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Auberge de l'Ecluse

328 route des Bords de Sevre, 79510 Coulon, France
+33 5 49 35 90 42
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
10 Nov 2016
“great food lovely location”
19 Sep 2016
“Great restaurant with good food and nice interior.”
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
328 route des Bords de Sevre, 79510 Coulon, France
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Had a very enjoyable lunch here with great food, good service in a lovely riverside location. We had the 3 course €21.70 menu, good choice of dishes, we both had the confit pork with the local white beans for the main course and this was...More

Thank Victor D
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were given the worst table in the house, even though we had booked well in advance, by the kitchen entrance/exit. Other tables were available but we HAD to sit where we were told. This rather spoilt the whole evening as the location and food...More

Thank Henryka
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We came across this restaurant whilst driving alongside the beautiful waterways. The food was traditional Vendee/Poitou fare, most served with their delicious beans called mogettes. (Similar to Coco de Paimpol.) The service was excellent and the decor was a delight. The clientele were of mixed...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Great lunch stop , the restaurant has lovely out door and charming interiors with beautifully laid tables. Good food without being too fussy. Very friendly staff and good facilities.

Thank Robinvip5
Reviewed 18 September 2014

This attractive restaurant is located very attractively beside the locks on the Sevre Niortaise River. The food was well presented but the menus were a little limited. Seating in September is only inside in the evenings which is a pity as they have a very...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Chose this for a birthday meal on the basis of a recommendation from friends who live locally and didn't regreti it for a moment. The decor and atmosphere are clasical french provincial. The food was excellent and all of of the six of us round...More

Thank bearinasuitcase
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Went here for lunch with friends for OH's birthday, and it proved to be the platonic ideal of long French lunches one dreams of! Lovely location overlooking canal, decorated in traditional 'French provincial' style. We got a friendly welcome and were well looked after throughout...More

Thank ephemeraUk
Reviewed 24 February 2014

We were recommended to try this Auberge, so we booked a table for a Sunday Lunch. I'Ecluse is located in a hamlet just outside Coulon overlooking the canal and locks. On arrival we found the small car park was very busy with customer cars, although...More

Thank holly1996
Reviewed 26 September 2013

We were staying at a Camp Site nearby and as the on site restaurant was closed thought we would give this a try. The food was excellent my husband had the 3 course set menu 19 Euros which was excellent value for money they took...More

Thank mikeandjaneemery
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 route des Bords de Sevre, 79510 Coulon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Deux-Sevres  >  Coulon
  • Phone Number: +33 5 49 35 90 42
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