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Le Fruit Defendu

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80 boulevard Bellerive, 92500 Rueil-Malmaison, France
+33 1 47 49 60 60
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Monday
Closed
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 19:30 - 22:00
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Croissy-sur-Seine, France
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156 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We went for our wedding anniversary and were surprised by the beautiful location and hidden setting of this place. The majority of the clientele the evening seemed to be over 50 but that's fine - the food is traditional French cuisine like magret de canard, mignons de porc, that sort of thing. For us, service was a tiny bit slow... More 

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Thank The_EdVenture
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The place is beautiful with a scene view of the river Seine from the terrasse. The food is good and could be much better and the choice of wines is fine. But the service was slow not only at our table but in all the restaurant. The pace between meals was too long and one could say that the Sunday... More 

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Thank Riccardo G
Paris, France
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

You are probably asking yourself why the rating isn't commensurate with the title and quite frankly I was very impressed with the food which is unfortunately not something I can say every day. Great value proposition, nice atmosphere (great open fire in the middle of the restaurant) and the quality and friendliness of the staff was good. That said, the... More 

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Thank Richard B
Waterloo, Belgium
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

A very quite and beautiful and romantic restaurant with a terrasse over the river Seine. Kitchen and selection of wine, service with smiles are great !!

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Thank Louis C
Rueil-Malmaison, France
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Good French cuisine. Average service. Somehow static menu. A cosy venue in a private house with garden.

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Thank Fred_Rando
Seattle, Washington
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77 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

We ate here for a celebratory lunch with a guest from out of town. Sunday afternoon, the dining room was completely full, yet no issues with noise, we had wonderful conversation and took our time enjoying our three courses. Opening hours are posted as "until 2pm" but I am certain we were there for nearly 3 hours, long past that... More 

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Thank gorobingo
Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain
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100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

I was there with my colleagues and despite we had some issues to find it on a raining night, when we finally made it, it was worthy. The meal was really well cooked, my foie gras, my scallops and my dessert where simply perfect. The scallops not too much cooked, not to raw, the foie grass well married with the... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Situated on the bank of the River Seine, we visited this restaurant while staying at the nearby Holiday Inn. What a treat! We had excellent food in a fabulous location. Well worth a visit.

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Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

My significant other and I were revcently here for dinner and then two nights later, for a wedding reception. I could eat here 365 days a year. Fabulous setting, service was the over the top. Kevin, the Director could not be any nicer and professional. I would fly back to Paris just to dine here again!!! It was sooooooooo wonderful.

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Doha, Qatar
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108 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

In Rueil Malmaison for the day , my daughter invited me to this restaurant on the rivet Seine. It was very busy on that day as many business people were dining... The service was excellent and the food was splendid! I had "Paleron de veau braisé, petit ragoût de carottes, daïkon et chitakee, jus au romarin" and accompanied this with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 boulevard Bellerive, 92500 Rueil-Malmaison, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Hauts-de-Seine  >  Rueil-Malmaison
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 49 60 60

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