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La Recreation

le Bourg, 46250 Les Arques, France
+33 5 65 22 88 08
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (11 reviews)
“beef” (8 reviews)
“gazpacho” (5 reviews)
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Diner, European, Vegetarian Friendly
le Bourg, 46250 Les Arques, France
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

This is not your average restaurant. It is very much a gourmet experience where the menu is based around a 5 course fine dining experience. However, don't be put off (if you are), there are many options for each course and, if you don't find...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Martyn R
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We visited last week and had a fabulous lunch sitting outside under a shady tree. We last went two years ago and had lunch inside but on that occasion we were the only ones there. This time it was Sunday lunch and it was bustling...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 2 September 2018

My adult family of 5 ate here last Wednesday and had a superb meal. All aspects of the meal were good and this was one, if not the best, family meal we have enjoyed together.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AndrewMR
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Staying nearby and based on a glowing review from the owner of our gite, we booked a table for 9 (5 adults, 4 children) for a wedding anniversary meal. We were made to feel extremely inconvenient having asked if there was an a la carte...More

Date of visit: July 2018
7  Thank Missflembo
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Charming welcome from front of house. Lovely table suitably shaded in the 34 degree heat. All we can say is the scallops in angel hair pasta with passion fruit was up there with our top ten starters from everywhere we have ever been. Delicious cold...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Francis64
Reviewed 4 June 2018

It was a very wet week in Les Arques and we had just abandoned the car that was stuck in a muddy lane, walked the rest of the way to La Recreation and arrived just over half an hour late for our booking. The owner...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Mareksopinions
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We eventually arrived muddied following a car issue to celebrate my Birthday. The management immediately set about telephoning friends to tow our car out as we had taken a wrong turn, my fault completely. Such exceptional customer service! Once back at the table, the fantastic...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Steve J
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Well worth the long trek out there last September. Try to arrive (early) when it's warm, so you can sit outside on the beautiful terrace. Booking is essential, but worth it for one of the best meals we've ever had in France. Ever. I mean,...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Dave D
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Friends took us to this beautiful restaurant for lunch. Located in an old school the modern decor is charming and the staff all very friendly and efficient. The menu's are set and quite fine dining but it was all delicious and looked beautiful. The only...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank JandJHaslemere
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The restaurant is in a splendid setting, a wonderful place for a first-class meal. Unfortunately such was not the case - the food was very variable. The spinach soup and our starters of foie gras and scallops were very good, the dessert was sublime. The...More

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank Alan W
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christopher m
11 March 2015|
Response from Lesley H | Reviewed this property |
They do open Friday nights but they close from late Autumn til Spring. So I'm not sure when they start for this year. A table in the open is best..... But regardless the food is wonderful! Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:15
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:15
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:15
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:15
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: le Bourg, 46250 Les Arques, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Lot  >  Les Arques
  • Phone Number: +33 5 65 22 88 08
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