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Les Cathedrales de la Saulaie

412 rue de Montfort, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
+33 2 41 38 57 77
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
24 Aug 2016
“very good authentic dinner”
27 Jul 2016
“Speciality Regional Food”
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412 rue de Montfort, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

we had a wonderful experience, inside a cave you get to eat a very good authentic French dinner , great place

Thank hagayliron
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This restaurant is sent in caves , so makes for an interesting and cool/pleasant evening. It specializes in the food of the region. Our menus consisted of 4/5 small courses(like starters) which came with oval shaped bread - the idea being that you slit the...More

Thank Eppie6
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Arriving in Doué-la-fontaine on a wet and rainy Sunday afternoon, the concierge in our hotel recommended this restaurant. The surprise was the restaurant was built into some caves and after a very pleasant set meal had the opportunity to look around the caves. Well worth...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Staying nearby we walked to this restaurant for an evening meal, with a little difficulty we found the way in and walked down the steep slope to the entrance. We were slightly early but were welcomed and invited to investigate part of the cave system....More

Thank SPR-amble
Reviewed 11 October 2015

We came here as part of a group and the underground troglodyte setting is certainly stunning. The staff were welcoming and seated us quickly in one of the three or four caves. The food came out quickly and was good, not excellent but not bad....More

Thank Peter_and_Sheila
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

If you feel like discovering traditional french meal andn this region with an unique atmosphere - this is the place. I've been here two times and i'm still pleasantly surprised both with the service and the quality of the food. Enjoy!

Thank Irena A
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Staff were so welcoming and when we explained that we had 2 vegetarians and one who only ate fish in our group they specifically catered for them. It was an experience we will not forget

Thank Gwenda D
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Les Cathédrales de la Saulaie is actually a "Troglodyte restaurant " Completely underground in a cathederal sized cave carved out hundreds of years ago to use the rock for building. Neither cold nor damp but very comfortable it provides an unusaul setting for lunch with...More

2  Thank Jim R
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This was a unique experience. The Trogladyte cave was amazing and where the restaurant is located is like a cathedral. The authentic French food was wonderful. The appear tiff of rose champagne was wonderful. A bit pricey for what it was but certainly a high...More

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 9 April 2012

Like the near zoo, the site takes place in a former quarry. The restaurant rooms are huge with a very high ceiling (that's why they call it a cathedral). The atmosphere is rather wet, but the site really is not ordinary and pretty entertaining. Food...More

1  Thank rcraponne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 rue de Montfort, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Doue-la-Fontaine
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 38 57 77
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