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L'Epicea

9 Place du Chatiague | A Proximite Office du Tourisme de Tence, 43190 Tence, France
+33 4 71 59 23 41
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
1 Jan 2017
“Delicious local cuisine”
26 Sep 2015
“Another very pleasant lunch”
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CUISINES
French, Healthy
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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9 Place du Chatiague | A Proximite Office du Tourisme de Tence, 43190 Tence, France
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

A fantastic autumn menu (the house-made pâté de fois gras was particularly delicious!) and brilliant service made for a really lovely night out during our Christmas vacation in the Ardèche (all the way from Australia!). We asked for a wine recommendation to go with the...More

Thank cameron2017
CharlesVI, Responsable relations publiques at L'Epicea, responded to this review

Don't ask me What you know is true Don't have to tell you I love your precious heart I I was standing You were there Two worlds collided And they could never tear us apart We could live For a thousand years But if I...More

Reviewed 26 September 2015

We try to return to this restaurant every time we are in the area and we are never disappointed. There is always a welcome and the high standards of food and service have been maintained. On this visit we given good advice on the choice...More

Thank travellerNEEngland
CharlesVI, Responsable relations clients at L'Epicea, responded to this review
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Chers clients anglais, Comme chaque année nous attendons avec impatience votre venue mais plus encore votre commentaire. Forts de votre...More

Reviewed 20 April 2015

This is an absolute gem of a restaurant and one that keeps me coming back every time I'm in the region (you really can't fault a restaurant whose head waiter, Cedric, remembers your name between yearly visits). The entire experience is accessible and unpretentious whilst...More

2  Thank Brian M
CharlesVI, Responsable réception at L'Epicea, responded to this review
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Vous avez dû vous méprendre sur l'endroit. Nous sommes une base polaire en antarctique, où nous étudions la vie des...More

Reviewed 21 July 2014

I am pleased to report that the restaurant has maintained the standards that we first enjoyed last year. We enjoyed another very good lunch here on a cool damp summer day. The food brighten up our day. The restaurant still provides good value for money....More

Thank travellerNEEngland
CharlesVI, Responsable relations clients at L'Epicea, responded to this review

"Who dares wins" should be our motto. Thank you so much, indeed. Cédric CALVET

Reviewed 16 August 2013

First time I went to this restaurant was in July 2012, and then, couldn't go to other places. It was a kind of rendez-vous every Friday lunch with Cédric, Elodie and all the group. Since I left France for Hong Kong, I didn't find such...More

3  Thank ingrid c
Reviewed 26 July 2013

We have been holidaying in this area of France for more than thirty years and we were delighted to find this relatively new restaurant via Tripadvisor reviews. We had lunch here and were very impressed by the lunch menu, which was interesting and featured local...More

1  Thank travellerNEEngland
Reviewed 21 April 2013

I had read some great reviews about l'EPICEA & was really looking forward to visiting the establishment. We ate here last night and the food and service was excelent. The ingredients were seasonal, fresh and cooked to perfection. The desserts are stunning. Michelin-star level food...More

Thank GeeneOz
CharlesVI, Responsable relations clients at L'Epicea, responded to this review

Thank you so much, I hope to see you again in the restaurant my down under friend and maybe in Brisbane ASAP. Cédric

Reviewed 3 March 2013

A very pleasant evening was spent savouring well balanced courses both in taste and quantity. A special effort has been made to use local produce and specialities all expertly combined and served. Moderately and tastefully inventive our appetite was soothed gently throughout the evening leaving...More

1  Thank Joe B
Reviewed 16 December 2012

It was really a very nice place to visit. the restaurant L'epicea was excellent place. Food was really full of taste and cooked with lot of care. well presented and decorated with herbs. I with my friend were welcomed warmly by the l'épicea. thank u

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$51
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Place du Chatiague | A Proximite Office du Tourisme de Tence, 43190 Tence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Loire  >  Tence
  • Phone Number: +33 4 71 59 23 41
  • E-mail
Description
Flavours in-Tence, joyfull in-Tence, the restaurant "in" Tence...