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Le Shaker

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French, Bistro, Wine Bar
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3 Quai Francois Tissard, 37400 Amboise, France
+33 2 47 23 24 26
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 88
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  • 13
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Drinks Galore

If you seek a friendly neighborhood spot for drinks into the wee hours of the morning, The Shaker is for you. There are better places for dining, but nothing beats the view of the Chateau and La Loire than this cocktail lounge. There are very few bars on the river bank. When you sit outside be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

If you seek a friendly neighborhood spot for drinks into the wee hours of the morning, The Shaker is for you. There are better places for dining, but nothing beats the view of the Chateau and La Loire than this cocktail lounge. There are very few bars on the river bank. When you sit outside be prepared for a crowded... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Great cocktails, good wines and perfect for food if you are wanting sharing platters rather than a full meal. We enjoyed being able to sit on the riverside seats 2 nights running and watched the lights come around Amboise. The place was always but the staff were friendly and worked incredibly hard to keep on top of orders.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Attentive waitress, located right on the river with a great view of town. Huge variety of mixed drinks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This bar is right on the river looking across to the Chateau. Beautiful views. We enjoyed a good selection of beers and some substantial snack food. Get there for the sunset, great colors on the chateaux.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

What a fun welcoming place over looking the Loire river. A short walk from the heart of the town to the Gold island in the center of the river! Pascal or fun loving waitress/owner greeted us with welcoming arms the first visit but our return visit we were treated like old friends! The drinks were fun and festive as was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We stopped at Le Shaker on a busy Friday night. We ordered three cocktails and were pleasantly surprised by how quickly they took our order and delivered the drinks. That wasn't our only surprise; sadly, we were also surprised by how much we were charged for a mediocre beverage and by the size of the drinks. The cocktail glasses were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Brilliant location, beautiful drinks and snacks and a wonderful host. Had a great night with the locals who were as welcoming as this bar is. Thank for a great night last year.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Le Shaker’s great place to stop and have a beer and a bite to eat, welcoming, friendly and attentive staff we ordered some small plates between us and the food was great and just kept coming and coming.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Everything in Amboise closes at 10 PM except this gem under the bridge which is open to 4 AM. A drink menu the size of a phone book and some nice ice creams and snacks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The best place to be after 8. Great variety of cocktails with good to great bar snacks. The Tex-mex i can recommend. Awesome view

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Quai Francois Tissard, 37400 Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 23 24 26

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 22
  • Cuisine: French, Bistro, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene

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