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Chateau de Pray

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Rue du Cedre | 37530 Charge, 37530, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 57 23 67
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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a couple, try spliting one full prix fix menu and the other order a la carte...yes lots of food that you will enjoy

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San Jose, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Our dinner experience during our stay in Amboise was very good. We wanted to end our stay by eating at one of the Michelin starred restaurants in the area. It did not disappoint. We both ordered the tasting menu. Everything was delicious. The cheese course was exceptional. There was such a large variety of cheese that I was able to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

We had a wonderful celebration of a special birthday here. The setting is charming, the service immaculate and the food was divine.

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Fair Oaks, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We wanted a chateau stay during our trip to the Loire Valley and Chateau de Pray was perfect. The entire staff was extremely helpful and attentive. The room was wonderful along with the restaurant. We had dinner at the Chateau on our last night and it was fantastic meal! The service was unbelievable and the food was delicious. Try the... More 

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quincy
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

We loved coming to Château de Pray after a busy day of sightseeing,& having a glass of wine on the terrace, or a dip in the pool. We spent three nights here, & couldn't have asked for more. We were in a tower room, with a beautiful bath, very comfortable bed, & a great view of the terrace out our... More 

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Plainfield, Illinois
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

I'll preface by saying that I don't normally frequent Michelin star restaurants, so I was excited that we would be treating ourselves to some fine dining in the Loire. Overall, I must say the meal was just ok, but maybe I set my expectations too high. We ordered the five course meal, which ended up having a few extra courses... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

We had dinner at this restaurant during our stay in Amboise. It was beyond delicious. The duck was the most perfectly cooked I've ever had. Flawless service. Eat here, you won't be disappointed.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Just off the main road along the Loire, this a surprisingly quite and comfortable hotel at which to relax after a strenuous day sightseeing. Rooms are comfortable & clean. The restaurant is possibly slightly over-rated and the service exceedingly slow. We very nearly didn't make it to desert. Breakfast is satisfactory. However- the views from the terrace make up for... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Chateau as part of package trip so did not have benefit of ordering off full menu. Appetizers and salad were very good - main course of cod just so so as was not served hot. Soufflé Deseret was very tasty. Nice dining room and sea tong area outside for pre dinner drinks. Wait staff was energetic and amusing.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

We had a lovely dinner out on their castle terrace. All five of us (our adult children and us) had five-course meals. Every course was exquisite -- the best food we've ever had anywhere! The servings are just the right size -- not too much, but enough to allow you to savor their amazing cuisine. The service was truly exceptional.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$62 - $88
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Cedre | 37530 Charge, 37530, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 57 23 67
  • This restaurant is at Chateau de Pray

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?