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The Fiddlers Rest

RN21 Maison Rouge | acote/next door to Hochart Remorques, 24800 Chalais, France
+33 5 53 62 15 80
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“burger” (3 reviews)
“irish stew” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
RN21 Maison Rouge | acote/next door to Hochart Remorques, 24800 Chalais, France
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We run a Gite (Les Grandes Landes) not far from The Fiddlers Rest and as well as us eating here at least once a month we recommend it to all the guests that stay in the Gite. The food is always cooked well and the...More

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This pub is great!. The food is fantastic and the portions are huge!. The hosts are so nice and friendly and really made us feel welcome. I would recommend a visit if you are in the area.

Thank TK0109
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Cosy restaurant with lovely irish owners, good food and company. In the autumn/winter season you can enjoy the fires going on, have only drinks if you are not hungry and enjoy the friendly atmosphere.

Thank Marjo K
McInpneu, Owner at The Fiddlers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you Marjo, we're glad you enjoy our place .... and of course, the fish and chips too :D Look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Staying at Thiviers and called here for a meal and was not disapointed. The salmon was to die for and would definitly eat here again. Very friendly staff also

Thank LindaO37
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Lovely restaurant with a great Irish host and magnificent, plentiful food. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

When you drive past it looks as if it isn't open but make a point of stopping and trying it. Very friendly Irish landlord and he persuaded me not to have a starter because the fish & chips I'd ordered were huge. Good value pub...More

Thank MichelinTom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great ambiance with open fire and an Irish feeling. Nice pub with my favorite Guinness... and great pub food. The fish and chips is the best of Europe in my opinion.

Thank Josephine S
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Visited last night, lovely warm friendly atmosphere. Didn't have a reservation but they managed to squeeze us in . I had the salmon fillet served with tagliatelle, my partner had beef in Guinness with mash . Both thoroughly enjoyed it . I had waffle for...More

Thank Colchesterbob
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on recommendation of Adrian and Sharon from the Hotel de Russie in Thiviers. I'm really glad we did! Excellent Irish Stew for me, my wife ordered the veggie chic pea burger (nicest my wife had ever eaten) but did not want chips....More

Thank fordtrry1
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Was taken along to this lovely place by Mandy and Ros Petherick, had Fish and Chips which was amazing, will def come back and try a few of the other dishes!!!

Thank buddytwoshoes
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Danielle R
24 August 2017|
Response from McInpneu | Property representative |
No sorry, we don't have a tv. Not sure of anywhere that have SKY either, other than private house holders. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
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: RN21 Maison Rouge | acote/next door to Hochart Remorques, 24800 Chalais, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Chalais
  • Phone Number: +33 5 53 62 15 80
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Irish styled family run pub serving home cooked food of various international flavours.
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