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La Famille by Bardet

10 rue de la Grosse Tour, 37000 Tours, France
02.47.39.24.83
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Ranked #94 of 369 Restaurants in Tours
Price range: $17 - $67
Cuisines: French, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Dover, Delaware
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

This little gem is tucked in an alley in old Tours. We had a lovely chat with one of the owners, who translated the menu for us. The portions were perfect and the courses were perfectly paced. The chef has a great imagination for combinations and presentation. It was our favorite restaurant experience in the Loire Valley.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

After a long day of chateaux sight-seeing, we were so lucky to find this restaurant. The food was fantastic. One high light was an appetizer of avacado puree, sea bass tartar, and topped with a carpaccio of sea bass. Desserts were excellent especially the perfectly cooked meringue filled with strawberry mousse. The couple that runs it are very friendly. We... More

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Paris, France
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

It was a pleasure to discover this restaurant in Tours run by a charming couple (Alice and Olivier). Warm atmosphere, trendy decoration. The food is very fresh, inventive and excellent. A real keeper.

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northern ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We dined at this restaurant during a day trip to Tours. We chose the restaurant as it was child friendly and we had our 19 month old daughter with us. Our lunch was really really good. Both my wife and I had the Lobster main course and both thought that it was one of the best seafood dishes that we... More

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

What a wonderful find! We were in Tours for three days and found this lovely restaurant in the medieval part of the town. The rooms have a modern interior and a delightful hostess who translated the whole menu to us. As there were two of us we chose from the al a carte and the fixed menu. All the dishes... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Roaming around tours in search of history, ambience and lovely food in a lovely setting we saw a blackboard and planter box in a side alley off the main pedestrian area. We were welcomed by lovely people who were happy to help us plan our meal, our wine selection and our visit to chateaux Ambiose.

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London
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

I arrived with my 6 year old daughter for dinner after a long drive from Calais. There is no english menu but the waitress was only too happy to explain it all in english. I had spider crab followed by sole with langoustine and girolle mushrooms - 1st course pretty good but expensive at 22 euro`s but the main was... More

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France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2011

We have tried to go to this restaurant before but it was always shut for holidays etc. Having walked past the myriad of restaurants that you find in Tours, we took another chance to see if it was open and it was. I'm so glad we persevered! The restaurant is in a 15th century building in the old part of... More

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