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Le Castelet

40 rue Saint Lubin, 41000, Blois, France
+33 2 54 74 66 09
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (3 reviews)
“turned away” (7 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
19:00 - 21:45All hours
CUISINES
French, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
40 rue Saint Lubin, 41000, Blois, France
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1 - 10 of 475 reviews

Reviewed 30 April 2017

The owner of the Airbnb lodging where we stayed in Blois had recommended this restaurant. So happy he did! The specials were delicious, the staff was extremely helpful and friendly, and the prices were quite affordable. This is a traditional low-key French restaurant in the...More

Thank NKyAdventurer
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We went to dinner at "Le Castelet" looking at the exterior of the Restaurant and we were not disappointed. It is a very familiar restaurant, where they cook classic dishes of French cuisine with typical products of the region and game meat from the area....More

Thank lidi
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The whole meal was great but the vegetable veloute was incredible. As was the panna cotta dessert. Friendly and helpful wait staff.

Thank mmevitrac
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were looking for a restaurant that was vegetarian friendly and came across Le Chatelet while exploring Blois on foot. We arrived just before opening time of 19.00 but were allowed in and made to feel welcome. The staff were very friendly and as two...More

Thank pjsenior2015
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice this week as our first meal was so good (lovely beef for 16 euros). Went back this evening - the pork ( cheeks? ) were beautiful as was the lamb in garlic. The better bottle of local red ( touraine meslands...More

Thank helenhutch60
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We were a group of four adults on a mini tour of the Loire Valley and found this restaurant on TripAdvisor, booking from the UK a few days before our arrival. Had we not reserved, we wouldn't have been seated ... People were being turned...More

1  Thank WWooB
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We really enjoyed our meal. We had the menu of the day with a really good local white wine. Dessert for me and cheese for the spouse to round out a relaxing respite from touring. I would definitely go back.

Thank PhillyFour
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Beware! As a veggie I do struggle to find reasonable food in France but Happy Cow and Trip Advisor suggested this restaurant so we went. There is a menu which says it is veggie but only if you eat fish and gelatine! So not really...More

Thank HazelandRachel
antemortem46, Gérant at Le Castelet, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2016

It's a fact that we have one of our starter with fish in our vegetarian menu. Because we have a lot of people that are "piscivegetarian". But it's quite easy to avoid it for it's written "rillettes de sandre" and anybobody know that pikeperch is...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016

There are no shortages of restaurants in town but this is one of the better ones. It is family run and gets very busy, Good traditional French food, well cooked and presented. You are advised to book before you get there as we saw many...More

Thank Mik B
Reviewed 27 June 2016

While this is not a purely vegetarian restaurant, it does provide several vegetarian menus. We had an enjoyable and delicious meal. Don't expect any haute cuisine here, though. That is not the intention. Typically, people seem to be in and out within an hour. This...More

Thank bonsi7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$41
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 13:45
19:00 - 21:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:45
19:00 - 21:45
Thursday
12:00 - 13:45
19:00 - 21:45
Friday
12:00 - 13:45
19:00 - 21:45
Saturday
12:00 - 13:45
19:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 rue Saint Lubin, 41000, Blois, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Blois
  • Phone Number: +33 2 54 74 66 09
  • E-mail
Description
Home made food in menus that are changed four times a year. Junior and vegetable menus available. Specialized in Touraine cooking. Large wine list, some of them could be ordered by glass. Near Loire and castle.
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