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27 rue de la Bretonnerie, 45000, Orleans, France
+33 2 38 53 51 66
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
3 weeks ago
“Good food in nice setting”
9 Oct 2016
“Excellent service!”
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French, European
27 rue de la Bretonnerie, 45000, Orleans, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small, high quality, family run restaurant. We were looked after in an unhurried and helpful way by one of the partners, who explained the menu items to us. The local wines complemented the food, and the ambience and value was outstanding.

Thank RogerandAnn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small, cost place and good food for the price level. I recommend you take one of the menus and take your pick from those. The accompanying wine was also commendable.

Thank WDP_12
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Truly a setting and taste to judge other French restaurants by. Superb service lays out a prix fix meal staring with smoked salmon different than you have seen before. Big smoked duck breast with several sauces and choice of desert at a reasonable price. Ah...More

Thank robertsphilippe
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We enjoyed a dinner here during our stay in Orleans. The menu was a bit limited and a somewhat pricey, but we found selections we liked. The food was good - the waitress tried extremely hard to provide good service in a very charming manner....More

Thank claudia
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Good food ,fresh fish ,well siituated . Desserts at the top Fine Wines , correct price for a French creative cuisine . Beforeto go there don't forget to book !

Thank Alain P
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Good restaurant although a little pricey for the level of food served. Service was good as was the food but I would not choose from the 32 euro menu again.

Thank andrew c
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Found the L'Ardoise via recommendations from fellow travelers and confirmation via our hotel. It's a small and charming French restaurant with pleasant decor and a friendly ambiance. Seems to be a favorite of locals. Had the 5 course degustation menu & we were very pleased...More

Thank David B L
Reviewed 23 September 2015

nice restaurant with nice food; in summer you can also sit outside. Staff could be more friendly, bit of a distance.

Thank drpadron
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We decided to check out this nice looking restaurant after a hard day chateau hopping through the Loire Valley. I wish we'd gone to McDonalds. My husband and I each had a 3 course meal - and each of the 6 dishes was consistent in...More

Thank EvanKatesma
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Traditional french cuisine with an experimental touch - what else would you want in France ? Give the Ardoise a try. You might not be overwhelmed, but happily satisfied with giving this small restaurant and its cook a chance to show you their talent.

Thank Alexandra B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
00:00 - 13:30
00:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
00:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
00:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
00:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
00:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 rue de la Bretonnerie, 45000, Orleans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +33 2 38 53 51 66
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