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Les Caves de Marson

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$$ - $$$
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1 rue Henri Fricotelle | MARSON, 49400 Rou-Marson, France
+33 2 41 50 50 05
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Massy, France
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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

How to describe the so called « fouée »? Actually, « fouée » is a sort of a small pitta bread baked in firewood oven. LES CAVES DE MARSON is a troglodyte restaurant. You can see the fouee breads being cooked in the oven. The menu started with a traditional aperitif, the starter is a little mushroom pie followed by the main: a lot... More 

Thank Emhel
Maine et Loire, France
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had an amazing meal here after we had seen the Horse show in the Cadre Noir in Saumur. The food was delicious and plenty of it plus the Service and the owner were really friendly and made us as a family of 7 feel very welcome. The meal included the wine in the price and it was a beautiful... More 

1 Thank Rita and Ed K
Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 June 2016

On arrival at the restaurant we were very impressed. The beautiful garden and facade was a glimpse of the pleasant experience we were about to enjoy. After we were guided to our table by our friendly waitress we had time to settle and take in the beautiful setting. Our orders were then taken and drinks were promptly served. Service of... More 

Thank ScubaSCB
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Great troglodyte restaurant to eat 'foués' baked in firewood oven. Nice service. really typical from the region. One of the best in Anjou.

Thank NairodF
York, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

this is a fabulous troglodyte restaurant with the most wonderful menu. We have had several similar meals but this was definitely the best. The restaurant itself is fantastic and the owner is very friendly and helpful. There was so much food and its all great quality. You can see the fouee breads being cooked in the oven and the food... More 

Thank gottal
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

We made a reservation here thinking it would be a unique dinner for our family (including 2 kids ages 8, 10). I was expecting decent food in an interesting setting. We were pleasantly amazed at what a fabulous evening it turned out to be. The food was excellent and appealed to everyone at the table. The quantity was huge and... More 

1 Thank AmyCCalgary
Mission, Canada
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We were staying in Pornic which is a 4 hour drive away and we only knew of this restaurant from a TV programme with Luke Nyguen and his gastronomic travels in France. We booked online and had no problems with the reservation arriving a little early but spent it taking pictures of the fabulous chateau and its grounds nearby. The... More 

Thank Brian R
Westborough, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We had a confirmed e-mail reservation for lunch on a Tuesday in May 27, 2014. After driving for 3 hours we arrived to find the restaurant was closed. A man came out of a building after we searched around and told us they are not open on Tuesday for lunch, only for dinner . "Too bad". The confirmed reservation didn't... More 

Thank Bradbury H
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213 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2014

It was very cool to have lunch in Les Caves de Marson. The bread was delicious and the accompaniments of pork and fish were very good. The caves are part of the history of the area and if there is a chance to have a meal there, do it!

Thank Doymo
marsonnette, Gérant at Les Caves de Marson, responded to this review
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2014

This was truly a unique eating experience. The entire restaurant is enclosed in a cave. The entrance was enchanting, the lighting subdued but quite easy to see the interior. Food was well presented and excellent taste. Atmosphere unique and most comfortable. Hospitality was excellent. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

Thank Walkabout2007
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Merci pour votre message, au plaisir de vous revoir. Cordialement, M. NOYER. More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$11 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue Henri Fricotelle | MARSON, 49400 Rou-Marson, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Rou-Marson
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 50 50 05

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?