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Restaurant de l'Auberge du Sombral

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46330 Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, France
+33 5 65 31 26 08
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Vincennes, France
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81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I visited Saint Cirq Lapopie in November and as we entered the restaurant there was a fireplace welcoming us. Staff of the restaurant are very nice. I chose to eat the "Truite au vin de Malbec" and it was delicious! I took the menu with entry, main course and dessert that we could chose between a sweet dessert or cheese.... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are lucky enough to have a small cottage 4 kilometres from St Cirq Lapopie and eat there weekly during our 3 month summer break. We cannot recommend it too highly!! The menu is exquisite and their Trout poached in Cahors Red Wine Sauce is to die for: it is my husband's favourite dish.I am a vegetarian... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely Restaurant in the heart of the beautiful village.We enjoyed a Delicous Duck & Cheese Salad,with a glass of wine.Service was a little slow,but so much going on we were very happy to have such a long lunch! Friendly English speaking staff. Definitely worth a visit.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice meal, deliciously prepared. Nice and charmingly rustique environment, friendly staff, great wine suggestions and a lovely cake. Recommended!

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Poitiers, France
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

We still can't quite believe how good everything was. The setting is of course exceptional, the staff wonderful and the food sensational. We had goats cheese with truffles for starter and then the best lamb we have EVER eaten for the main course followed by a wonderful dessert. The staff were so exceptional that it wasn't the slightest problem that... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Superb French cuisine in a delightful setting on the main square in St Cirq Lapopie, which itself is known as one of the most beautiful villages in France. The waiting staff are very friendly and attentive, the food is beyond par and although, as you would expect, there is only one vegetarian dish on the menu, this dish is utterly... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

If you are visiting Perch Merle Cave, do make sure you visit the nearby Saint Cirq Lapopie. My sister and I were there in early June and we had lunch in Auberge du Sombral. It is a quaint lovely building but since we were there for lunch, we chose to sit at the back terrace. It was wonderful to be... More 

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Billericay Essex
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

By far and away the best restaurant in St Cirq - a bit of a tourist "trap" but we ate here on a Saturday evening. Great meal 4 courses for 30 euro. Would recommend booking at lunch

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India
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

Pretty village and this is a pretty restaurant, with excellent food. Easily the best meal we had in the Lot on this trip. Most of us ordered the special salads - to die for, a full meal with fresh leaves, excellent bread and incredible cheese. Great coffee and dessert too.

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SEATTLE
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97 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

This is a lovely place to have lunch. We could not get in for dinner w/o a reservation. If you are going to be in St Cirq Lapopie, this is the place to dine. The service is very good but not as friendly as some of the places we visited. The food preparation is taken very seriously, and they are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46330 Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Lot  >  Saint-Cirq-Lapopie
  • Phone Number: +33 5 65 31 26 08

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