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Le Bistrot de la Tranchee

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Bistro, French
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101, Avenue de la Tranchee, 37100, Tours, France
+33 2 47 41 09 08
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12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Trendy lively bistro

Good quality delicious food with excellent service and over all good value in a good location of Tours on the tram route

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 13, 2015
Kelso, United Kingdom
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English first
Marco Island, Florida
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We brought of group here and they prepared a separate dining room for us which was nice. We had the room to ourselves and were seated at one big table which was also great for our group. Everything from amuse bouche to appetizer to entree to dessert and wine were perfect! We enjoyed everything so much we changed our plans... More 

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Kelso, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Good quality delicious food with excellent service and over all good value in a good location of Tours on the tram route

Thank jasper57
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

As we stay near here decided to go here despite mixed reviews, wish we had not. Firstly, although the restaurant was very busy there was no atmosphere although service remain efficient. This sums up the place, efficient. My meal was bland with little taste and at 25 euros for two course was on the high side for being out of... More 

Thank cestlaviex
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

My wife and I went for for dinner at this restaurant while staying at a nearby hotel. We were disappointed by two things. The main problem was that there was no Menu in English or with English translation. I understand a little French and was able to consult a French-English dictionary on my smartphone, so that we were able to... More 

1 Thank Louis H
Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Enjoyed the food, fois gras plus magret canard with strawberry tartlette. However wait staff were more interested in flirting with each other rather than serving. Totally confused them I was a solo diner. Need to get some manners, treated couple next to me better even though they ordered only 1 course! Won't go back!

Thank EllydeG
Alexandria, Virginia
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119 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice choice of food. Not very expensive. Outside the center of town but near our hotel and on a tram line. I had difficulty in communicating in English with our waiter but OK with my poor French and help from another waiter.

Thank DHW49
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This restaurant still produces excellent food and the menu is great value for money but I feel that they may be trying too hard and its not quite as it was in years past. Still recommended though.

Thank Alan J
Northern California
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We chose this restaurant because it was within walking distance of our hotel and they were able to make reservations for us. We were seated promptly upon arrival and had a lovely meal. We went with their wine recommendations for a local wine and were very happy with their suggestion. Each of us chose different entrees and mains and traded... More 

1 Thank kvmd
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Very nice French restaurant. Try the Magret Canard, and Lemon tart - It was great !! reservation required

1 Thank merav250
Antwerp, Belgium
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217 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

easily recommended the menus offer unbeleavable value for money eveything on offer, fresh and of great quality seating can be better, service is ok

1 Thank Michel C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 101, Avenue de la Tranchee, 37100, Tours, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 41 09 08

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 44
  • Cuisine: Bistro, French


Open Hours
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

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