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le saint hilaire

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11 rue du Pont Saint Hilaire, 28000, Chartres, France
+33 2 37 30 97 57
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Le St Hilaire is small and cozy and proposed good and tasty food. Snail on a bed of artichoke was fantastic followed by ris de veau nicely pan fried and finished with heavenly strawberry pie. Service was good and friendly, one waitress in particular was very smiley during the whole visit making us welcome.will be back soon.

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Fakenham, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed December 20, 2015

We used to go to this restaurant fifteen and more years ago - and thought it superb. It has changed hands and is different but the same. The welcome and presentation is friendly. The menu adventurous and inviting - but with many of the values of the former owners. A very well-chosen wine list - with excellent bottles at reasonable... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Whenever you found yourself in Chartres, there is no other restaurant than Le Saint Hilaire.. It is simply the best. This restaurant deserve a Michellin star. The food is so much better than some of the Michellin star restaurants in Paris. It was definitely an outstanding meal.

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United Kingdom
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182 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Easy to find...9mn away from the Cathedrale, through a lovely stroll down narrow streets bordered by old homes. Neighboured by a joint for young adults (smoking the same that day at lunch time) le St Hilaire proposed good and tasty food, including all the dishes in kid's portion. Small and cozy. We were on the upper floor and had a... More 

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Lancaster
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2015

Inevitably, Chartres with its great Cathedral is a magnet for tourists & therefore for tourist traps. The St Hilaire is a little out of the way of the main restaurant streets, but it's worth seeking it out. This is cuisine raffinée, well presented, with an attractive setting & a welcome & service to match.

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We had the Business Lunch, which was fantastic value for money. €19 per person for an entree & plat, or plat & dessert. We both had an entree and plat, and they were full sized portions. The quality was fantastic, and presentation attractive. Service was extremely attentive, and they apologized that they did not speak much English. Not that it... More 

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Limoges, France
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 1, 2014

A small restaurant tucked away in a side street just a little away from the maiin tourist spots, nevertheless it is well worth going a little out of your way to find it. The welcome is warm, the service impeccable and the quality of the food first class. Well worth a visit.

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Valencia, Spain
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2014

Le Saint Hilaire provided a fantastic gastronomic experience, with a wonderful arrange of French and local products and their set menus that give no surprises. The restaurant is small, which provides a sense of coziness and a private experience. The service was extremely attentive and provided very good advice. It is definitely worth walking a little bit more in the... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2014

We ate here when stopping over on the way north to the ferry ports. The location is a little obscure at least from where we were staying on the far side of the Cathedral but is just off the recommended route around the old city, so not too hard to find. And it gave us the bonus of seeing much... More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

I had been there before back in February - it was a great experience back then - so when my parents came to town we went here - unfortunately the place had really gone down hill - the food was badely cooked and my mother got sick during the night and the day after as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $48
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 rue du Pont Saint Hilaire, 28000, Chartres, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chartres
  • Phone Number: +33 2 37 30 97 57

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