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Le Theleme

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30 rue Charles Gille, 37000 Tours, France
+33 (0)247612840
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely restaurant tucked away

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
Ria W
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Brisbane, Australia
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105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Leeds
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153 reviews 153 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
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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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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France
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78 reviews 78 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We selected le Theleme from previous reviews and weren't disappointed! This is a very pleasant family run restaurant in which we received a warm welcome. The food was out of this world, local high quality produce was used, the staff friendly and attentive, the decor tasteful. We would highly recommend this restaurant. We actually enjoyed it so much that we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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244 reviews 244 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Was recommended this restaurant by our hotel after a poor experience in Tours the previous evening. The restaurant is set out almost like theatre stalls which makes for nice dining areas. Wide choice of food and an excellent wine list and attentive service.

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Cork, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

15 of us dined here this summer and we were not disappointed. Charming staff, gorgeous food, wonderful décor. We could not have asked for anything more. Merci beaucoup!

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Claremont, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We dined here July 2014 and enjoyed every moment of it. Whilst the staff struggled with English, we all made it in the end. The food was excellent as was the wine. The staff were attentive and the owner was extremely friendly. We would go back there anytime. What more can i say?

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I just had a glorious might at Le Theleme. We went for the two course formule. Duck and fish in subtle and flavoursome sauces. Excellent variety of fruit and chocolate mousses for sweets. Also complementary entrees of olives and other treats. Attentive service. Best meal so far en France.

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Rome, Italy
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195 reviews 195 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
374 helpful votes 374 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We had dinner on December 31 at Le Theleme restaurant. We had a € 79 menu (wine and champagne are not included in the rate). We were welcomed warmly by the owner; She is a kind lady who doesn't speak fluent english (also my english is not perfect but she speaks less than me...) but she tried to comunicate with... More 

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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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