We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Great place, great food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of L'Orangerie du Chateau

L'Orangerie du Chateau
1 Avenue Jean-Laigret, 41000 Blois, France
+33 2 54 78 05 36
Improve this listing
Reserve with
Save up to 20% when you reserve online *
L'Orangerie du Chateau is not available for your requested time. Choose another time, or search restaurants with availability.
The time you selected has already passed.
Ranked #10 of 136 Restaurants in Blois
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $43 - $93
Cuisines: French
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The restaurant l'Orangerie du Ch��teau is opposite the fairy tale Ch��teau de Blois overlooking the beautiful facade of the castle. The orangery was built at the end of the 15th century during the reign of Louis XVII and Anne of Brittany and was surrounded by beautiful gardens. The orangery has become a fine dining restaurant offering a variety of menus priced from 38 to 83 euros per person as well as some of the finest French wines available. For tea and coffee lovers the restaurant also prides itself on the wide selection available. The menus are made up of traditional French dishes cooked and served to the very highest of standards and that change with the seasons.
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Great place, great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012 via mobile

orangerie du chateau
This was a great enjoyable moment.
Luckily weather was super and we had dinner on the terrace, with a splendid view on the castle.
Nice and well balanced menu. Portion size are correct and great quality.
Very friendly service.
Despite cheese was not included in the menu, we were not charged for it.
This restaurant is really worth the money you spend.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

236 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Kendal, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“First class food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Food was amazing, if you eat there try the souffle for desert - but leave room for it its light and fluffy but comes with about 5 other "amuse bouche" as it were.
Fixed price menues are varied and provide a good range of prices with the most expensive for 5 courses including 2 lobster courses at about €80 Euros a head.
The wine list is extensive and reasonably priced.
Well worth at least one meal there during a visit to the area

Visited August 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Over rated”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

We just had dinner as part of a group
Pre booked therefore expected
They had 2 staff and a 14 year old looking after forty people!!!!
No wine was offered till 45 min AFTER arrival
We had to serve ourselves water to avoid thirst
This was after we started eating our first course!!!!!!
They served us a hot bottle of champagne and were unhappy that we refused to pay for it
This is a disappointment of a restuarant
Over rated

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Excellent food and service. Great location. We have dinner after visiting Chambord. Not expensive.

Visited August 2011
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Matlock, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“How it should be”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

We had an excellent dinner with immaculate food and service in a pleasant dining room overlooking leafy gardens. This is how a Michelin-starred restaurant should be, and 220 euros including champagne aperitifs and an expensive bottle of wine is a reasonable price for a top class meal. This sort of restaurant reminds you that France is still the home of some great cuisine, you just have to look a bit harder for it these days!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed L'Orangerie du Chateau also viewed

Blois, Loire Valley
Blois, Loire Valley

Been to L'Orangerie du Chateau? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage L'Orangerie du Chateau, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.