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15 - 17 rue Balzac, 37190 Azay-le-Rideau, France
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Nelson, New Zealand
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Went for lunch and it didnt get off to a good start when the waiter who stunk of cigarettes, ridiculed us and was very embarrassing. The starter was just passable but certainly not restaurant standard. However when the main course arrived it was inedible. The fish was coated with a vile sauce and the veal looked like dog food. When... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I have to confess that we only went to La Credence because the wonderful Cote Court next door was closed. Sebastian, the waiter, was superb: friendly, helpful and funny. However, the menu was very limited with just four each of starter, main and dessert. Additionally, although the house white was good, the pichet of 50cl was almost as expensive as... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The only mediocre dinner we had in France. Bland blanquette de veau. Weird egg florentine. Chalky chocolate mousse. The waiter tried to be friendly but I got the feeling he'd rather not be there.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Have eaten here a few times - there is a cute courtyard, but the unfriendly owner has assured me it will be the last time. Had some friends visiting from Canada and honestly we could not have been treated worse. Said it would be a long wait in the courtyard, food came before the wine, had to ask 4 times... More 

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New Malden, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

The quality and quantity of food was poor. I ordered the croque foie gras with onion chutney, which was basically a toasted brioche sandwich. Far too sweet. The fish came with a medley of vegetables and white sauce, all quite bland but accompanied by curried rice! The combination was unpleasant. So I then ordered desert in hoping to make up... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Ambience was very nice, service was good, food was very disappointing. Bottom line is sorry to say, don't waste your money.

Thank owen h
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

For the region quite frankly disappointing. The wine was the saving grace but over priced. Felt rushed in & out with little care. Menu was limited. Food was edible but uninspired, made with clearly cheap ingredients. Where was all the fantastic local produce?? Owners need to refund some pride in their food I think.

Thank JF82
Newbury, Ohio
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

Very nice meal- food was great atmosphere was even better- the waiter/Owners werde very helpful with recommendations and the food was excellent- the experience was memorable!! Would recommend to all

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Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

As an American couple we appreciate a place such as this that seemingly drips French culture. Teriffic ambiance and a romantic setting. However, the food does not achieve the same level. It's good, mind you, but falls a tad short of expectations. Good value & pretty good service. Try the vegetable soup if they have it

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

On not being able to get into our restaurant of choice, Cote Coeur, as a result of the evening event, we succeeded in securing a table at Le Credence, situated almost next door. After a warm welcome, we were shown to a table upstairs. There was a reasonable amount of choice on the fixed price menu (€22.50) including pasta, meat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 - 17 rue Balzac, 37190 Azay-le-Rideau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Azay-le-Rideau
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?