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L'Alchimiste Restaurante

6 rue de Lorraine, 49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 67 65 18
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“monkfish” (2 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (3 reviews)
“side street” (4 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
6 rue de Lorraine, 49400, Saumur, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If your not in a rush this a great take, food very good, prices decent, service pleasant and efficient.

Thank scott t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful evening with good food and wine with a great atmosphere. How two people can provide this is a testament to their proffessional approach. Service was impeccable.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 13 August 2017

If you go to Saumur, have dinner in that elegant restaurant. The food is very good, great presentation and friendly staff. Worth the visit andprices are reasonable.

Thank jeanjacquespsaute
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Near our hotel and, after a long drive this is just what we needed. A small place in a side street with a sensibly priced menu and pleasant service. The 22euro menu was very good in all respects. We were first customer at 7.30pm and...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We have been to L'Alchemiste many times now and the food is always excellent. The menu changes regularly and is always interesting. This time the dessert was outstanding. It really is worth seeking the restaurant out. Three courses for 22 euros is a bargain with...More

2  Thank sab57Derbyshire
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Lovely little place. A choice of a shaded street-side table or a charming inside table. Great value Plat du Jour: fabulously presented Monkfish or Fillet Mignon Porc on the day we visited. We weren't expecting the beautiful little amuse bouches. The Stewed Apricots on Sesame...More

1  Thank RoamingJeff
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Whilst the food is exceptionally well presented, we found that the Flavours missed the mark. The dining environment is a little sterile and there was only one waitress that did everything for the whole restaurant. She worked very efficiently and professionally but could only provide...More

Thank Tammy S
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Had lunch here during the week and found it all to be excellent! The dishes were well prepared (my husband and I both did the lunch pre-fixed menu), service was friendly and fast, and prices were reasonable. Overall would highly recommend! One of our best...More

Thank emilee7979
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This restaurant is reasonably priced and provides good quality cuisine. Menu is perhaps a bit limited but food is artfully presented. Service was fine.

Thank 60Cam
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice meal at the Alchimiste, the set menu was exceptional value. It was recommended by another good restaurant as being one of the top four or five in Saumur and we would certainly agree. Great food and very good service.

Thank Kate2015nz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue de Lorraine, 49400, Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 67 65 18
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