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Le Bouchon

3 place du Marche, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
+33 5 57 24 62 81
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Overview
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“escargot” (5 reviews)
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
“duck breast” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3 place du Marche, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Service is VERY slow! Took almost 3 hrs from being seated to leaving. We had to ask 3 times for a bottle of water and by the time our main courses arrived (we had starters) we had been seated for 2 hrs. Food was ok...More

1  Thank J E
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The restaurant is central and very busy. Good for snacks or a proper lunch. However, the tables are crammed in, I had red wine splashed down my back. There was I think a cursory apology but waiters didn't really seem concerned. Certainly not enough to...More

Thank fulhamite
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Located in the heart of St. Emilion with open air setting under umbrellas - perfect. Good menu selection offers quality food at matching prices. Service is another story - perhaps beginning of the season (?) but with every table filled & potential patrons walking away...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 10 May 2017

After the drive for Lourdes we came here to see a couple of landmarks and to have dinner. We had dinner at the open square beneath the famous tower. The seating area we were in was shared by multiple restaurants, with Barriers in between each....More

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Sorry to say that despite the perfect location with a historical view, nice sunshine, we were surprised that the food was that ordinary. Even the tomato was so disappointing. And when we asked for some olive oil for that surprisingly they said no and we...More

Thank Senasli
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a delightful lunch here, €13.50 delicious veg soup, tender pigs cheeks and the lightest apple flan for desert. Best coffee expresso we've had in a long time. Simple, no frills with pleasant service.

Thank Robin I
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Quite possibly the worst meal we've had in France. Overcooked, tasteless. Gazpacho was tomato juice, the pave de saumon was a tiny piece of fish cooked until it looked and tasted like cardboard. Thank goodness we just had the 2 course menu, It could have...More

Thank Barbra_M
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This place has tables outside in one of the main squares in St Emilion. It's a bit touristy but we really wanted to sit outside on a warm evening and there weren't that many options. The service as friendly enough but the food really wasn't...More

Thank ready4offagain
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Having read the reviews it is hard to believe we visited the same restaurant in Saint Emilion, as our experience was above the 3/5 average. We visited in March when it was quieter, so while the service was not ideal it was passable from a...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A great little restaurant well placed in Saint Emilion. Good food and service with an excellent wine list. Recommended!

Thank JohnandTracy_L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 place du Marche, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Saint-Emilion
  • Phone Number: +33 5 57 24 62 81
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