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Out of season in Chinon

I walk with my gf in Chinon and i found a nice bar called Cafe Francais. There is wery friendly... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
Geito R
via mobile
Great Hosts

You always get a great reception from Jeff and Sevrine. Good music played. Beer always good and... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2017
Mark P
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Mar 31, 2018
“Out of season in Chinon”
Feb 19, 2018
“A evening of fun”
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

I walk with my gf in Chinon and i found a nice bar called Cafe Francais. There is wery friendly collective, who speak wery good english.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Geito R
Jean-françois R, Propriétaire at Cafe Francais, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Many thanks. I hope to see you again in CHINON ....

Reviewed February 19, 2018

We could have done without the football on a big screen (no one was watching) but the cafe was lovely & friendly. A great night was had by all. The hosts were lovely & friendly & put up with a lot of us making merry.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Novacat1
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

You always get a great reception from Jeff and Sevrine. Good music played. Beer always good and free peanuts, hope I didn't eat too many!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mark P
Jean-françois R, Propriétaire at Cafe Francais, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Dear Mark. I hope to see you again with or without your bike, in Chinon !!!

Reviewed February 20, 2017

I was back in Chinon in October. I was travelling solo this time, and found the cafe to be just as lovely as before. J-F and his wife are wonderful hosts, and the cafe is comfortable and affordable. They often have sports on the telly,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank DMA25TheSouth
Reviewed September 23, 2015

I was there in August with my niece and her boyfriend. JF went well out of his way to make all of us feel at home. He really is a charming man, and seems to know everyone. The cafe hits all the right notes, and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank DMA25TheSouth
Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

We were only in Chinon for three nights and we went here every night because of how superb JF was. He was hilarious, spoke great English, and knew almost every person who walked through the ally—a telling sign of his and the bar's reputation in...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank bryanwynkoop
Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Spent Friday evening here drinking Leffe Ruby and listening to mostly blues music with the occasional Motown track on the side. A bar of considerable atmosphere created by the owner as much as the decor and the music. Open till 2/3am but you would need...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank DrCumbrian
Reviewed January 24, 2015

This is our place in Chinon, we come to Café Français on our free evenings just to have a beer, a chat and to relax. Severine and Jef are always friendly, the beer is nice and we really enjoy being served Nüssli when we visit....More

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank JustForty
Reviewed January 19, 2015

Whenever we have a night off and like to relax, we come to the Café Français. It is tucked away in a little pedestrian street, just behind the Hôtel de Ville, bang in the center of Chinon, with some outside tables in summer. There is...More

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank NSDTRontheroad
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Jean-François and Séverine are wonderful hosts and their warm welcome reaches into every corner of the Café Français. Open Tuesdays to Sundays from 6pm until very very late, they are always delighted to see you whether it's for a coffee, a quick drink or an...More

Date of experience: March 2014
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