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Hostellerie de la Croix d'Or

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1 rue des Capucins, 77160 Provins, France
+33 1 64 00 01 96
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

If you want fine French cuisine, in historic, surroundings this is the restaurant for you. Fine quality food, a vast wine menu, very romantic enjoyable evening for us, whilst a young family was in the restaurant I would suggest this is more suited to couples eating out. I had a salmon starter, followed by steak and a red fruit, almond... More 

Thank Anne983
Liege, Belgium
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were treated very nicely, but the food was quite mediocre. We had hoped for something a bit higher class given the history of the building, but the food didn't match the history.

1 Thank Ribruce22
Oxford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I had already had dinner at La Croix d'Or and was looking forward to another meal there. Unfortunately the lunch we had there was terrible. Tasteless dishes, everything seemed to have been frozen and just out of the microwave. There are many other places in Provins, this one is surely one to be forgotten if you want to enjoy a... More 

Thank Dexter_McRae
Beirut, Lebanon
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Ultra slow service, too bad because the restaurant has a nice history. It's a long way from Paris so you're already tired. Food is overrated.

Thank John A
Metuchen, New Jersey
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158 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

As others have written here, the Hostellerie de la Croix d'Or is an ancient monument having been in business in one form or another for centuries. The food and service, however, are completely up to date. While not a temple of haute cuisine, they produce a solid, tasty and well-prepared meal served with efficiency and friendliness. Well worth a stop... More 

Thank FredRo1948
Brussels, Belgium
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105 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

To have lunch at the oldest hostellerie of France! That is quite an experience. Although it was really hot and the terrace of Hostellerie de la Croix d'Or was appealling, we couldn't resist to sit inside this 13th century house. Everything in this place breaths history. The rooms are nicely decorated with respect for the history of the building. At... More 

Thank Albert047
Perth, Australia
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

This restaurant provides a gastronomic experience in the traditional style. You have to be prepared to linger over your meal and to savour the various courses. I went on a Sunday and the restaurant was filled with French families and friends. There are various combinations in menus. I recommend the specials of the day. On this occasion I started with... More 

1 Thank Zanzibar48
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

Excellent traditional French cuisine in a superbly preserved 13th century house. The meals were correctly sized and cooked to perfection. Very good service. A bit pricey but realistic too as products are good too. Would love to back there a 3rd time.

Thank Cécilia V
Paris, France
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143 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

Almost tempted not to share as it was so good and do not want everyone to know. But I did tell the restaurant that I was going to share my wonderful experience here. We came for lunch as I always had good experiences with restaurants awarded the Certificate of Excellence award and this was no exception. We came for lunch... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

Although the place smelt old and stuffy upon entering the XIII th century building, we were quickly overwhelmed by the incredible et food and excellent service. We ordered the 19.95 euros pric fixe meal and it was well worth it Highly recommend

Thank voyageur81

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue des Capucins, 77160 Provins, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Provins
  • Phone Number: +33 1 64 00 01 96

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