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Le Turon

94 Rue Colbert, 37000 Tours, France
0247661425
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Ranked #42 of 367 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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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We enjoyed a set menu 3 course meal with a bottle of very good vouvray wine. Started included homemade terrines and poached eggs in the jus of 7 hour roasted lamb. The mains were fantastic, I had Rabbit, with my wife choosing Veal, both were cooked to perfection and presented very nicely. Dessert was simple classic stuff, I had a... More

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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154 reviews 154 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
259 helpful votes 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

In studying Le Turon's well thought out menu featuring fresh, local products, we were inspired to choose this restaurant for dinner. We were warmly greeted and seated immediately. Our waiter was very friendly and professional. We ordered the duck filet with roasted potatoes and poached pears which was cooked to perfection and delicious. For dessert we picked their strawberry and... More

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Worcester
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

We had two great meals at this little restaurant. Reasonably priced well cooked food, sensible portions, pretty good service. Would have no hesitation recommending it for a nice meal out.

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Novato, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This is a pleasant restaurant, with reasonable cost for the area, but uninspired food. The quantity of food was adequate but not excessive. We found better restaurants in the same area and in the same price range. I had the rabbit, which was flavorful but a bit tough.

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Phnom Penh
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82 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Le Turon is in Rue Colbert which locals identify as the less-touristy food area in the old city. Amidst the Lebanese and Japanese and Indian outlets, this is an excellent home for French food. The selections are not wide, but clever like cod with chorizo. The restaurant itself is very pleasant, the service very good and the wine list both... More

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The magret de canard was perfect! The service was great, very nice staff. Nothing to complain about.

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England
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88 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

There are many similar offerings in Tours and reading the reviews on TA you might wonder why they don't have Michelin stars. Answer is because the food is actually not all that special. To be honest I would expect to find food of similar or better quality in most towns in England. Anyway this place is pleasant enough. I had... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Wow! Saddened by my experience at the Palmier in le Vieux Tours, I was lucky to get a table again at Le Turon - on a Saturday night too! The menu is carefully thought through, the food brilliantly executed, the lady who owns it as generous and attentive as ever and all round, a very, very special restaurant. The fois... More

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8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Dinner at Le Turon was delicious. We arrived before the restaurant opened for dinner and had the pleasure of seeing the chef and all of the staff eating outside at a long table. Everyone was having fun and it appeared that they were really enjoying the food. We took a stroll to see the cathedral and returned when the restaurant... More

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Hombrechtikon, Switzerland
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16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We had been here for Dinner on a Sunday night.. We had the menue including 7 hour lamb... All was very tasty... also the recommend red Chinon wine.. We had fun!

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