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La Trouvaille

French, Wine Bar
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5 rue de la Chaine, 41000, Blois, France
+33 2 54 74 77 96
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Berkeley CA
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Stopped in for some wine in the late afternoon. Had a delicious local wine recommended by the proprietor, who also gave us tapenade and croutons. Recommend for a glass of wine and snacks.

Thank heyokayo
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

We ate in this restaurant a lot while staying in blois. The food is amazing particularly the deserts. The cafe gourmand is a must.

Thank Liobhan B
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

We'd been cycling all morning children aged 15, 13. 10 and 8. We were ready for lunch. Really delivered, great with children who had their fabulous children's menu. Jen declared it a fabulous salad nicoise and my bavette as ever fabulously understated. Lewi a truculent 15 loved both his duck and massive ice cream Back to the bikes

Thank Liam B
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It is a pleasant location near the river with a view to the castle. I wouldn't call it exactly fine dining, but it was ok as an overall experience. The food is tasty, but the service can improve. There is no English menu and the staff does not make too much effort to help. Our local host recommended us the... More 

Thank bebelutel
San Diego, California, United States
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Food was ok only. There wasn't anything bad about the food, but there certainly wasn't anything to either rave about or worth going back for. Service was excellent though.

Thank AnnieS509
Jerusalem District, Israel
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We found this restaurant by chance, but it turned out to be a lovely and tasetful dinner. the waitress was very friendly and halpfull in English, and the food was tasty. A recommanded restaurant in Blois.

Thank NL57
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The overall experience made all members of our family very happy. The view on the Loire River and the skyline of Blois was unique. The selection of wines, appetizers and main courses was just perfect. Not too many items to choose from, but everyone was very pleased with what they ordered. Of course, we all shared tasting from each other’s... More 

Thank Pierre K
Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We went here because of the positive Trip advisor reviews. The server was very friendly and explained the menu to us in English. We ordered a pork shop, some kind of white fish, beef tartar, and 3 kinds of cheeses. The food was nicely presented and fresh. The pork chop was really tender. The fish was done nicely and my... More 

Thank Jason C
KL, Malaysia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Found this place by chance, looking for a parking spot! Located on the 'wrong' bank of the Loire, opposite the chateau. The place was packed at lunch (good sign). It is half specialist wine bar, half restaurant. House smoked salmon, casserole of frogs legs - doesn't get more French than that - braised Guinea fowl, rich with poultry flavour and... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

If you like your food really 'French' then you need to give this a try. It's just over the bridge in 'vienne' Blois & worth the little extra walk. Very nice.

Thank Docsilo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $39
French, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue de la Chaine, 41000, Blois, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Blois
  • Phone Number: +33 2 54 74 77 96
Our brasserie is located accross the river and has the best view on the historic city of Blois. Our food is coming from fresh, local and seasonnal products. Our set lunch menu is availabler from teasday to saturday. We have as well a nice selection of local wines on our wine list served by the glass or bottle and a wine cellar.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?