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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
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
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English first
Wexford, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Had dinner here with two friends and went for tasting menu and while the amuse bouche and first course were excellent the fish course was just ok , with the main course we were not told that the chicked was off the menu until we ordered, the duck which replaced it was compltely overpowered with butternut squash which was served... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We ordered the degustation menu with the wine pairing and lost patience after the fourth course. It didn't seem right that they served the same wine twice, as opposed to pairing a specific wine with each course. Also, the service was too slow and the meal took almost four hours. The food was good, but not exceptional, and the dessert... More

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Australai
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is a Michelin 1-star restaurant with a brilliant lunch menu. Three exquisite courses with little extras at the beginning and end. Great wines by the glass, very attentive, helpful waiters. A sublime experience. Not to be missed for anyone who likes great French food.

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Anaheim, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

As you would expect from any Michelin star restaurant, the food is superb. Complimented by attentive, helpful service in a wine region that is easy on the eye as it is on the palate. The real surprise though is just how reasonable the cost of such a great meal comes in at. My tip would be to try the lunch... More

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Retford, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

After a break of some years from La Tour, we were so impressed on Saturday July 19th, that we returned for the final evening of our holiday on Wednesday July 23rd! As the second occasion was the first night of the new menus, over the two meals we were able to enjoy a selection of different dishes. Whilst the sweets... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Went to this restaurant on 16 July. Food was ok mostly although to serve up raw kidneys was a no-no. The service though was very poor. Our white wine was taken out of the wine bucket and left on the side so that they could put another table's wine in it, not very polite. The cheese waiter was then very... More

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We have dined at the the Le Tour on three occasions and been disappointed twice which considering the price is a disgrace. Ambience is nice and service is good but the food has been disappointing. I doubt we will ever go again.

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Hampton Hill, United Kingdom
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125 reviews 125 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

La Tour is handily situated in the corner of the main square, an old building that has been sympathetically renovated to retain the original features with all the comfort of the new. It's a relaxed environment to enjoy some innovative, high quality cooking which often integrates Asian influences with classic French ingredients. The presentation of the dishes is outstanding as... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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110 reviews 110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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