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Au Chapeau Rouge

49 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 98 08 08
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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49 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and i ate here during our recent trip through Chinon and we were amazed at the quality of food in such a small town. This was one of the best meals we had during our 2 weeks in France, including Paris. We also...More

Thank Qdog56
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Booked over phone, 2 adults 2 kids. Asked ages, 6 & 3. No problem,Turned up, can only asume she was owner or matradee but she was very put out that we had wasted a table for 4 for 2 kids who did not want their...More

Thank Edward Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Chinon and chose this intimate looking restaurant. We had not booked! We asked for a table outside but were told only inside was available. That was fine. We chose a table at the window but were told this was reserved. I pointed...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the beautiful town of Chinon, this restaurant sets good standards, even if I wasn’t quite as bowled over by it as some of the reviewers were. Set in a central square, the Red Hat does classic French dishes whilst using a local Loire twist...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed July 5, 2018

This restaurant has bags of atmosphere with the experience of eating in the square under the trees. The food was very good indeed, a highlight being a starter of local river fish. The service was eventually faultless from the two people waiting table, but at...More

Thank AlannGill
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Very helpful staff. Fois gras for entree and pork in a sweet sauce for dinner. If my French is correct is was a beer/honey sauce. Excellent.

Thank greentail
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I went to This restaurant prior to a visit to the fortress. It was cold and rainy so we started with asparagus soup, which was lovely. For the main course we both chose guinea fowl which was in a lovely sauce and...More

Thank teabus
Reviewed May 9, 2018

We had a four-course lunch at this lovely restaurant. We enjoyed everything from the warm welcoming reception to the fantastic mignardises with our coffee after the meal. The food was delicious, the wines we were recommended by the sommelier proved to be perfect and the...More

Thank Mats L
Reviewed May 6, 2018

My second time at Au Chapeu Rouge, and they did not disappoint. The meal of guinea fowl with wild garlic was preceded by a quite good pork terrine surrounding foie gras and ended with chocolate fondant. Great service and treated this diner of one very...More

Thank Sharmiro
Reviewed April 20, 2018

We dined here on a Tuesday night in April, and as the weather had taken a turn for the better we were able to eat outside. The inside of the restaurant was lovely too. It was mostly good. Foodwise, our tartare of sea bass starter...More

Thank alexandramachray
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 98 08 08
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