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Chez Alphonse

5 pl Motte, 87000 Limoges, France
+33 5 55 34 34 14
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European
$$ - $$$
5 pl Motte, 87000 Limoges, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located just by the Limoges halles (covered market), this small restaurant serves all the old traditional French dishes which are so rare to find nowadays. With gingham tablecloths and menus on the blackboards, all the boxes get ticked. Pay special attention to the 'Incontournable' board:...More

Thank Rallymeister
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really lucky to get a table, as most tables were booked. We both enjoyed our main course, which we then followed up with a delicious cheese plate and then Ile Flottant, which was the best my husband had ever had! Good atmosphere, waitresses were both...More

Thank Ced2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent traditional food- very generous portions. Planning a return trip to limoges just to eat here again!

Thank missmozz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A recommendation made by the great hotel owner, where we stayed, was followed by a disappointing evening. This was to an appalling attitude of a waiter who clearly understood English but gave the impression that he disliked English speaking clients and treated us rudely, arrogantly...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Great foodie restaurant, full up with several in the queue at the door. Managed to squeeze our party of 7 in for the evening. Steak and dauphinoise potatoes excellent. Moule marinieres perfect too. And the chocolate mousse to finish was to die for 👍

Thank jwfw67
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Visited this restaurant on a Tuesday evening, it was busy. Our french is very poor, but the delightful waitress helped us out. Food was very good, we liked the way they trust you to serve yourself (portion sizes) with the pate and chocolate mousse, both...More

1  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I write this in the great satisfaction of an excellent lunch taken in the shade of the terrace at Chez Alphonse looking towards the superb Central Market at Limoges. An incomparable terrine was my starter, offered in a huge pit to take as much as...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

In Limoges on an overnight stay, used TA to source this place. Booked a table and off we go. The restaurant is in the perfect spot, old town, near Lex Halles and has all of the promise you expect..,quirky old decor, red and white table...More

Thank Pricey2512
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I am a fan of authentic "terroir" food, and this restaurant is ideally set up for this kind of dining. The locals come here to find food as their grandmothers used to cook it. On two visits, I had "all you can eat" tripe and...More

Thank chilternwayhouse
Reviewed 3 July 2017

A great French bistro,with staff that speak English. The food and wine were excellent,but the service was a bit slow.The prices were about average for a good bistro.

Thank JOHN L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 pl Motte, 87000 Limoges, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Haute-Vienne  >  Limoges
  • Phone Number: +33 5 55 34 34 14
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