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L'Embellie

$$ - $$$French, European,
21 rue de la Monnaie, 37000, Tours, France
+33 9 54 61 64 43
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“amuse bouche” (7 reviews)
“lamb” (8 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
21 rue de la Monnaie, 37000, Tours, France
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An excellent and much demanded restaurant in the historic centre so booking is essential. Excellent cuisine. Not cheap, but very good value. The writers advice on wine is utterly trustworthy. I recollect the sandre (pike perch), subtle and with a wonderfully light beurre blanc sauce....More

Thank GCW56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely meal with pleasing service. Both my fiancé (French) and myself (South African) thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The staff were happy to assist in English and French

Thank louisecmann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best of tours, highly recommend, great service, wonderful ambience and delicious food. Definitely my favorite! It is important you make a reservation beforehand because it only serves 40 people.

Thank adribencar
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Not a bad place to go but not the cooking level I expected. A hole in the tablecloth.... Foie gras was perfectly cooked but sweet (that is OK), together with a sweet polenta (apricots into it). tasted like a dessert almost. Lamb was lightly overcooked....More

Thank Christian G
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

I simply cannot believe the reviews this place gets. Our food was horrible, although the service was good. My escargot was chewy (in France!!!) And my lamb was so tough I couldn't but through it. This restaurant should decidedly not be the second most highly...More

Thank lnw132
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Catered very well for coeliac options in starter and main courses. Excellent food and service. Book table in advance.

Thank Denise D
Reviewed May 24, 2018

We had a very pleasant lunch at this restaurant settled in the midst of a cobblestoned, historic district. I had the rump steak which was ok if not as tender as the steaks one finds in the US – but not atypical for France. My...More

Thank msoz45
Reviewed April 22, 2018

This restaurant serves only around 13-15 tables a day for dinner. Advance reservation is highly recommended. There were only two serving staffs when we were there. They were friendly, very active and attentive. Moreover, they explained us their menu in English very well. The food...More

Thank Lucksamon T
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, great service. The owner spoke English which really helped with choosing the dishes. Open on a Sunday.

Thank Justeen B
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Wanted a nice place for lunch so checked Tripadvisor and found that this restaurant was no1 in their listing. Not easy to park close by so after driving around 15 minutes parked where I should not have! A delightful walk to the restaurant , cobbled...More

Thank marcsheridan59
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Response from Ralf K | Reviewed this property |
Hi Robb, I would say that casual is ok. If you feel comfortable you can put a Sacco for night. Enjoy your stay in Tours - Ralf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Monday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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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