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Le Cristal

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French, Contemporary
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Parc du Futuroscope, 86360 Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, France
+33 5 49 49 30 00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

There is nothing really amazing about the way they apply molecular cooking at this restaurant: some emulsions, some vegetable jelly and some nitrogen for the smoky effects... While the starters and the main course were rather average, the desert was a total mess: an inconsistent mix of tastes. Just to be clear: we're used to eating at great restaurants and... More 

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Reviewed 20 September 2014

Great food, with an interesting touch: the chef loves molecular cooking , which is ever so fitting in this environment (theme park Futuroscope).

Thank renee1963
Stockholm, Sweden
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501 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We decided to try this experience for dinner before the night show of Futuroscope. Preset kids menu and adults menu is available. Portions are quite big. Few 'moleculaire' effects for starters/meat dish and dessert. It is an interesting experience but I would not do it again. Wine list is affordable. Service is average.

Thank Anne-Christine
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I never gave 5/5 for a dinner before! I never believed the "nouvelle" type of cuisine would hit me like million volts. I seem to be a "Lady" to adore Lady menu proposed by Le Cristal at Futuroscope ;-) Absolute crown for the day, beautiful setup, nice evening breeze by the pond, prompt and kind service, after so many nice... More 

Thank Susanna A
South Yorkshire uk
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154 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2011

In the evening we needed a meal and used this restaurant, when we arrived it was nearly empty but filled up soon after. We had a table overlooking the lake, which meant it was a bit windy but the view was worth it. When we were seated, a waiter came and part filled a jar on the table with water... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parc du Futuroscope, 86360 Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Vienne  >  Chasseneuil-du-Poitou
  • Phone Number: +33 5 49 49 30 00
Futuroscope’s gourmet restaurant breaks new ground with its attractions menu that turns the fun there into fun-fare on your plate. The teams at Le Cristal have delved into molecular gastronomy and picked the region’s finest organic produce to invent a showpiece cuisine peppered with enjoyable experiences you can try on your plate. Treat yourself to an unforgettable mealtime experience in this perfect lakeside setting.

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