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Le Saponaire Restaurant

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2 rue Principale, 37510 Savonnieres, France
+33 2 47 43 59 86
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Romney Marsh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

We were staying nearby and did not want to venture out too far to eat especially as the weather was rather wet. We were told of this restaurant where we were staying and found it quite easily. We ate inside due to the weather and found it to be comfortable and welcoming. There was a quite adequate choice and we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015

My husband and I were staying in Ballan mire and decided upon this restaurant for dinner. Our French is minuscule to non existent but the lovely owner had prepared a menu board in English which was perfect. The menu is limited to 3-4 choices per course but that made choosing our dishes easier. For entrees I had the salmon opera... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

We ate here for dinner after visiting Villandry. The food was excellent. My husband had lamb and I had fish and we shared a dessert of profiteroles. Both dishes were cooked perfectly and the dessert topped it off nicely. We sat outside and the atmosphere was quaint and very romantic. The service was very attentive.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

We stopped here for lunch after visiting the chateau and gardens at Villandry. The outside dining area is pleasant and has that "French village" atmosphere. We both chose from the plait du jour menu,with my wife having the fish (cod) with potatoes and my dish was the pork ribs with a salsa source. The "fish with potatoes" turned out to... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

We chanced upon this wonderful little restaurant/hotel situated on the D7 3kms east of Chateaux Villandry There is a delightful open air shaded terraced area, covered in a Kiwi fruit vine. There are about 30 covers, with good toilet facilities leading off. The restaurant was nearly full by the time we arrived at about 12.30 for lunch. There is ample... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

We happened upon this pretty restaurant while chasing Chateaux in the Loire Valley. There is a welcoming garden area with plenty of shade and a small but adequate menu. Although the foie gras was not available, my wife launched with gusto into a dozen tender snails, the physical beauty of which was inversely proportional to their great flavour. My more... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 rue Principale, 37510 Savonnieres, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Indre-et-Loire  >  Savonnieres
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 43 59 86

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