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Le Theleme

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Fusion
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30 rue Charles Gille, 37000 Tours, France
+33 (0)247612840
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A good dining recommendation by out hosts close to the central station

This is a family run restaurant with a carefully thought through menu. The courses although not inexpensive were superb and so well presented it was not possible to resist enjoying three courses. A very good selection of local wines to compliment dinner and an amazing selection of single malt... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Ray B
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Westoning, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Very good and very tasty. Very good place. Been there with family. Staff very friendly. Restaurant has 2 flours and couple tables outside, which located close to tram way. Recommend take a sits inside.

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Westoning, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a family run restaurant with a carefully thought through menu. The courses although not inexpensive were superb and so well presented it was not possible to resist enjoying three courses. A very good selection of local wines to compliment dinner and an amazing selection of single malt whiskeys to select from.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We loved this place. On the outside it appears just okay, on the inside a little formal, but the son, mother and family quickly show true hospitality. Beautiful French dinner plates and nice ambience. A cute French restaurant overall. Food--superb. Started w a Warm shrimp salad , main was sweetbreads & the standard cheese plate of course. The son recommended... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

If you tire of "traditional" French food, do seek out Le theleme. It's more modern than most other restaurants in Tour and its service and decor were both of high standards. I was happy with both my starter and main but the dessert fell short, a bit too short. Nevertheless, I would still recommend this restaurant because it's not heavy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

La Theleme is a first class find very close to the main train station and the Mercure hotel - who recommended it to us the first time. This was our second visit here for dinner (the first time, last year), and it remains excellent quality and value. €30 fixed price menu for three courses, plus house wines at sensible prices... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The quality of food and service was excellent. I enjoyed the food but it was not really Japanese but for Yuzu and shitaki mushrooms. I had langoustines which were expertly cooked and a steak that melted in your mouth. Very Good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I've avoided this place before as it seems a bit pricey and a little pretentious. However, I spotted their midi lunchtime deal and had an excellent dinner with wine for 21.50 euro. My main course was a very nice fish dish, beautifully-cooked. I had to wait a while because it was busy, but it was well worth the wait.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This is a lovely restaurant in an area away from the main restaurant hub. We chose the cheaper option of 2 courses each for $26 euro each, and it was excellent! We still enjoyed plump scallops, beautiful salmon carpaccio with sorbet, then duck and fish which were good portion sizes with well balanced flavours. Complimentary nibble starters and bread, plus... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Found this restaurant by chance near to the station in Tours. The service and food were exceptionally good, with the staff being more than friendly. Lovely décor and atmosphere, we'll be back when in Tours again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The owner of the suites we were staying at recommended this restaurant, and it was a really pleasant experience. Definitely the best meal we had in Tours, with friendly, attentive staff and a great layout (we weren't sitting on top of anybody). Safe bet for a good and reasonably priced meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 rue Charles Gille, 37000 Tours, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)247612840

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fusion

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