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La Truffade

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14 Place du 11 Novembre | Deux-Sèvres, 79200, Parthenay, France
+33 5 49 64 02 26
Today
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:45
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Fri - Tue 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:45
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Old Hickory, Tennessee
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Nice cosy atmosphere, very good service and tasty meal. The lamb rib was perfect, truffade lived up to its name and expectations. It was our second visit and we'll go again.

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Thank ahardybrit
Parthenay, France
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58 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Takes its name from a traditional potato and cheese dish which is served with almost everything you order. Have been here several times, have eaten indoors and on the terrace (More room outside if the weather is nice) Friendly helpful service and if you want to try the traditional Auvergne dishes the food is splendid. If you do not, then... More 

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Thank Fran A
Northampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Overlooking the square in Parthenay, La Truffade is a very friendly restaurant serving good food which includes their special Auvergne potatoes cooked in a truffade. Have visited many times and will return!

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Thank Robert O
Paris, France
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Just happened on this wonderful place, on the main square in Parthenay, and would definitely recommend it. They specialize in Truffade (a potato and cheese dish which hadn't tried, similar to Aligot, but maybe better) and a number of Auvergne specialties as well as excellent regular French fare. Easy parking, friendly, efficient service and you can even eat outside on... More 

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Thank Nick M
Reading, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Had a very nice lunch here off the set menu of the day. Pate followed by Auverne ham and the eponymous Truffade. Good and friendly service. Coped with one of the party's gluten intolerance well.

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Thank Chris W
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Staff very friendly food very good and all food allergies are catered for menu in english not open Wednesday and Thursday

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Thank les p
Hampshire, England
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

First came across this restaurant on an Easter weekend. Nothing open in Parthenay expect this place. Menu seemed OK so rather than pointlessly wandering any further we plumped for it. Not surprisingly it was rather busy but the very friendly lady waiting on tables squeezed us in. The restaurant is small, I'd guess no more than 40 covers pressed together... More 

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Thank BarryTheBlueWhale
France
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

We regularly eat here as the quality is guaranteed - it's good, hearty, food typical of the Auvergne region centering on the "truffade" of melted cheese and potatoes - don't eat here at lunchtime if you need to stay awake and concentrate on the boss's sales report in the afternoon. Much better to go and walk it off around the... More 

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Thank Meluzyna
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2014

intimate, good french food and excellent service. Most places were closed on Sunday and Monday as is common in provincial France over the peak summer months but this place was obviously open and was prepared to work hard to cater for a high demand.

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Thank Alan W
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014

we stumbled upon this restaurant... A bit out of the main town on a bank holiday . Most places were closed. They did all they could to accommodate us. As a result we sat outside. We were served by cheerful staff who made us feel so welcome and the meal was superb!

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Thank i_ward102

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:45
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:45
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:45
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Place du 11 Novembre | Deux-Sèvres, 79200, Parthenay, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Deux-Sevres  >  Parthenay
  • Phone Number: +33 5 49 64 02 26

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?