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Chez Paul

) #16 of 162 Restaurants in Angouleme $$ - $$$ French, European,
8 Place Francis Louvel, 16000, Angouleme, France
+33 5 45 90 04 61
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good45%
  • Average25%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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“sole” (6 reviews)
“salads” (6 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 23:00All hours
French, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8 Place Francis Louvel, 16000, Angouleme, France
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've visited Chez Paul since it first opened - must be well over 10 years by now - and at the start it was truly what Angouleme needed. A vibrant, buzzy place, always full and with a fabulous terrace. Goodness knows what has happened in...More

Thank juliaEastSussex_UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went based on the mention in our Rough Guide but found it rather disappointing. Gets 3 stars for the gorgeous garden/terrace at the back. But the menu is printed in a booklet, mostly pictures, and clearly doesn't change often. Tomato salad was delicious once...More

Thank hcdUk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In Europe, it is often wise to avoid restaurants where the menu features photos of the food - and this awful restaurant certainly confirms the rule. When, oh when, will TripAdvisor allow for 0 or even negative starts? They present themselves as "French Haute Cuisine"...More

Thank Slow2Melt
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

On the back of the restaurant, a beautyfull and restfull terrasse. All our meals were very good, and not very expensive. I recommande fortement sure !

Thank YvoTahiti
Reviewed 11 June 2017

we were served by an amazing waitress, she was rushed off her feet, yet friendly, amusing and relaxing. the menu was extensive, the food was good

Thank mandr268
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Sat in lovely light veranda area of this lovely old hotel. Excellent friendly service with a good menu. Not cheap but not overpriced. Food served hot and fresh and wine beautifully chilled in plastic bag of ice. Loved it all and would love to visit...More

Thank Tasmin10
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic lunch in Angouleme. Great service, good menu and fine wine. Definitely deserves its reputation. Recommended.

Thank Will W
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The leather-bound menus show clear pictures of each dish, and the garden setting is magnificent. The staff are excellent. The asparagus with parmesan was so tender, and my veal dish also tender. My husband had the lamb green curry and was impressed with the cafe...More

Thank Ranipuss
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Recommended by Michelin guide & hosted by a friend, restaurant has a big capacity & bistro menu with a mix of French cuisine & casual burgers. We chose foie gras & steak with truffle sauce followed by cafe gourmand accompanied by a bottle of bordeaux....More

Thank Moe Z
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We were unsure where to go for lunch, not having done much preparation for our visit to Angouleme. It was mentioned in a Michelin "Green" travel guide so we decided to try it. We sat inside but with a view of the garden area which...More

Thank Sheff6061
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$29
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
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19:00 - 23:00
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19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Place Francis Louvel, 16000, Angouleme, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente  >  Angouleme
  • Phone Number: +33 5 45 90 04 61
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