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“Rude personnel...appalling....”

La Fourchette de l'Eglise
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Rude personnel...appalling....”
Reviewed 26 September 2013

We stopped by to have dinner. The waiter said that they were fully booked and there is absolutely no way for us to wait. Two tables were unoccupied, with one even not covered. We were almost pushed out of the door by him. Le non de restaurant doit être changer
: pas la fourchette de l'eglise but la fourchette [---]!

  • Visited September 2013
    • Service
Helpful?
6 Thank Katyushan
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Frederic R, Propriétaire at La Fourchette de l'Eglise, responded to this review, 27 September 2013
Google Translation
Bonjour Madame Katyushan,

Merci d’avoir pris le temps de laisser un commentaire sur notre restaurant.
Il est d’ailleurs, dommage de nous noter sur une première fausse impression et sans y avoir mangé…

Je peux vous assurer que le soir de votre visite, le restaurant était effectivement complet. Notre équipe étant composée d’un serveur et d’un cuisinier (moi-même), nous ne pouvons pas nous assumer plusieurs services dans la journée. Nous sommes humains, après tout !
Afin d’éviter toute déconvenue, nous vous avons accueilli au pas de la porte pour vous annoncer que malheureusement nous ne pouvions vous recevoir ce soir-là. Inutile de vous faire attendre pour rien.

Il est vrai que deux tables étaient inoccupées, mais nous attendions une réservation et l'autre était réservée pour les effets personnels du groupe, présent dans le restaurant, lors de votre passage. Nous favorisons la qualité à la quantité. Aussi, inutile d’insister…

J’espère qu’une autre occasion se présentera pour que vous puissiez goûter à mes plats…
Thanks for your kindly understanding.

PS : Votre familiarité n’apporte rien de pertinent à votre commentaire. Aussi, je vous demanderais de modérer vos propos, qui pourrait entacher la crédibilité de ce site et la vôtre.
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Niwot, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
383 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
“Small But Wonderful Gourmet Restaurant”
Reviewed 19 August 2013

This restaurant truly deserves its high ratings. The young chef is visible often during the dining experience, visiting the guests at the tables and discussing the dishes. He speaks good English. We had an appetizer of local crayfish (craw fish) served in a two part glass bowl with crayfish in the top bowl and a salad of apples and tomatoes in the lower bowl. It looked very unusual, but worked great together. The faux gras was delicate, mild and delicious. We also had a tender fresh local fish and organic duck breast. As a finish we shared a dessert first and then shared the cheese plate. There is a good wine list with 500 ML selections, so the wine can easily be pared with the food, without over drinking.

We visited during the preseason in June and the restaurant was not open every day. Please check for opening hours, so you are not disappointed by finding the restaurant closed upon arrival, as we were. Reservations are even better, since there are only a few tables inside and about four more outside during good weather.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Daniel G
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Lausanne
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Unfriendly and arrogant crew”
Reviewed 15 August 2013

We went to this place for dinner but since they were fully booked, we couldnt find any place.
However, the way they told us they are full was very unfriendly and disrespectful.
I was so upset about the arrogance that i write a review the first time of my life.
Doesnt matter how good the food is, welcoming customers need to come first!

Visited August 2013
Helpful?
5 Thank SeaYou1
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Chester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Excellent food and staff.”
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Highly recommend this place. Small menu but fresh seasonal produce presented beautifully with a lot care. The waiter was outstanding and nothing was too much trouble. Price is reasonable in relation to the quality. Nice ambiance inside also.

  • Visited June 2013
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3 Thank Langemeisje
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UK
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Quality food, great service.”
Reviewed 10 May 2013

Stopped in here whilst passing and so glad that we did. Food was perfect, the staff were lovely. Would recommend.

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Dave20101
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