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25 bis avenue de grammont, 37000 Tours, France
0247201515
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Given the chaos on the Dover Calais route, I decided to travel Newhaven/ Dieppe via Tours to my house near Bergerac, stopping off in the Charente with some dear friends on the way. I stayed overnight in Tours at the Hotel Mirabeau-see separate review-which although perfectly satisfactory didn’t... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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Oak Park, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I stumbled across this place while in Tours a few weeks ago. My son and I had a wonderful meal. In fact it was one of his highlights of the entire trip. The seafood is extremely fresh, it's prepared well and service is outstanding.

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Given the chaos on the Dover Calais route, I decided to travel Newhaven/ Dieppe via Tours to my house near Bergerac, stopping off in the Charente with some dear friends on the way. I stayed overnight in Tours at the Hotel Mirabeau-see separate review-which although perfectly satisfactory didn’t compare with my regular overnight spot at the Chateau de Bouesse in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My wife have been going to La Chope Restaurant several times a year for the last 20 years having actually dined in French restaurants for over fifty years. The current owners are outstanding in that the chef is French, his wife who is front of house is English (and speaks fluent French) and their staff are also very good, providing... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We ate there two nights running and thought the food was excellent. Thankfully it was about the only classic French restaurant near to our hotel on an otherwise dull trip. First impressions were good with starched white table cloths. Lots of people eating massive fruit de mer, but that's not for me. I had the fish of the day on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Very big restaurant, pretty informal, where it's possible to eat standard courses. Food, service and price in the average.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

In Tours for the (very good) Vitiloire wine fair, this was an ideal restaurant for lunch. The dishes were all excellent, with a special mention for the fish. Oysters were excellent quality and the service was friendly and attentive. To be repeated.

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Chevanceaux, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I've given this restaurant, which is a short walk from my house, 3 tries, both for lunch and dinner. Although I can live with the indifferent service, the food is just not very good--it's tired and uninspired. The last time I went was for moules frites night and sadly, the frites seemed very much like they were frozen and came... More 

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Lewes, DE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This place was recommended by our B&B and it was really good. We arrived in Tours on a Sunday night when a lot of restaurants are closed. We really enjoyed it.

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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This place has a deservedly high reputation, especially for its fish. I am not a fan of seafood in general, but I have now been here twice and will be back. This time I enjoyed grilled wild salmon with endives/chicory which was exceptional: the salmon was very fresh and the combination of crunchy uncooked chicory with tasty braised chicory complemented... More 

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Cravant, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

A pre-Christmas lunch with friends at La Chope in Tours. A large pre-booked group of 25, who belong to a bi-lingual association of French and English. For us, our first visit. But some there are regulars. After this experience so will we be. Absolutely first rate. Exceptional quality and value. We had an advance choice to make of two menus... More 

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  • Address: 25 bis avenue de grammont, 37000 Tours, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours
  • Phone Number: 0247201515

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