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Restaurant Charles Barrier

101 avenue de la Tranchee, 37100, Tours, France
+33 2 47 54 20 39
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European
101 avenue de la Tranchee, 37100, Tours, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a restaurant with elegant ambiance and food to match. It is listed as one of the 10 best restaurants in Tours, but it's not in the city center, and I only knew about it because it was right around the corner from my...More

Thank Sudranski
Reviewed March 23, 2017

We were greeted professionally and in a friendly manner. We had been recommended by the Hotel Castel Fleurie so it was a pleasure to be able to walk there and therefore enjoy the excellent wine!We had some delicious rillettes followed by the set meal. It...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed March 17, 2017

This is one of the finest establishments in the Loire Valley. The dishes were presented most attractively and were delicious. Dinner for 4 with wine totaled about 400 euros. The staff, including the wine steward, were most helpful without attitude.

Thank PointerDetroit
Reviewed August 24, 2016

My wife and I came here as a group of 8, having been recommended by our hotel, and we all thoroughly enjoyed excellent, high quality gastronomic dining. The attentiveness, attitude and advice of all the waiters was first class and the service, food and setting...More

1  Thank Stephen T
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Charles Barrier's restaurant has been a fixture in the gastronomic life of Tours as long as I can recall. It used to have three Michelin stars. A huge accolade. Times have moved on, and so has Charles Barrier. A new chef, a more modern and...More

Thank Blaxhall
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We visited the bistro this afternoon for lunch. The waiters were friendly and helpful, the food was delicious and the wine a delight. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Simmie131313
Reviewed May 17, 2016

We have been coming to this lovely restaurant every year during our annual stay in the Loire for a number of years. It is a great classic restaurant and we find the decor and setting to be one of its great attractions--elegant dining room, lovely...More

Thank William L
Reviewed May 12, 2016

Thank you for a wonderful experience! I am not a regular 'fine diner', far from it, but I am well-travelled, love my food and I have been coming to France for 30 years. The lunch I had on Monday at your restuarant was quite simply...More

Thank D T
Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

A dinner treat shared by 3 friends. Every attention was made to presentation, tastiness of the food , and the service. We started off with Kirs and then all of us ordered the prix fixe dinner menu. Interspersed with the courses were an amuse Bouche...More

Thank Leeds1013
Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Perfect service, very attentive team, delicious Menu Gourmande and a special selection of French wine for the Cartede Vind. Loved the experience!

Thank Priscila P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$39 - $128
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 avenue de la Tranchee, 37100, Tours, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 54 20 39
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