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Le Relais Restaurant Bistro

$$ - $$$, , French
286 Chemin Knowlton, Knowlton, Lac-Brome, Quebec J0E 1V0, Canada
+1 450-242-2232
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (31 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Canadian, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
286 Chemin Knowlton, Knowlton, Lac-Brome, Quebec J0E 1V0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A Knowlton institution, this is a "don't miss" for three reasons: (1) another point of homage for all fans of Louise Penny; (2) le canard (duck breast, duck burger, duck sausage, we tried them all, each was great); and, (3) sugar pie (OMG good, personal...More

Thank jakester88
AileenG190, Owner at Le Relais Restaurant Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so happy you enjoyed yourselves! Come back and see us again for a slice of Sugar Pie!

Reviewed 1 week ago

If your a fan of the "Three Pines" mystery novel series, you'll find the bistro and inn familiar. I happened to be reading my first Louise Penny "Three Pines" book when we stayed at the inn and ate dinner here. You can definitely fell the...More

Thank Belmarmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying in Bromont on vacation and decided to have dinner in Knowlton / Lac Brome. I recommend a reservation because the place was very busy on a Thursday night. We watched w interest as locals came in and greeted each other so the...More

Thank alisa62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food, affordable with a good selection to please most people. it has a bistro feeling and yet it is a cosy , warm atmosphere.

Thank Cameron B
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We had the duck, which seemed reheated, and the accompaniments were overcooked. It was not a bad meal but certainly not in any way special. However the service was very attentive.More

Thank Hanna H
Aileen G, Manager at Le Relais Restaurant Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are very sorry to hear you feel you had a disappointing meal. We are known for our duck dishes therefore would like to make it up to you if you are in the area again. Please let us know by email and we can...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018

We'd had a long drive and wanted to just relax and have a quiet dinner in town. We also knew about the Lac-Brome duck so wanted to try it and were not disappointed. Relaxed, friendly service and good food. Perfect!

Thank Anderct
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We have been biking in the Knowlton area and around the lake and stopped into Le Relais for lunch. It was a glorious day and so we sat outside in the back on their large patio. Lunch was wonderful. I started with the French Onion...More

Thank SarasotaBill
Aileen G, Owner at Le Relais Restaurant Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you for your kind words! Christine loves serving you and we look forward to seeing you in the future!

Reviewed 21 June 2018

This is an institution that dates back to the 19th century, and a visit by a former Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau. We had a lovely traditional duck supper ($28) with veggies. The service was good, the duck was tasty, and we were not disappointed.

Thank kits0u
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We both had steak and they were very good and cook to our liking. The service was excellent. The price was reasable. I would recommend this place.

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My sister and I were on an homage to Louise Penny self guided tour. Had to visit "the" bistro. Excellent food and service. Thank you, Christine!

Thank Bwmills54
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1 May 2018|
Response from tplmtl | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure but expect they would. I have seen larger groups there. Just give them a little notice. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Chemin Knowlton, Knowlton, Lac-Brome, Quebec J0E 1V0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Lac-Brome  >  Knowlton
  • Phone Number: +1 450-242-2232
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