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Le Parvis

5, Rue du Cheval Blanc | 13, Place de la Cathedrale, 28000 Chartres, France
0237211212
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Ranked #51 of 124 restaurants in Chartres
Price range: $22 - $43
Cuisines: Bar, Brasserie, Bistro, Tea Room
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Oakville, Ontario
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This restaurant was conveniently located near the cathedral. It was a rainy, dreary day when we arrived and I was suffering from a cold and cough. I was embarrassed about the cough and covered my mouth with a tissue. When it became worse I went to the restroom so as not to distract the other diners. I just had the... More

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lichfield
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Le Parvis deserves a higher rating on Trip Advisor that it has currently achieved. We enjoyed our dinner and drinks with the Cloitre surrounding the Cathedral and lapped up the atmosphere. The menu is original and the pork main course was new to us which added to the experience. The staff were attentive and when I mentioned that I was... More

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Derby
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Good spot opposite the Cathedral, menu had some possibility so we thought to give it a try. Stood by the entrance waiting to be seated. couple of waiters busily bustled by to deliver food or return plates. No help so went inside and asked for a table. Young man seated us and that was the end of the service. Woman... More

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

After finding that most of our easy picks were closed on Monday, we asked our front desk attendant for a small, charming place with great food. Le Parvis is off the back side of the cathedral square, but is surprising un-touristy and quiet. We were seated two levels below street level under a stone archway ... in a room with... More

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Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We sat overlooking the cathedral. Service was what you expect in a French restaurant. The menu was small, but original. The Plat du Jour was Salmon ala Mexicana. The house white wine was delicious. Le Parvis was packed by the time we left, inside and outside, Make a reservation if possible, during the height of dinner hour.

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

Le Parvis is very close to the Cathedral and on a fine evening you can eat outside. Excellent food simply cooked and presented. Not fussy or pretentious. Very atmospheric at night

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Creuse, France
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

We looked for a bistro style restaurant in Chartres on a Tuesday evening and the Parvis seemed just right. Situated directly opposite the cathedral we would have expected the prices to be high. However the menu du jour (three courses) was only 15€. We had a kir to start with (4.50€) and this came with some very tasty nibbles. The... More

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New Orleans
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69 reviews 69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is an excellent restaurant in the perfect location. The proprietor is a lovely lady, who really puts her heart and soul into the place. Very relaxed and homey with great food.

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Cheshire
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

After wandering round we were struggling to decide where to eat but were drawn to this place and were glad we did. The food was delicious though service was a little slow at times due to the place being full, but the staff acknowledged this and apologised. perfect location sat outside the cathedral so we were able to watch the... More

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Melbourne
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The staff were very offhand with us because we did not want to eat a meal. Even though we ordered three cocktails that were not cheap. Then when we later asked for the menus they dropped them on our table and didn't come back to take our order. They were very charming to the other customers so I can understand... More

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