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L'ALLIANCE

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French, Gastropub
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14 rue Joyeuse, 37400, Amboise, France
02 47 30 52 13
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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Mon 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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McLean, Virginia
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180 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A little out of the way from the tourist area and down the street from L'Echanson, this restaurant offers a pleasant garden room ambience. Our dinner started with an amuse bouche of mushroom mousse with chicken bits. This was delicious. Our first course was white asparagus with beet sorbet, arugula, and pieces of duck. We thought it fabulous. Another person... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent if you want to pay a little more than average. The service was slightly slow and they did forget some drinks orders but a good place to eat for great food.

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Thank Claire C
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

L'Alliance is a wonderful complement to a stay in the nearby Manoir Saint Thomas. It's less than a two block stroll from the hotel and offers spacious indoor and outdoor dining areas. The staff is friendly and the food is quite good.

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Thank Richard M
Siena, Italy
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, beautiful preparation and presentation, a very nice cheese selection. We appreciated the extra accommodation. All the best.

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Thank Karen D
Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious, creative cuisine prepared by two brothers whose wives work the front of the house. Perhaps the best meal we had on our two week trip to France. Service is efficient, but not incredibly friendly. Don't let that deter you. The food is worth it!

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Thank raeandjme
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is away from the touristy center of Amboise, and has an understated exterior and interior decor. But don't let that fool you! The food is expertly prepared and each of our courses was delicious. I ordered the chicken with ravioli, and everything was perfectly cooked, with simple, forward flavors. On our three-week honeymoon eating our way across France,... More 

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Thank Elizabeth A
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Wonderful food and wine, with superb cheese platter. Restaurant does not open until 7PM, and appears to be completely deserted until time to open. Highly recommended!

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Thank andresparza
Escondido, California
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189 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Chicken on the menu was excellent, and I dared to try the beam fish on a bed of brown eggplant. The asparagus is always a welcome addition to any plate. Ice cream is served with red fruit, and I had mango layered in with three crispy cookies. I ventured way beyond my comfort zone to experience a wonderful evening served... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We trusted our hotel host to make a reservation for us one night in Amboise while we traveled to see Castles that day. We returned from our visits and they had made our plans for this spot.....What a nice surprise! We had zero about it so we were wondering what we would find.....the restaurant accommodated our "early dining" American way... More 

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Thank Jane B
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This was the second best place we ate at during our trip through Germany and France. Not only was the food really good but the price was very reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $60
Cuisine
French, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 rue Joyeuse, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: 02 47 30 52 13

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?