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L'Epicerie Gourmande

6 rue de la Mairie, 37510 Villandry, France
+33 2 47 43 57 49
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
14 Sep 2017
“Quiet place away from majority of tourists”
12 Sep 2017
“Good for a light meal”
Open Now
10:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6 rue de la Mairie, 37510 Villandry, France
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Stumbled upon L'Epicerie while looking for somewhere quiet away from the coach loads of tourists. L'Epicerie is situated in the old centre of Villandry away from the main road and as a result is a quiet location. Most of the tables were occupied and we...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went here after visiting Villandray chateau. Having visited in previous years we thought we could get a simple tasty lunch. The waitress gave us menus and a while later returned for our orders. We had galettes with a glass of cider followed by coffee. The...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The menu is predominantly galettes and salads with a daily special. It is not a large place and booking might be a good precaution on a weekend. Our food, while simple, was tasty, hot and well presented. There is a reasonable wine list - it...More

Thank Anne001_12
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We went there after visiting the chateau. It's less than 5 minute walk from there and located in a pretty district with restaurants. We got a plate of two types of cheese, salad and a potato and a plate of a sandwichish food with ham...More

Thank Maially
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Great atmosphere and lovely friendly staff. Cosy place and really good food and locally sourced. Few metre from the Chateau de Villandy. They even have 2 guest room they offer as B&B.

1  Thank Sybille d
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We came there to have breakfast. But it was 26.12. Most of the places were closed but this was working. We were alone in the restaurant. We took one omplet with green salad, one portion of 4 different meet with green salad and coffee. The...More

Thank Svetlana A
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We ate well at L'Epicerie after a day at the Villandry garden. The restaurant is full of the character one might expect in an old farm and the greeting and service generally was friendly and in our case attentive. But we felt later arrivals were...More

Thank johnreestalley
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We showed up around 5:30pm for a glass of wine, tea and a cheese plate(the three were delicious). Though the restaurant owner was busy preparing the restaurant and the kitchen for the dinner shift, she welcomed us very kindly and spent time with us to...More

Thank HJF013
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stayed one night in L'Epicerie Gourmande in early July, with our four kids. We all loved the roomy, quirky suite we got to stay in, under the roofs in a 16th-century building (thankfully with air conditioning). The sting came the next day when presented...More

Thank Annette K
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Cool, quiet spot a quick walk away from Chateau de Villandry. The menu was slightly limited, but all of the food was delicious. Reasonably priced for the quality. As Americans who speak almost no French, it was very nice to have a server who tried...More

Thank BenJWalden
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$34
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue de la Mairie, 37510 Villandry, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Villandry
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 43 57 49
Located in the heart of the small village of Villandry l'Epicerie Gourmande is both a Wine bar (mostly regional and natural wine) a restaurant and a tea room. Here you will also find regional products to take away and advices concerning your trip in Loire Valley. Clearly a must for your visit to Villandry and in the Loire Valley. Open 7/7 from 10.00 to 22.00.
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