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L'Escale Village

124 avenue Marcel Dassault | sortie autoroute n°12, 36130 Deols, France
+33 2 54 22 03 77
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
7 Aug 2016
“Work lunch wit a few more time”
3 days ago
“Dont be put off by the trucks!”
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French, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
124 avenue Marcel Dassault | sortie autoroute n°12, 36130 Deols, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

L'Escale is a local institution and you must stop and have a meal at least once if you are close by. Its huge, there are several dining areas, I used the Brasserie since the food is the same in the restaurant but more expensive. What...More

Thank marcsheridan59
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Nice restaurant, located at the Deols´truck center (Centre Routier), with a nice ambience. Service fast, with simpathy and good food. Dishes presentation in good quantity and quality.

Thank Motogato
Reviewed 2 June 2016

like all Les Routiers, its a truckers stop but don't be put off. The more trucks the better the food and these people have loads of trucks! There are two restaurants here one 'posher' than the other but both excellent. Best restaurant we have found...More

Thank TheStig_11
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Arriving in Deols at 10pm we thought there wouldn't be anywhere still open for dinner and had resigned ourselves to a cheese roll in our room at Ibis. We were wrong . This delightful restaurant serves 24/7 high quality French cuisine. The majority of the...More

Thank Morag W
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Only the French could have a ''truck-stop'' with wine, seafood, steak tartare, chariots de frômage, desserts, and more! A café + bookstore are also there!

1  Thank prof137
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Effectively a glorified service station that does fish very well. Generally excellent fish, although the atmosphere is not super if you're outside the lunch time rush. However, there are issues, like the mussels seem to be cooked in one giant lot - they are superb...More

Thank GreenBrewery
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We we're travelling down to Provence and staying overnight in Chateuaroux and advised by a friend to visit this restaurant as we would not be disappointed. From the outside you would walk by but one inside the ambience is superb, served by friendly staff and...More

1  Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 12 September 2015

This place is really busy. The atmosphere is a bit special as most of the diners are truck drivers. The food is surprisingly good though, and you certainly will not go home hungry. Strongly recommended !

Thank Henk V
Reviewed 8 August 2015

The staff are lovely and it has an amazing atmosphere, the food is the best ive eaten for a while and it was all round great

Thank Fizzminda
Reviewed 2 August 2015

We had a delicious dinner at this famous truck stop restaurant. The service was good too. Worth visiting!

Thank Paula M
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Catherine C
Bonjour est il possible reserver pour demain soir veille de noel pour deguster plateau fruit de mer pout 3 personnes ? Merci
24 December 2016|
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Response from zxr77 | Reviewed this property |
Idem veuillez téléphoner au resto , pour voir les dispo ! Nous nous sommes juste des clients qui on donner leur avis après y être passé. Bon réveillon.
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Mika M
Bonjour, j'aimerai savoir si vous proposez des alternatives en vegan ? Bien cordialement.
2 September 2016|
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Response from Cathy1069 | Reviewed this property |
Je ne pourrai pas vous répondre car je suis une cliente. Il serait plus simple pour vous renseigner d'appeler tout simplement l'établissement, ce dernier vous répondra aisément. Cordialement,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 avenue Marcel Dassault | sortie autoroute n°12, 36130 Deols, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Berry  >  Indre  >  Deols
  • Phone Number: +33 2 54 22 03 77
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