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US$17 - US$41
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 13 August 2020

My husband and I enjoyed a very pleasant evening here. The food was great - I had the evening menu du jour which was excellent value at €14.50 and my husband said the steak was one of the best he had eaten. Service was friendly...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 26 January 2020

I wrote a very good review a couple of years ago when the food was really exceptional but sadly the restaurant has changed hands. The new chef is good but nothing like the previous one. Comment based on visit last summer. Worth checking out though...

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 8 January 2020

Staying in Nerac for three weeks to attend culinary courses in the region and this restaurant was recommended by my landlords. We had reservations for dinner and we were not dissapointed. We opted for the "chalk board specials" and they were excellent, the Chef knows...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 21 August 2019 via mobile

Warm and friendly real service. Excellent quality of meals and menus. Original and creative with traditional products. Excellent wines. You can't be wrong coming here. Better make a reservation 😉 thanks to you guys for treating us so well, and in a real way.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 25 June 2019

Everyone has different reasons for the comments set out when reviewing and providing ones personal opinion of eateries. The comments made here refer purely against the food because this restaurant isn’t in a chic street,( not that Nerac has any) or prominent position, even the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 1 May 2019 via mobile

We were very interested to visit this restaurant given its philosophy of using fresh local produce. Things started well as the restaurant is modern, light and fresh and we received a warm welcome from the waitress. Sadly, things began to go wrong as soon as...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 6 September 2018

There were 4 of us who booked in for lunch and we chose the 3 course menu which ended up being 4 courses. The restaurant is small and very popular so you need to book. We all found the food delightful and very delicious, service...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Not much to look at from the outside but the restaurant inside is tasteful and welcoming. The menu is on a board on the wall (just a minor criticism....the board couldn't be seen from where we were sitting..) we started with an amuse bouche of...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed 10 August 2017

A very discreet restaurant behind the castle with an AMAZING food. Everything was so delicious and fresh. It sits 30 people and it is quiet. A beautiful discovery. We went for lunch and e had a lot for our 15 Euros. The ice cream was...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed 14 May 2017

very high ceilings= quiet tables well spaced so one can have private conversations. charming, smily waitress, great food i.e.imaginative and plentiful.

Date of visit: May 2017
gregduf, Propriétaire at L'art de Vivre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you very much! see you soon!

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    How is L'art de Vivre rated?
    L'art de Vivre is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4