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LE MONARQUE

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61 RUE PORTE CHARTRAINE, Blois, France
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Description: tél = 02 54 78 02 35
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  • 12
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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We recommend

A restaurant attached to a hotel. We were booked in here by our bike tour company, even though we were staying at another hotel 10 minutes away (I think they are linked). Light and airy and the staff attentive. Sea themed decor Local produce is served including fish from the Loire. Lots of choice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A restaurant attached to a hotel. We were booked in here by our bike tour company, even though we were staying at another hotel 10 minutes away (I think they are linked). Light and airy and the staff attentive. Sea themed decor Local produce is served including fish from the Loire. Lots of choice and an interesting wine list.

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Amboise, France
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Perhaps not the best moment to lunch at Le Monarque hotel restaurant, during the "17th Rendez-vous de L'Histoire, Blois"; but since I was in Blois for this event, there was little alternative. The restaurant is centrally located , pleasantly furnished and luminous, and the reception perfectly pleasant; we had taken the trouble to book and this was necessary, due to... More 

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Brussels + Amsterdam
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The "double saveurs" menu is absolutely worth trying. Very good value for money, decent wine list at very fair prices. Staff is friendly and the restaurants nicely decorated.

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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184 reviews 184 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Great hotel restaurant. Straightforward but stylish food served with pleasant efficiency. Some unusual combinations - such as onion tart with seafood - that work well. Good traditional French staples too like decent steak cooked "saignant".

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We booked a table, we turned up on time, there was no atmosphere and we were ignored after 20mins we got up and walked out.

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Blois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We went there due to the Michelin Guide recommendation and chose to ignore the bad recommendations here on this site. It was very disappointing. Too greasy too little taste and worse than the cheapest brasseries we have visited in France. In addition the service was unfriendly and unwelcoming. It is really strange that this restaurant can have a guide Michelin... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

Our hotel, which is nice, recommended that we go here. Things sounded tempting on the menu. However all three of us were seriously disappointed in what was served. My salmon, which was OK, was served with a tough, flavorless potato waffle and a dollop of soggy julienne vegetables. My friend's steak was adequate, though a bit tough, and served with... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The food here was poor, the selection was poor, the service was slow, the entry way overpowers you with the smell of cloying incense, and the space is uninteresting. There are many better places to eat - there have to be!

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Cosenza, Italy
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

We stayed here two nights...our room is composed by two bedrooms; the bathroom is well equipped and it's clean. The bed is confortable. The girl that works at the reception is very kind and helpful. The restaurant is excellent: the staff is qualified; the menu is translated in foreign languages, if you need a translation; the wine list is very... More 

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midlands
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105 reviews 105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

We were staying here overnight and realised the food must be good since the restaurant was packed. We both had the set menu which was very reasonable as were the carafes of house wine. I believe you could probably have had goats cheese for each course if you wanted! There were two of us, we started with a goats cheese... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 61 RUE PORTE CHARTRAINE, Blois, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Blois

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Description

tél = 02 54 78 02 35

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