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Le Poivretsel

32 Place des Cordeliers | 32 Place Des Cordeliers, 89000, Auxerre, France
+33 3 86 33 81 86
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
26 Sep 2018
“Best lamb shank ever”
17 Jul 2018
“Delicious Food and an Engaging Host”
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French, European
$$ - $$$
32 Place des Cordeliers | 32 Place Des Cordeliers, 89000, Auxerre, France
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

I just happened to see a man at the bar with the lamb shank dish. I thought "I gotta try that". Ordered it. It was the best lamb shank meal ever. Who would have thought marinated and cooked figs would go so well? Perfect!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Colin C
Farid K, Gérant at Le Poivretsel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Oh thanks for those words ! We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed July 17, 2018

After a difficult day of cycling and running late to our dinner reservation (we called ahead to advise that we'd be later than our reservation) we were welcomed by our host and had a wonderful meal and an impromptu chablis lesson. Our meals were cooked...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lbrookes73
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Set in a charming square in the old town, this small restaurant was recommended to us by our nearby hotel. Great service, interesting menu on a blackboard and excellent French country cooking in sufficient portions. Reckon on about €30 per head for 3 courses, plus...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank 1953Trek
Reviewed June 4, 2017

We sat outside in May. I had the egg hors d'oeuvre, oeufs cocottes, deliciously runny eggs in melted cheeses. Then I had a Portuguese-accented veal dish, subtly spicy, peppery sauce, but not sharp at all, spicy just to be rich in flavor. It was accompanied...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank ronald k
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

A local pointed us in the direction of this fab little restaurant which has a great location, friendly service and excellent food, we are a bric parcel filled with chicken and mushroom in a thyme sauce with gratin dauphinois, all really tasty and well seasoned...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank john cam f
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Sat typing the review in the restaurant. Warm welcome, friendly and accommodating. They offered a corner area and left the table free next to us so we could relax and enjoy. (Two children under 5) On the wines, we asked about the different wines and...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank chi11er
Reviewed October 1, 2016

We arrived on a cool autumn evening and saw the tables outside under sunshades but decided it was not warm enough to eat outside. When we entered there appeared to be no tables laid out so we though it was outside or nothing. Fortunately, we...More

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank meshamPeterborough
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Staff were were very friendly and welcoming, offering an excellent choice of win by glass/carafe/bottle with recommendations and tasting before buying. The menu was very good, wide range of choice and mainly French style and local dishes. thoroughly recommend, very busy when we were there...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank 66AMS
Reviewed August 27, 2016

This restaurant off the place de Cordeliers gets very busy so you need to book. We went on a hot evening so it was lovely to sit outside in the courtyard cooled by the misting system. The waiter and waitress were very friendly and welcoming....More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank lasatu
Reviewed August 4, 2016

A wonderful place to eat, if you are into authentic, freshly prepared french food. Menu is written on a large chalk board which is brought to your table in the outside courtyard. The proprietor is happy for you to browse at leisure and also to...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank debss28
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Place des Cordeliers | 32 Place Des Cordeliers, 89000, Auxerre, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Yonne  >  Auxerre
  • Phone Number: +33 3 86 33 81 86
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