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La Salamandre

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15 quai Leon Perrier, 33250 Pauillac, France
+33 5 56 59 24 87
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New York City, New York
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1,495 reviews
668 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 914 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

La Salamandre made us think of this old French proverb-- it was the absolute demonstration of the above principle. Having had a great visit and tasting at Pichon Baron(separate review), we look for a place to have lunch while waiting for your next Chateau appointment in the afternoon. Pauillac looks completely like a ghost town: everything is closed, no people... More 

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Heraklion, Greece
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stop in between our chateaux visits for a quick lunch break. There were a quite nice variety of main courses. We had clam soup, roasted salmon, a mushroom veloute, a really great juicy cheeceburger with blue cheese and surprisingly good desserts. You can taste several wines from the region by glass. Service was excellent.

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Thank AlSik
Bowdon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We stopped here for lunch while wine tasting around the rive gauche. We had nice pizzas, the waitresses were very friendly.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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245 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

An excellent meal and service with a very good menu and comprehensive Medoc wine list. The food for all 4 of us exceeded our expectations and the owners and staff were very friendly and helpfull.

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Vancouver
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210 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

When we arrived here mid-afternoon, the restaurant would only serve beer, soft drinks and ice cream. The server was inattentive, rude and seemed more interested in her friends than the customers. The manager was similarly unhelpful.

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Thank Emkay0
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The restaurant was about half full when we sat down. We selected 2 menus "du jour".. One of us had a confit de canard and the other the fish filet which as they came from the menu of the day should have been easy to produce. The confit was so so but the fish which should have been hot was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Rather disappointing. Lovely riverside setting on the main strip at Pauillac. We had 2 of the veal and sadly both were far too gristly to be edible. Another of us had pizza, but it had been made with French cheese rather the usual Italian and tasted quite bizarre. Waiters didn't enquire why we had eaten so little of the mains.... More 

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Thank RoamingJeff
Charleston
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were riding bicycles through the area and decided to stop in for lunch. For 11.50 euros each we got an entree - nice lentil soup and the plat du jour - risotto with fish, mussels and squid. Both were prepared well and decent portions. The waitress was friendly and tried to guide us with our broken French. After reading... More 

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Thank cdke
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Visited with my son. We eat here twice during out stay. Food was very good on both occasions and they served a trio of crime brûlée which was so good I ordered it both nights. The wine list was reasonably priced and we tasted some fine bottles without breaking the bank - you can also buy wine to take away.

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Thank Nigel D
Virum, Denmark
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The restaurant are the best - and biggest in Pauillac. But manage to keep good service and good food even in rush hours on event days. Good placement on the quai with view over the piers and Gironde.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 quai Leon Perrier, 33250 Pauillac, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Pauillac
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 59 24 87

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