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Creperie La Picoterie

36 rue des Changes, Chartres, France
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Ranked #6 of 125 Restaurants in Chartres
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Creperie
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Europe
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

we had lunch at this cosy family owned place close to the cathedral. the decoration is very traditional and staff is extremely friendly and welcoming. we all had galettes that were absolutely delicious. I would definitely eat here again. great value for money.

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We wanted a relatively quick meal before seeing the Lumieres. Just a short walk from the cathedral, this restaurant offered exactly what was wanted. The galettes were perfect and despite not really needing a pudding, I was persuaded by the waitress to try the salted caramel house special. It was unbelievably good. I'd thoroughly recommend this place - and full... More

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St. Louis, MO
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Everything was delicious and our waiter was wonderful. Menus are available in English and our waiter was spoke perfect English. He was charmed by my insistence on using the French menu and brought me a little additional treat for my efforts.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We stumbled upon this delightful restaurant at lunchtime. Although very busy, they found us a table upstairs which felt like being in a French sitting room - beautifully decorated in red and cream. A wonderful selection of galettes and crepes, with good veggie options. The waiters were happy and welcoming. It was such a lovely atmosphere, we booked the same... More

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Bend, Oregon
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309 reviews 309 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were on a Grand Circle tour that stopped in Chartres. Found this delightful spot for a delicious crepe lunch. Even though it was crowded, the service was fast.

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Colmar, France
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We loved this restaurant. Excellent service, english menus and great food. The combinations for crepes, both savory and sweet were so creative and delicious. And the ambiance, with its red toile wall coverings and red and cream colored tablecloths was beautiful. Just steps away from the cathedral, an easy choice.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Le Picoterie must be one of the best creperies you'll find anywhere. A wide selection of mouth-watering crepes, savoury and sweet. Friendly and fun, I'd recommend this for families and business. The service was excellent

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We visited on a Monday lunchtime, and it was almost but not quite full. Service was still amazingly fast, and our selections from their vast range of crepes were delicious, and generous with fillings. The friendly owner speaks excellent English, and an English menu is available, so no worries there, either.

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Spokane, WA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

It's no secret that the town of Chartres is so charming and quaint, but we were pleasantly surprised when we walked into La Picoterie for lunch. Although this restaurant is close to the cathedral, it doesn't have the feel or attitude of a touristy restaurant. It was very busy, but we were immediately greeted and taken to a table. The... More

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Guwahati, India
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163 reviews 163 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The place was choc - a-bloc which speaks for itself. You will get crepes of all sorts. I went for a sweet crepe which I loved and my husband went for a savoury duck's meat crepe which he did not like. The cider was good . Staff friendly and ambience ok . It would have been better had there been... More

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