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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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“ballotine” (2 reviews)
“poisson” (2 reviews)
“lobster” (4 reviews)
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French, European
49 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
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Reviewed 13 March 2014

The whole dining experience was nothing to write home about. The selection on the menu is rather limited, especially if you're not big on meat. Quality of the fish and scallops were of the frozen type and had almost no flavour. All meat dishes came...More

Thank Xofi10
Reviewed 7 March 2014 via mobile

We had been recommended to this restaurant by a local friend who frequents it. One of the most amazing meals we have ever eaten. I love that the produce is local and seasonal. We never felt rushed nor ignored a perfect balance in service from...More

Thank pkj200w
Reviewed 9 January 2014 via mobile

The proof of the pudding is on the eating. That is what eating here is all about. The best French dishes you can imagine. Inspiring wines. Do not miss Olga Raffault! A local jewel! Certainly will go back again here. Very helpfull and motivated staff...More

Thank toerjacq
Reviewed 21 December 2013

Had a great evening here with my wine loving friends. Well worth booking a table here, don't forget to try any of the local wines on their list.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 21 November 2013

A good lunch did not look promising option at it was a rather cold market day plus quite a few shops and restaurants closed for annual holidays. However, the sight of a restaurant proudly offering locally sourced food and a tempting Menu Decouverte drew us...More

Thank Frenchholiday01
Reviewed 2 October 2013

It was raining quite hard when we arrived in Chinon. We decided we better have lunch before visiting the Chateau which has a lift to get visitors to the top. We were wandering around looking at menu boards. We peeked into Au Chapeau Rouge and...More

Thank lessalt
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Fine dining, lovely atmosphere. Made to feel very welcome and the staff are right on the ball. Food delicious, plenty of choice. Will definitely go again.

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 29 September 2013

The header pretty much says it all. We had picked out several places in Chinon to catch a dinner, and actually walked out of a pub style affair before coming here. It was fairly late (by U.S. standards) so many of the tables were taken....More

Thank whodunit99
Reviewed 9 September 2013

I know it seems a lot but but we wanted to treat ourselves after finding the 'last room' in Chinon(we hardly ever book hotels- silly I know at busy times but we quite like the excitement and a bit of panic). We did not eat...More

Thank swpratt
Reviewed 1 September 2013

We had heard from friends that 'Au Chapeau Rouge' is an excellent place to eat. It is renowned for their use of local ingredients. We were far from disappointed. Our meal was so good it surpassed our expectations. We were very fortunate the evening we...More

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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
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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