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“Lovely place for lunch with friends”
Review of L'Escargot

L'Escargot
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Ranked #17 of 199 Restaurants in Valenciennes
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 18 - USD 36
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Gastropub
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: L’Escargot, c’est une authentique brasserie à Valenciennes, une adresse historique du centre-ville dont les origines remontent aux années 1850. Ancien cabaret, le restaurant a su conserver son cachet d’antan, tout en se modernisant. Ici, l’ambiance est à la convivialité. Prenez place sur une banquette confortable et profitez d’un cadre hérité des brasseries parisiennes. Au mur se succèdent grands miroirs et tableaux d’époque tandis que lustres et bronzes étincellent sous le plafond décoré de moulures. Le velours côtoie le bois, les assiettes se succèdent à votre table nappée de blanc tandis que le personnel officie, revêtu du tablier traditionnel des brasseries de Paris.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

My friends and I stopped her for lunch and we had one child with us. Over the course of our time there, the child spilt a bit of food and her drink and the waiters thankfully didn't seem phased. They even helped us calm her down when she got embarrassed over it. It really is helpful when you dine somewhere that the staff are good with children.

My husband tried as much as he could on the menu and loved it all, so much so we went back the next day for lunch again as we were quite please with the food.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Seraph59, Propriétaire at L'Escargot, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018
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Madame,

Je vous remercie d'avoir pris le temps de laisser un commentaire si favorable et espère vous accueillir très bientôt au restaurant L'Escargot

Cordialement,

Hugues TENEUR

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Visited with a friend. Friend loved his fish and as I’m a vegetarian, they did their best to improvise a meal for me. 3 legume side dishes combined to make a main dish.
Good effort and tasty.
5* if you can offer an authentic vegan dish on the menu in the future.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Seraph59, Propriétaire at L'Escargot, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018
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Madame, Monsieur,

Je vous remercie d'avoir pris le temps de laisser un commentaire si favorable et espère vous accueillir très bientôt au restaurant L'Escargot

Cordialement,

Hugues TENEUR

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Visited in July. Sat in the front area so as to observe French life on the paved area outside.
This is a restaurant, not a cafe, so do expect to pay a bit more for your food.
Had a delicious rack of lamb, with French beans followed by a crime brûlée. Would recommend both of these.
If you want cheap and cheerful, the Golden Arches is right next door !!

Date of visit: July 2017
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Thank DerbyUnbiased
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Seraph59, Propriétaire at L'Escargot, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017
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Monsieur,

Je vous remercie d'avoir pris le temps de laisser un commentaire si favorable et espère vous accueillir très bientôt au restaurant L'Escargot

Cordialement,

Hugues TENEUR

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

A fairly pricey restaurant but with friendly staff and good food. Limited English spoken, but really good seafood.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Bill1609
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Seraph59, Propriétaire at L'Escargot, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017
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Monsieur,

Je vous remercie d'avoir pris le temps de laisser un commentaire si favorable et espère vous accueillir très bientôt au restaurant L'Escargot

Cordialement,

Hugues TENEUR

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We visited this restaurant in April in the evening, the staff was friendly and the starters were fine, but for the main meal, our chips were soggy (they took them back and refried them but it did not help much) and I ordered mussels which were re-heated and dried out - I mean, it's hard to mess up something as simple as mussels which do not take long to prepare at all. When I mentioned this to the waiter, he did not react at all, they chose to ignore my complaint which I find poor (it is not a cheap restaurant) so I would not go there again.

Date of visit: April 2017
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HuguesTeneur, Propriétaire at L'Escargot, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017
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Monsieur,

Je vous remercie d'avoir pris le temps de déposer votre commentaire sur TripAdvisor. Nous allons de suite travailler sur votre problème concernant les Moules Frites afin que ce genre de choses ne se reproduise plus. Avec toutes nos excuses.

Cordialement,

Hugues TENEUR

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