We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Le Lion d'Or

17 Quai Charles Guinot, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 57 00 23
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sweetbreads” (5 reviews)
“kidney” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
17 Quai Charles Guinot, 37400, Amboise, France
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (522)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

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
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Le Parvis
144 reviews
.20 km away
L'Echanson
456 reviews
.20 km away
Patisserie Bigot
922 reviews
.12 km away
Chez Bruno
969 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Chateau d'Amboise
3,439 reviews
.11 km away
Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci
3,856 reviews
.67 km away
Royal Domain of Chateau Gaillard
173 reviews
1.15 km away
Office de Tourisme Val d'Amboise
61 reviews
.28 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Le Lion d'Or staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
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
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing