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L'Ardoise

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27 rue de la Bretonnerie, 45000 Orleans, France
+33 2 38 53 51 66
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12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Very nice experience

Traditional french cuisine with an experimental touch - what else would you want in France ? Give the Ardoise a try. You might not be overwhelmed, but happily satisfied with giving this small restaurant and its cook a chance to show you their talent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
sachabauer
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Traditional french cuisine with an experimental touch - what else would you want in France ? Give the Ardoise a try. You might not be overwhelmed, but happily satisfied with giving this small restaurant and its cook a chance to show you their talent.

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smallfield
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50 reviews 50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We were recommended this restaurant and were full of expectations, which were soon dashed. The amuse bouche was a glass egg cup full of warm pork and apple gravy, very greasy and unpleasant. The starter was pieces of langoustine and cauliflower set in a sweet orange flavoured aspic. My main course was listed as Ail de Raie, but instead of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Our hotel in Orleans recommended this restaurant as it was near and we were tired. A surly waitress made us a little uncomfortable and her attitude didn't improve, even though her boss was pleasant enough. Our main disappointment was the nasty bitter taste under the mousse of the amuse bouche and then the same bitter tincture lurking in a messy,... More 

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Paris, France
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We wanted to choose an excellent restaurant for our 1st anniversary dinner in Orléans, my husband's hometown, or nearby towns. So a friend of his, who trained as a chef, highly recommended this place, and told him he has never been let-downed every time he went. The place was unpretentious, and nicely presented with no over-the-top decors. Waitress was absolutely... More 

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Aachen
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

We had this place recommended by our Hotel. Very cosy place. The waiter helped us with the translation of the menue since our french is not so good. Food was fantastic and the price more than reasonable. On top we received two glasses of wine on the house. If they six stars at trip advisor, we would give them. A... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27 rue de la Bretonnerie, 45000 Orleans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +33 2 38 53 51 66

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 49
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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