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Mon Oncle Jean

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French café and restaurant based in Totnes Devon. Serving coffees, cream teas, savoury galettes, sweet crepes, Marseille fish soup and other delicious lunches. Our restaurant is open Thursday to Saturday evenings.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
French, British, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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All reviews galettes cassoulet duck miso soup moules croque monsieur pancakes pudding aux pruneaux french cuisine no hesitation recommending superb meal lunch or dinner lovely little place generous portions friendly service apricot
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were delighted to find a restaurant in Totnes which delivers really good food, service and a cosy ambiance.We have tried virtually all restaurants over the 23 years we’ve lived here and at last find one we would visit regularly. Small menu of freshly cooked...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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JoW2464, Owner at Mon Oncle Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your support. We are delighted you were delighted! With best wishes and looking forward to seeing you again. Jo - and Philippe who loves talking about France and Food ;-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At last a restaurant with a nice short menu; and it shows in the quality of the dishes that arrive at your table. Have enjoyed both lunch and evening menu, e.g., last night's Valentines menu. Fish soup followed by cassoulet; brought back memories of my...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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JoW2464, Owner at Mon Oncle Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Merci Jean!! We really appreciate you taking the time to review us. Look forward to seeing you again! With best wishes Jo et Philippe

Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Met with some friends yesterday lunchtime and lovely little restaurant that serves great food. Would have no hesitation recommending this place and would definitely visit again

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rwk2708
JoW2464, Owner at Mon Oncle Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

That's great. Thank you for your review! Please do visit again. :-) With best wishes Jo and Philippe

Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

The best meal I have eaten in a long time. Simple cuisine cooked with impressive skill and attention to detail. Generous portions of local food and fantastic flavours on top of a warm welcome. What more could a girl want! It was great to chat...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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JoW2464, Owner at Mon Oncle Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

Thank you Fi D!!! We're both really happy that you enjoyed your meal - and chatting with Philippe. Oh how he loves to talk about food. :-) With best wishes Jo & Philippe

Reviewed 3 February 2019

Have been meaning to eat here for ages and finally made it. Sunday lunch was beautiful. Served piping hot. Veg freshly made . lovely house wine. Friendly service. great coffee too. small place with a relaxed atmosphere. Very happy overall and will definitely come back...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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JoW2464, Owner at Mon Oncle Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

Thank you so much for your review. We look forward to seeing you next time! With best wishes Jo & Philippe

Reviewed 28 January 2019

I have visited this little gem numerous times since it opened and can't find a bad word to say about it. We've eaten from both the daytime and evening menus which are equally delicious. The owners are truly lovely - whipping up Chocolate Crepes for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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JoW2464, Owner at Mon Oncle Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2019

Merci Nom2004!! Oh - how we enjoyed reading your lovely review! :-) Jo & Philippe

Reviewed 23 January 2019

My sisters and I Thought we were going to enjoy a nice French style lunch at this little restaurant, unfortunately the food was undescribably awful. Hoisin duck galette was cold, rubbery, grey nothing like I’ve seen or tasted before, inside was a few slices of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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JoW2464, Owner at Mon Oncle Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2019
Google Translation

Un oeuf est un oeuf!

Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Came here for a light bite at lunch. It was fantastic. I had the Paysanne (minced beef, spinach & cheese pancake) and my partner had the moules mariniere. Both were excellent washed down with a glass of wine! We will definitely be returning!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

The food here is up there with the best in Totnes imho. A tad more costly than some other restaurants but you really do get what you pay for in this case. We had a Sunday roast. Lean and plentiful beef and lamb with all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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JoW2464, Owner at Mon Oncle Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2018

Thank you for your review. We're very happy you enjoyed your roast lamb lunch and hope to see you again. With best wishes Jo & Philippe

Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic evening, beautiful food, haven’t tasted such amazing flavours in ages, thank you Philippe, truly a memorable evening !!!

Date of visit: December 2018
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JoW2464, Owner at Mon Oncle Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2018

Lovely review thank you! With best wishes Jo & Philippe

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