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Brasserie de l'Univers

8 Place Jean Jaures, 37000, Tours, France
+33 2 47 05 50 92
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good37%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“moules” (4 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
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French, Bar, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8 Place Jean Jaures, 37000, Tours, France
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Reviewed August 11, 2016

We stayed at nearby hotel, walked to this restaurant in the corner. Ordered escargot and mussel. Both are very delicious. Mussel is very fresh and sweet without any sauce/seasoning. Prices is cheap. It is across street from the beautiful city hall.

Thank bobolee55
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Had wonderful meal here with my husband after sight seeing in tours. Lovely setting looking at the beautiful Hotel de Ville in the background. Good excellent , I had moules mariniére with fries, husband had chicken burger. Dessert very good however the moelleux au chocolat...More

Thank Francesmonica
Reviewed July 19, 2016

A really fun happy hour and substantial snacks to accompany the drinks. Perhaps the most entertaining part of the outdoor dining was watching tourists dodge the cars to get a quick snap of the magnificent Hotel de Ville.We ate here 2 nights, loved the pizzas....More

Thank rjffoodie
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

I can't rave enough about this restaurant. Other restaurant Owners around France should come here just to experience how a great restaurant can be run. Terrific food. Great choices. Excellent value. Efficient, friendly service. Impressive decor. You just feel comfortable here, and you want to...More

Thank Raynboz
Reviewed July 6, 2016

We were after a light lunch and this was the ideal spot. So well located. Charming helpful staff. A cafe but ......... We decided to share. Club sandwich. It was dry, not really toasted as we could see on other tables and when we commented...More

Thank Trevor H
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Hungry and looking for a quick bite we made the mistake of going here. The calzones were just ok but the limp old lettuce and lukewarm cappuccino told the sad tale. Thirty six euros later we beat a retreat vowing never to return. Just shockingly...More

Thank John F
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Fast service of average quality meels. Nice personel extremely busy. Nice for the old style mainly the glass roof.

Thank MaiaTraveler
Reviewed January 5, 2016

Unlike the other commentators, I don't fault the service speed. But seeing wait staff lift a dirty used plate from a table, pour water from a bottle and wipe it with a dishcloth, all in the dining hall -, then place it on the table...More

Thank crusc8
Reviewed December 15, 2015

This Brasserie fits in Tours. It could also have been located in Paris. You find these places only in France. Waiters work here for 40 years or more and are maybe not always that friendly but still dedicated. Food was not spectacular but good. Prices...More

Thank 1954travelpro
Reviewed December 12, 2015

At the end of a tiring touristic day, this brasserie brought us to a Belle Epoque atmosphere, with its amazing stained glasses and furniture. Le steak à cheval was very good!

Thank Gustavo0502
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Bar, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Place Jean Jaures, 37000, Tours, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 05 50 92
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