RestaurantsCheshireMartonSK11

survey result

Summary

£73
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “inspired menu” and “excellent French food in a contemporary setting” may come as a surprise in this “unusual rural location” – an old village farmhouse overlooking what is thought to be the oldest timber-framed church in Europe. It’s now in new hands under the ownership of Gaëlle Radigon and Joseph Rawlings, a Wilmslow-born chef who spent seven years working in top Paris restaurants. One regular feels “the talented team should concentrate on the French haute cuisine they do so well – Sunday roast seems less successful”.

Summary

£67
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “lovely, small French restaurant with a delightful garden” wins steady praise from fans for its “unhurried and meticulous service” and “exceptional food”, although its ratings were held back last year by those who judge its performance to be more middling. Dutch-born proprietor Victor Janssen celebrated his 55th anniversary as a chef last year, and opened La Popote 10 years ago with his Scottish wife, Lynne, after stints in South Africa and the Scottish Highlands.

Summary

£67
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “lovely, small French restaurant with a delightful garden” wins steady praise from fans for its “unhurried and meticulous service” and “exceptional food”, although its ratings were held back this year by those who judge its performance to be more middling. Dutch-born proprietor Victor Janssen celebrated his 55th anniversary as a chef last year, and opened La Popote 10 years ago with his Scottish wife, Lynne, after stints in South Africa and the Scottish Highlands.

Summary

4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “French-style bistro” is a “real find in a small Cheshire village”, with a “varied menu of high-quality dishes” backed up by “wonderful and very professional silver service”. Proprietors Victor Janssen, a Dutch-born chef, and his Scottish wife Lynne ran award-winning restaurants in South Africa for decades, and are now cooking what they like best. Top Tip: “go on a themed evening with live (but not intrusive) music”.

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La Popote Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of La Popote Restaurant in SK11, Marton by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of La Popote restaurant.
Geoff L
A remarkable husband and wife team with gre...
Reviewed 4 months, 16 days ago

"A remarkable husband and wife team with great staff. Excellent food and service every time. The wine pairing for any special occasion is a real treat"

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Stephen C
Can’t wait to return....
Reviewed 9 months, 7 days ago

"Can’t wait to return."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £19.50 £24.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 70.00 Always available 6

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.00 £27.00 £6.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Church Farm, Manchester Road, Marton, SK11 9HF
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
WednesdayCLOSED
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑6 pm

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