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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 #50 of 122 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
  • Any
English first
Fairfield, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Solid quality food, home-cooked fashion. Good price for Chartres and terrific location right outside the cathedral.

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los angeles
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101 reviews 101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

In premium tourist sites, the food is usually very expensive and tastes terrible. But it is just the opposite at the Parvis. We had the "pintade a la normande" (guinea fowl normandy style) and the "joue du boeuf" (beef cheek) and they were both delicious. The veggies coming with them were also great. For dessert, we had the "pain perdu"... More

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Le Parvi is the perfect place to stay if you want to visit the cathedrale in Reims. It is situated the nearest to the cathedrale. When you climb the cathedrale tower you can look down onto the hotel..

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