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Le Chardonnay

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1 Place Philippe Marcombes, 63000, Clermont-Ferrand, France
+33 4 73 90 18 28
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 01:00
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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Every trip to CFE merits a pit stop at Le Chardonnay. Ris de Veau (a k a SweetBreads) is not an easy find in SC. Especially well prepared. Great wine. Cafe gourmand hit the spot. See you next time. Les Canadiens (plats d'ardoise) Souvenez vous ?

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Wageningen, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2013

though the food was not 'excellent', it was still tasty and an enjoyable meal, service was appropriate but not exeptionelly attentive, overall a nice decent french restaurant, which I would recomment, but one should not expect a 'wow-factor' for smokers: the terasse is heated and wind protected

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2012

A bistro in the centre of town near the cathedral Le Chardonnay is popular with locals. The menu is not extensive but the food is excellent and the staff friendly. Well worth the walk up the hill in our opinion.

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2012

Sitting outside this restaurant two days ago in the Auvergne sunshine, while Britain was lashed by rain was especially sweet. We had wandered up the hill past several other eateries, before settling on this obviously popular with the locals restaurant, and we weren't disappointed. Our special thanks go to the couple on the adjoining table who recommended the local sausage... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2011

The restaurant is situated near the cathedral and is a long walk up the hill . The place is OK, the service is OK and the food is OK+ but I would not walk up the hill again! Clermont- Ferrand is not a friendly tourist town and its difficult to find a good place to eat,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Place Philippe Marcombes, 63000, Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Puy-de-Dome  >  Clermont-Ferrand
  • Phone Number: +33 4 73 90 18 28

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?