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The Fiddlers Rest

RN21 Maison Rouge | acote/next door to Hochart Remorques, 24800 Chalais, France
+33 5 53 62 15 80
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“pudding” (2 reviews)
“irish stew” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
RN21 Maison Rouge | acote/next door to Hochart Remorques, 24800 Chalais, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is more than 2 years since our last visit to France. We just had to visit Fiddlers Rest again.The atmosphere was superb the owners are hands on and so focussed on their customers needs. You will not be disappointed whenvipting this pub come restaurant....More

Thank Keith B
McInpneu, Owner at The Fiddlers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review, we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 November 2017

The food here is always great and never disappoints - there are the regular favourites and a specials board which changes regularly, generous sized portions, plus service is friendly and efficient

Thank carasjoff
McInpneu, Owner at The Fiddlers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your meals and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Really happy we stumbled across this place, as there weren't many other places open in the area on a Wednesday in October. The fact that the food and service were excellent was a bonus. We both had the same special, burger with blue cheese and...More

Thank RvR
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We run a Gite (Les Grandes Landes) not far from The Fiddlers Rest and as well as us eating here at least once a month we recommend it to all the guests that stay in the Gite. The food is always cooked well and the...More

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This pub is great!. The food is fantastic and the portions are huge!. The hosts are so nice and friendly and really made us feel welcome. I would recommend a visit if you are in the area.

Thank TK0109
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Cosy restaurant with lovely irish owners, good food and company. In the autumn/winter season you can enjoy the fires going on, have only drinks if you are not hungry and enjoy the friendly atmosphere.

Thank Marjo K
McInpneu, Owner at The Fiddlers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you Marjo, we're glad you enjoy our place .... and of course, the fish and chips too :D Look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Staying at Thiviers and called here for a meal and was not disapointed. The salmon was to die for and would definitly eat here again. Very friendly staff also

Thank LindaO37
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Lovely restaurant with a great Irish host and magnificent, plentiful food. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

When you drive past it looks as if it isn't open but make a point of stopping and trying it. Very friendly Irish landlord and he persuaded me not to have a starter because the fish & chips I'd ordered were huge. Good value pub...More

Thank MichelinTom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great ambiance with open fire and an Irish feeling. Nice pub with my favorite Guinness... and great pub food. The fish and chips is the best of Europe in my opinion.

Thank Josephine S
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Danielle R
23 August 2017|
Response from McInpneu | Property representative |
No sorry, we don't have a tv. Not sure of anywhere that have SKY either, other than private house holders. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: RN21 Maison Rouge | acote/next door to Hochart Remorques, 24800 Chalais, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Chalais
  • Phone Number: +33 5 53 62 15 80
  • E-mail
Irish styled family run pub serving home cooked food of various international flavours.
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