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Hotel Restaurant Baldy

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Fondamente, 12540 Fondamente, France
+33 5 65 99 37 38
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Another visit to an annual favourite. This family run restaurant has a cool dining room with very attractive naive wall paintings of local beauty spots. It has not changed in 30 years but is still elegant, attractive and smart. The service is excellent, friendly, helpful, but not all that quick. All the food is cooked fresh to order and for... More 

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Lodeve, France
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Am in two minds about this restaurant. The quality of the products used is very good but for me the menu needs a lighter touch especially for the summer. We went in August and the choice for the main course was coufidou de mouton, pieds de cochon, tete de veau and steak. I ended up eating just the vegetables which... More 

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London
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

It's our fourth year of visiting this family run restaurant. The location is charming, the quality of the produce is excellent, the food presentation is superb and unique. Overall its very good value for money. The chef's wife provides a personal and attentive service. The dining room is charming and traditional, there is a lovely garden to have an apero... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Another visit to this regular favourite of ours for Sunday lunch. The very high standards are being maintained. The food remains excellent and the service and ambiance supports it well. We would say certainly 1 Michelin star level and the price for what you get is very reasonable. A must of you are in the area but you will need... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Don't miss this one! It is now well over a year since a wonderful dinner at Hotel Baldy in Fondamente, and I was wishing just this morning I could go back. The restaurant is some what dated, but still quite nice, comfortable and charming. The screens on the windows was a nice touch, which I think more french restaurants should... More 

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Kyoto
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Apart from the exquisite dining room, with its painted panelled walls showing local beauty spots - which gives the room a strange aquamarine glow - the whole ambiance is delightful. Completely traditional food and all delicious. Be brave - try whatever they recommend ! There is a pretty terrace for apperitif in summer. This family run hotel is rather formal... More 

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Province of Arezzo, Italy
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

Excellent food, wonderful natural and historical environment, a magic atmosphere, the priceless taste of and antique class, but combined with modern comfort. 40 years I go there and everytime is a pleasure!... Magic!!!...

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Forcalquier, France
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Well-renowned restaurant in the middle of nowhere - book well ahead - serving fantastic local specialities and worth whatever detour you have to take. A few rooms upstairs which are lovely - although we were a bit hot in an unaccustomed heatwave. Wonderful friendly family service and reception, and an amazing (completely amazing) breakfast the following morning. Wonderful, wonderful...

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2014

The dining room is attractive if idiosyncratic with slightly naïve wall paintings of local beauty spots. The menu very varied with some local specialities (not to everyone’s taste as there are mainly various offal related dishes) and mainly more mainstream stuff. On Sunday for lunch the place was full as is usual, do not attempt to go without booking well... More 

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Aspiran
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We have just paid our annual autumnal visit to the Hotel Baldy and it is a treat that a gang of us regard as one of the highlights of our French restauranteering . We were not disappointed. True, the hotel looks as drab as the village from the exterior .... and the restaurant is a time warp set in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fondamente, 12540 Fondamente, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Aveyron  >  Fondamente
  • Phone Number: +33 5 65 99 37 38

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