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Auberge des Orchidees

Avenue Hippolyte Puech, 12250 Tournemire, France
+33 5 65 62 80 42
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“roquefort” (8 reviews)
“main course” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
Avenue Hippolyte Puech, 12250 Tournemire, France
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

We ere able to enjoy a beautiful French 3 course meal with local fresh ingredients. This is a must for anyone visiting the area. The staff are helpful and will make sure you enjoy your meal.

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Our host recommended this restaurant to us, and we were very pleased with her recommendation. Easy to find, and with seating inside or outside. We chose inside as outside can get 'fresh' after 9pm. We were greeted with a smile and friendly welcome; water, olives...More

Thank Zoe S
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Do not judge this book by its cover! And take your time to peek inside. The food is an above average version of what the region has to offer, at a great price.

Thank Hans G
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

We went there after a visit to the Roquefort caves. The lunch was good with first quality local products and I enjoyed it but the very limited personnel made it that we waited an hour and a half for our food andvthatbis unbearable. They have...More

Thank Beatrice S
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This is cozy village restaurant serves surprisingly high-end traditional French cooking. The 22-euro lunch menu was a sumptuous 5-course feast, balanced, well-paced, and elegantly served. Our bottle of local Marcillac red wine (also just 22 euros) was a perfect accompaniment. Sharp and creamy Roquefort cheese...More

Thank Caitilyn
Reviewed 29 July 2015

we had a really delicious and memorable meal at auberge des orchidees at an unbelievable price. set menus at 22, 34, 42 euro for 3 delicious courses and house-made amuse bouches (food also available a la carte). it was a real find for the area...More

Thank RachandGav
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Came to Tournemire for the Brocante market to celebrate July 14 and discovered this restaurant next door to the Mairie. Arriving early for lunch we had choice of table on the terrace - the setting was so quintessentially country French. We ordered the 22 euros...More

3  Thank Trevorjames2014
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Charming auberge with amusing parrot chatter as well as warm welcome from owner. Sunday lunch was excellent value with delicious dishes with tastes of Roquefort in several. It was too hot to eat on the terrace so we ate in the characterful dining room. Excellent...More

Thank noramaclean
Reviewed 25 May 2015

This small town restaurant is in Tournamire, just a couple of kilometres from the cheese town of Roquefort which naturally features heavily on the menu. The restaurant is surprisingly large, has some impressive architectural features such as a large carved plaster ceiling but overall give...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Excellent 21€ lunch,perfectly cooked very fresh fish,interesting vegetables, well dressed salad, original and delicious, all served with a smile in pretty dining room with ornate ceiling ,antiquey furniture..and orchids! One can also eat on the terrace , and the 14.50€ lunch menu looked good too....More

Thank cil2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Hippolyte Puech, 12250 Tournemire, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Cantal  >  Tournemire
  • Phone Number: +33 5 65 62 80 42
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