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Au Chapeau Rouge

49 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 98 08 08
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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French, European
49 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Al fresco on a lovely evening. Mediaeval event taking place in the square added to a memorable evening. Veal excellent and Tournedos Rossini likewise. Desserts lovely and a great wine list. Something for everyone and good service.

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling from Canada as a senior couple, we spent a long leisurely evening enjoying a delightful three or four course meal at an outdoor table in this chic but relaxed restaurant. Delightful local French/Loire Valley cuisine and very pleasant t service. Location is interesting being...More

Thank MJandCAL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was very disappointing to us. We went for dinner. Although the terraces of the restaurants next door were all open, the terrace of this restaurant was closed. The service was fluent but not really friendly. It is clear children are not over welcome...More

1  Thank SarDC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner dined in this fine restaurant right in the village of Chinon. We did not make a reservation, but I would recommend to do so because it is quite popular! We went for a full menu: entree, plat, fromage et dessert and...More

1  Thank Dries V
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Having never experienced a five course French meal, I did not know what to expect, but everything was served and prepared beautifully. It is surprising how pleasant slow dining can be. Each course was served without rushing and our large group had a great time....More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Plenty of tables outside here for summer diners. We didn't see inside. Service was good and the menu was nice but not terribly exciting. You will eat well here but we thought it a little overprice, but then the location is delightful. Booking essential.

Thank Judith H
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I loved this restaurant. The food was delicious and the restaurant felt very welcoming. The staff were great. For a nice restaurant, Au Chapeau Rouge caters beautifully to the entire family.

Thank lauriedominic
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Charming warm room that provided comfort for a group of ten. Presentation from the little amuse bouche to the cheese plate and dessert was outstanding. Appreciated having a sommelier who knew the regional wines well. The chef made himself visible and obviously took pride in...More

Thank Felice3
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Great atmosphere attention to detail and imagination in the dishes. Service and food quality match the presentation

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Went there, unfortunately at the same time as some 20+ Americans on a tour. Not to be repeated. Only a young waitress, Madame, and the sommelier on front of house. It took over an hour and a half to get a main course on the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 98 08 08
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