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Restaurant Hotel du Cheval Blanc

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Place du Champ de Foire, 89450 Vezelay, France
+33 3 86 33 22 12
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Oakland, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

We were there for Easter. The Easter menu was very reasonably priced (~24 euros) and was fantastic, both in terms of taste and presentation. The service was also very nice and this restaurant seems to be a family business as the waitress kept refering to her husband, the cook. My main dish was a swordfish on top of spinach which... More 

Thank Christophe H
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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129 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

So tonight we tested our theory that the only really good meals are those at places where its hard to get reservations at. Made them for the place we could not get in last night but tonight it was only half full. Maybe Monday they had more guests on a three day weekend and so more diners? Started out very... More 

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Bowral, Australia
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534 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

Probably the least warm welcome of any restaurant in France in the last 4 weeks of travel. This made the atmosphere feel formal. However the meal was good quality but not brilliant. My husbands rack of lamb was good and my fillet of beef was also. More vegetables would be great. I wish there was the option to order sides... More 

Thank Joanne P
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2014

Charming hotel restaurant near the main gate to the old town. Romantic atmosphere. Excellent food. All courses. Avoided the pitfall of being too salty. Good portions, reasonably priced with a decent wine list.

1 Thank Dave B
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Food was beautifully presented, served with enthusiasm, cooked to perfection. We both had a gazpacho (can't go too far wrong with that). My wife was keen to have the fish option as she doesn't eat meat, but the leek accompaniment contained bacon. The waitress consulted the chef, who prepared a delicious mixed vegetable accompaniment which I think would have outshone... More 

Thank Warwick D
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

The restaurant opened a 11 and by 11:15 it as full. I had the gamberetti (large prawns) in smoky paprika sauce which was outstanding. My wife had a white fish finished with cream, white wine and chives.

1 Thank greentail
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

This is one of the top 5 meals I have ever had in my life. Not only is the setting a lovely place to sit and have a meal but the food was unsurpassable. This is indeed a little gem and not to be missed. The only thing I would say is that the day we went the waitress did... More 

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Paris, France
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014

My dish and dessert were great (the starter not that much). My husband ordered a glass of the local wine, and he did not really like it. But his main dish was really tasty. We had a general good impression of the place and it is a nice setting for dinner in Vezelay.

Thank Aleetgreg
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2013

We had a wonderful lunch here on December 1. The atmosphere was warm and charming, but the food was just delicious! The cold lentil salad (that was served with 2, large triangular slices of the Bourgogne specialty of jambon persillé) was out-of-this-world delicious. Everything was so well-balanced in flavor and texture and it was evident the ingredients were local and... More 

Thank Amanda789600
Melbourne, Australia
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164 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

Loved the food, great location....a bit difficult to communicate as no English and my French not that great

1 Thank Grant M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place du Champ de Foire, 89450 Vezelay, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Yonne  >  Vezelay
  • Phone Number: +33 3 86 33 22 12

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