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Promenade du Barrage, 71290 La Truchere, France
+33 3 85 51 23 00
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Tournus, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

In truth you should eat at L’Escale in the summer, when you can sit on the terrace and admire the view over the river and the fields opposite, even better to arrive by boat. On a chilly November evening the dining room looks clean but a bit tired. However Christian and Catherine’s menu still promotes the village raison d’être, with... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

I was by first look to the menu a litle bnit confused, ut the friendly staff has all the dishes correctly described and the wines too.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014

This is a simple and inexpensive restaurant overlooking the River Seille in the pretty village of La Truchère. Ten minutes drive from Tournus and an ideal overnight stop if you are on a boating holiday. Try the frogs' legs or freshly caught whitebait for a genuine taste of the region. Otherwise chef's terrine and the tasty chicken dish are fresh... More 

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: Promenade du Barrage, 71290 La Truchere, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Saone-et-Loire  >  La Truchere
  • Phone Number: +33 3 85 51 23 00

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?