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Le Caveau

4 B Place du Champ de Foire, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
+33 2 41 59 98 28
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
10 Oct 2016
“Unique experience.”
5 Sep 2016
“somewhere different”
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$$ - $$$
4 B Place du Champ de Foire, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

This restaurant, right in the heart of the town offers a unique experience. You are in a cave and will have a set menue. Star of the menue is bread. Baked in an open fire right in the restaurant. They serve typical local food and...More

Thank 611manfred45
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I have eaten in other Troglodyte restaurants in this region but I have to say this was exceptional A very warm welcome and a great explanation of the specialities cooked in a wood fired oven at the entrance to the cave. We had the offered...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Came across Le Caveau after visiting the nearby Mystère des Faluns (worth a visit!). Their formula is simple - a menu based around a local speciality. If you're looking for a choice, go somewhere else. If you like good, simple food cooked very well and...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped in on recommendation from our hotel. The owners greet you with a smile. They served delicious fresh hot bread from a fire oven. Your fill them and enjoy. The atmosphere is unique with the cave... worth a visit.

Thank GregorRon
Reviewed 8 April 2016

The host was friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was unique. The price was reasonable, especially since wine was included. But the rillette de porc reminded me of cold chicken salad before any seasoning is added. The fried pork was the same. Nothing special. The goat...More

Thank jennyamy
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We came with a party of 10, and got mixed up on our reservations with another restaurant, not too far away. They were lovely about the mix-up/being late on arriving by a half hour in the afternoon, near 14h. Though this is not only an...More

Thank Termite2015
Reviewed 30 July 2015

The fixed Menu Troglos focuses on the food of the ancient people who lived here, and on local ingredients. Very good, varied foods, and an extraordinary value when you factor in that wine is included in the modest price.

2  Thank MaryEllenStamford
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Just one set menu - no need to make any decisions. You are offered an aperitif of Coteau de layon, a lovely, local, sweet wine. The first starter - delicious garlic mushrooms in small pitta breads, the pitta breads arrive throughout the meal hot, straight...More

1  Thank Dani585
Reviewed 30 September 2013 via mobile

We ate here the first week of our holiday and returned the third week. We enjoyed a multi course menu, each course accompanied by fresh hot pocket bread with unlimited wine. The first course stuffed mushrooms are exceptional, but each course is delicious. Great service...More

1  Thank Kayandtom
Reviewed 3 August 2012

We had a fab meal here. We weren't at all sure what to expect as we entered a cave but the waiter was very pleasant and welcoming and quickly switched to English but also put up with our attempts at French! It was a set...More

1  Thank Mrselbows
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Are you open on Monday evenings?
25 April 2015|
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Bonjour, ne pouvant accéder à votre siite (il semble qu'il soit infecté par un Trojan) pourriez vous nous indiquer vos tarifs (nous souhaitons nous rendre chez vous demain soir soit le 14/04. D'avance merci pour votre réponse
15 April 2017|
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Ce restaurants prend les chèques vacances?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 B Place du Champ de Foire, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Doue-la-Fontaine
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 59 98 28
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