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La Galipette - CLOSED

21 rue de la Monnaie, 37000, Tours, France
+33 9 54 61 64 43
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Aug 24, 2013
“Bad food”
Jul 7, 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
21 rue de la Monnaie, 37000, Tours, France
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Reviewed August 24, 2013

Poor meal in this trip advisor recommended restaurant,food poor quality,and certainly contrary to earlier reviews.After seven days in the Loire valley from BLois to Ambroise and now Tours,I was very disappointed with the meal, and we would consider it the worst we had.After an amazing...More

Thank Dermot K
Reviewed July 7, 2013

We picked this restaurant because of reviews on Trip advisor, and were not disappointed! My husband has a particular fondness for Armagnac, and the waiter served a glass of 1965 Armagnac that was outstanding. The foie gras melted in your mouth, the lamb was sumptuous,...More

2  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed July 4, 2013

We decided to try this restaurant after reading the great reviews it has already recieved and we not disappointed. Very friendly service in an lovely setting, an amazing starter of lobster and scallop tempura, with steak tartare and scallop risotto for main course, both of...More

2  Thank Victoria L
Reviewed June 30, 2013

A busy Friday evening, no reservation, we stumble across this wonderful little restaurant by chance and enjoyed a meal unsurpassed by any of the more expensive restaurants we visited during our visit to the Loire valley. Very un-PC foie-gras poached in Gamay wine and cote...More

Thank originalchocolatebob
Reviewed April 11, 2013

We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and were eager to check it out with its many postive reviews. La Galipette lived up to the hype as the food was excellent, the staff was very friendly and helpful, and the ambience of this cozy restaurant...More

Thank Dustin H
Reviewed March 17, 2013

Booked for party of 3 but needn't have as restaurant not busy on Wednesday night. Service friendly and helpful. My food was bland and in very small portions, though the bill was modest. Others in the party enjoyed their food more

1  Thank Percy151
Pascal B, Gérant at La Galipette, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2013

Sorry to have a bit disappointed you, you should have asked us for a solution at that time. We hope to see you again and then don't hesitate to ask for more !

Reviewed January 29, 2013

La Galipette is exactly what we were looking for: located in the historic heart of Tours, with modern French cuisine that is quite simply terrific and without breaking the bank! Updates on French classics such as the herbed Foie Gras, which we voted the best...More

1  Thank Laura W
Reviewed January 14, 2013

My husband and I visited Tours on Dec. 20-21 and decided to try this restaurant. We loved it! The food was absolutely delicious and the service perfect. We spoke with the owner and enjoyed his comments and suggestions. It is a charming, romantic place and...More

1  Thank Jeane V
Reviewed August 21, 2012

This nice little place in the heart of Tours' old town serves modern quality French cuisine for a very reasonable price. The menu changes every three months and from my experience the food is very tasty and well presented. The service is also very friendly....More

1  Thank ACVK
Reviewed June 25, 2012

Six of us stumbled upon the restaurant one evening. A small restaurant with wonderful ambiance. The staff was very friendly and we experienced classical French service; non intrusive but our needs were anticipated and politely met. We each had three or four courses with each...More

3  Thank Robin D
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$20 - $39
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 rue de la Monnaie, 37000, Tours, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours
  • Phone Number: +33 9 54 61 64 43
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In the medieval part of Tours, a new restaurant with an original menu combining traditional cuisine from Touraine and influences of world cuisine.Discover french creative cuisine in historic surroundings at reasonable prices.Daily menu at €16,90, 'à la carte' formula at €24 (main course with a starter or dessert) or €29 (full menu). Regional wines of Touraine from €17 to €30.Welcome at La Galipette !
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