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Le Lion d'Or

17 Quai Charles Guinot, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 57 00 23
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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17 Quai Charles Guinot, 37400, Amboise, France
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11 - 20 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 16 March 2017

An elegant lunch spot for which you do not need to dress up if you desire to be somewhat casual while traveling. Try the cauliflower crème dessert. Very friendly management and easy to reach location on foot.

Thank PointerDetroit
Reviewed 6 March 2017

In Amboise for the night, we randomly picked this restaurant. The menu looked yummy, prices a little expensive but the restaurant is listed on the best dining guides (Michelin) so that makes perfect sense and the dining rooms super authentic, french style. So we got...More

Thank Coralie S
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

What a great restaurant! Nice ambiance cosy and with high standard. The ambiance is the mirror of the city with an elegant decor and view over the Loire valley. Regarding the food nothing to say delicious and surprenant! Try the menus and great surprise will...More

Thank Juansebastian78
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We spent a delightful new year's eve at Le Lion d'Or experiencing incredible French gastronomy. The set NYE menu was absolutely amazing with delicate, intricate flavours and superb wine. The price is definitely special occasion, and this certainly was for us. What a way to...More

Thank wanderingfire
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Can't believe this is not higher rated on TA...excellent French food with attentive, unhurried service. Ordered priced fixed which I normally avoid since too much food for me but WOW...The foie gras was best I had in France. The lamb exquisite and presentation superb. Baked...More

Thank Karen4005
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We were there last night for dinner. It was a Tuesday night but the restaurant was pretty full. The ladies were very friendly and service was prompt. We opted for the 3 course menu at 48 Euro each. Mixed review of the food. Excellent escargot...More

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Our hotel made us a reservation for our last night in Amboise. The restaurant is decorated like an upscale formal dining establishment but does not convey any sense of airs to its patrons. The service was helpful and very competent. Overall, we found the meal...More

Thank Tallahassee-Bob
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Whilst travelling south we stayed overnight in Amboise and went to the Le Lion D'Or for dinner. Absolutely superb. The dining room was only surpassed by the food, staff extremely helpful and even if not going directly to Amboise, if close we would drive to...More

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Based to TA reviews and recommendation of our lodging, we had an advance reservation here. Yes, they are usually "complete" as the French say full. The dining room is beautiful, but you can still be comfortably attired. More expensive than most, but easy to understand...More

Thank JanetFtMyersFL
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Extremely good food. Comfortable restaurant, friendly staff, willing and able to speak a little English, especially if you make an effort with French.

Thank Michael D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
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12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Quai Charles Guinot, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 57 00 23
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