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L'Etape Gourmande

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2 Rue du Marquis de Contades | Vihiers, 49310 Nueil sur Layon, France
+33 6 15 27 22 90
18:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 15:00
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Thu - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Deal, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

So lucky to get a last minute booking for Valentines day lunch. The food was superb and not a little surprising for such a tiny tucked away restaurant in a little French village! We were treated to amuse bouches. salmon and avocado mousse and beautifuly cooked steak with a divine and rich sauce. Desert did not disappoint either! The service... More 

Thank Debbie W
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

A party of six of us went for an evening meal - The food was superb....from the starters which ranged from foi gras to a tuna pate to rilletts with salad, the main courses with the most amazing sauces....to the amazing desserts.....very reasonable prices, with a very palatable wine (well a couple of bottles) and coffee, the service was extremely... More 

Thank shendry123
Exeter, United Kingdom
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550 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

We had a very nice meal there last year. Nothing stood out but equally there were no 'mistakes'. Very nice chateau Wagram red as well.

Thank exeman
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

We had lunch here twice in October. The food was really tasty and cooked perfectly and the service was both efficient and friendly. Great place.

Thank Oscarik
Chorley, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

We went here for lunch with our daughter, son in law and 13 month granddaughter. The lunch menu was 13 euros and we were full to the brim. You start off with picking as much as you like from the buffet menu, then you have a choice of 2 cooked mains followed by a choice of dessert. Also included is... More 

Thank LandJMaloney
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013

Just had an excellent lunch. Buffet starter, plat du jour followed by cheese or dessert was very good value for money. Wish it had been here when we had our holiday home in the village so we could visit in the evening.

Thank jeanTYorkshire
Saumur, France
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2013

An excellent rustic little restaurant in the heart of the loire. Having visited on a number of occasions for both lunch and dinner we have never been dissapointed. The food is of a consistently high standard, well presented, delicious and much more than you would expect in the simple environment. Would strongly recommend for quality, value and courteous service

Thank loiretraveller
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2013 via mobile

The food served in this restaurant is amazing ! We visited it last night and although the resturant was quiet the atmosphere was still lovely ! The waiter was very friendly and so helpful . Will definitely recommend coming here for fine cuisine.

Thank nuttynat10
kingston upon thames
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2013

Wonderful food. Went on a Monday night which was very quiet, but deserves to be packed out. The chef is an artiste. The food tastes great and is beautifully presented. The restaurant is located in the main square next to the bar but needs to be better lit as we almost walked past it. Would recommend highly.

Thank hillsider
Stowmarket, UK
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2012

As my Aunt lives in Nueil-sur-Layon, we went along to the local restaurant. WOWW! We chose our 3 courses from the higher priced set menu, which was only just over 20 Euros. We knew we were in for a treat when the amuse bouche was soooo good. I had the best Foie Gras I have ever had in France (and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Rue du Marquis de Contades | Vihiers, 49310 Nueil sur Layon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Nueil sur Layon
  • Phone Number: +33 6 15 27 22 90

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