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La Vieille Poste

11 rue du Velodrome, 17240 Champagnolles, France
+33 5 46 48 50 23
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
27 Oct 2015
“Probably the worst restaurant we have ever been to.... ”
1 Sep 2015
“Simple food, nothing special but ok.”
Restaurant Hours
French, European
££ - £££
11 rue du Velodrome, 17240 Champagnolles, France
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Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Such a shame this place has got so badly down hill since the new owners have taken over. We used to love this restaurant. We sat in the garden and were overran by ants. This cannot be helped of course, but the owners were very...More

Date of visit: September 2015
1  Thank R7253ZJchrisc
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This was an easy walk from our gite, we only visited the once. The people watching of the coming and going from the bar was interesting!

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank KarenGuildford
Reviewed 6 October 2014

When the 6 euros change from our bill did not arrive - we eventually had to ask for it. After some while - the proprietor came back and tossed it onto the table with the words ` your change`! in very bad humour. Clearly he...More

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank Edward W
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Champignolles is a small village with shop and boulangerie off the beaten track not far from Gemouzac, so is an unlikely location for this superb restaurant. The atmosphere is unique: full of original art, painted glassware and pottery and there's a lovely garden patio if...More

Date of visit: September 2014
Thank Susan J
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Returned to eat here on annual vacation and quality and value remain unsurpassed. €17.50 for 3 courses is top VFM. No menu just a choice of 3 starters, mains and desserts. Ate in the lovely garden.

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank CardiffBrianGlover
Reviewed 27 July 2014

This restaurant is a little out of the way but is cosy enough, very well presented with pleasant ownership and welcomed my dog! The food was freshly cooked and excellent and above all excellent value.

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank Brian F
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We ate here last Saturday night, without a reservation. Sleepy little village and there were only four other people eating there. The restaurant is a modern art gallery ( not to my taste ) and also sells local produce. There is no menu and the...More

Date of visit: June 2014
2  Thank ishenkin
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We have visited this restaurant for the last two years whilst in France. Our group consisted of myself and my husband, our two children, and my parents. We came across the restaurant following a review in the guest book of our cottage, and what a...More

Date of visit: August 2013
1  Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Have visited the restaurant lots of times and am never disappointed. Lovely relaxed place, super owners and above all the food is simply top class. Thoroughly recommended.

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank SL272014
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Went to this restaurant twice when in the area (6 of us). Although in a tiny village there wasn't a single sign for it so had to ask a local for direction. Renovated former post office run by an artist couple. sat o/s in the...More

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank CardiffBrianGlover
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$17 - US$19
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 rue du Velodrome, 17240 Champagnolles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Champagnolles
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 48 50 23
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Open for lunch Tuesday to Sunday, and also dinner all week. The restaurant owner is Mr. Daniel Lopes.
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