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43 rue de France, 77300, Fontainebleau, France
+33 1 64 22 01 57
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
43 rue de France, 77300, Fontainebleau, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While planning our trip to Fontaineblue, I checked TripAdvisor for the #1 restaurant and made a booking in advance. Best food-related decision ever. It's really a shame that some of the reviews speak so lowly of the staff, because the chef who came to personally...More

Thank WoDi80
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We stopped in Fontainebleau especially to eat here. The food was very well presented; beautiful and tasty - worth the 1 star Michelin. Unfortunately, it was marred by the bad service. The first server seemed stressed and irritated. He was quite young, and you got...More

1  Thank betty j
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Sunday lunch was beautifully presented with many choices. A good mix of flavors. Very relaxing pace of courses.

Thank Judytravel1999
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Food was tasty but pricey though. One can get similar quality food at lower price. Nice decor. Not that attentive servers. Will not go back for sure.

Thank Reise2012
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This was blow your mind amazing! Best meal in all of France. I'd love to go back but it's pricey as it should be, maybe next year!

Thank bredeobald
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Food was very tasty and creative. Different menus available for all budgets. Beautiful plates very well presented and colourful. However it took us more than 2 and a half hours to finish lunch. Dishes should really come out of the kitchen faster!

Thank Adrien F
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Spectacular dishes one after the other. Amazingly tasty. Among all the Fontainebleau restaurants we visited during our 8 days there, l'Axel is in an entirely different category.

Thank Charles V
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The food is really good with presentation including a introduction by the owner of each course. Michelin rating is well deserved and you feel like the pride of the team throughout.

Thank Europeisgreat
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We booked several weeks before leaving for France. The restaurant communicated several times with us to confirm our booking and requirements. It was our first night in France and thus was a special way of celebrating our first night. The food is attentively prepared as...More

Thank jackirmic
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I have been to my fair share of degustation menus. Usually walking away tired from the lengthy waits between courses and bloated from rich meal after rich meal. But this was a meal like no other. From the start surpassed my expectations. Booking was easy...More

Thank Tanya S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
19:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 21:30
19:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 rue de France, 77300, Fontainebleau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Fontainebleau
  • Phone Number: +33 1 64 22 01 57
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