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Restaurant Le Plantagenet

) #2 of 14 Restaurants in Fontevraud-l'Abbaye €€ - €€€ French, European,
5 Place des Plantagenets, 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, France
+33 2 41 51 71 11
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“risotto” (2 reviews)
“cod” (2 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Gastropub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5 Place des Plantagenets, 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, France
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Attentive service (although we had to wait for our bill to come), great food... and a little something (amuse bouche) before dinner. Generous refill of their excellent bread. $$.

Thank Attila B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked a table for 8.30. When we arrived the restaurant was probably about half full with most diners probably on their desserts. Our drinks & food order was taken promptly. A nice bottle of rose from Saumur. My husband chose the lamb shank &...More

Thank Brigette
Tulipe024, Propriétaire at Restaurant Le Plantagenet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Bonjour Brigette, We are so pleased that you enjoyed the service, decor of our restaurant, the food and the dessert presentation - however what a shame that your only negative remark (some flies) influenced your mark by 40% ....! As we are 'in the country'...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were in a mixed group of kids and adults and one thing I will say is that the kids menu is good, a limited selection of main menu items... We were left for ages before a drink order was taken. When the wine arrived...More

1  Thank Coffee-Nazi
Tulipe024, Propriétaire at Restaurant Le Plantagenet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Bonjour dear guest, the private message we sent you in order to obtain a bit more information about your meal remains without reply. Therefore it is difficult to comment on the review you left here ... we are not quite sure it really went the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always visit here when we are staying at Clos Chavigny and we are never disappointed.Although much of the staff are young they are all very pleasant and the food is enjoyable.More

1  Thank Pat M
Tulipe024, Propriétaire at Restaurant Le Plantagenet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Pat M., thank you for your compliments. Most of our staff is indeed rather young, we spend a lot of time training apprentices and workexperience students in order to provide them with their first 'real life' employment contrat, which is very rewarding! (as we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a day looking around the abbey I decided to eat in the village how I was mistaken. Went to the restaurant at 8.30pm which is 30 minutes before closing. I asked for a table and was told without a reservation not possible. This is...More

1  Thank Stewart W
Tulipe024, Propriétaire at Restaurant Le Plantagenet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour, First of all may I point out to readers that you did NOT eat with us. Your review thus not reflect our food or service. We are sorry that you didn't not reply to our private message sent to you as soon as your...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017

My wife and I tried to eat here but where turned away because they had no tables available. The place was empty and I saw the reservation list and there where only eight names on it for 14 tables. On the way out someone who...More

1  Thank Guy P
Tulipe024, Propriétaire at Restaurant Le Plantagenet, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

What an akward review. You did not eat with us so how can you say the restaurant was NOT full? Did you go to the restaurant as well as the private court yard at the back and our function rooms? We have several private dining...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

We were staying at the hotel so our choice in this quite town was limited. The restaurant was very pleasant. The mean quite extensive with a good wine list. The meal was excellent, helped by a local wine.

Thank JohnF007
Tulipe024, Propriétaire at Restaurant Le Plantagenet, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you mr F for your compliments on menu and wine list!

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We sat by the windows looking out onto this tiny village's mini traffic circle, Hôtel de Ville, and gates to the Abbey. It was picturesque with spring flowers blooming and great for people watching! The food was excellent; cauliflower soup, cod & risotto, café gourmand....More

Thank diddys-mom
Tulipe024, Propriétaire at Restaurant Le Plantagenet, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you Diddys-mom for summing up the delights of an ordinary day in the Loire Valley while enjoying a meal in our restaurant!

Reviewed 10 April 2017

We stayed at the hotel attached to this restaurant for 3 nights and took the opportunity to sample the food on offer on our first night. The weather was superb which really helped our stay exceed expectations, however the restaurant was such a brilliant find...More

Thank Andy P
Tulipe024, Propriétaire at Restaurant Le Plantagenet, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Dear mr and mrs P., Wow what a great review. You said you'd put 'something' on Tripadvisor but this just blows our mind. A sincere thank you, on behalf of all at La Croix Blanche hotel and Le Plantagenêt restaurant! Kind regards, Mieke, proprietor

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The Michelin star restaurant at our hotel was closed and the P was recommended. It was excellent. My companion and I fought over who 'won' the starter - I had a chervil velouté and he the gravadlax - both first class and generous. Then lamb...More

Thank Janet G
Tulipe024, Propriétaire at Restaurant Le Plantagenet, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear Janet G., we are delighted to read that our restaurant more than lived up to your expectations for dinner, and that our restaurant is a good alternative when the Michelin star restaurant opposite our hotel is either full or closed. We do hope you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$52
Cuisine
French, European, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Place des Plantagenets, 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 51 71 11
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