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Le Cafe Serpente

) #14 of 167 Restaurants in Chartres $$ - $$$ French, , Cafe
2 Cloitre Notre Dame, 28000, Chartres, France
+33 2 37 21 68 81
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good53%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“onion soup” (16 reviews)
“escargot” (9 reviews)
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French, Bar, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Cloitre Notre Dame, 28000, Chartres, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

During my time in Chartres, I spent many hours in this place eating, drinking tea, visiting and writing. There are two sides to the place. One for food and another for snacks and teas. The staff was friendly and helpful; they were patient as I...More

Thank JMart22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We lunched here after mass and enjoyed a very pleasant family meal. They had a number of specials on offer, from which a number of us enjoyed the moules mariniere, which were delicious. A very pleasant spot for brunch or lunch and to watch the...More

Thank woodsie9
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is. Great as is the service with friendly and helpful staff. Good choice of wines both by glass and bottles. Lunch of croque Monsieur with fries was memorable as was salads nordique. The house special is steak, best shared with fries and green salads....More

Thank Marc W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delightful and very gracious service for tourists, very nice menu, and very pleasant food! And, if they have it, make sure to get their Strawberry Sorbet for desert! To die for.

Thank Sudsarama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had light breakfast here. First coffee quite nice....second terrible. Cost e25 for a delicious croissant, a delicious tart and four coffees.

Thank paulgrootz
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Decided on this restaurant opposite the cathedral after checking out the menus of the many restaurants in the area. Lovely setting with lots of outdoor seating. Food was delicious with good cheerful staff. My husband enjoyed every mouthful of his Norwegian fish appetiser followed by...More

Thank Dee R
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Make sure you have the lentil salad and escargot! Sit outside and you're a stone's throw away from the Cathedral. Great service and amazing views.

Thank SmiLes_in_FL
Reviewed June 26, 2017

You don't go to this place for the cuisine, which is just okay. However, the view of the Cathedral from nearly every table outside is spectacular! Service was good.

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed June 25, 2017

We went here on a cold winter's day back in December. Not only was it welcome respite from the cold, but the food and service were fantastic. It has the feel of an old-time pharmacy/soda shop, but with none of the kitchiness that you find...More

Thank MeghanAnnRose
Reviewed June 22, 2017

The position of this lovely outside bistrot is great, opposite the cathedral in the evening sun and perfect watch the illumination show later in the night. Service is so friendly and accommodating, with a good selection of wines. This is a tourist place so the...More

Thank Laineydesanvito
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cloitre Notre Dame, 28000, Chartres, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chartres
  • Phone Number: +33 2 37 21 68 81
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