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Les Menestrels

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11 Rue Raspail, 49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 67 71 10
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 21:30
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19:15 - 21:30
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171 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The 20% discount available with on-line bookings via TripAdvisor / The Fork makes for a very good value meal. The service is excellent - attentive and with good explanations of the courses (in French or English!). The quality of the cooking was a slight disappointment - we had enjoyed eating here in other years, but found some of the courses... More 

Thank daktari_on_safari
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our 38th wedding anniversary here and the food and service were excellent. The meal was absolutely superb and our waiter couldn't have been more attentive, yet discreet. Would definitely return.

Thank Plelauffian
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

as always amazing food, beautiful dining room, fabulous decor which changes often, wonderful service. Vegatarian menu available. Local and seasonal foods used as much as possible and never disappoints :)

Thank WillowHouseSilver
Edmonton, Canada
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful service, exquisite food, cozy atmosphere with stunning decor. Prices are very reasonable for such an outstanding experience. A must try when in or around Saumur one night.

Thank Heinstine
Bromley, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We went to this restaurant for New Year's Eve in 2015 and thought it was amazing. Based on this experience we decided to go again for this New Year's Eve, this time with American friends. The restaurant did not disappoint. The setting is chic, but warm. The staff have it just right; they are friendly, helpful and get the timing... More 

Thank Jenny W
Delmar, New York
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258 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We ate here with a tour group of 20 people. We had a private room which was nicely decorated. The service and food was very good.

Thank DestinyRides
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Les Menestrels is not only an excellent restaurant, deserving of a visit from Michelin, it is also conveniently located in Anne D'anjou Hotel courtyard. Serves beautifully cooked French cuisine and has a good affordable wine list. Excellent helpful and friendly table service combined with a delightful atmosphere.

Thank TigerMoth747
Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A really great experience. The room is lovely giving a great feel to the restaurant and this is matched by outstanding cooking. The food was beautifully prepared and presented and cooked with real imagination. The main course of veal topped with gingerbread was a real surprise and despite my prejudice for overly complex dishes the dish was a highlight of... More 

Thank Tony S
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Relaxed atmosphere. Fixed price for two or three courses with good selection on each. Very extensive wine list of both local and other french regions. Food superb and beautifully presented.

Thank Margaret B
Atlanta, GA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Very professional, creative dining in a most interesting setting. The dining room decor is most creative as or the dishes. Superb wine choices. We ordered the fix menu but with a tough combination of dishes to find a wine for. I was very impressed with the local Saumur Blanc the waiter choose given the dishes. Sits right under the chateau... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Rue Raspail, 49400, Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 67 71 10

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