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

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Rating summary
  • 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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 13, 2014
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Cravant, France
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English first
Chevanceaux, France
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

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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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

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
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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, United Kingdom
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133 reviews 133 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 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
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

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