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Le Rabelais Restaurant

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02 Tran Phu, Ward 3, Da Lat, Vietnam
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+84 63 3825 444
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Dee Why Beach NSW Australia
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful French colonial building and the dinning room is magnificent. The food is good but a bit overpriced and the menu options are a bit limited. I had the duck which was excellent and my dinning partner the salmon which was overdone although the raspberry sauce was very good and went well with the salmon. We shared a banana... More 

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Neston, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Fine dining in a magnificent dining room overlooking the lake. We had dropped in the afternoon and were seated at a table right by the French window overlooking the grounds and lake. The table was beautifully set with a lovely modern flower arrangement and a candelabra. The close proximity to the French windows meant that dripping was created sculptures during... More 

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Thank Richard C
Adelaide, Australia
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Had a lunch at this restaurant. Very dissappointing. The food, chicken and steak, was overcooked. This is saying something as we tend to like food well-done. The food was not worth the price. The wine list was quite good for Vietnam but very expensive.

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Thank Salian161
Jeruslem
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110 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is part of the Da lat palace hotel , if our experience of their breakfast menu is any guide I would avoid as the food is of a very poor quality

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Thank Martin aryeh W
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168 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Very well setted up food and service. Everything perfect, a real relaxing dinner with the lake view. Enjoy!

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Chiangmai
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152 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Le Rabelais is a French restaurant in Dalat Palace Hotel. It has exquisitely beautiful ambience, and you have to pay a lot to eat here. On Saturday, there was a VIP function, so the place was fully booked. On a rainy Sunday, we were the only two guests eating here. I was bitten by a mosquito, and a bat flew... More 

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Thank Hilltriber
Yen Nhi T, Secretary to General Director at Le Rabelais Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Hilltriber, Thank you for taking your time to post review on Tripadvisor. We regret that we couldn't meet your expectation this time and we are very sorry for the problems you had encountered with. Kindle be advised that your constructive comments would surely be taken seriously. We look forward to welcoming you back in a not very far future... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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766 reviews
548 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 370 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We have visited Le Rabelais many times, but, unfortunately, it was closed for a private function the last time we tried to dine there. This time, however, the memories were still there in the present with good service and excellent presentation of delicious food. They suggested their Menu Plaisir (Pleasure Menu) which started with a delicate amuse bouche followed by... More 

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Thank gabykouchacji
Yen Nhi T, Secretary to General Director at Le Rabelais Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear gabykouchacji, We read your comments with great pleasure. All the team are very hapy to hear we have exceeded your expectation and we were able to provide you an amazing dinner. We are also pleased that you enjoyed the Menu Plaisir, which is the Chef's Recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back in a not very far future.... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Located on the ground floor of the Da Lat Palace Hotel this restaurant on a small hill overlooks the lake. The view is quite stunning day or night. The hotel looks quite impressive from the outside but is even grander when you step indoors. Service at the restaurant is impeccable while enjoying a candle-light dinner with the piano playing softly... More 

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Yen Nhi T, Secretary to General Director at Le Rabelais Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Tkjuliet, Thank you for choosing Le Rabelais Restaurant for your dinner and for taking your precious time to review us on Tripadvisor. All the team are very glad that you enjoyedyour dinner at our restaurant with tasty 3-course set menu and romantic ambiance by the piano played softly. Knowing that we were able to ensure a memorble dinner for... More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The restaurant is located inside the Da Lat Palace hotel which is very easy to find. It was beautifully decorated with a rococo-esque style, truly a thrilling experience for anyone to have considering this hotel was built from long time ago. We only visited this place for a drink but would be definitely back again soon. Very nice and fancy... More 

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Thank Vermous J
Yen Nhi T, PR & Marketing Executive at Le Rabelais Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Vermous J, Thank you for choosing Le Rabelais Restaurant and for taking you precious time to post your comments on Tripadvisor website. All the team are pleased to know that your experience at our restaurant met your expectation. We look forward to your return whenever your travels bring you back to Da Lat. With Warmest Regards, Nguyen Hoang Vu... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2016

I had dinner here with my wife when we were in Dalat, it was such an amazing experience. normally for traveling, we never paid too much money for a fancy restaurant which we were not sure about the quality. But we were amazed with the decor, most beautiful french restaurant I have ever been to, the food was above average,... More 

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Thank Vu H
Yen Nhi T, PR & Marketing Executive at Le Rabelais Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Vu H, Thank you very much for choosing Le Rabelais Restaurant for your dinner and for taking your precious time to post your review on Tripadvisor website. We are delighted to learn that you did not only like the French ambiance of our restaurant but also enjoyed the food as well as the services rendered by our staff. Knowing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 02 Tran Phu, Ward 3, Da Lat, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Lam Dong Province  >  Da Lat
  • Phone Number: +84 63 3825 444

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?