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La Licorne

Allee Sainte-Catherine, 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, France
+33 2 41 51 72 49
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“foie gras” (6 reviews)
“souffle” (4 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (2 reviews)
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Allee Sainte-Catherine, 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a lunch (two adults, two kids) and went there despite some negative online reviews. There is a large choice of "menus" starting at 23€ but we chose courses "à la carte" ranking from 20€ (appetizer) to 38€(lobster as a main course). Good point...More

Thank French-foody92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some people at our accomodation said worth a try but expensive. Looked nice, very french. Unfortunately none of the 3 staff spoke any English. So we ordered the 43€ set menu alternating courses. Amus bouche was inedible some sort of prawn mouse if hot would...More

Thank VALDA007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I had dinner at La Licorne in July 2017 as it was recommended to us by the hotel we were staying in, and by a local shop owner. The decor inside is beautiful - very French and tres chic! We dined outside...More

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is very nice inside and a reasonable price.There are 3 different menu of the day at different prices.

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is charming - in a house down one of the side streets of the town, slightly away from the main street. The set menu was reasonably priced & the food was nicely presented and of good quality. Limited English was spoken but staff...More

1  Thank scorpioshanghai
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We had a wonderful meal at this restaurant, which we booked on the recommendation of the owner of the cottage we were staying in, situated in the village centre. The ambience is lovely for a traditional village restaurant (stone walls mixed with tables set with...More

Thank djmcs2015
Reviewed 4 April 2017

A stone in my fish, a hair in the butter and a horrible service, I have no words to express my disappointment. The restaurant looks very good from outside but I was terribly disappointing.

Thank Benjamin P
Reviewed 19 November 2016

La Licorne - The Unicorn - is a restaurant sited on the high street of Fontevraud l'Abbaye although its entrance is through a delightful garden from St Catherin's Alley which runs parallel to that street. There is no parking on the premises but there is...More

Thank Michelin M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had heard good things about this restaurant, the garden is lovely to sit in the evenings and the food is good although drinks are a little expensive. Maybe we would have enjoyed the experience more if our French was more advanced.

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Second visit to this restaurant with an eight year gap! Food still wonderful quality, staff service faultless and location perfect. Would come again

Thank Mjn45
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Allee Sainte-Catherine, 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 51 72 49
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