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14 rue Joyeuse, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 30 52 13
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese plate” (12 reviews)
“croquettes” (2 reviews)
“raw tuna” (2 reviews)
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French, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
14 rue Joyeuse, 37400, Amboise, France
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1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

L’Alliance is fairly small and easy to find. The staff is local, experienced and makes you feel very welcome. The restaurant is not pretentious but the menu is good and the food is excellent - clearly a cut above a “local”. We dined on the...More

Thank Pinotpomeroy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had passed this restaurant a couple of times on our short walk into town, and last night decided to pop in. Yes it's dearer than a lot of the places a few blocks away in town - but you won't regret it! I'd rather...More

Thank Clubglenn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a cozy local restaurant with food that was better than most of the fare found on Place Michel Debre. As is usual in Amboise the menu lens towards the prix fixe. With starter, entree, cheese and dessert. Everything was fresh and well prepared,...More

Thank TN-VinoGal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps our best meal in france, for 19 or 21euros which means dessert is only 2uero. Amuse bouche of basic foam and tomatoe, the delicate pea soup with smoked duck excellent... followed by an excellent pave of fish with vegetables. the desert was a chocolate...More

Thank tfizzle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the cheese plate to dessert, one of the finest meals on our two-week visit to France. Our waitress guided us through the huge cheese assortment to find a good combination and likewise helped find gluten-free preparations for my wife, who had a flawless turbot...More

Thank jfuquay
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We were five people who ate their 4- course menu. We all chose different dishes which can be a challenge for the best restaurants, but not this one. Every single dish was perfection, and we all rolled out of there, full well beyond our brim....More

Thank Kegurii
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Excellent meal in an unhurried setting. We both enjoyed our dishes...my scallops were superb and my husband's chicken outstanding. Attention to detail worth noting. The only disappointment was the salad which was uninspiring, just lettuce and dressing.

Thank Karen4005
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Gloria from Le Vieux Manior send us here on our first evening. We were able to walk from the B&B and enjoyed a fine meal. The first of many "amuse bouche" during our trip.

1  Thank thhamer60
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

My regular go-to Loire restaurant was closed for Friday.. so I decided to take them to gem of a place for lunch instead... little did i know that our 21€ three course lunch was 5 star affair! A family run restaurant by 2 brothers and...More

Thank piratemaki
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant based on the recommendation of our B & B hosts, Gloria and Bob. We were pleased with the service, wine, attentiveness of the staff, and quality of our dining experience. I had a tasting menu selection while my friend ordered a smaller...More

Thank Diane S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$62
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 rue Joyeuse, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 30 52 13
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