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La Trouvaille

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French, Bistro, Wine Bar
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5 Rue de la Chaine, 41000 Blois Blois, France
+33 2 54 74 77 96
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Our brasserie is located accross the river and has the best view on the...
Our brasserie is located accross the river and has the best view on the historic city of Blois. Our food is coming from fresh, local and seasonnal products. Our set lunch menu is availabler from teasday to saturday. We have as well a nice selection of local wines on our wine list served by the glass or bottle and a wine cellar.
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  • 9
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice view; good food

It is a pleasant location near the river with a view to the castle. I wouldn't call it exactly fine dining, but it was ok as an overall experience. The food is tasty, but the service can improve. There is no English menu and the staff does not make too much effort to help. Our local host... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Bucharest
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Bucharest
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It is a pleasant location near the river with a view to the castle. I wouldn't call it exactly fine dining, but it was ok as an overall experience. The food is tasty, but the service can improve. There is no English menu and the staff does not make too much effort to help. Our local host recommended us the... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Food was ok only. There wasn't anything bad about the food, but there certainly wasn't anything to either rave about or worth going back for. Service was excellent though.

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Jerusalem District, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We found this restaurant by chance, but it turned out to be a lovely and tasetful dinner. the waitress was very friendly and halpfull in English, and the food was tasty. A recommanded restaurant in Blois.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The overall experience made all members of our family very happy. The view on the Loire River and the skyline of Blois was unique. The selection of wines, appetizers and main courses was just perfect. Not too many items to choose from, but everyone was very pleased with what they ordered. Of course, we all shared tasting from each other’s... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We went here because of the positive Trip advisor reviews. The server was very friendly and explained the menu to us in English. We ordered a pork shop, some kind of white fish, beef tartar, and 3 kinds of cheeses. The food was nicely presented and fresh. The pork chop was really tender. The fish was done nicely and my... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Found this place by chance, looking for a parking spot! Located on the 'wrong' bank of the Loire, opposite the chateau. The place was packed at lunch (good sign). It is half specialist wine bar, half restaurant. House smoked salmon, casserole of frogs legs - doesn't get more French than that - braised Guinea fowl, rich with poultry flavour and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

If you like your food really 'French' then you need to give this a try. It's just over the bridge in 'vienne' Blois & worth the little extra walk. Very nice.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Excellent lunch in a bistrot/wine bar atmosphere. Friendly and professional service. Good choice of food and excellent wine list (you can also buy wine from the wine shop/bar). There are few parking places right in front of the restaurant, otherwise you can also park on the other side of the river which is closer to the castle/city center. The restaurant... More 

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Orleans, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stumbled across this restaurant when we walked over the bridge to get a photo of the river with the old town in the background. The service, food and location were all excellent. I had the set menu, which was a delicious goats cheese salad, followed by pork chops with ratatouille and then a chocolate mousse. It was all delicious.... More 

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Bishops stortford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Right next door to our hotel. The reviews promised family friendly and it didn't let us down. Excellent food at a reasonable price. Went there the second night as well!

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Additional Information about La Trouvaille

Address: 5 Rue de la Chaine, 41000 Blois Blois, France
Phone Number: +33 2 54 74 77 96
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Blois
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $12 to $38
Cuisine: French, Bistro, Wine Bar

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Rue de la Chaine, 41000 Blois Blois, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Blois
  • Phone Number: +33 2 54 74 77 96

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $12 to $38
  • Cuisine: French, Bistro, Wine Bar

Description

Our brasserie is located accross the river and has the best view on the historic city of Blois. Our food is coming from fresh, local and seasonnal products. Our set lunch menu is availabler from teasday to saturday. We have as well a nice selection of local wines on our wine list served by the glass or bottle and a wine cellar.
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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