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“Superb evening meal!”

le manoir de la foret
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Superb evening meal!”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

A unique quality so rarely seen these days. The food was excellent and it was beautifully presented, accompanied by very fine wine, in high quality surroundings.

Visited June 2014
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Perth, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“First night in France - a great welcome!”
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Our Chateau (Chateaus de la Barre, see other review) recommended this restaurant for our first night of our 7-8 week French honeymoon. We had literally flown in that afternoon and only arrived at the chateau for 6:30pm, and were told we had an 8pm reservation for Manoir... so we hurridly showered, and jumped back ont our hire car for the half hour journey.

We could not believe our luck as we pulled up the lengthy foresty driveway - and the sight of the restaurant / B&B at the end of it...we felt like yes, we had truly arrived in regional France.

The staff were lovely, very friendly and patient with my attempts at French (we had taken lessons prior to our trip), and the food was delicious. Couldnt fault it although we did feel the youngest in the restaurant by about 40 years (we've just turned 30, and all other patrons seemed elderly - not a complaint at all, just set the tone a little more subdued thats all! :)

But yes, lovely food, service and surrounds. Perfect introduction to our wonderful honeymoon!

  • Visited August 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“beautiful setting but sadly the food wasn't wonderful”
Reviewed 11 December 2013

beautiful setting and lovely surroundings. Did so want to like the food because it would have been nice to go again given the lovely setting. Unfortunately it was really awful. One bowl of soup had been seasoned with salt to the point where it was undrinkable. The pastry was extraordinary - I have never tasted anything like it. Such a shame as the service was very good. Perhaps the chef was having an off day.

  • Visited February 2013
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful food, great value”
Reviewed 5 August 2013

We had only planned one eating here one night but decided to dine here on our second night as well. The food is superb and excellent value for money.

Visited August 2013
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Houston, Texas
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Delicious”
Reviewed 12 June 2013

Chef at Manoir de la foret is excellent and he will surprise you. It was a brand new flavors for mi and the presentation very nice. Soup was one of the best...

  • Visited May 2013
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