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Le Gourmandin

41 rue Pierre Gilles de Gennes, 85300 Challans, France
+33 2 51 35 39 09
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
16 Sep 2016
“A warm welcome and delicious food”
18 Aug 2016
Opens in 9 min
All hours
$$ - $$$
41 rue Pierre Gilles de Gennes, 85300 Challans, France
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Four of us visited and we had an unforgettable dining experience. The lovely owner is front of house and her talented husband is the chef. The semi gourmet menu is inventive and adds up to about €35 for three courses. Starters of foie gras with...More

Thank bruce B
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant reminded me of a public toilet from the outside but the inside was modern if a little spartan. I must confess that the initial reception from the Patronne was not very warm or welcoming, but to her credit, she did thaw out as...More

1  Thank Mozburger
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Had a week in Challans and visted this place twice, excellent meal and super value. My wife has a dairy and GF diet requirement that the restaurant managed to comply with and gave a range of options (very impressive). First visit I had Fillet of...More

Thank Jamtarts
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Our First impression was a little off at first, we called to make a reservation and were put on hold, we hung up after waiting 5 min. but the waitress called back and apologized. We went out in hopes of a romantic evening, but the...More

Thank Foodsnob82
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I am going to this restaurant from time to time, but I had never test the new building. The chief has gain place to work and he use this new facilities to show all his capacties. En fact the cooking is great, make any choice...More

1  Thank Wisigoth85
Reviewed 25 February 2011

We visit this restaurant whenever we can. The locally sourced food is always very well cooked and presented. There are two main menus which are wide enough to offer choice but small enough to ensure they are well prepared and the ingredient are fresh. The...More

Thank united33
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 rue Pierre Gilles de Gennes, 85300 Challans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Vendee  >  Challans
  • Phone Number: +33 2 51 35 39 09
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