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Les Annees 30

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78 rue Voltaire, Chinon, France
+33(0) 2 47 93 37 18
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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  • 177
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good and enjoyed.

We had a delightful meal. We only order fish mains and dessert. The fish was well prepared in a delicate way. We thought that the way the menu prices were structured did not make it easy if you wanted the plat and dessert which ended up costing only a little less than a three or four couse set menu... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Stephano33
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
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English first
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We ordered scallops for dinner, creme brûlée for dessert. The food tasted ok, but nothing that had us wanting more and more. The waiter/waitress seemed rushed to get us out. We were half ways done with dinner, I stopped to speak to my significant other and we were approached to ask if we were done to take our plates away.... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We had a delightful meal. We only order fish mains and dessert. The fish was well prepared in a delicate way. We thought that the way the menu prices were structured did not make it easy if you wanted the plat and dessert which ended up costing only a little less than a three or four couse set menu (... More 

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UK
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94 reviews 94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We returned to Les Annees 30 in March, it was market day in Chinon and we had booked a table for lunch as we expected it to be heaving - in fact only one other table was taken and the ambiance seemed "flat". We felt for the (very pleasant) staff as the food was to a high standard as usual.... More 

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France
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Nice place, great food, decent price -the menu includes a glass of wine and coffee at lunch time, for a total of 26 euros-and this for a three-course meal. On the ground floor in winter time there is a fireplace that gives a nice touch to the place.

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Saint-Just-Luzac, France
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I get very impatient with the French and their food fads, but this place was truly wonderful and more-or-less the same price as other restaurants in Chinon - but a zillion times better. Lovely atmosphere, very good service, delicious food. I mean really delicious food.

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Marlborough, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is one of my favourite restaurants in the area and I have recommended it to many people. In the most historic part of Chinon and such good value. We always go at lunchtime and you cannot fault it. The lady who runs it is very friendly and the service is good. Very clean and a lovely bathroom though it... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Everything a French restaurant should be: lovely understated surroundings, friendly and relaxed overseen by Madame herself, superb imaginative cooking, right in the centre of Chinon. What more can I say?

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The highlight was the salmon starter. Wonderfully fresh high quality salmon with a very special addition of sweet peppery sorbet, crunchy and fresh leaves and cucumber. Perfect! Other courses excellent too, friendly service and pleasant ambience

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UK
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A warm welcome from madame (who is very happy to speak English if preferred), and a cosy table by an open wood fire made us feel very comfortably at home on a cold November day Menus are very good value, starting at €18 for a choice of two courses, inclusive of a glass of wine and coffee, rising through €26... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I dont doubt that if you want to experience French cuisine thr food at Les Annees 30 is a good choice the menu is limited and prices very expensive - e.g. 20euro for escargo entree. Our experience was further soured by the service - i.e. sour puss waitress. While it is perfectly acceptable that the staff speak only french in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 78 rue Voltaire, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: +33(0) 2 47 93 37 18

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 100
  • Cuisine: French, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions

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