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French Traditional

L'essentiel ( Beaune )

8.4/10
261 reviews

Average price €25

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price €25 Special request
Noix de veau, sauce myrtille moutarde
€18
Lotte bardé avec sauce au vin rouge doux
€18
Paleron de boeuf cuit 30 heures à la vigneronne
€18

Dietary options

Gluten free, Vegetarian dishes
See à la carte and set menus

User photos

Parfait glacé au spéculos
Steak de bœuf et ses accompagnements. Les pommes de terres étaient délicieuses avec une sauce moutarde à l'ancienne
Entrée : millefeuille au saumon fumé
Entrée : boudin noir et comportée de pommes
Pomme caramélisée à la chantilly de noisette et spéculos.

Ratings & Reviews

Very good

8.4/10
based on 261 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a reservation on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :8.7/10
Service :8.6/10
Setting :7.7/10
  1. Charles G.
    Charles G.
    • 3 reviews
    8.5/10

    The decor could use some work. There were few staff for how busy the restaurant was. Food was excellent, red wines by the glass were okay. We had the beef bourgignon, steak with Morile sauce, and burger, all very good. Started with the escargot and brioche, which was excellent.

  2. Katie K.
    Katie K.
    • 2 reviews
    3.5/10

    I ordered what I wanted, a salad, the waitress told me it was too big for me so I panic ordered and ordered an egg dish. I really didn’t like it and was frustrated I hadn’t been allowed to order my choice of dish. Very quiet in the restaurant. The waitress was trying her best but rushed off her feet.

  3. Andy W.
    Andy W.
    • 6 reviews
    8/10

    Good service. Several menus to choose from. Food was very well presented and cooked. Good selection of mainly local wines.

  4. Jared J.
    Jared J.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    All the dishes we had were great, especially liked the red wine sauce that accompanied the bavette steak and the eggs with epoisse sauce was a wonderfully rich opening to our meal. The service was great, even though we didn't speak much French, the host/waitress kindly and patiently explained some items to us.

  5. Myrtlehamill H.
    Myrtlehamill H.
    • 3 reviews
    9.5/10

    Efficient service and lovely food.

  6. Chris M.
    Chris M.
    • one review
    7/10

    Great food, fast service, environment was a little quiet but overall a very pleasant meal. Recommended.

  7. Peter D.
    Peter D.
    • 2 reviews
    9/10

    A nice simple restaurant with really excellent Burgund cuisine. Very delicious. Price fair. My wife and myself tried different menues and were very happy and satisfied with the quality of the courses. The service was fully ok. The ambiente and atmosphere is somehow a bit dry and not really cozy. Overall it was excellent food for a fair prize and a nice experience.

  8. Xavier G.
    Xavier G.
    • 5 reviews
    9/10

    Good food on a quiet atmosphere

  9. Michael F.
    Michael F.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    charming place, lovely service from the owner! a nice little jewel.

  10. - -.
    - -.
    • one review
    4/10

    Food was bland and service poor

  11. Anne-Valérie J.
    Anne-Valérie J.
    • 4 reviews
    9/10

    Un joli moment culinaire, un service rapide et agréable. Nous avons pris le menu du jour et avons apprécié la présentation, le goût et le calme.

  12. Noémie B.
    Noémie B.
    • 2 reviews
    8.5/10

    Très bon accueil, excellent service, très bon repas avec bon rapport qualité prix. Je recommande vivement pour une soirée agréable !

  13. Al K.
    Al K.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    A lucky find for a Sunday night. Exceeded our expectations with excellent food and excellent service. The wine list was short but adequate and reasonably priced. My wife and I highly recommend L'essentiel.

  14. Robert P.
    Robert P.
    • one review
    8/10

    The restaurant was quiet when we arrived, but filled nicely. The food was presented very well and was of a high quality. The wine list was good with reasonable prices. Service was friendly and efficient.

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More information

Opening time

Déjeuner : de 12h à 13h30 (sauf samedi, dimanche, lundi)

Diner : de 19h à 21h30 (sauf dimanche)

How to get to the restaurant

44, rue du Faubourg Madeleine, 21200, Beaune, France

Directions to get there

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About the restaurant

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Features

European, TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

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