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Relais du Chapeau Rouge

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33 Grand rue Theophane Venard, 79600 Saint-Loup-Lamaire, France
+33 5 49 64 68 08
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Typical French small town hotel, very clean and quaint, the food was of an excellent standard as was the service. Good value for money and very nice people as well. We will return.

Thank KentCenturian
London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We've stayed at the nearby Chateau, and stopped by Relais for lunch. We were pleasantly surprised to be seated in their beautiful garden, and the wonderful service we've received. We are both vegetarian, so could not take advantage of their set menus. However, the lovely member of staff has spoken to the chef, and we've received a lovely vegetarian meal,... More 

Thank TashTheLondoner
Kents Bank, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Arrived to stay in this Hotel, all the doors were locked at 5pm on the door a notice said open 24/7, so I telephoned the number which promised instant contact and guess what got an answerphone, left message but still waiting for reply! When eventually we got access when the restaurant staff turned up the Food was quite nice bar... More 

1 Thank beamer_bird
Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We have now dined here several times over the last couple of years and continue to enjoy good food, great, friendly service in a convivial atmosphere. Great value. Lovely garden.

Thank Italophile2014
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Because friends and family were staying at this hotel it made sense to eat here and we were so glad we did. We ate in the vine covered courtyard which was so pleasant and the service was excellent. There were various fixed price menus as well as a la carte but as it was so warm we stuck with a... More 

Thank Fussym00
Newport, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

stunning quaint restaurant, food was outstandin, the service was exceptional and ever so reasonable. A must for anybody visiting St Loup and surrounding area.

Thank Rowena L
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

The service and the food were top quality. WE stayed nearby at the Chateau, so able to have two top class local wines. The presentation was perfect.

1 Thank giles s
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108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We booked this for a group of eight at lunchtime. We had the menu of the day and experienced good food and excellent value for money. The Relais is an ancient building full of lots of lovely features and a very pretty garden, in a very attractive small town. The service was attentive and helpful and we were impressed at... More 

1 Thank Janet G
Guadalajara, Mexico
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

A small village in France has a restaurant that serves food of a quality that you would think yourself lucky to find in a metropolis elsewhere! How fortunate we were to stumble upon it. Hope I have the opportunity to go back some day.Highly recommended.

Thank emmie57
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

Service was quick, friendly and polite. Food was fantastic. I'd recommend the filet steak Rossini - sheer perfection. Great value. Proper cordon bleu cooking at a fraction of the price - you will not find better 😃

Thank Alexmc12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Grand rue Theophane Venard, 79600 Saint-Loup-Lamaire, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Deux-Sevres  >  Saint-Loup-Lamaire
  • Phone Number: +33 5 49 64 68 08

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