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L'Axel

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43 rue de France, 77300, Fontainebleau, France
+33 1 64 22 01 57
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Tuesday
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 19:15 - 21:30
Thu - Sun 12:15 - 14:00
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Lutry, Switzerland
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Team adapted to vegetarian request along with assorted wines to go with the food. Both meat and veggie menus were excellent. We chose gastronome menu with the accompanying wines which was a very good deal. Only suggestion to team would be to ask if preference for red or white wines when selecting wines to go with menu. Definitely a place... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The experience was great. The university took us for closing dinner. We felt very well served, the food was beautiful and taste great. I highly recommend this place

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Thank Paulagocolombia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This traditional french restaurant has nothing traditional about it...but only extraordinary food!!!....ibhave visited this eestaurant 5 times and everytime it was a journey to a whole new experience...and believe me i am not someone who goes crazy over food but this restaurant has revived my taste buds...being a vegetrian i was afraid that i wont have anything to eat but... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was a splurge on our trip - a Sunday lunch for a birthday celebration after a walk through the chateaux and gardens of Fontainebleau. Everything was perfect, and the food was glorious (still thinking about that cauliflower and mussels) but we particularly liked the friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient staff. When we confided mid-meal we were celebrating a birthday, desserts... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The standard of food in France is superb so a Michelin star restaurant has a lot to live up to for me this was short of the mark. It was very good but I have had far better for far less money in France.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The menu is great and bread simple fantastic ! It's is a nice place for friends and couple . For sure deserve a visit and try the menu

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Dresden, Germany
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138 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Liked the food and the ambience of this Michelin-starred restaurant in the middle of Fontainebleau. The prices are quite high, but are reasonable given the quality of food and service.

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Thank KHSMHS
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Fontainebleau for 3 weeks and L'Axel was the chosen for our last supper as every recommended. Over my expectation! U should do wine paring!

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Thank Hayan C
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

This was a splurge for us as it was very pricey. It was worth it. The speciality egg dish, my husband still dreams of it. From the stark white decor, to the staff, all is high quality. Beautiful and yummy. They do up sell a bit on the wines and champagnes, but hey. it was a splurge. The chef came... More 

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Auckland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Friends from Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Denmark and New Zealand while at INSEAD at Fontainebleau decided to celebrate our companionship at this restaurant. Ambience was inviting as were staff. Each serving was timed eloquently to match the pace of our conversation and dining. The wine and non-alcoholic cocktails were recommended and matched well with the food. Thoroughly enjoyable evening among good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
19:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 14:00
Wednesday
19:15 - 21:30
Thursday
19:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 14:00
Friday
19:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 14:00
Saturday
19:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 rue de France, 77300, Fontainebleau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Fontainebleau
  • Phone Number: +33 1 64 22 01 57

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