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restaurant la tour

rue de le nouvelle place, 18300 Sancerre, France
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Ranked #1 of 27 restaurants in Sancerre
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $37 - $147
Cuisines: French, Wine Bar
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Frankfurt, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Four of us had the menu dégustation with wine pairing for EUR 110.00 per person. The service warmed up as the meal progressed. We asked for local wines. It was a great experience, what you would expect for a one star restaurant. I can't say that the food had regional character, but it was nicely presented, visually attractive, and had... More

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Antwerp
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108 reviews 108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

A restaurant with a Michelin star where you can have a 5 course menu at just 42 €. That's a must-try and we don't regret we went there!!!! Apart from the 5 course menu you some amuse bouches and a starter before the menu. The dishes are inventive, yet well balanced. Nice winelist with all the essential of the Sancerre... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Very competent meny. Good service. BUT the winelist is ok, but not more. Difficult to find good matured wine in restaurants! But we had first a Sancerre blanc 2009 from Redde(one of the best producer) and then a pinot noir 2008 from Alphonse Mellot (one of the best pinot noir producer).

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London, England
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Smashing place to eat and at pretty good prices (compared to London and Paris anyway!) - €41 for a 5 course meal, plus your standard amuse bouche. I've eaten in some great restaurants, and am a food fusspot, but this was still one of the best meals I've ever had. Seasonal produce, beautifully cooked (the best pork I've ever had... More

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Sancerre, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

In the sleepy village town of Sancerre, it is very hard to imagine stumbling upon this outstanding dining establishment! If you are seeking the quintessential 'French' dining experience I strongly urge you plan your visit to Sancerre around the limited hours of this restaurant....it will be well worth the planning.....trust me. Such a refined use of local ingredients and flavours... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Our local friend told us to go to La Tour and we are glad we listened. We went for lunch and the food & presentation were outstanding. Definitely recommend to anyone in Sancerre looking for a special meal.

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Sarasota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This restaurant in Sancerre presents a very refined subtle cuisine in a small attractive dining room on the main square of the town. The lunch prix fixe menu is probably among the ten best in France in terms of price/quality. Extraordinary flavor combinations without following the "trendy herd". The wine list is extensive. Open Wines by the glass for 5.50... More

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Macon, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We have been to La Tour for the third time and once more, we have been delighted! The menu Découverte is outstanding and made us discover new combinations. Local wines perfectly suited to all courses, waiters were discrete and efficient. We have discovered the brand new dining room with a stunning view on the Sancerre's landscapes. When we go back... More

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London
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

Possibly one of the best dinning experiences we have had, certainly top 5! Setting was modern but relaxed and not overly formal. Food was outstanding, varied and current (vinaigrette ice cream was just amazing). Everything went perfectly including the wine flight. The staff genuinely seemed to love what they do and showed enthusiasm for the food and the Resturant. Loved... More

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Yorkshire
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We think that the best value restaurant around Sancerre is la Pomme d'Or, but once again, by the time we rang for a table,it was full for that evening and the following evening, then closed for the next 2 days. I must really plan further ahead! So, we tried la Tour - a one-Michelin star restaurant that we have looked... More

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