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Restaurant l'Ilot

Lunch, Dinner
French, European
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My partner and I had a four-day tour around the Loire Valley and based ourselves in Amboise. We were happy to get a fairly late reservation at L'Illot and man were we lucky! This was on our first night and it was far and away...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank adrianp663
Reviewed 2 days ago

The restaurant was recommended by the owner of the B&B where I was staying. It is just outside of the main area of town. When I went earlier in the day to make a reservation it already smelled so good that I didn't want to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Karyn D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is a tiny one tucked away in the back streets of Amboise. Bookings are recommended. The menu for the next day is created each evening depending on what the local producers have on offer. Menu is small with 2 entrees, 2 mains and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank LP1712
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed across the way from this restaurant and chose it because it was always full and people were being turned away. The food was excellent, the service impeccable and we loved the experience. We had fish and duck, both cooked perfectly. The starters were...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Julie G
Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

Without TripAdvisor we’d never have found this tucked away gem. It certainly lives up to the excellent reviews! The lady patron who served us could have been more accommodating and tolerated with good grace our poor French (we are trying to improve). Her fellow patron...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

Twice lucky in one day! First we pick this one among the others without looking at the reviews. Second we had ne reservation and got the last table in front of two other couples.... Two entree, two main dishes and two deserts. Everything home made...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank O1407B
Reviewed May 18, 2019

It's SO good. I thought it was a Michelin restaurant. It should be considered! This place is super cute and cozy. In addition to the regular tables, there is also a bar that wraps around the kitchen so you can sit and watch these guys...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

We stayed near Amboise for two weeks this spring and enjoyed two authentically French lunches at Restaurant l’Ilot. I cannot say enough good things about this small, bright and friendly spot away from the tourist centre. The hostess owner greeted us on both occasions and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank familiarletters
Reviewed May 4, 2019

My wife and I spent fifteen days in France and worked at eating well, but at reasonable prices. Resources like Rick Steves and TripAdvisor guided our choices. Still, through some miscommunication with our bed and breakfast hosts, we found ourselves without dinner reservations at about...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank JohnfromMarietta
Reviewed May 4, 2019

This is quite a small restaurant so you must reserve in advance. You enter into a room with a central kitchen island where the 2 chefs prepare the food. The welcome is very warm the menu explained with a little humour. The menu is on...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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