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Le Parvis

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5, Rue du Cheval Blanc | 13, Place de la Cathedrale, 28000, Chartres, France
+33 2 37 21 12 12
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, quirky would be a good description. As central as you can possibly get. Very old characterful building, hidden coffee and tea making facilities (didnt find them until we were about to checkout) Would use them again and Chartres is delightful

Thank Greatwood1
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent an evening here, having dinner and listening to a local jazz guitarist and bass player. The food is excellent and probably gave me the best filet steak I've eaten for many a year. But it's the location that makes the place so good. Located next to the Cathedral, we witnessed the beginning of the spectacular Son et Lumiere... More 

Thank PeteSag356
Charlotte, North Carolina
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We stopped in here after a frustrating time at the cathedral and had the best croque monsieur in two trips to France. The restaurant in right at the cathedral and had service both inside and out. The service was quick and the servers quickly took and brought our orders. The meal was reasonably priced and we had a terrific dessert... More 

Thank JanesMom13
Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is next to a very famous cathedral and as a result they are over priced for what they serve. In addition the food was so awful it was hard to imagine anyone would eat it. The servings were really small and the food was microwaved. The rice was dry and hard as a result. The FFs were cold... More 

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78 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Across from the cathedral is this cozy, friendly restaurant on 3 levels, serving lovely, home cooked food. It also has rooms to stay and live music at night downstairs in the rock cave.

Thank Johnnyblueb
Vosselaar, Belgium
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

We really thought this was a tourist trap in front of the cathedral, but we were hungry and decided to enter. Our distrust lasted a few more minuts, until we understood that locals eat here also. We kept it simple, and as always in France, simple food is simply good food. So don't distrust this place. The basic bottle of... More 

Thank Ludo C
Whitehall, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Delightful small cafe with outstanding food. We had the special which was very reasonably priced and delicious. Stew was perfect for a chilly day. Omelet very light and fluffy!

Thank Kathy K
Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Le Parvis, I found by chance while I waited for the Cathedral to open, the lady gave me a good coffe etc I only spent 3.50 eur but the warmth and kindness will not be forgotten

Thank Anna240
Ambert, France
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We have stayed at Least Parvis several times, usually eating in the hotel for breakfast, and evening meals. Breakfast is excellent, evenings menu not vast but quality excellent, try the beef cheek. Weather permitting you can dine outside, the tables face the Cathedral square, perfect for a biere, or the evening aperitif, or dining!

Thank Hellequin1513
Denver, Colorado
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

After our tour of the Chartres Cathedral, my husband and I had a choice of three restaurants at noon on a grey October day. People perched, smoking, outside the other two, so we chose this one. We had a nice wine and an excellent three-course meal for a very reasonable price. We both chose the ratatouille entree (yes!), and he... More 

Thank Linda D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$24 - $47
French, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5, Rue du Cheval Blanc | 13, Place de la Cathedrale, 28000, Chartres, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Chartres
  • Phone Number: +33 2 37 21 12 12

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?