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Le Petit Leon

le Bourg, 24290 Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere, Montignac, France
+33 5 53 51 18 04
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (3 reviews)
“gazpacho” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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LOCATION
le Bourg, 24290 Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere, Montignac, France
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There’s no shortage of regional specialties in the Perigord - foie gras, duck, goose, ceps and girolle mushrooms, walnut oil etc - but Le Petit Leon used these with other top quality ingredients to produce a first class eclectic menu. There were 3 starters and...More

Thank Simon M
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Simon, thank you so much for your lovely comment. Again we are truly sorry about the mix up but I am happy to hear you were well taken care off! Thank you again and a bientot!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very enjoyable evening at Le Petit Leon, lovely outdoor dining where the food was French, presented beautifully and tasted delicious, will definitely return if ever in this part of France again!

Thank Lianne G
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Lianne, thank you for your lovely comment. We definitely hope you will return to the Dordogne soon, so much to see (and eat) here!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is really funny that we travel all the way from Australia to experience a French Périgord vacation and we land up in a restaurant in the heart of the Périgord run by a New Zealander! Anyway, Nick the kiwi chef is obviously pretty exceptional...More

Thank Beamer23
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Beamer, Thank you for your review. Yes, we like to offer a relaxed setting. The village alone makes you feel like you are far away from everyday stresses... We hope your next trip brings you back here or maybe Auckland. Thanks again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an outstanding meal in beautiful garden setting in gorgeous village. Restaurant only open 10 weeks a year in summer as run by well known NZ chef who based in Auckland rest of year. 3 set meals & we chose chef’s menu & had amazing...More

Thank Karen W
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Karen, thank you so much for your taking the time to share your experience. The Chef's Manu is a really fund way for us to take you on a bit of a journey... As you pointed out we really focus on local produce and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous food in a lovely location. He food was of a quality you would expect from a top-class restaurant and was a fraction of the price. Really unusual dishes, friendly staff and unprententious - highly recommended!

Thank Ruth1989
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ruth, thank you for your kind words. The produce and the village really speak for themselves... Thanks again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic original food. Presented in style but not pretentious...excellent front of house staff to a man...( or lady) Amazing value... We would recommend the tasting menu. Dive in and enjoy... Worth a big diversion... We loved it

Thank Paul P
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Paul, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your dinner. We really try to give everyone a really special experience to remember. Thanks again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a brilliant meal at Petit Leon. The restaurant is only open for a couple of months in the summer, and is owned by a New Zealander who has a restaurant in Auckland and is head chef. The setting in St Leon sur Vezere...More

Thank Bill_W_NZ
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bill, thank you so much for your lovely review. What an honour that you chose to join us for two meals. It is so inspiring to create dishes with the stunning produce of the region. see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this jewel-box of a restaurant in Saint Leon sur Vezere feels “just right.” From the romantic garden setting, to the informed and gracious service, to the carefully curated and impeccably executed menu selections - it all just works on a deeply satisfying level....More

Thank Jeffrey C
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jeff, thank you so much for your kind words. We really try to capture the beauty of the region in our dishes and are so glad you could feel that. Merci!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Le Petit Leon is open for 10 weeks, June - September & all I can say is you must visit!!! Set in a pretty garden with views into the pop up kitchen. It was so good we ate there twice during our week stay. On...More

Thank Lizzie P
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you for your blushing review. We truly love our time here in France and are excited to create new things with the amazing produce. Hope to see you again next time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely date night in the garden. Food was delicious. I even requested something off the menu, and they easily accommodated me. I enjoyed my vegetarian meal, and my husband enjoyed his meal of local meat dishes. Service was bilingual, and they had menus...More

Thank waterangel21
Nick H, Chef at Le Petit Leon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, thanks you for your review! We are an international team with a shared love for French food and wine. am glad you enjoyed the online booking, too! Thanks again.

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Andlers_Ashes
3 August 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
In France children are always welcomed in restaurants. Someone did come in with children but I think they spoke to the waitress about the children. I did not see a children's menu. Sorry for delay in replying.
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Debbie F
15 June 2017|
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Response from restolepetitleon | Property representative |
Hi Debbie, we just opened today for the season!
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PrincessE5
11 April 2015|
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Response from Dave M M | Property representative |
The restaurant is open for 8 weeks a year between July and August. Open for Lunch and Dinner except on Mondays. There are no suites, you must have got it mixed up with another listing. Check out the website for more info... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: le Bourg, 24290 Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere, Montignac, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Montignac  >  Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere
  • Phone Number: +33 5 53 51 18 04
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Description
The Le Petit Leon is a seasonal restaurant in the south of France open from June till September each year. Executive Chef Nick Honeyman from Paris Butter in Auckland New Zealand servers up a mix of French flavours with his own creative twists. The restaurant is an outside seating experience in a beautiful garden. For more information please visit the website.
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