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Hercule Poireau

2 rue de la Nation, 24000, Perigueux, France
+33 5 53 08 90 76
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (6 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (3 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
2 rue de la Nation, 24000, Perigueux, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended up eating here twice since we had book another restaurant for the Sunday and they did not honor the reservation so we ended up reserving here twice. That worked out well since this was probably our favorite restaurant in Perigueux. Both times we...More

Thank huntejk
Reviewed September 26, 2018

A small intimate restaurant with attentive staff and very talented chef. Great location just behind cathedral in old part of town .

Thank carlowood
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Recommended by the hotel receptionist as a top restaurant to try the local cuisine.We both had the fixed menu recommended by the staff 31 Euros per head. Canapes and amuse bouche were included, also happy to swap the desert for cheese. One of the best...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Having been a holiday resident in the area, Hercule Poireau was a hidden gem we discovered thanks to an anniversary present. Off one of the cobbled stone alleys near the famous Périgueux Cathedral, (in fact with outside seating overlooking it) the restaurant has an unassuming...More

Thank A1460TValexc
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Love every dish they served, right from amuse bouche to desserts. Creative yet tasty cooking. Desserts were well presented n taste were fantastic. Friendly service, very comfortable environment. Definitely worth a visit if you like creative cooking style. Wine price is a little on high...More

Thank GinaSWee
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is excellent with a quite different menu, and indeed very tasty innovative offerings. Helpful friendly staff, to cap it all, a lovely wine list all (including the food) being served at very competitive economic prices. The restaurant ambience is very welcoming and also...More

Thank StephenR744
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Thankyou for finding us a table, we had booked close by with a Michelin star resturant who’s web page read’always open’ so booked on line to discover on arrival, they were closed. A coffee shop waiter advised us to try and visit Herule Poireau so...More

Thank rkyme
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Had a wonderful meal in this charming restaurant. Al la carte menu was reasonable and interesting. Did not have to have duck yet again. Best panna cotta ever. Place is small so get reservations.

Thank GoldenGapYear
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

For me, this restaurant is a real reason to come back in Dordogne. The food was delicius, the wine and service just excelent. After all, we paid just around 30 Euro per person. Do not miss this restaurant!

1  Thank SorinSn
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

The ambiance was lovely, in a stone cellar. The artwork was unique and added to the ambience. Tables were well spaced, allowing for a nice private dining. The foie gras and duck were delicious. The cabillaud was fresh.

Thank BostonBostonGirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 rue de la Nation, 24000, Perigueux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Perigueux
  • Phone Number: +33 5 53 08 90 76
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