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Passions et Gourmandises

6 rue du Square, 86280 Saint-Benoit, France
+33 5 49 61 03 99
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“foie gras” (2 reviews)
“kids menu” (2 reviews)
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French, European
6 rue du Square, 86280 Saint-Benoit, France
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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I booked the 8 course tasting menu which the chef chooses depending upon the availability of seasonal food. Each course was exquisite, both in taste and presentation and the service was impeccable. 4 courses were based around seafood, including lobster. The cheeseboard was amazing, both...More

Thank Woolleybaalamb
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We came here for lunch and took the menu. The food was of very high quality, you could feel that a lot of effort and creativity was invested in the dishes, and that all the ingredients were fresh. The meal was more of the "interesting"...More

Thank dan_yulia
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Went with a group of ten guests who were on a culinary adventure with le Calabash Cooking School and they all absolutely loved the experience. Definitely worth a star and worth a visit. Allow the wine waiter to pair the wines for you, he is...More

Thank lecalabash
Reviewed 2 October 2016

They've recently introduced a seven course tasting menu. What's unusual is that they give a list of what might be in the various courses though but there are a couple of traps. So you get served stuff and then ask you what it was you...More

Thank Jon63
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We had a family dinner at this Michelin-star restaurant while traveling across France as a family of five (including three kids). Overall, my wife and myself (appreciating gourmand food in general) liked our dinner very much - the place itself was wonderful, with an outside...More

Thank Wanderer250372
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We found this wonderful restaurant quite by accident on Trip Advisor because we happened to be nearby in Poitiers. From aperitifs in the lovely, shady garden through dinner and dessert in the quiet chic dining room, we were beautifully served with delicious food and wine....More

Thank Marion T
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We have read such mixed reviews of this restaurant but we can only say our experience has been wonderful. We have been coming here once a year since 2012 when visiting France from Australia and have thoroughly enjoyed the ambience and the passion the chef...More

1  Thank KDS46
Reviewed 5 April 2015

The experience of Passions and Gourmandises was fabulous from start to finish. We tried to speak French, they tried to speak English and it all went smoothly. Every dish was beautifully presented on white, China (not a bit of slate to be seen , take...More

Thank kaywaldo
Reviewed 24 October 2014

ambiance very cold and ugly. very far from the standard of a michelin star place. the owner very fake and totally far from the customers, I booked asking to put a little candel on the dessert of my man. Nobody did. and Nobodoy took the...More

5  Thank albanissima
Reviewed 7 October 2014

This was a beautiful night out, starting with an aperitif on the deck with the sound of running water, enjoying mushroom ice cream (sounds strange, but was lovely), and being wowed by the impressive cheese selection. The restaurant itself was just beautiful as well -...More

Thank eleonor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue du Square, 86280 Saint-Benoit, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Vienne  >  Saint-Benoit
  • Phone Number: +33 5 49 61 03 99
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