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“It's not surprising!”
Review of Le Lavalette

Le Lavalette
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 3 September 2013

It really isn't surprising that this restaurant receives rave reviews. My wife and I were holidaying in the area and were advised to make a visit to this wonderful restaurant. We have visited this area of France a number of times over the years and unfortunately some of the meals we have had in recent years have been disappointing. Thank goodness for Le Lavalette, our faith has once again been restored in French Cuisine. The food was exquisite, served by and attentive and hospitable staff and in a wondrous setting. If you are in the area you really must visit this restaurant.

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Reviewed 26 August 2013

It's difficult to find food of this quality in the UK, particularly given the wonderful setting if you eat outside under the wooden roof of les halles (the market). Vin en pichet is very reasonable and the restaurant could not be more accommodating if you have particular needs - one of our party is gluten-intolerant - it's very friendly. We ate here on three occasions, including lunch and dinner - the latter being the one to go for if you can. If there is to be a criticism, it's the lack of variety with kids meals. But it is a truly great restaurant and worth a visit if you can.

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1  Thank Roskers
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

We came back to spend time in Villebois again a year after our first visit. La Valette is everything we remembered and more. Lovely food, friendly, enthusiastic service and great value. They really are an oasis of enjoyment and an essential part of the village. We will be back......many times!

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Thank Benbud K
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Reviewed 9 August 2013

We visited Le Lavalette while on holiday in the area after reading several positive reviews, and we were not disappointed. The service was friendly and efficient, and the food was beautifully presented and tasted fantastic (the trio of desserts was a particular highlight!) We felt the standard of the food was so high that we really felt like we were having a bit of a treat, so we were pleasantly surprised when the bill arrived and it actually turned out to be slightly cheaper than an ordinary pizzeria meal we'd had in Cognac a few nights previously!

It was lovey to be able to sit outside under the covered market square, eating while the sun set. We will definitly return if we're visiting the area again.

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Thank infamousbarfly
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

good food
have had lunch more than evenings
but both good
lovely setting pretty village square
a great evening out!

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Thank frenchabroadFrance
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