth
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

This is the third time that we have been here. I cannot recommend it highly enough, the food is superb and incredible value for money. This visit was during a lunchtime and we opted for the lowest cost menu, the Regional Menu, at €30.00 Euros per head. It offers almost two hours of incredible food, the presentation of which is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 rue de la Fouarne, 85770 Velluire, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Vendee  >  Velluire
  • Phone Number: +33 2 51 52 32 15

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?