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13 rue Rabelais, 37500, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 93 44 55
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“oysters” (27 reviews)
“cuttlefish” (3 reviews)
“cod” (8 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Hours
French, European
13 rue Rabelais, 37500, Chinon, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here twice last year and was very impressed,returned again and unfortunately were disappolinted. Whilst the food was excellent the service was cold and inpersonal and gave the impression it was done to a set formula.The young waiter didn’t speak but would suddenly appear to...More

Thank Arthur F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended to us this restaurant lived up to the billing - a friendly welcome with the waiting staff making an effort to speak really slowly so that our Franglais was good enough to understand - great food and good wine recommendation - I would recommend...More

Thank cherryDSA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great fish restaurant with lovely food, excellent service and a great atmosphere- we loved it! Try the grand marnier soufflé!! Just divine!

Thank anguskeith
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Our third visit in as many years, and as good as the previous experiences. This is cooking of the highest order, and the chef is a master of sauces. Exemplary wine list: we greatly enjoyed a dry Vouvray, Domaine de la Fontainiere. The meal unfolds...More

Thank james343333
Reviewed July 12, 2018

So our French was very poor but the waitress came to our aid and we made our selections. The Somelier was extremely attentive. The Caviar was great, the samon appetizer was wonderful as were my oysters. My mussels were wonderful and the other main dishes...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Very unpleasant evening. We were hoping for a great meal, the first course was ok (no more) But the main course was very poor. I had ordered the ‘market of the day’ which was cod, it arrived over-cooked and swimming in a plate of water...More

Thank Kerin P
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Wait staff looked hassled throughout our 1.5 hour dinner. Service was slow considering we only ordered the 3-course set menu. The €29 menu not just lacked quality ingredients but lacked taste. Plating was amateurish and sadly, didn't warrant a picture keepsake. From the mediocre taste,...More

Thank SGPTaiTai
Reviewed May 9, 2018

We had high expectations, but we were disappointed. After being served our aperitifs and amuse-bouches we had to wait for more than 1,5 hour before we got our starters. We alerted the staff in the hope of being offered an explanation or an apology, but...More

1  Thank Mats L
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Nicole, my lovely highly disabled wife and I arrived late for dinner to the restaurant by Chinon/French standards, but it was well well worth it. The location itself is as stunning as it is medieval. That said, there is nothing medieval about the restaurant once...More

Thank Alex T
Reviewed April 20, 2018

We had a lovely dinner here. We had one of the set menus. All the food was of a high standard and delicious, the staff charming and efficient and in a very nicely presented restaurant. One of the best meals we had in Chinon.

Thank alexandramachray
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 rue Rabelais, 37500, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Indre-et-Loire  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 93 44 55
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Cuisine de poisson de mers et riviere, suivant le cours des saisons....plats à emporter,
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