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L'Ardoise

42 rue Rabelais, 37500, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 58 48 78
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“set menu” (7 reviews)
“amazing food” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
42 rue Rabelais, 37500, Chinon, France
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1 - 10 of 470 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review should have been written a lot sooner, as we traveled there last year. But we were talking to our friends last night about how excellent this place was. We were walking through Chinon and when I saw the restaurant, I remembered reading about...More

Thank thelevines
Reviewed 20 April 2017

During our recent visit to chinon, we were here for dinner. Looking at the menu, we were quite hesitant if we could find 'something' to eat, as we are vegetarians. I must confess that we were pleasantly surprised by the excellent service and amazing food!...More

Thank theraingirl
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and service, definitely recommend! Had salmon with mango for a starter and my husband had fois gras , we both had duck served with veg, pomme purée and pineapple for the main - everything was delicious! The wine as recommended by the owner...More

Thank Kseniya H
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner with our two kids aged 7 + 5. Delicious food and hands down the best 'menu enfant' we've had in our year in France. Helpful waitstaff fluent in English. But make a reservation! We were one of 3 tables that made it...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My wife and our 7-year old liked this place a lot. The owner attentively explained the food options and took the time to discuss the wine list at length. The food was excellent. Most impressively she made sure that the number of guests never overwhelmed...More

1  Thank webtraveler99
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

A great recommendation by our hotel during a brief stop in Chinon. My wife and I enjoyed an excellent evening here. The menu was good and we were not disappointed. The food was superbly prepared, brilliantly presented, and of excellent quality. Plenty of great wines...More

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Booked on The Fork. Posh set-up and well presented meals but you have to order dessert at the beginning of the evening and how do you know if you want one when you do not know how satisfying the main course will be? You chose...More

Thank eurotrippers
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Food was delightful, wonderful atmosphere, and superb waitstaff. Recommended local wines beautifully completemnted the meal. Arrived hungry and cold, left warm and sated. Magnifique!

Thank marksavsavage
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, wonderful service. I love how they have you walk up to their wine wall to select your bottle. The presentation of the dishes is really beautiful, but I ordered the duck breast as my plat and it came out thinly cut, not warm...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 November 2016

You will not find a more high quality cuisine for such a reasonable price anywhere. Service too was wonderfully accommodating and knowledgeable. Quite simply superb!

Thank AnaGramWords
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Julie P
Do you have gluten free options? When are you open for dinner in the evening? Are the prix fixe menus available in the evening or just at lunch?
17 May 2015|
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Response from Stephane P | Property representative |
Yes we have gluten free options We are closed sunday and monday Our menus are available for lunch and evening (except" menu of the day" not available saturday evening)
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Marie-Josée B
Bonsoir je souhaiterai réserver pour samedi 15 avril à 19h car nous allons ensuite à un spectacle à 20h30 . Nous serions 4 . Dites moi s'il vous plaît s il est possible de dîner en une heure ? Merci de votre réponse cordialement 0622840650
13 April 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$39
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:45 - 13:45
19:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:45 - 13:45
19:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:45 - 13:45
19:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:45 - 13:45
19:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:45 - 13:45
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 rue Rabelais, 37500, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 58 48 78
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