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Le Saint Honore

7 place Petites Boucheries, 37000 Tours, France
+33 (0)247619382
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Ranked #7 of 391 Restaurants in Tours
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Paris, France
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642 reviews 642 reviews
514 restaurant reviews
302 helpful votes 302 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Well hidden in old Tours, on a small, charming square St Honoré is a delicious French cuisine restaurant, with perfectly prepared dishes and good wine-lists the chef is present in the kitchen but also coming to the guests, while his wife is running front of the house. Great regional --and beyond-- cuisine and very nice desserts. Superb find, especially if... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Used trip advisor to identify a restaurant in tour on the way back from Chennonceau. So happy we picked this place, fantastic food (tour pate en croute starter with fois gras and vouvray jelly, lamb chops cooked to perfection and an apricot sable to finish!) fantastic wine at great value, surroundings were charming, a real find! I recommend and would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Great food in a cosy location with great service. Special attendance by owner and chef, can warmly recommend! Fantastic food.

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la Chartre sur le Loir
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This was the fourth time that we have taken friends to this charming and intimate place in the shadow of the great cathedral of Tours. Here you will find the genuine French restaurant that we all dream about. A passionate chef proprietor and his courteous wife who make you feel at home in this gastronomiic treasure. On this occaison there... More

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Great Falls, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Le Saint Honore might be able to seat 16 people. Benoit, the chef and proprietor, personally waited on us and explained all the food. Our innkeeper from La Maison Jules said that he is also a hunter and a fisher and grows his own vegetables. We started with a beautiful appetizer tray, with cheeses (a Parmesan lollipop) and olives and... More

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Brasilia, DF
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We have lived in Tours for some months and this was one of the best restaurants we have gone. The bread, the main course and the desert (tarte fine) were really delicious.

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New York City, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Found this place through chowhound. It was awesome in so many ways: excellent ingredients, attentive service, good value with their set menu, and above all, it was full of locals. Amazing cheese course. Good wine selection. Al so glad it was more casually dressed crowd since we were on vacation. So glad we trekked here tonight.

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Saint-Nom-la-Breteche, France
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326 reviews 326 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We are on a w/e visit to Tours from Paris where we live and as we don't know Tours well we asked our B&B hostess for a suggestion and she certainly came up trumps ! This restaurant is in a slightly out of the way spot behind the Cathedral St Gatien but well well worth seeking out . Make a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Family operated french cuisine. Very helpful explaining menu. We had chatubriand for two; local dessert that looked like french toast, but was terrific with sorbet on side.

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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

All I can say is "wow, what an unexpected surprise"! This restaurant was recommended by our B&B host and she told us this was her favorite in Tours. She was absolutely spot on. The restaurant is small but the tables are positioned so that everyone has plenty of room and can have a conversation without interfering with others. It is... More

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