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La Gourmandine

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French, European, International, Contemporary
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22 avenue du President Wilson, 86100 Chatellerault, France
+33 5 49 21 05 85
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Tasty food and a nice choice of wines. The antmospere in restaurant is nice and the waiters very kind and helpful

Thank Pavlos2903
Manchester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We lunched here during our stay in Chatellerault and ate from the 'Formule' menu, on which there is a good but not over-extensive selection. The service was excellent (English was spoken if required) and the food was very good. Don't expect burgers and pizzas like in many French restaurants these days but well-cooked, tasty and authentic French food. Their descriptions... More 

Thank pmartin5
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395 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

It was our first time in Châtellerault and we chose La Gourmandine purely by chance. We were not disappointed in our choice. The exterior of the hotel/restaurant is quite impressive, as are the public rooms, with lots of beautiful plaster mouldings on the walls and ceilings. However, I disliked the style of the interior decorations and would have preferred it... More 

Thank CindyAnn37
York, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Over the years, we have tried several places to break our journey from Calais to Arcachon, and the name of this hotel attracted us last year. Unfortunately, although the hotel is open on Sundays, the restaurant isn't (and the only options in the town centre on a Sunday night are a couple of Creperies and a Pizzeria) so we tried... More 

Thank Peter and Sue D
Amersham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Excellent place for a stopover en route for the Dordogne. Beautiful house and gardens with internal decoration a clever fusion of the classic and modern. A hotel of great elegance! The dinner was superb, with several freebies between courses, and very reasonably priced. No hesitation in recommending.

Thank Nigel S
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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

The ingredients were redundant, the seasoning was not perfect, i had fish, it was well cooked, but the sauce was not very tasty, a disappointment, and without forgetting that its overpriced

Thank Cckk1
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

This is a delight place, in an excellent setting, a haven in the middle of Chatellerault, a busy town some 30 kilometres north of Poitiers. The beautiful house has several rooms and a very pretty garden for outdoor dining. The welcome and service is of the very best, the food is of good quality, albeit with the occasional disappointment, some... More 

Thank nobyjardin
Craigavon, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

The food, ambience and service are excellent this is our 4th the year in a row coming tback o La Gourmandine and every time we are delighted by the experience eating wonderful food on the terrace is a real pleasure

Thank jmcgrann54
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2013 via mobile

There's a lot I love and hate about French cuisine and it's all here. Fabulous quality local ingredients cooked beautifully. Wild boar, local goats cheeses, fantastic wines and then on the down side, those tiny pre-starters and in-between course nibbles that are unnecessary, slimy and foaming. The whole La Gourmandine experience is fantastic but I can't give it five stars... More 

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 September 2012

Trying to find a good restaurant on a Monday can be difficult, but advised La Gourmandine did a good basic menu on a Monday, we found far more than expected. The food was superb, reasonably priced and service attentive but not excessive.

Thank jollyja

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$23 - US$77
French, European, International, Contemporary
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 avenue du President Wilson, 86100 Chatellerault, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Vienne  >  Chatellerault
  • Phone Number: +33 5 49 21 05 85
  • This restaurant is at La Gourmandine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?