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7 rue Sauvagnat, 63240 Le Mont-Dore, France
+33 4 73 65 20 49
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great dinner, friendly staff who were very good with our trantrumy toddler, we have booked to go again this week. If you go you must book a couple of days ahead.

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West Midlands
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229 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Marvellous mid week meal in a relatively quiet town at this time of the year. Really good atmosphere in the restaurant and very friendly and capable service. Dinner was lovely, we were going to re-visit the next night, but they had Thursday off!

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Thank Graham19
Limoges, France
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

such a cosy atmosphere, and well decorated,very cosy, service was very good,and food delicous, lots to choose from!

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Thank samrow123
Nanaimo, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

They focus on local dishes, very tasty, great service. My husband found it on Trip advisor so we searched it out. The strangest thing is that there was so much Christmas decorations, in May?

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Thank Gil1949
Nr Tunbridge Wells
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123 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Ate here both nights we were in Mont Dore. It was packed and full of atmosphere both nights. I guess in high season you would need to make a reservation or get there early. It is like walking into a huge timber clad mountain hut and comes complete with large selection of cow bells. It specialises in traditional Auvergne food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We ate here twice in a three night stay in Mont Dore and enjoyed both occaisions. It always seem to be busy and popular with a good atmosphere. The Truffade was excellent as were the local cured meats. You must try the small bottles of heritage beer served, especially the dark "Biere de Lave".

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Thank onclebobby
Gloucester
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2014

while looking round the town at 8.00pm for an inviting restaurant, every other one was empty apart from this lovely warm relaxing one! we had one of the last tables, but the service was still quick. soon we were enjoying the specialty,baked potatoes, cheese and mushrooms wow, with a bottle of wine who could ask for more after a days... More 

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Thank Snl45
Epernay, France
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2014

This place was great; so good we went back twice! The food was hearty, honest and good value. We especially liked the Magret de Canard and the Raclette. Service was great considering our lack of French language skills. For the musically inclined, the cow bells are a challenge to get a tune out of.

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Holt, Norfolk
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231 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Quiet Monday in Mont Dore so we nipped in for a meal. The place is like a timber clad mountain hut. Service exceptional. Madam looked after 40 diners, all arriving within 30 mins of each other, with true professionalism. Truffade is local dish and was excellent. Its basically a wooded platter with a slice of cured ham, with salad garnish,... More 

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Thank HughDownie
Paris, France
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Definately a good place to eat in Le Mont-Dore. The truffade is very good. During french school vacations you need to get there early or make a reservation. ,

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Thank Patmazuel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$29
Cuisine
French, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 rue Sauvagnat, 63240 Le Mont-Dore, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Puy-de-Dome  >  Le Mont-Dore
  • Phone Number: +33 4 73 65 20 49

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?