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La Tour

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French, Wine Bar
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31 Nouvelle Place, 18300 Sancerre, France
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of the best restaurants of my life

I am lucky to have eaten at many great restaurants - La Tour was amazing on a relative basis. Terrific food - amazingly creative but not gimmicky. The service was impeccable. In particular - since I was traveling solo - they had an extensive wine list of half bottles to go along with the great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Andy R
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Rye, New York
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Rye, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I am lucky to have eaten at many great restaurants - La Tour was amazing on a relative basis. Terrific food - amazingly creative but not gimmicky. The service was impeccable. In particular - since I was traveling solo - they had an extensive wine list of half bottles to go along with the great wine list they have. And... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We ordered the Menu Degustation with wine pairings. The amuse of cauliflower puree, fish, peanut was delightful. Then the tuna, foie gras with carrots, artichokes, cod, sweetbreads, lamb, cheese, strawberry with patisserie creme and cheesecake.. We finished with espressos. delicious! Nice dining room where we felt very comfortable. Definitely would come here again!

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Paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I've had the chance to get the VIP table in the private room overlooking the kitchen. Simply had one of my best diner ever. Great products, amazing dishes and perfect presentation. Definitely recommended the degustation menu, everything was so tasty. Extremely friendly staff / chef

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We wandered in here after a day's sight seeing hoping for a warm welcoming reception from staff . What we got was dirty looks from their waiting on staff that seemed to have disliked our choice of clothing for the day. We waited to be shown to a table and were completely overlooked when another couple walked in and the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Two couples for a birthday lunch, up from our boat in the port at St Thibaud. We had heard about this place, generally positive reviews and the restaurant did not disappoint us. Highly recommended - well-cooked food and lovely presentation in a very agreeable atmosphere.

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I did the chef's menu with wine pairing twice in the same week. The menus were completely different and both were exceptional. I recommend sticking to the Sancerre only wines for the pairing.

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Beverly Hills, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

did not like the big dog at the door that wandered in and out, the food and wine were delicious and the pacing was good

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

La tour is THE posh and expensive restaurant in town. I waited to take my friend there for her birthday - it was to be a treat! While the entree and main courses were lovely - the dessert a disappointment. But of greater disappointment was the service. Maybe we hit it on an off night - I know it is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

There is a set menu, however I am unable to eat any dairy products and they were able to accommodate me with a wonderful meal.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We had heard much about this restaurant prior to dining there. We were delighted to get reservations. However, although the downstairs is elegant and deserving of its reputation, the upstairs, where we were seated is cafeteria contemporary and entirely unsuitable for purportedly fine dining. We have eaten in French restaurants on the highway that had more atmosphere and, sad to... More 

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Address: 31 Nouvelle Place, 18300 Sancerre, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Berry  >  Cher  >  Sancerre
Average Prices: USD 37 - 147
Cuisine: French, Wine Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 Nouvelle Place, 18300 Sancerre, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Berry  >  Cher  >  Sancerre

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 147
  • Cuisine: French, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business

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