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L'Etape Gourmande

Lieu Dit la Giraudiere, 37510 Villandry, France
+33 2 47 50 08 60
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“foie gras” (6 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lieu Dit la Giraudiere, 37510 Villandry, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a cream based soup that was to die for. Pheasant with potatoes was very good. Dessert was fabulous, too, as were the wines. The grounds were fun for the kids, seeing the animals and exploring around a bit.

Thank Michele K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Every aspect of this restaurant was top notch: setting, ambience, food, choice of wine, service. As we do not speak French, it was very helpful that the host, Cambridge-educated Bernadette, speaks perfect English. And what a wonderful host she is! From the menu I strongly...More

Thank leonidfink
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying just one night in Villandry and this eatery was recommended by the owner of our hotel. We were very pleased with his choice. Courteous and friendly service and a wide range to choose from, our dished were gorgeous. Highly recommended

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a charming place with a wonderful hostess and great food. They fed a tour of 48 people with a delicious three course meal topped off with absolutely delicious chocolate torte/cake. Don't even try to get the recipe. Madame is a very interesting lady....More

Thank rc1078
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This food was elevated significantly from the farmhouse. Local ingredients with interesting combination. Lots of flavour and beautiful presentation. All of the staff were wonderful but the lady/owner who takes your order truly stands out. She is so lovely, taught me some more french and...More

Thank Travtrines
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We went for lunch as a family of eight and this was one of our favorite meals on our trip. It is on a farm on a small road so you feel like you are experiencing a true farm to table experience. The food was...More

Thank sftp2015
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Very calm and traditionnal restaurant. The waitresses were very nice. The perfect place for a lunch in family. The only bad point is that I was quite hungry ate end. Besides that it was delightful

Thank wititera
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Went there for lunch with friends living in the area. The place is very nice in a bucolic surrounding. The menu is rather scarce and you need to order all your meal (including desserts) immediately. All the food was excellent and for the main courses...More

Thank vaccarile
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was a very pleasant surprise in the middle of a farm nearby Villandry. It had a lovely and charming fireplace warming the salon. Both ladies were extremely gentle, nice and spoked very good English. They explained to us the menu and their suggestions...More

1  Thank Rosa F
Reviewed 14 October 2016

My husband and I loved this place. The dining rooms are full of character and exactly what you picture when you think of dining in the French countryside. The meal was excellent, although to be honest we never had a bad meal in the 17...More

Thank tennisbets
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May we book a table for 2 people on Saturday Sept 24th at 1930 John Rees merci
26 August 2016|
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Response from Buck E | Reviewed this property |
Sure, but you must call the restaurant at least a few hours before you show up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:00
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19:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lieu Dit la Giraudiere, 37510 Villandry, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Villandry
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 50 08 60
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