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9 Rue Malebranche, 37400 Amboise, France
0611781698
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Ranked #4 of 65 Restaurants in Amboise
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $28
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Tel: 00 33 6 11 78 16 98 Opened three months ago
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This cute little restaurant hidden down and alley was clearly very popular and after eating the food you can understand why. Very home style cooking in a quaint family run atmosphere. Worth a visit but book ahead in the busy season as this place is small.

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Dinner La Fourchette was one of those magical meals we shared on our trip in that we still think back fondly on the atmosphere and each course. No food is fresher and better than local ingredients prepared in front of you in the corner kitchen. It is cozy only seating a few tables, charming, and the true French experience. Go... More 

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Lyon, France
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We found La Fourchette here on Trip Advisor and ambled down the little alleyway to check it out a few hours before dinner time. We immediate saw why so many people found it charming, it's tucked away on a quiet street, is small and cozy, decorated with a sophisticated charm of an elegant country cottage with seasonal touches. Basically adorable.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Not a lot of choice but that makes it easy for many after a busy day. The choices the evening we were there were not exceptional BUT the fish entrée was tasty, as was the broccoli tomato tarte we started with. The escargot, have flavor and garlic, and the garlic did not, in any way, overpower the snails. We shared... More 

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Leominster, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

this restaurant is among a few lined up across from the castle. There are tables outside and it is a very pleasant dinner outside in the summer months well into late October. The food is good, as well as the wine, service is gracious, it is a tad bit more elegant than its neighbors.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

What a joy it was to discover such a hidden treasure in this little gem of a restaurant in Amboise, La Fourchette. I own a restaurant, The Patio, in San Diego, and understand how challenging it is to run such a unique establishment. We enjoyed every aspect of the restaurant; its quiet and charming location, its small size, its authenticity,... More 

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S Nyack, NY
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Make a reservation right away. Really tiny place with a limited menu. The mother and daughter hustle and put out a fabulous meal! They do it without rushing so you don't feel rushed at all. Cute little place we would highly recommend it

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Dublin, Ireland
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358 reviews 358 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Not for everyone, La Fourchette is that increasingly rare proposition; a restaurant run for the enjoyment and pleasure of the owners. They offer a choice of two starters, two mains and two deserts which change every night. Their wines are also limited. Ambiance is pleasant with a simple decor best described as jolly. Tables are very simply laid out to... More 

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Newton, New Hampshire
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69 reviews 69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

A very small family restaurant just off the main tourist strip that's really fantastic. The menu is limited to a few selections. My wife and I both got the cod & salmon entry. Living on the New England coast in the USA, we eat a lot of fish & this was great. Cooked to perfection the fish was served on... More 

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Melbourne
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Ate here twice for dinner during our weeks stay in Amboise. Totally delicious both nights. I really liked the idea of only having 2 choices for each course as it challenged us (and our girls 10 and 13) to try things we may not ordinarily choose. We shared two entrees between the four of us to ensure we had room... More 

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Address: 9 Rue Malebranche, 37400 Amboise, France
Phone Number: 0611781698
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
Average Prices: USD 17 - 28
Cuisine: French

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