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“France like it should be”

Relais de la Salamandre
Cuisines: French
Description: A good bistrot located on the town main square . Friendly service and good local atmosphere despite being in a very touristy area.
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Description: A good bistrot located on the town main square . Friendly service and good local atmosphere despite being in a very touristy area.
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Two of us ate at Relais de la Salamandre on a Sunday evening. We were staying at an award winning auberge but for atmosphere and quality of cooking, this Relais left the other standing. The service was fast and attentive. We had a jolly evening and left feeling that the old traditional France had come back to life. The prices were right with Magret de Canard, Salmon, ice cream, real chocolate mousse, beers and coffee coming to €47. Parking was easy in the square nearby.

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Set in the main square I was at first put off by all the boards advertising what's on the menu, but entering the restaurant I found a delightful place with wonderful wall paintings. The service was very good, the food very enjoyable ... different fixed price arrangements. I had vegetable soup and rabbit with pasta - all very good and home cooked.

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The restaurant had a flexible in menu able to cater for a wide range of tastes. Everyone was happy with the simple food (chicken & chips !), and the service was good, although lacking a cheerful smile. I’d rate this as good ‘pub-type’ food.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Caravanning with 3 young children at the local campsite, we decided we'd eat out one night as a treat, and although I quickly scanned the list of eateries on tripadvisor beforehand, we gave it the benefit of the doubt-surely somewhere this nice can't be that bad. How wrong we were. Service was ok, but food & drink was rubbish and of insufficient quantity from start to finish. Bread was stale to start off with. Only beer on tap was Kanterbrau, which was awful, salad starter was a few lettuce leaves with tinned green beans and carrot, and the tete de veau was nothing special. 3 year-old had chips & cold ham, which for the price you'd think you'd make more of an effort. 8 & 10 year olds had the adult pizzas and still wanted more. Crème caramel dessert was a joke. Probably the worst 120 euros I've ever spent. Lesson learnt-don't get taken in by the setting, and don't give trip advisor ratings the benefit of the doubt!

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Thank Gethin O
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

On the town's main square, attracts immediate attention. Limited menu, limited wine list, very few beers. Main target group is newcomers to town, because of position.

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