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Le Pre aux Clercs

) #44 of 489 Restaurants in Dijon €€€€ French
13 Place de la Liberation, 21000, Dijon, France
+33 3 80 38 05 05
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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13 Place de la Liberation, 21000, Dijon, France
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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and two sons dined at this restaurant last night. The service was very warm and friendly . The amazing French food was the best we have experienced on our trip so far. My wife and I tried the degustation menu and everything tasted...More

Thank astro2000
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We visited this restaurant at the end of the year. The place is bright, clean and the restaurant has a view on the Palais des Ducs. It was quite empty, but we came after the peak lunch time. The stuff was nice, friendly and well...More

Thank AlicaFromPrague
Reviewed 25 October 2016

1 or 2 Michelin stars given for nothing. the menu was changed that week so we could not get what we wanted when ordering the table, the restaurant was quite empty a sort of a warning we should have taken more seriously and above all...More

Thank amirrachmaninov
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

If you want a gourmet food.. then this is the place .. people are very nice in there .. they made sure to accommodate us , as we don't eat meat or chicken.. even the pre-meal things were prepared especially for us .. It has...More

Thank anwarita
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We did the full menu for 105 Euros. Worth it! I've dreamed of a complete french meal, and finally did it. Delicious and sophisticated. And the chef came out afterwards to greet us. And the best surprise was the lovely location with a beautiful view...More

Thank D D
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This restaurant is not cheap. It's in a prime location and the food is complex and labour intensive. Another reviewer talks about expensive plates being made up from cheap ingredients but I did not feel this kind of meanness at all. Having eaten far too...More

Thank Borr66
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We chose their menu, not cheap at a little over 50 euros, but it has 4 official courses, and in fact one is given so many amuses-gueules that it almost becomes a tasting menu. The cooking is refined and in many ways adventurous, and the...More

Thank JohnMarenbon
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Asked for a vegan full meal last night and was super pleased! Dinner included 2 sets of amuse bouche (eggplant aigre-douce, lemon mushrooms and a melon cold soup then a bigger plate of gazpacho). Appetizer was an amazing carpaccio of super seasoned vegetables with some...More

Thank xxxlainyxxx
Jean-Pierre B, Propriétaire at Le Pre aux Clercs, responded to this review

Dear client, Thank you very much for your comment. We are very pleased to know you have appreciated your dinner in our restaurant. The chef is very demanding with the taste and flavors of the fruits and vegetables because it is the basis of his...More

Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Took some time to think of how to review this restaurant. It is M Star and not cheap (€300 for four people with one glass of house red and many bottles of water) but the location and service is wonderful. Pluses The table is yours...More

Thank Chris G
Jean-Pierre B, Propriétaire at Le Pre aux Clercs, responded to this review

Dear Sir, we thank you for having taking time to comment on our restaurant. We are pleased to know that you have enjoyed your dinner at our place. We do our best to welcome clients cheerfully so that they could enjoy their time and we...More

Reviewed 16 July 2016

Four of us had lunch here on a beautiful, sunny, warm day. What attracted us to this restaurant was how it stood out from the other restaurants. You could tell it wanted to be the best restaurant on the Place de la Liberation. And it...More

Thank BDAHiFlyer
Jean-Pierre B, Propriétaire at Le Pre aux Clercs, responded to this review

We thank you so much for your comments. It is a pleasure for us to read that you had an "excellent" time in our restaurant. We do our best to make sure that our clients enjoy the table, the food and the wine of course....More

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I have not seen the average cost of a lunch or a dinner. Does anyone have that information from a visit within the last six months or so?
17 July 2015|
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Response from DRGParis | Reviewed this property |
Forgot to mention that it's worth any cent. We had dinner again there yesterday night. A pure delight!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$106
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Place de la Liberation, 21000, Dijon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Cote d'Or  >  Dijon
  • Phone Number: +33 3 80 38 05 05
  • E-mail