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Le Fruit Defendu

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80 boulevard Bellerive, 92500 Rueil-Malmaison, France
+33 1 47 49 60 60
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 19:30 - 22:00
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Croissy-sur-Seine, France
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165 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We went for our wedding anniversary and were surprised by the beautiful location and hidden setting of this place. The majority of the clientele the evening seemed to be over 50 but that's fine - the food is traditional French cuisine like magret de canard, mignons de porc, that sort of thing. For us, service was a tiny bit slow... More 

Thank The_EdVenture
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The place is beautiful with a scene view of the river Seine from the terrasse. The food is good and could be much better and the choice of wines is fine. But the service was slow not only at our table but in all the restaurant. The pace between meals was too long and one could say that the Sunday... More 

Thank Riccardo G
Paris, France
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

You are probably asking yourself why the rating isn't commensurate with the title and quite frankly I was very impressed with the food which is unfortunately not something I can say every day. Great value proposition, nice atmosphere (great open fire in the middle of the restaurant) and the quality and friendliness of the staff was good. That said, the... More 

Thank Richard B
Waterloo, Belgium
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2016

A very quite and beautiful and romantic restaurant with a terrasse over the river Seine. Kitchen and selection of wine, service with smiles are great !!

Thank Louis C
Rueil-Malmaison, France
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Good French cuisine. Average service. Somehow static menu. A cosy venue in a private house with garden.

Thank Fred_Rando
Seattle, Washington
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86 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We ate here for a celebratory lunch with a guest from out of town. Sunday afternoon, the dining room was completely full, yet no issues with noise, we had wonderful conversation and took our time enjoying our three courses. Opening hours are posted as "until 2pm" but I am certain we were there for nearly 3 hours, long past that... More 

Thank gorobingo
Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain
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103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

I was there with my colleagues and despite we had some issues to find it on a raining night, when we finally made it, it was worthy. The meal was really well cooked, my foie gras, my scallops and my dessert where simply perfect. The scallops not too much cooked, not to raw, the foie grass well married with the... More 

Thank Arantxa Y
Bedford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Situated on the bank of the River Seine, we visited this restaurant while staying at the nearby Holiday Inn. What a treat! We had excellent food in a fabulous location. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank Saraluu
Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

My significant other and I were revcently here for dinner and then two nights later, for a wedding reception. I could eat here 365 days a year. Fabulous setting, service was the over the top. Kevin, the Director could not be any nicer and professional. I would fly back to Paris just to dine here again!!! It was sooooooooo wonderful.

1 Thank joanieb360
Doha, Qatar
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123 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

In Rueil Malmaison for the day , my daughter invited me to this restaurant on the rivet Seine. It was very busy on that day as many business people were dining... The service was excellent and the food was splendid! I had "Paleron de veau braisé, petit ragoût de carottes, daïkon et chitakee, jus au romarin" and accompanied this with... More 

1 Thank eljedm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 boulevard Bellerive, 92500 Rueil-Malmaison, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Hauts-de-Seine  >  Rueil-Malmaison
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 49 60 60

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