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Cafe du Donjon

$$ - $$$, French,
5 Esplanade du Chateau, 17800, Pons, France
+33 5 46 94 64 04
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
30 Mar 2017
“We were surprised ”
1 week ago
“Three and a half.”
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Pub, French, Brew Pub, Bar, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
5 Esplanade du Chateau, 17800, Pons, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would rate this three and a half as it was a little better than average. We only stopped for a drink but the waiter was very helpful and friendly. It is also a lovely location to stop for a drink in the square at Pons....More

Thank NessieNoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here as a party of six. Atmosphere was great as busy with French clientele. The service was excellent. We all ate off the set menu which although limited offered enough choice for the six of us and reasonable at €15 for two courses. I...More

Thank jstan54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was very busy when we went and there was only one waiter; he managed admirably, runinng all night and still smiling!

Thank Isabel H
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We chose the cafe because it has such a great vista, overlooking the castle keep and the garden in front of the hotel de ville, but the food and service were also excellent. We went with the menu du jour, which probably made it easier...More

Thank Wanderlustiger
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Ate here as we couldn't get a reservation at L'Arriere Cour (which serves delicious food!). We went for the €12 menu so we weren't expecting anything outstanding but we were all disappointed with the mains. A tiny bit of chicken with a few courgettes and...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Small menu choice apart from the set menus but good food well cooked and helpfull staff. Meals only available at set times.

Thank Usbakers
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This is now our local bar cafe. Great food and ambiance. Lively at night great service. Fab terrace.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped on our way south, expecting a quick lunch of reasonable standard, it were surprised by the quality of the regional menu on offer. Charcuterie or salad selections as entree were fresh and tasty. Each mouthful of my main, mouton in haricot verts, was...More

Thank FrancesB B
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here on a Friday night. Had a drink outside and there is a lovely view of the square lit up at night. Ate inside as the nights were beginning to get chilly. Starters were excellent but unfortunately both of us choose the beef...More

Thank Paddy F
Reviewed 6 September 2016

A great view sitting on the terrace in the lovely sunshine. A hit with our teenage son as there was free wifi. Drinks and ice cream available all day

Thank Joutet
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 13 - USD 31
Pub, French, Brew Pub, Bar, Wine Bar
Brunch, After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Esplanade du Chateau, 17800, Pons, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Pons
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 94 64 04
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