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Le Castelet

40, rue Saint-Lubin, 41000 Blois, France
+33 2 54 74 66 09
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Ranked #20 of 132 Restaurants in Blois
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $41
Hours:
Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Home made food in menus that are changed four times a year. Junior and vegetable menus available. Specialized in Touraine cooking. Large wine list, some of them could be ordered by glass. Near Loire and castle.
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English first
Hobart, Australia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stumbled on Le Castelet after finding that the restaurant next door had closed. Fortunately we turned up early and were accommodated (later arrivals were sent packing as LC was booked out by locals). The carte is extensive with a plate by plate choice and then two choices of menu that also offered a fair bit of choice. We tried... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We pre booked which turned out to be essential on a Saturday. They were very busy and our initial reaction was not good. We waited over 40 minutes before our order was taken. However the food was very different from a "standard" menu and tasted very good. And it was not over priced. Set in an old part of town... More 

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Berwickshire
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

To its credit this restaurant has a vegetarian menu, almost unknown in France! It is located in a very old building in the centre of Blois and the service was charming and efficient. My husband was slightly disappointed with his pork main course, but my salmon was beautifully cooked. There is a fashion for "crumble" desserts and patisserie in France... More 

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Le Quiou, France
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Monday and people turned away. Friendly and chatty service altho slow. No one seemed to mind. Old authentic decor w old frieze on stairs wall. Nice discounted bottle of touraine Rabelais red (lighting) and stout food. Presentation and seasoning could have been better and three bean veg accompaniment was a bit stewed. But all part of a good days paddling... More 

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monmouthshire
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Recommended by the hotel as it is open on a Monday night, as finding restaurants that are open on Monday's can be a problem. It took some finding, but worth the effort. A traditional restaurant in the old part of the town, with good service, and nice choices. Very busy, but maybe because it was Monday. The food was above... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Visited on a week day evening during a week long Loire valley holiday. The positives were the service was very nice and the starters very tasty. Also the chocolate mouse very good. The place was quite old fashioned and the cuisine reflected that. My main course a very heavy pork and bean dish and one disappointing vegetarian main course which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Le Castelet is a lovely restaurant tucked in a lovely old part of Blois. The meal we had there was home food style, but beautifully cooked and presented with quality ingredients and bags of flavour. Excellent service too. Would definitely recommend.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Managed to get a table here by booking late afternoon, having watched the stream of people who were disappointed through the evening we did well. Food was very nice, not too expensive for a main street in the tourist season, fabulous creme brulee!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This may be number #10 on TA, but it blew away the #3 in Blois,L'appart'the, for a mere $5 extra per person. See my review on L'apparthe for my adivce to avoid it. Now back to Le Castelet: Strange that the reviews all mention a 3 person family operation, where the husband "explains the entire menu to you", as he... More 

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San Francisco, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The owner was very helpful translating the menu and we ordered a goat cheese salad and veal with vouvray. Both were very good. The veal was tender and delicious.

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Additional Information about Le Castelet

Address: 40, rue Saint-Lubin, 41000 Blois, France
Phone Number: +33 2 54 74 66 09
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Blois
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 41
Cuisine: French

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