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Le Lion D'or

le Bourg, 24240 Saussignac, France
+33 5 53 24 72 30
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (6 reviews)
“crab soup” (3 reviews)
“entrecote” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
le Bourg, 24240 Saussignac, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the main square of Saussignac, Le Lion D'Or comes with a long history and is a charming building. The restaurant offers a classic French bistro menu, and most of it is done well; there is clearly a loyal local clientele as well. Service...More

Thank ManInTheGulf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always visit when we are on holiday,Small menu but exceptional cooking by Luc the chef and front of house Marieanne.Marieanne speaks very good English and both go out of their way to make sure you have an enjoyable evening. Our holiday would not be...More

Thank evelyna191
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, I had the scallops and the rack of lamb. Really enjoyed the food, also the service was great. Spoke a little of English which was lucky :-) I will be returning when I come back to France. Thanks

Thank Ablepropertysvc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely surprise. Small village, local restaurant but the food was worthy of a much bigger and celebrated place. Crab soup, superb lamb, well-cooked fish and excellent steak; everything was lovely and plentiful. 'House' wine was a let down but we were warned that...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We were staying in Saussignac and had a meal here one night. We both had crab soup to start which was pleasant but a little to peppery. I had the rack of Lamb which was good, but my wife had duck breast which was very...More

Thank billhopkins
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We have been to this restaurant several times in the past, but not recently. They have an advantage over other local establishments as they are open on Monday evenings (as well as on all other days of the week). We booked at short notice (confusingly...More

Thank kerry b
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Staying in the village, we visited this place twice and would happily return. The hosts are warm and friendly (and forgiving for our limited French!). The chef always came out to check that we were happy and who couldn't be with the l'escargots!! Fantastic fois...More

Thank Sodyathen
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We liked the ambiance of this charming village restaurant, its owners and its local wines. So we returned on Mother's Day (French) where they had a fixed price menu of 23 euros for 3 courses. The starter was 2 types of foie, then quail and...More

Thank pipayne
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We couldn't have been more pleased to have found this place in the tiny village of Saussignac. Beautiful spot, genuinely great French food (my 2 companions couldn't stop talking about the lamb and my scallops were some of the best i've had), incredibly warm &...More

Thank Kat L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Booked for lunch in the week,not many people so nice and quiet! Excellent food and we were made welcome! Different taste...we had the black crab soupe with spices...very nice and the profiteroles are pure sins.... Take your time to eat there ! Will go back...More

Thank Beina1
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James M
25 July 2015|
Response from sasScotland_UK | Reviewed this property |
The only reason we never took our children (teenagers) was because we knew the men would not suit them. The hosts are very friendly and were pleased the girls joined us for dessert. I think they would be very accommodating... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: le Bourg, 24240 Saussignac, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Saussignac
  • Phone Number: +33 5 53 24 72 30
+33 5 53 24 72 30
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