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La Belle Etoile

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703 D, 24250 La Roque-Gageac, France
+33 5 53 29 51 44
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Bezenac, France
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This has always been a favorite of mine for a special dining experience. The quality of the service and the food can't be beat, not to mention the romantic atmosphere of the patio overlooking the Dordogne River at Sunset.

Thank Jeri41
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

this was a gem of a restaurant in a gem of a twon . the food was divine! the service was friendly and helpful. i had the most delicious duck and the desserts were heavenly. highly recommend this restaurant and a walk in this scenic village.

Thank patrice b
Morrisville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

My husband and I ate here twice, for our first experience was so wonderful that we wanted to treat ourselves to another meal. Quality and selections were excellent and the servers attentive. This is a must if staying in the area.

1 Thank PatMagyar
Kassel, Germany
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128 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We booked a table there for our last evening in France - booking is a must, even off-season. The place is stunningly beautiful, and the staff is nothing but kind and attentive. Unfortunately, our food - while beautifully presented - was so timidly prepared it bordered to bland. In a restaurant with such options and apparent expectations to its own... More 

Thank BlueHorsey
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

An elegant restaurant in the traditional old French style. Delicious, from entrée through dessert. Excellent service and charming atmospherics.

Thank BrooklynRanger
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Our only regret with having eaten at La Belle Etoile was we waited until our first day in the Dordogne to make a reservation for dinner. Luckily we were able to get a reservation 2 days prior to our departure. What we found refreshing about La Belle Etoile is, unlike many other restaurants in the region, duck and goose was... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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328 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

La Belle seems to be the most recommended restaurant in the Dourgne. We managed to make reservations for a Friday night 8 nights in advance. There was 4 of us and we all enjoyed our dinners including the deserts. The service was very good - friendly and helpful. The wine recommendation was the best - still one of our favorite... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had an outstanding experience from initial, long-in-advance request for a table through the final, friendly, after-dinner farewell. My wife, a friend and I arrived early to a warm welcome and a late-September drink on the very pleasant terrace. Our table in the gracious dining room provided each of us a terrific view over the Dordogne and the woods beyond.... More 

Thank MCinDC
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

La Belle was recommended by our B & B hosts and is definitely worth dining here if you are in the area. It was all top notch. Indoor tables are more formal and a lovely outdoor terrace with views over the river. Food and service were both excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening here. You must book in advance for... More 

Thank travellafrance
Haifa, Israel
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

By far the best dinner we had in France. The prices are not too high (other restaurant take the same for menu, and they are far behind). I recommend it to every food lover.

Thank Orlee R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 D, 24250 La Roque-Gageac, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  La Roque-Gageac
  • Phone Number: +33 5 53 29 51 44
the hotel is listed but not the restaurant is a separate entity

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