Had dinner for 4 at L'escentiel. 3 courses each. Service excellent and food very good. The pasta with salmon was particularly good and the puddings were all delicious. Reasonable prices. Dog friendly too!
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We enjoyed our dinner here. As reviewers have said the restaurant is small, with some tables inside and some outside. It was full but not uncomfortably so and the small (Seemingly only the Chef and Maitre'D!) team managed perfectly. There is something honest about a...More
I visit l'Essentiel again and again. The food and the service is excellent. But reserve a table because the restaurant is very small. I give credit to the friendly cook every time and look forward to the next visit.
Over many years L'escentiel has been the restaurant I have most recommended to visitors not up for a grand-hotel feast. The chef is a true local whose training brought his methods & skills are put to excellent use in this tiny (RESERVE!!!) on the Basse...More
We had the "Caesar " salad and the asparagus starters. Both were very good, the Caesar was not typical, very different and very good. Both of us tried the fish, not sure what we were getting, but glad we ordered it. The apricot tart was...More
The restaurant is small and unpretentious, with simple table setting. The chef is great, and the food is really top notch. The bill is more than affordable, excellent value for money. The Chef and the waiteress and very friendly, the whole atmosphre is simply right.
My wife and I visited this restaurant for lunch. With only 20 indoor seats it was difficult to get a table but when we managed this we were highly surprised over the excellent food the cook was making. We chose a socalled "module" lunch i.e....More
My friend & I stopped here when the place we intended to go was not open. Serendipity. Excellent food. Small but quiet. We tried to return two times, but each time, it was already fully booked. So, make a reservation. It's worth it.