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5 Rue de la Chaine, 41000 Blois Blois, France
+33 2 54 74 77 96
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Ranked #25 of 133 Restaurants in Blois
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $39
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Brasserie, Wine Bar, Winery
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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.
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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

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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5 restaurant reviews
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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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197 reviews 197 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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148 reviews 148 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

As it's on other side of the Loire to the old town of Blois we wouldn't have visited it if we hadn't used Trip Advisor. It's right next to the bridge so easy to find. Owner delighted to explain the parts of the menu we didn't fully understand and we had a really good meal in this minimalist restaurant. The... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

This unassuming brasserie features an interesting French cuisine revisited by a Japanese Chef who picks fresh products coming from the daily market. Yes, nothing more or less than that! It has and a nice selection of local wines. Decor is minimal in this local joint where locals gather around the bar at lunch time for a glass of wine as... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Visited in May 2013. Food great, staff helpful and happy to explain menu items. Bistro-style dining, but with beautifully presented and delicious food rather than that of a run-of the mill establishment. As this was the last night of our holiday none of us wanted a huge meal, so only two courses from the a la carte. We did appreciate... More 

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Kent, England
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Stayed overnight in Blois, and found this restaurant on tripadvisor. Glad we ate here, the staff were very helpful and explained some of the menu that we didn't understand. The meal when it came was very nice, as was the wine, and not expensive. Nice views of the river Loire 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 - 39
Cuisine: Brasserie, Wine Bar, Winery

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