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May 30, 2014 02:53 PM

Anyone been to Le Parc Les Crayeres?

In Reims, 120km from Paris if I remember correctly. 2 michelin stars and very nice setting, i might say amazing setting. Andy hayler gave 19 out of 20 for his recent visit. Any opinions? How easy is to visit it for lunch while being in Paris as a tourist.

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  1. It's very easy to visit, 45 minutes on the TGV and then ten minutes by taxi. I think at the moment it is overshadowed by its newly anointed 3* neighbour.

    I was planning on lunch in the Jardin but booking was a nightmare.

    1. Went about a month ago and found the spot lovely, the service ok, the food pretty and teeny. glad l did it, once was enough. The strawberry souffle was wonderful.
      Went to Assiette Champenois this week and liked it less and paid a great deal more. Wine was stellar, food way too precious for me. Nothing even for a memory.

      1. I haven't been for over 10 years but the setting is spectacular (and the rooms facing the lawn and city wonderful). I cannot comment on the food since when we were there Gerard Boyer was cooking and it was 3 macaroon food indeed.

        1. I was with DCM, found the setting magical and the food brilliant, if in insufficient quantity. Neighbors had a leg of lamb for which I'd be back. The duck like a lievre was imo a memorable dish.

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          1. re: souphie

            "insufficient quantity."
            By you, old son, except for Chez L'Ami Jean and the original Regalade, where do you get enough food?

            1. re: John Talbott

              Maybe at L'Auberge du pont des collonges :D

          2. Are there any places with good food at non Michelin prices in Reims? Everybody seems to recommend the same 2 places

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            1. re: limjes

              Plenty in the centre. I really enjoyed Le Bocal, and Eveil des Sens

              1. re: mr_gimlet

                Just made a booking for Le
                bocal. Will check out the other. Thanks!