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Chez Aristide

38 rue Aristide Briand, 16100 Cognac, France
+33 5 45 83 42 99
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
18 Oct 2017
“Casual lunch in Cognac”
29 Aug 2017
“Service what service???”
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French, European
££ - £££
38 rue Aristide Briand, 16100 Cognac, France
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Found this place by accident! Mid October, mid week, the service and food was excellent. Particularly fine was an entree of foie gras, very well presented with the addition of caramelised onion. The 'plat du jour' was rabbit, again excellently prepared and full of subtle...More

2  Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Oh dear, water not even a slight chill, my risotto had no warmth whatsoever, the fish on top was warm and just right, the vegetables underneath the fish just about tepid lost most their heat to pale pink risotto. Long waits throughout, bread only appears...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Ideal for a lunch time snack.Menu was varied and of a high standard Three of us had salads which were of high quality and very filling. One of us had the 'plat du jour' which was a well cooked steak with sautéed potatoes and salad....More

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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

After almost a month in Italy and France, this was our first really disappointing dinner. Looking at previous reviews, mostly many months ago, I wonder if there has been a change of chef? Our group started with a variety of salads and the charcuterie platter....More

2  Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 1 February 2016

It was trip adviser that got us to ring and book on a recent trip to Cognac(booking is essential as the dining area's are small) . Its easy to find in one of the two main shopping streets - market end of cognac - next...More

1  Thank Paulblanc1
Chez Aristide C, Gérant at Chez Aristide, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2016
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Merci pour votre commentaire et votre passage chez nous. A très bientôt lorsque vous reviendrez sur cognac , mais nous...More

Reviewed 24 November 2015

We visited without a reervation on a cool dull day. Luckily we were able to get a table downstairs as my husband was not well and would have had trouble climbing the stairs. We took advantage of the menu of the day which was a...More

1  Thank JayemkayCanberra
Reviewed 6 June 2015

It can be hard finding a place to eat in Cognac centre, as standards seem to vary between snacky touristy, and pricey perfection. Chez Aristide offered good quality freshly prepared and interesting food. The drawback..it's a husband and wife team, so you might have to...More

Thank jags T
Chez Aristide C, Propriétaire at Chez Aristide, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2015

Thanks you for your coming . Happy that the english have found our work and liked our kitchen. See you soon.

Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

If you are within 100 miles of Cognac, you should take some time to visit this charming Town. We explored the old town which is very pedestrian friendly. We worked up an appetite and ducked into a small restaurant run by a wonderful couple. What...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Loved our lunch at Chez Aristide today. We ate outside in glorious sunshine but there were lots of French people eating inside too, which always bodes well when you're in a new place and undecided about where to eat. Food was yummy and ALL home...More

4  Thank Pat A
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Sweet homemade meal always fresh and filling. With friendly service. The decor is cute and they have a nice little terraces at the front of the restaurant on one of the main streets, always on the sunny side.

4  Thank Kate T
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3 July 2017|
Response from Chez Aristide C | Property representative |
Oui il y a un parking juste à côté. Bonne journée.
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11 April 2015|
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Response from Chez Aristide C | Property representative |
Bonjour nous sommes désolé mais le restaurant est fermé le samedi et le dimanche. Nous sommes ouverts du lundi au vendredi tout les midi. Bon séjour chez nous. Cordialement monsieur GUILLON
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 rue Aristide Briand, 16100 Cognac, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente  >  Cognac
  • Phone Number: +33 5 45 83 42 99
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