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Chez Carles

Maison du Pays Fronsadais, 1, 33240 Saint-Germain-de-la-Riviere, France
+33 5 57 84 44 50
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
26 Aug 2017
“Great food and location but hostess left a bad taste”
4 Jun 2017
“Pleasant & friendly”
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
Maison du Pays Fronsadais, 1, 33240 Saint-Germain-de-la-Riviere, France
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The location of this classic French restaurant on the lake is wonderful (see picture). The menu is rather traditional but has various options (however nothing vegetarian) and the wine menu is very elaborate. The food was really good. We had the poisson a la plancha...More

Thank evan89
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Lovely setting on the terrace overlooking the lake. A little old fashioned. Better for lunch than dinner as dinner was not value for money.

Thank steve057london
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We found this via Trip Advisor ratings and were not disappointed. Yes, they do not translate the menu but hey, you are in France so go along beforehand( (menu is not on their website) and do a bit of research so that you know what...More

Thank gail25
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Excellent lunch today with great food and fantastic staff. We have eaten here many times over several years and after a three year slump Chez Carles is wonderful again. The staff are very friendly and service is great. The grill is terrific and menu selection...More

1  Thank Shelley1960
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Let me preface this by saying the location of this restaurant is perfect, and the food was absolutely top notch but the challenges on the service-side were many. I simply cannot recommend this place unless you can handle a passing level of French. With a...More

Thank PupSk
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Great 3-course lunch next to the Tourist Office. Outsoor covered dining in mild months. Very reasonable--great service, good food.

Thank AlabamaFoieGras
Reviewed 21 January 2015

We had lunch there and it was excellent. good service even when we could not speak french, nice presentation, well cooked lovely food and a pretty area.

Thank Bobclark49
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Great menu and food. Cooked on an open wood fire in the dining room. Prices were very reasonable and service was excellent

Thank Hank J
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Beautiful wine selection and charm. Courteous staff with great English. We'd go back any time. The wood-fired grill in the center of the dining room adding a lot of ambiance. We all enjoyed our meals and our time together here.

Thank Lehcarnamreh
Reviewed 5 September 2014

This proved to be a great place to eat - it was near to our accommodation, a beautiful terrace near the water's edge on a late summer's evening, and super excellent value food.

Thank EllieCapeTown
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maison du Pays Fronsadais, 1, 33240 Saint-Germain-de-la-Riviere, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Saint-Germain-de-la-Riviere
  • Phone Number: +33 5 57 84 44 50
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