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6 Rue Sainte Claire, 63000, Clermont-Ferrand, France
+33 4 73 36 17 45
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 19:15 - 21:30
Tue 12:15 - 13:30
Thu - Sat 12:15 - 13:30
Fri - Sat 19:15 - 23:00
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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Comfortable ambience. The beef marrow shanks were exceptional in their size and well prepared. Pied de cochon was standard with it's white beans. The truffade was served with a cured ham and saucisson but kind of bland....perhaps Cantal cheese? Thankful for being open on Monday evening.

Thank Michael B
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111 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel so we were expecting much more. Ambience was good, staff were pleasant and helpful. However our main meals were average to poor. The poor meal being grossly overpriced, at 30 euro for a small bit of tough beef and a pile of mashed potato. Overall for 100 euros we felt ripped off. This... More 

Thank sydneygordon
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118 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

The restaurant proposes typical auvergne food. We tested the "aligot" and the "truffade" and, becouse we are cheese lovers, we appreciated them a lot. The way of presentation of the aligot is also very particular and is made by the owner of the restaurant, Bruno, who is a very nice person. Also the duck, served with the aligot was very... More 

Thank Franz322
Dereham, England, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2012

Small and sophisticated restaurant tucked away in a quiet pedestrian precinct in Clermont-Ferrand. Regional specialities were the stars of the menu. Staff very attentive and courteous. Patron very welcoming - a table was found very quickly (by putting two small tables together) for us when we arrived as the restaurant was very full - largely with locals - good sign.... More 

Thank Keith S
Belfast, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2012

If you want to experience local cuisine ,this is an experience beware vague interpretations.Some delicious starters and rather ordinary stews ,avoid the Tripe unless you are a fan. Quite expensive and a moody Maitre de who spilt our bottle of wine and replaced a glass(maybe times are hard). However on the whole a worthwhile cuisinery experience.

Thank keirhardy
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91 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2011

We went on a Wednesday - not a good night - so numbers and atmosphere missing. The welcome was warm and the patron solicitous and helpful - taking us through the regional dishes on offer. Service was smooth and the food and wine excellent in each element of the dinner. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience. A minor drawback for some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 49
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:15 - 21:30
19:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 21:30
19:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 13:30
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 23:00
12:15 - 13:30
19:15 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Rue Sainte Claire, 63000, Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Puy-de-Dome  >  Clermont-Ferrand
  • Phone Number: +33 4 73 36 17 45
Restaurant specializing in Auvergne in the city, the tradition of the day: homemade local dishes, attentive service and warm welcome.

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