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All 54 Chinon Restaurants

Bistrot de la Place

47,Place du General de Gaulle, 37500 Chinon, France
02 47 93 30 18
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Ranked #25 of 54 Restaurants in Chinon
Cuisines: Brasserie
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
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  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Paignton, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We ate Sunday lunch here and enjoyed the experience. The staff were friendly and efficient and it was good to talk to fellow diners and relax in the market square atmosphere. The food was good and tasty and the price was reasonable.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Awful...the waitress was unbelievably rude from the off. We were offered a terrible seating arrangement.. Forced to order within seconds of pulling up our chairs. Told to get a move on as they were closing soon. We asked to move to a more comfortable table that needed cleaning and were flatly refused because she couldn't be bothered to clean it.... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Food is good but not very inspiring. It lacks some creativity and passion. Not bad but needs a little but of tweaking. Location is great, service is ok.

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Cravant, France
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

In terms of setting, Bistrot de la Place is in a good position. Right on the main square in Chinon. In terms of the quality, service and pricing of food - it's fine. We went a few weeks ago, after not having been for a while, and with local friends who tend to use it regularly. Came away with the... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Two of us ate here and a good meal. The service and menu was very good and the waiter recommended an excellent local wine. The atmosphere was good and the bill very reasonable. We will eat here again when we next visit Chinon.

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Melbourne, Australia
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242 reviews 242 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

But nothing to rave about. We were not allowed to have the Menu du Jour as we had arrived too late in the lunch service (just after 2pm) and were initially told we could only have one course! We must have eaten it quickly enough because then were allowed desert. The food was mixed - 2 of us had one... More 

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Oakland, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

The location and seating are adorable, but food and service are much less notable. I had the menu - food was bland and salmon was seriously overlooked. I'd recommend it for a nice place for a drink on the square, but divine your meal elsewhere.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

It started off well with a friendly waiter who regardless of my poor attempt at French spoke English anyway and seated us and took our drink orders straight away. It only got worse from there. First they sent our meals to the table next to us, and when the lady said 'that isn't mine' they took our meal back and... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We got in without reservations for dinner; it was fairly crowded, but not noisy - the service was timely. We enjoyed our meal. Reasonably priced, same goes for the wine list.

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Sydney
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This restaurant is owned by the same people who own Hotel de France. It is located just beside the entrance to the hotel. As we had cycled to Chinon, we hadn't wanted to go far after showering and changing so just outside the door on the square was perfect! The staff was charming, the food very good value and the... More 

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Address: 47,Place du General de Gaulle, 37500 Chinon, France
Phone Number: 02 47 93 30 18
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
Cuisine: Brasserie

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