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Le Lion d'Or

17 quai Charles Guinot, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 57 00 23
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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17 quai Charles Guinot, 37400, Amboise, France
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Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

We thought a recommendation from MICHELIN as a BIB GOURMANT we could trust. The Duck (Canard) was so chewy that it probably died at age 100 and they put it to use. The appetizer the ESCALOPE OF FOIE GRAS was so busy with a carrot...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Arrived on a busy night. Reservations at 8:30.Took an uncomfortable 10 mins before anyone came to our table... modern decor.. service ended up being ok but not 5 star... food was ok but not exceptional... just our experience so not sure over all if would...More

Thank tylercon
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at the Lion d'or. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. We chose the menu gourmand, which is their 5 course menu. We started with an aperitif, the brut rosé from Deveaux was excellent. With the help of a waiter we decided...More

Thank Herve L
Reviewed March 27, 2017

First night , we took dinner here , the service is impeccable , owners are so nice , food very well prepared , nice location , for wine crazies , long list of wines from the region!

Thank alexiafields
Reviewed March 16, 2017

An elegant lunch spot for which you do not need to dress up if you desire to be somewhat casual while traveling. Try the cauliflower crème dessert. Very friendly management and easy to reach location on foot.

Thank PointerDetroit
Reviewed March 6, 2017

In Amboise for the night, we randomly picked this restaurant. The menu looked yummy, prices a little expensive but the restaurant is listed on the best dining guides (Michelin) so that makes perfect sense and the dining rooms super authentic, french style. So we got...More

Thank Coralie S
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

What a great restaurant! Nice ambiance cosy and with high standard. The ambiance is the mirror of the city with an elegant decor and view over the Loire valley. Regarding the food nothing to say delicious and surprenant! Try the menus and great surprise will...More

Thank Juansebastian78
Reviewed January 15, 2017

We spent a delightful new year's eve at Le Lion d'Or experiencing incredible French gastronomy. The set NYE menu was absolutely amazing with delicate, intricate flavours and superb wine. The price is definitely special occasion, and this certainly was for us. What a way to...More

Thank wanderingfire
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Can't believe this is not higher rated on TA...excellent French food with attentive, unhurried service. Ordered priced fixed which I normally avoid since too much food for me but WOW...The foie gras was best I had in France. The lamb exquisite and presentation superb. Baked...More

Thank Karen4005
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

We were there last night for dinner. It was a Tuesday night but the restaurant was pretty full. The ladies were very friendly and service was prompt. We opted for the 3 course menu at 48 Euro each. Mixed review of the food. Excellent escargot...More

Thank Lee L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 quai Charles Guinot, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 57 00 23
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