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“Must visit if you like classy atmosphere”

Le Rabelais Restaurant
Ranked #46 of 321 Restaurants in Da Lat
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 13 July 2013

One of the nicest dining rooms we've ever seen. A bit pricey, but it's worth the trip, even if only for drinks or coffee. It's like a museum, full of amazing art. A real colonial era feel to the place. Built in the 1920s or so.

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Reviewed 9 June 2013

We didn't stay in the Da Lat Palace, but walking into Le Rabelais after a hot blistering walk along Lake Xuan Huong was like stepping through time. Uniformed waiters take your orders in soft undertones, your table is set with silverware and starched white linen. Candlesticks and chandeliers light the room, while a huge reproduction (we think!) of The Ball by Tissot graces the opposite wall, and your food is served with silver polished dishcovers.

We had a simple lunch at Le Rabelais. The quality of the food was good though not remarkable. It was pricey for Da Lat, but not pricey for what was served. Doubtless dinner would have been better. A good choice to round up a holiday in Da Lat.

Thank GoWest G
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Reviewed 23 April 2013

We were surprised to discover such a delightful French restaurant in the middle of Dalat that offers the kind of serious cooking one would be happy to find in Paris or New York. An inspired menu. Serious but unpretentious service. A sophisticated and inviting setting. Big hit of the evening was the beef and pesto filled nem that accompanied the perfectly prepared duck. It was inexpensive. Worth it.

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Thank chiang b
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Reviewed 5 April 2013

The Palace Hotel is one of the gems of Dalat. The setting, the gardens, etc are all amazing, and worth a visit. The Rabelais is one of the most beautiful restaurants I've seen in Asia. We had lunch there, not cheap, food was good (not amazing but good). Service was excellent, as expected for such a venue. Well worth a visit, and a walk around the hotel is also worth the time.

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Thank asiatravels2013
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Reviewed 6 March 2013

had lunch there once .the food is poor and expensive .would not go back again .We went there to check out the old hotel .it was dead quiet.

Thank docletran
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