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Le Gandoyau

73 Rue Voltaire, 37500 Chinon, France
0247930471
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Ranked #29 of 54 Restaurants in Chinon
Price range: $18 - $41
Cuisines: French
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

For those who like friendly, comfortable places to eat with great value and excellent food, this is the very best in Chinon. Expect a memorable meal and that is just what you get, Cooked to perfection and served as if to friends.

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Cardiff
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We found this place accidentally whilst looking around Chinon one evening.. Lovely courtyard enticed us in as did the reasonably priced menu. Food was excellent; a 3 course menu, a 2 course menu and an excellent bottle (50cl) of a local red, Les Gravieres, all for 51.50 euros. One slight query; the address on our bill was 73, Rue Haute... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

My wife and I found Le Gandoyau while wondering the streets of Chinon looking for good food without being over charged. It was off the beaten path and only had 3 guests besides us. We had the lamb and the stew with an appetizer and a desert washed down with some local red wine. The food was tasty, the price... More

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had to book as this place was popular. The menu was different to the usual French fayre in tourist locations hence why we gave it a try. Nice environment, well appointed inside with a nice courtyard dining area outside. The food was very good - a hot prawn soup with goats cheese to start was different and enjoyable. Very... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This charming and tasty restaurant was so good we went back again. There are so many choices for dining in the lovely medieval town of Chinon but the romantic and flower filled garden setting of Le Gandoyau, the varied, delicious and reasonably priced menu, the friendly service and the good wine drew us back for more.

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

After finding our first choice restaurant full, we wandered through the older streets of Chinon and decided to give this place a try. We were in the mood for simple brasserie food. The exterior is lovely and the interior is cosy with stone walls. Service was a little frosty but did warm and perhaps the guy just had a dry... More

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Skien, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Very good local dishes, presented a little different than ordinary. Very tasty. The food was fresh and very good. Staff friendly and helpful. Nice terrace outside.

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Dorset
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

We had a very warm welcome here out on the terrace. Food average, wine - delightful Chinon blanc at a reasonable price. We had the set formule - cheapest option and we thought it good value for money. Nothing out of the ordinary but we enjoyed our evening as the service was prompt and friendly.

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oxford/chinon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

Since this restaurant opened (I think five years ago), the menu has never ever changed, even the 'plat du jour' is always exactly the same... which about sums up the whole experience. It is okay. The food is edible, the place is clean, the house wine is drinkable and not over-priced, the service is adequate... it has possibly the best... More

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Seattle, Washington
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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

This was our favorite meal in two weeks of travelling through Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris. True, we don’t go to Michelin-rated places, but we do look for authentic representations of whatever cuisines we are trying, and Le Gandoyau was hit the bulls-eye for us. We arrived late, after most restaurants in this smaller town have closed for the evening (we... More

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Additional Information about Le Gandoyau

Address: 73 Rue Voltaire, 37500 Chinon, France
Phone Number: 0247930471
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
Average Prices: USD 18 - 41
Cuisine: French

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