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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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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (16 reviews)
“the pub” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
RN21 Maison Rouge | acote/next door to Hochart Remorques, 24800 Chalais, France
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 3 November 2018

The food was wonderful as was the atmosphere, the owners are extremely welcoming and Ronan has the driest sense of humour that added to our great evening with friends we all laughed so much my face aches today. Jo and her mum never fail to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rowena18
McInpneu, Owner at The Fiddlers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Aw, thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We thoroughly enjoyed listening to the fab laughter coming from your table and are so glad you enjoyed yourselves. .... your neighbours for the evening also enjoyed your company ... see previous...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Had a well needed meal and a few drinks at this friendly pub. Was nice to see everyone enjoying each others company at this small but sufficient restaurant/pub. Would recommend to others. Friendly service and lovely meals.

Date of visit: October 2018
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McInpneu, Owner at The Fiddlers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Were glad you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

I have eaten at the Fiddlers Rest quite a few times over the years, and will always go out of my way to visit even though I live some way away! And I always enjoy it! (I don't always write about it on Tripadvisor as...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Anna I
McInpneu, Owner at The Fiddlers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Oh Anna, I only just saw this review. As you know, it is my pleasure to cook for you (as a hardworking Mum I know you appreciate anything cooked for you too) and I thank you for returning ...even for the humble veggie burger. LOL.

Reviewed 2 June 2018

We spent 3 nights in the Dordogne last week, one in Sarlat, one in Perigueux, and one in Thiviers. On our last evening we decided to eat at The Fiddlers Rest as I'd been there before a few years back. I have to say out...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Vikki C
Reviewed 11 May 2018

I ate here with my Brother and Mother on the way back from Limoges airport. The host was very friendly and food was "nice" although 16 euros for a stew seems very expensive to me.More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank trev s
McInpneu, Gérant at The Fiddlers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you for your contribution. I have to say it's disappointing that you found it necessary to give such a poor review seeing as you thought the food was "nice" and that the host was friendly. I'm not sure what you make your comparisons with...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

Although we live quite some distance from the Fiddlers, we never regret having made the effort. 6 of us from 10yrs to 50+ and all thrilled with our meals. As a veggie I really appreciate the choice of vegetarian options and Jo always manages to...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Anna I
Reviewed 9 February 2018

An unexpected pleasure, this casual, friendly restaurant offers its famous fish and chips and other favorites in huge, tasty portions. We visited in January and appreciated the cozy atmosphere. In a world increasingly filled with boring chain and disappointing fast food restaurants, this homemade food...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank WellTraveledChicago
Reviewed 3 January 2018

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

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Keith B
McInpneu, Owner at The Fiddlers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

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

Date of visit: November 2017
1  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

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank RvR
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
Irish styled family run pub serving home cooked food of various international flavours.
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