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Le Clown Gourmand

13 rue de Strasbourg, 71100 Chalon-sur-Saone, France
+33 3 85 93 64 61
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
19 Aug 2017
“Average at best food, lovely interior”
5 Feb 2017
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French, European
13 rue de Strasbourg, 71100 Chalon-sur-Saone, France
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Interior is lovely and we really looked forward to visiting after the positive reviews. However, service wasn't exactly warm and welcoming (although I appreciate my poor and rather basic French wouldn't help no matter how hard I try). I'd have thought I was playing safe...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This was some of the best food I have ever eaten in my life. I got the 5 course menu and each course was fantastic. The dessert especially wonderful.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Jesse W
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant on a Sunday night. Everything else was closed so we went in. It was the best decision I've ever made. The Prix fixe menu was well priced ranging from €31-46. The house wine was excellent. Each dish was prepared with...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Bonster1900
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We enjoyed a great meal at this restaurant. The decor is beautiful, food and service are excellent. The presentation of the food is beautiful as is the taste. Every bite was delicious. We had no room for dessert but appreciated the mini desserts that came...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank PandPToronto
Reviewed 2 October 2016

After visiting the market in Chalon-sur-Saone (fantastic market by the way) on a Sunday morning, be sure to get a reservation at Le Clown. It was recommended highly by our host at Chateau Mercurey and he called in the reservation for us. It was our...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank towerpants
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We chose this restaurant because of it's very good recommendations on Trip Advisor and found it to be even better than we expected. We believe it should be rated higher - even No 1 ! :-) Our food was superb and our waiter gave us...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Cush2013
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I had a great lunch meal with my family. We chose the lunch menu: starter, main course and dessert coffee (café gourmand) for 20 EUR. Everything tasted good, was prepared with fresh ingredients and was nicely laid on the dish. Kids menu was ok as...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank tristof_Liege
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Three of us had a wonderful lunch. If you look closely almost every dish has a presentation of a face - often a clown's face. Beside the fun presentation, the food was delicious. My wife had foie gras of which I would call her a...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Gambelguy
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This adorable small restaurant deserves a super high rating. Chef Montgillard is very creative with his dishes! Our waiter, Antonio, waited on us hand and foot. He was as handsome as he was nice and put up with my trying to practice my French. Writing...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank lyn-owl
Reviewed 2 October 2015

4 of us had an excellent dinner at the Clown Gourmand for a reasonable amount given the quality of the food. They menu was flexible and varied and their wine selection was adequate if not enormous. We would all gladly have eaten there again.

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank SergioGPF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 rue de Strasbourg, 71100 Chalon-sur-Saone, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Saone-et-Loire  >  Chalon-sur-Saone
  • Phone Number: +33 3 85 93 64 61
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