Fodor's Expert Review Le Pouilly

$$$$ Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte French

The lofty dining room of this ancient demeure has everything a country manor should: creamy stone walls, warm oak paneling, beamed ceilings, a giant central fireplace, and a stately balcony. In winter, hearty yet refined dishes—which have earned Le Pouilly a Michelin star—are served before a roaring fire, and in summer the garden terrace makes a lovely spot for lunch or a candlelight dinner. Chef Fabrice Gouret works his magic in dishes like tender Challans duck with a puree of Jerusalem artichoke or grilled swordfish with bergamot-scented quinoa and avocado vinaigrette. For dessert, the locally grown glacéed peach served with a tender cookie of pistachio and raisins pairs perfectly with a sweet Montlouis from the exceptional wine list.

French Modern French Business Historical Romantic Sophisticated Prix-Fixe Lunch Dinner $$$$

Quick Facts

1 rue de la Fontaine Pouilly
Pouilly-le-Fort, Île-de-France  77240, France

-01–64–09–56–64

www.restaurant-lepouilly.com

Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. and Tues., and 3 wks in Aug. No dinner Sun.

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