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Auberge de la Cognette

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Boulevard de Stalingrad, 36100 Issoudun, France
+33 2 54 03 59 59
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paris
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

There was such a long time that I haven't been in such a restaurant that kind of place that made you feel nicely surprised, well seduced and where you can feel relax, making you definitely enjoy the moment

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Lebbeke, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Fine, well prepared and nicely presented food. Very friendly and professional staff. The chef, who personnally welcomed us, is quite a character and visibly loves to create dishes that please the diners. The wine list is very complete and contains also very good wines at abordable prices. The restaurant is very pleasant and nicely decorated. When in the Issoudun region,... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

This is probably our 4th visit to La Cognette. We were staying about 15 kilometres from Issoudun, so another opportunity to visit or favourite restaurant in the centre of France. As usual, it was a lovely experience – the service, the environment, and of course the food. This time I particularly enjoyed the trilogy of veal. And we got to... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Michelin star well earned at this unassuming restaurant in small town Issoudun. Dinner service took a little longer than expected to start as we waited for an hour and a half in the main entrance with a glass of champagne. Friendly (if slightly mangy) cat in the entrance gave a homey feel to the establishment that some might find unhygienic.... More 

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Javea, Spain
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

This was a real treat. Wonderful food, friendly staff. Michelin starred restaurant so expensive but definitely value for money. Recommend the Crevettes, absolutely full of flavour.

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London, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

This one star Michelin restaurant is part of the hotel of the same name but is in a nearby street. It is beautifully appointed in the grand French style. The service was fine but I chose lamb chops which were almost inedible and tough. I admit to not complaining at the time but after a drive from Calais it was... More 

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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

We really looked forward to our second visit to this long-standing, family run Michelin Starred restaurant. We have eaten in many Michelin restaurants and without doubt this is perhaps where our finest Menus have been enjoyed. The setting is superb; a series of dining rooms in the style of the Balzac era, the perfect back cloth for the dining experience,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

We discovered this hotel and restaurant almost by accident, possibly 10 years ago, when it was still in the Logis de France book. What a happy accident! Being creatures of habit we have made a bit of a ritual of staying here on our way south to the Auvergne each year. Part of the ritual is to treat ourselves to... More 

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

A great treat to visit a 'Michelin' restaurant while on business in Issoudun. Would happily recommend to others.

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andorra
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2014

All to often if you have a dog you are treated like an alien, not so much in France, certainly not here. We were staying at the hotel of the same name and preferred not to leave our dog in the room. No problem take it into the Restaurant with you. The food and service were excellent, you don't get... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$64 - US$91
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard de Stalingrad, 36100 Issoudun, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Berry  >  Indre  >  Issoudun
  • Phone Number: +33 2 54 03 59 59
Description
In a Balzacian atmosphere, in the heart of le Berry, Isabelle and Jean-Jacques welcome you to their restaurant which offers cuisine using local flavours in a creative way.

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