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Le Scorlion

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5 rue de l Abbaye, 17400, Saint-Jean-d'Angely, France
+33 5 46 32 52 61
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 13:30
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 21:30
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we come to St Jean D'Angely (4 times per year for 10 years) we eat at Scorlion - never disappointed. Wonderful food , great service and friendly welcoming atmosphere. They warned us there was a group of 30 but added to the atmosphere - we arrived to find 15 Porsches in the car park - the owners inside.... More 

Thank Peter S
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Le Scorlion achieves a consistently high standard of food, service and ambience. Truly superb, it's one the Michelin inspectors have missed. Always a delight.

Thank John T
Saint-Jean-d'Angely, France
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Booking a table is a must! Lunch is relaxed with friendly helpful staff. The menu can be limiting in choice but always excellent.

Thank MaisonLavande
Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Dining at Le Scorlion is a good experience. From the moment you arrive the service is attentive. The menu is varied, with something to suit all tastes. Local fish is good. This is fine dining in St Jean d'Angely. Not cheap, but well worth the experience.

Thank Richard R
Cheddar, United Kingdom
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336 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Difficult to criticise very much. Lunchtime set three course menu and we had a very tasty soup entree, grey mullet plate followed by cafe gourmand (a very good espresso style coffee with three small "taster" desserts. We had a 50cl bottle of Rose wine (although we were brought the wring one - by the time we noticed, we had started... More 

Thank jrapeter
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We have dinner at Le Scorlion every time we visit St.Jean d'Angely (which is three times a year on our journey through France from the UK) The food is always beautifully cooked and presented with a good choice on the main menus as well as the à la carte. The wine list is well chosen and Joël is always helpful... More 

Thank Gillie H
Malestroit, France
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We always try to start or end our trips round France here. Tonight this restaurant just surpassed all expectations. The food is imaginative, beautifully presented and the service is impeccable. The sommelier recommended a superb wine which complemented the meal perfectly. Definitely a destination to make an effort to visit. A big thank you to all the staff for a... More 

Thank Suzanne C
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This resaurant should have a least 2 michellin stars, the food is fantastic, lunch time is cheaper than evening, but just as good

Thank graham c
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Quiet, little restaurant located near the abbey. Food was very good, had the crab cannelloni and bream-both yummy, 'the surprise' course on the menu was veal which was very soft and tasty. The staff were friendly and welcoming, they served the children's meals quickly and looked after us well.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We visited here with some friends who live in France. The Food and Service are excellent. The restaurant has a good atmosphere and is nicely done. We visited at lunch time when it is possible to have food - 'plat du jour' or from the extensive menu. It gets busy at lunchtime and I would recommend that you book a... More 

Thank Ann J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$41
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue de l Abbaye, 17400, Saint-Jean-d'Angely, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Saint-Jean-d'Angely
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 32 52 61

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