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Auberge de l'Ile

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3 Place Bouchard | Région de Chinon, 37220, L'lle-Bouchard, France
+33 2 47 58 51 07
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 20:45
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Thu - Mon 12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 20:45
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Woldingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Lovely restaurant. Quality and upmarket. Owner personally oversees everything. Excellent starters and very good main courses. Desserts disappointing. Menu prices OK but extras such as drinks, bread, water very expensive meaning overal bill is a rad too much at the end of the day.

Thank AndrewM1963
London, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Super resturant in a beautiful location overlooking the Vienne, in good weather the terrace is recommended We both had the Gambas with chutney as a starter an it was lovely I had the pigeon as main which was very tasty and my first time my wife had the local Sanded fish For desert we had the chocolate deserts one each... More 

1 Thank DavidU56
London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This was a great find. Everything about this restaurant was excellent and professional. From the moment you arrived we felt at ease and comfortable that we were in a really good restaurant. The young staff were well trained, knowledgeable and charming. The food was really well priced and the prix fixe menu was superb value. The food itself was well... More 

1 Thank Mark and Wils B
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This restauarant is on a small island in La Vienne, just before it joins La Loire. The local wines are designated "Chinon". We were impressed by the service. My standard question was about the local dishes and the local wines. The sommelier knew his stuff with the Chinon whites. The local river speciality sandre, zander, or if you like Sandra,... More 

1 Thank Tom B
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a wonderful Michelin restaurant in a very tiny French town. The ambience is wonderful......a walk along the river with a champagne prior to lunch or dinner is terrific. They never rush you...it is a wonderful experience. The food is amazing. We had the Bresse chicken which was great. A wonderful wine list.....and they are very helpful to make... More 

1 Thank Mary H
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

A most relaxing lunch time was spent in this excellent restaurant. The menu is a mixture of the well know and the adventurous. We ate 'en terrace' facing the river. The service was very professional being attentive but unobtrusive. The food was well thought out, very well presented and delicious. Two of us took the set menu and two went... More 

1 Thank David E
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely evening! Nice food, and nice wines that we didn't know yet. Kids menu was ok with chicken breast that was supermoist and soft. Lovely potatoe-tower with duck. Le sandwich was superb .

1 Thank Brigitta P
Brisbane, Australia
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Was recommended but disappointed - the steak was really pretty awful and small portions and expensive..Not impressed and they could do a lot better. The atmosphere was not inviting - cold and unwelcoming sadly.

Thank John F
Geneva, Switzerland
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113 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Enjoying a lovely riverbank location this restuarant offers a selection of Popular french " gourmet" dishes from a selection of set dinner menu choices. Each course of our dinner was interspersed with a sequence of small tasting plates which showcased the kitchen's skills. Our sommelier recommended a very enjoyable local rose wine. Our food was full of flavour and presented... More 

Thank Safarimangiare
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

We stopped here by chance while visiting the charming church in Tavant nearby. Probably the best restaurant in our 3 week trip to France. Great location on the island in the river with views to match. Excellent food with good relaxed service. Highly recommended.

Thank Yakimov

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$42 - US$69
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 20:45
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 20:45
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 20:45
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 20:45
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Place Bouchard | Région de Chinon, 37220, L'lle-Bouchard, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  L'lle-Bouchard
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 58 51 07

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?