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25 bis avenue de grammont, 37000 Tours, France
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Ranked #78 of 407 Restaurants in Tours
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Cravant, France
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

On reading other reviews I think we may just have been unlucky. The starters and dessert were fine but the main course of black cod was overcooked, chewy and just unpleasant. Coupled with the very surly service this was not a good experience. This restaurant was recommended to us by a tour guide but we had better (and cheaper) meals... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

After an awful day this was the perfect tonic. 55.90 euros for two. Very good main course. Michelin star standard Creme brûlée. Good wine and aperitifs. A bargain. Little wonder this place has survived over a century.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

we were so impressed by this restaurant. the food was excellent and the staff so professional. we would certainly recommend it

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walsall, west midlands,
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132 reviews 132 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We stumbled upon this place by accident and what a find! Staffed by waiters in formal dress we were the only English speakers there. The food is outstanding. My wife's salmon and my veal were flavours to be remembered for a very long time. All this topped off with a dessert of cooked pineapple of the highest quality Highly recommended

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Derby, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We went to this restaurant twice as part of a Treyn holidays package tour and found the food excellent. although there was no choice. Looking at the meals that independent diners were ordering we would judge the standards to be very high.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Just had dinner here on the recommendation of our Riviera tour manager. What a wonderful choice. Fabulous fish cooked in exciting and different ways- then came the puds. My wife had the raspberry soup with pannacotta and champagne and I had a rum baba the like of which I have never had such pleasure to eat before. Great atmosphere and... More 

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Thetford, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

A very clean, well staffed operation.The service was good, the food and wine was very good all at a reasonable charge. A possible gripe would be that when we returned the next day at a slightly earlier time it was closed, but I would put that down to our stupidity!

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103 reviews 103 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

during our stay in the Loire Valley we went 4 times in raw to this restaurant. Big choice of Oisters (delicious!!) a good "A la Carte" offer and very nice menus. The staff is very professional and know how to deal with international clientele. Good advise for the local wines, and as a strater we got tasteful bred with beurre... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

At 9.00 at night on Easter Sunday, any open restaurant would have done. But La Chope exceeded expectations. Over 100 years they have clearly learned how to run a restaurant:- a warm welcome, friendly service, classy menu majoring (but not exclusively) on seafood, reasonably priced classic wines. The food was not cheap; but neither was it excessive. Don't expect Michelin... More 

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

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