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Auberge de l'Ile

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3 Place Bouchard, 37220 L'lle-Bouchard, France
+33 (0)2 47 58 51 07
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Haute cuisine- lovely restaurant and great riverside location

Excellent restaurant. Not cheap but the food is beautiful. The menu is limited in so far as the options for the less well travelled members of our party. Presentation was execellent, service good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Excellent restaurant. Not cheap but the food is beautiful. The menu is limited in so far as the options for the less well travelled members of our party. Presentation was execellent, service good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The restaurant at L’ Ile Bouchard is certainly well situated. The evening that we went was very warm and we were fortunate enough to be able to sit on the restaurant terrace and watch the activities around the crossing of the River Vienne. Apart from a few flying insects it was very pleasant. We have eaten there before and I... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We try to eat here once a year and always enjoy the experience. The menu is always interesting and varied. We are always comfortable and never feel we are being rushed

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We had eaten here in 2012, but it was a long drive from Saumur. We enjoyed the food so much that we vowed to return if we stayed in Chinon sometime. So this was our chance. We made reservations from the United States and it was a good thing we did, as it is very popular. It was a lovely... More 

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Chinon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We chose the Auberge de l'Ile for a celebratory family meal and it was absolut perfection. We were lucky to come on a balmy summer evening and could sit outside on the spacious, flowered terrasse, overlooking the river. The welcome was warm and service was attentive and friendly. For apéritif there are artisan beers from a local micro brewery as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We ate here after finding this restaurant in the 2015 Michelin Guide. The menu was interesting and offered some unusual choices along with some exciting surprises - including the chef's signature 'sandwich'. Staff were attentive and friendly, they were also very tolerant and understanding of our appalling French. The decor is as you would expect from a high end restaurant.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Wow! Inside, outside and particularly the food was wonderful. It was a cool Sunday August evening but we ate at the table with the view on the river. Our taste buds were dazzled. Wow! The lamb especially was just delicious. Thoroughly recommend for anyone who enjoys great food. After spending ten years visiting the region this is definitely one of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

As a last resort had to eat here on a wet saturday night Way overpriced in my opinion even for a special ocassion Food nothing special all a bit greasy

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Cravant, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Really good place for lunch or dinner. Gorgeous setting inside and out, which in the summer is ideal, being right on the river. Variety of menus and good wine list. Somewhere we like to take friends to as well as just the two of us. Quite pricey. But v.g.experience. Reservation essential.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Had a nearly perfect meal here for lunch. This restaurant has is all, excellent service, amazing wine list, perfect setting, wonderful food with just a touch of whimsy. I thought, for the quality and service the €38 menu was a bargain. Wine mark-up was industry standard 3x wholesale. But with excellent varietals in the region at €6 euros if you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Place Bouchard, 37220 L'lle-Bouchard, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  L'lle-Bouchard
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)2 47 58 51 07

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 44 - 72
  • Cuisine: French

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