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Les Jardins de la Vieille Fontaine

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8 avenue Gretry, 78600 Maisons-Laffitte, France
+33 1 39 62 01 78
09:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:30 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 09:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Paris, France
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We had a family dinner here to celebrate a birthday. We all chose the three-course menu including a half bottle of wine per person at €50 per head. We were not in a hurry, which was fortunate as there were only two serving staff to cover both the indoor and external dining room. The quality of service we received, when... More 

Thank PauldJF
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90 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

I can't do a proper review of this restaurant because I went there only to attend a wedding. When we checked it out before the event it was very quiet. The menu and wine list on the gate was short and quite expensive.the food at our event was very good and well presented however service was slow and I feel... More 

Thank Bonsack
Copenhagen, Denmark
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

A nice setting in a wonderful garden, but food and service is not up to the level of a really fine restaurant.

Thank TorbenLap
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We live a few blocks away from this beautiful building. We came here to celebrate a birthday in the family. Well, they managed to turn the event into a complete horror. I'm not commenting on the food they serve, which is arguably in line with the quality you would expect from a venue of this caliber. However the service (or... More 

Thank Balint K
Paris, France
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

It is a very chic restaurant, service is perfect and the garden view it is top class it is a pity that the food it is not at the same level ! The menu it is quite expensive and the foie gras was terrible, green color and acidity for a home made for gras even the one in the ones... More 

Thank rick78570
Boston, Massachusetts
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163 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Lovely place do lunch before or after a visit to the Château de Maisons-Laffitte. Splendid afternoon excursion from Paris & a prime example of French baroque architecture and a reference point in the history of French architecture. Restaurant menu and service were spectacular. Everything was very well presented and taste was refined. Wine recommendation was also spot on. Would return.

Thank Zanotti-A-broad
Maisons-Laffitte, France
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Among the limited array of restaurants, this one in my opinion has the best ratio of quality/price in town for those who want a gourmet experience at a moderate price.

Thank Brianvdh
Saint-Nom-la-Breteche, France
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645 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

A second empire house in a beautiful garden with water features, decorated appropriately and attractively. The most friendly and efficient staff and great food. We had a smoked salmon starter and fish for a main course and they were both perfect in quality and quantity. Beautifully presented too But the cafe gourmand was sublime just to die for! This is... More 

Thank JANDDBritinParis
Oslo, Norway
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272 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015

I was here on a business dinner. We were seated in a chambre separee, which was a little dead, as there was no music as there was in the main dining room. The restaurant is in a very nice residential area, and the building and grounds are really beautiful. Sitting outside in the summer time would probably have added another... More 

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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2014

lovely service, delicious food, just a step away from the guest house. perfect place for a nice evening

Thank Anne h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 avenue Gretry, 78600 Maisons-Laffitte, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Yvelines  >  Maisons-Laffitte
  • Phone Number: +33 1 39 62 01 78

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?