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“Not that special ”
Review of La Diligence

La Diligence
Ranked #97 of 1,478 Restaurants in Montpellier
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Comédie
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Assen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I made a reservation at this restaurant to celebrate my boyfriends birthday. I mentioned in this reservation that my boyfriend has a lactose allergy and that it was his birthday. In the conformation the restaurant asked which one of us had the allergy and which one of us had his birthday. That was promising!
The restaurant itself was amazing. Great atmosphere. A small but promising menu and a few amuse like dishes as a plus on the menu. However, after being asked to switch tables for another guest, the first of those dishes was made of cheese. So much for taking into account the lactose allergy. When we spoke to the owner, which was difficult because he hardly spoke any English, he asked the chef to adjust the dishes. At that time we should have left. The dishes that followed were ok, but not that good. Plain and not especially tasty. We left after not finishing our main course. The owner didnt charge is for the full menu, which was a nice guesture, but didnt make up for alte fact that our special evening didnt work out. A missed opportunity.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Went here the other night with some colleagues while in town for a conference. I don't understand how this place is 65 in ranking, makes me question the validity of trip advisor rankings. This place should be at least top 10if not too 5. The atmosphere is a 10 out of 10, set in an old stone house and was beautiful. The service was a 10. Finally, most importantly, the food was an 11 out of 10. From the first appetizer sample to the dessert, everything was spot on. Everyone was completely impressed. The drinks were excellent as well. If you are in Montpellier you'd be a fool not to go here.

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

We were traveling with a 2-year old and were a bit apprehensive about a formal meal. We should not have worried. They welcomed us like long-standing patrons, the high chair appeared promptly (and was clean!), the waiter asked us to pick ingredients from the tasting menu, and the chef came up with a special creation for our kid (we said pasta and squid were fine - what came out was squid ink tagliatele with tender squid bits in a saffron-infused broth - our son loved it). The adults also had a great meal with great attention to detail. I was amused by the roast pigeons which were paired with roast cherries (that looked like miniature roast apples ...) Great wine list and cheese platter, but that is not a surprise.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Menu offering was small with only several choices, but the choices was varied and very good. The maitre'd and his team were excellent.
Our 3 course grows to 8 with all little dishes for Amuse Bouche and pre-dessert then petit four.
Good ambiance and decor of the restaurant.
If you are a whisky enthusiast, it's a good place to visit. They claimed to have 2000 types of whisky from all over the world from the ordinary choice to the extra ordinary.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Please read all the positive reviews already listed. This restaurant is a "must do" .
Yes it it a little more expensive, but a lovely experience.
I would like to thank the staff for helping us have a great evening.

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