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Le Clos du Roy

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12 rue de la Petite Fontaine, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
+33 5 57 74 41 55
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Alexandria, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner outside with a view of the castle up on the hill. Excellent dinner selections - very modern and delicious. And of course an extensive wine list. Very glad we chose le Clos du Roy.

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Thank Noncy
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Very delicious and innovative food. Sitting outside in the April sunshine was delightful. The staff are charming. Not cheap and they want to sell to you - I like being sold to! We selected from set lunch menu - all excellent and beautifully presented - cod with a yummy risotto - stuffed guinea fowl - beautiful. So pleased we chose... More 

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Thank Helen R
uk
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143 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Popped in here on a wine buying visit to St-Emillon and was very pleasantly surprised. First surprise was the elegant decor, then the friendly and attentive service, then the excellent food, the wine, and then the price! Possible the best rabbit terrine I have ever had, a wonderful confit de canard, and a nice bottle of, what else, St-Emilion. Very... More 

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Thank Grahame B
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

If you care about your money don't go there. We ordered the menu of €26 and paid nearly €90 the difference was for cheap aperitife and bottle of water. The food by the way not so bad

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Thank Israel E
NikholaLC, Gérant at Le Clos du Roy, responded to this review

You can t contest our prices . It s unacceptable If you have not enough money you have to choose the restorant before. Our prices are not too expensive. Why you haven t told us It s too easy to write it after You are bad persons More 

Wales
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

They opened especially for us on a Monday night in the quiet season for them. The wine list was impressive as you would expect for this region. A set menu for the table meant that some of the party wouldn't have chosen the selections, but the cooking was good. Scallop carpaccio starter was excellent. The main of suckling pig presentation... More 

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Thank billthefirst
Sandwich, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

As our first trip some 3 years ago. Typically French food with impeccable service. The menu €30 for 3 courses was good value. A slight preponderance of 'foam', once masquerading as onion soup and twice as part of a fish dish - the only 2 actual downers were the luke- warm plates for the fish and a rather chewy madelaine.... More 

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Thank Janet G
Zurich, Switzerland
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180 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

It was a Wednesday evening and the village not very busy, the fog had not lifted all day and now in the dark the street seems empty and a bit mystic. Just right to go and have dinner. We did find the place in a side street and we were at 19.15h the only guests. Nevertheless the welcome was genuine... More 

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Thank R113
Marsalforn, Malta
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited this restaurant for Sunday lunch on our journey home from Bordeaux. Whilst St Emillion was busy this was an oasis of calm. The service particularly from Nikhola was excellent as was the food and wine and overall was very good value for money

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Thank Murphy134
Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We booked for the Saturday night of our visit not knowing that it was their "heritage w/e". No one told us that the only menu that evening was a 56 euro one! As the town was very full we were reluctant to give up our table and go elsewhere. The food was over elaborate and disappointingly bland

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Thank Eleanor5491
Singapore, Singapore
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The restaurant had a tough act to follow after lunch up the road, but it was still disappointing. The duck was overcooked, the service very lazy and we were located in a car park. It was also one of the more expensive meals we had in a week in the region.

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Thank stephenaitchison

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue de la Petite Fontaine, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Saint-Emilion
  • Phone Number: +33 5 57 74 41 55

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?