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L'Envers du Decor

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French, Wine Bar
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11 rue du Clocher, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
+33 5 57 74 48 31
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12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
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167 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had dinner on a busy Monday night due to a holiday weekend. The service was done by one person and he was busy. So a little wait was in order. The food had a good standard but not special. We had the plat du jour with an additional starter, which made it more expansive and lowered the value ratio.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stayed in St Emilion only for three days and we had dinner here on two different occasions. This place is so charming, the atmosphere is great, friendly staff and tasty food. I loved it here

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Zug, Switzerland
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Visiting again after a few years. Service by three man attentive. Restaurant decor typical - lots of Wood (wine boxes from Bordeaux wines). Quality and presentation of Food is simple and nothing Special. Why is there never a hot plate for main courses? Meat and fish gets always cold so quick (Fillet of Beef, veal cotelettes). :(.

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Thank Gregory W
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Wanted to do a local fare this evening and the hotel staff suggested this bistro just a few steps from the hotel. The staff was very helpful and spoke good English and provided English menus without us asking. Good food. I had the veal chop and the soup and it was good. My wife had the chicken and was pleased.... More 

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Thank Dave P
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had lunch here while visiting the wine yards of Saint Emillion and Pomerol. Beautiful, old city. The service was swift (we had relatively short time due to our next wine tasting), food was good and the restaurant room was cozy and rustic. The wine list was very good, and you could choose from high end to more reasonable priced... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Wow... stumbled across this restaurant, and so glad we did. It looks small from the outside, but it's caverous inside. The menu is varied, the staff were good, but, the food, my; it was incredible. Superbly cooked beef to share, amazing gravies, and, to wash it down, the best St Emilion wine. What a spectacular lunch in this most beautiful... More 

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Thank Tony M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The issue with restaurants everywhere is that their wine lists have massive markups. Even in a beautiful town like Saint Emillion, where every second store is being store or a restaurant, the markups can be huge. Not here. You will find one of the most extensive list of local wines (everything from the Grand Crus to lesser known ones) and... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Arrived in St Emilion on a Sunday afternoon from our home in Spain, en route to UK. Our hotel recommended this restaurant. Very disappointing. I know this is a tourist hot spot, but the prices are ridiculous. My starter was squid in tempura batter. The batter was thick and very unpleasant - and very little squid. Main course of fillet... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

A recommendation from our hotel turned into a nice surprise. The back patio with pebbles under lovely trees with medieval stone walls is quite a little oasis. The menu had nice local specialties du jour and the food was quite good. The wine list is amazing, ranging from moderately priced to extravagant first growths. Worth a try!

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Dordogne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

While walking through St Emilion we asked in a wine store (and of course there are many) for a suggestion for a lunch stop and this was the result. The main course of veal was excellent, they even went to the trouble of finding some Conte as a cheese dish - the wine suggestions were first class and they did... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 rue du Clocher, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Saint-Emilion
  • Phone Number: +33 5 57 74 48 31

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