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L'Escargot

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30 rue du Marechal Leclerc, 49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 51 20 88
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Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The interior design of this restaurant gives a great first impression. Comfortably modern without pretension. Nicely prepared food — both visually and tastefully. We tried the duck and lamb. The wine list was well matched to the entrées and plat principal, with the Cab Franc being the predominant red grape in this wine region. All in all, great service and... More 

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cambridge
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92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times and never disappoints. Excellently cooked food beautifully presented. Friendly atmosphere good service.

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Delmar, New York
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254 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were seated in a small, intimate room at the rear of the restaurant. The tables and setting was very modern with clean lines. Service was good and attentive. We had a foie gras appetizer, followed by well cooked rack of lamb. The wine list was fairly priced. It was a very enjoyable and relaxing meal.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We were a group of three visiting for dinner on a Sunday evening, with reservation (recommended). Very modern interior, intimate without feeling crowded or noisy - not sure how they managed that, but they did. The ladies working were both very nice and had no problem explaining any answers in English. For starters we had escargot and foie gras which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This was within a short walk of our hotel and out of the main tourist drag but it packed a terrific punch for anyone interested in their food. We ate extremely well and 'madame' recommended two excellent local wines. With the friendly, welcoming service this is a place I'd readily return to if I'm in Saumur again in the near... More 

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Los Angeles
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to L'Escargot following a recommendation from our accommodation hostess. We were expecting a special night out based on the raves in TripAdvisor. I had a Red Mullet salad for entree which was fantastic. My wife enjoyed a prawn salad. For plat I had a Fillet Steak with Caramelized Onions and Potatoes baked in the oven... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal at Escargot. We don't have brilliant French but the waitress was lovely and helped us to order the menu de jour which was a triumph - and for €20 per head it was absolutely excellent value. Beautiful decor, excellent wine list and a beautiful ambience.

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Jersey
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234 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Another restaurant in Saumur where a booking is essential for dinner, so it is well worth booking in advance if you are only in the area for one or two nights over a weekend. The menu is not extensive, but there is sufficient choice. All dishes are beautifully presented and the flavours match the look of the plates. Was fortunate... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Really good quality food. Lunch set menu is of very good value. The restaurant also has a lovely and cozy backyard.

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We went here with our three month old baby - not something always welcomed in a restaurant this nice - and we had a ball of a time. The staff were very friendly, the food scrumptious (best snails I think we've ever had), and the ambience overall out on the terrace was so relaxing and friendly. A gem.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 rue du Marechal Leclerc, 49400, Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 51 20 88

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