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Reviewed June 27, 2022

Dreadful service, slow, waitress couldn't smile. Brought the wine and forgot to open the bottle. Returned two plates of chicken skewers as they were un cooked. My duck came tepid on a cold plate. I had bad food poisoning as a result of my meal....When we mentioned the chicken when paying we were told that it was our fault not liking the way it was cooked. I don't think raw chicken is ever agreeable. None of us would ever go back.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 14, 2022 via mobile

We had so much fun! U will enjoy it.. orders the prawn soup- excellent ! And the steak was sooooo good! Service is so kind.. enjoy it

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed March 20, 2022

The service was beyond expectations. We appreciate every moment in the restaurant. The atmosphere is great for a couple. I'll give 4 stars because There's not so much choice in the menu especially for vegetarians BUT the food is very tasty. So is the dessert!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed August 5, 2020 via mobile

Made a reservation by phone in the afternoon for a table in the evening. A warm welcome with refreshing towels. Nice table on the first floor. Fresh starters with Thai fresh springrolls. Three plateservice maincourses (see pictures), and some lovely desserts with coffee (Nespresso) and...frewsh Thai rice-tea. Had a real nice evening, thank you.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed October 3, 2019

The restaurant is beautifully decorated, and the food really good. They have taken traditional Asian dishes such as Pad Thai and given them a really modern taste and look - “gastro-Thai”. We didn’t have a reservation but they found a table for us. Definitely recommend...this restaurant.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 27, 2019

The upstairs room is really lovely, and they gave us a spacious table with room for a stroller. The menu is not particularly vegetarian-friendly, but when we explained that there were two people in our group who didn't eat meat, they made those dishes with...tofu instead of chicken - super friendly staff, and really accommodating for large groups/dietary restrictions. We would absolutely return. :-)More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 8, 2019

A great restaurant with very nice fushion dishes. The Thai soup is amazing, Very nice and competent staff. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

We were there before national holiday - Aug 14, 2019. Before this, we tried many restaurants, but were refused due to fully book before holiday. There were whole bunch of people, looking for something to eat. Thanks for refusing us, those restaurants. We finally got...to Mao, and we had wonderful dinner. It was more than expected. We would like to come back if we visit Tours again. Modern Thai and French great combination! Highly recommended. Phad-Thai was really good!! The garçon who served our table was extremely friendly. We would like to have services like this in France. 8月15日が祝日だからなのか、前日のdinner, 多くのレストランがfully booked. 5軒ほど断わられてたどり着いたのがMao. このお店も混んではいたが何とか入店できた。モダンタイ×フレンチ、とても美味しくいただいた。Toursに行く事があったらまた行きたい。More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

I’ve been to MAO just a week ago as I had heard very positive things about the food they were serving there. To be honest not just the food but the service too was absolutely amazing. The waiter was really friendly and proactively helping you...out with recommendations and with all that you could need for having a great time. I had a tuna steak which was prepared in a very special way that I had never even seen before. I won’t spoil the surprise but all I could share is that it is a must try! We chose the coconut cream brûlée as a dessert to top it all off and needless to say it was out of this planet. If you are in tours then make sure to visit this fine establishment if you want to it top-notch meals and have extraordinary service. but don’t forget to call in advance to reserve a table as they tend to get really busy during the weekend.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 11, 2019

If you are fed up of average French dishes and the unimaginative cuisine, this is a great little find when in Tours for something alternative. It's got a great value plat du jour for around E13. Quality of all the ingredients is top notch -...beautiful stir fried beer and freshly made spring rolls. This is a fantastic Thai restaurant, I would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

Upstairs is a rather interesting place. We had not booked but we were able to get a table in the passageway upstairs, it was fine. Very busy, understandably because the food was excellent. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. Would definitely go again.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

After being rudely welcomed by waiter, we were taken care of by the manager. Waiters ignored us on purpose - the manager realized after 20 minutes we were not given any menu and our order was not taken yet. However, the food was really tasty...and dish presentation was nice.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

Such a bad welcome from the staff, all very rude, they said "It's not my job to speak english". We have to wait 1 hour to have our starter, and 20 min for the drinks. Taste is not bad but it's overpriced and nothing wow....High expetation before to go ... just dont waste your time and money there.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

We booked on a recommendation and were not disappointed. The manager spoke good English and recommended wonderful starters and incredible mains. The fusion food was out of this world. Need to book though as they got really really busy!

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

A great Thai restaurant above a little shopping centre in the centre of Tours. The upstairs room is very attractive with lots of greenery and Eastern furniture. We started our meal with delicious marinated scallops and a mango sauce, followed by duck breast, again with...mango, and chicory and ended with an exotic fresh fruit salad. A delicious, prettily presented meal in pleasant surroundings.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4