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Le Lion d'Or

17 Quai Charles Guinot, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 57 00 23
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“kidney” (2 reviews)
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17 Quai Charles Guinot, 37400, Amboise, France
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1 - 10 of 179 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Our B&B host recommended us eat here to celebrate my birthday and my wife and I's anniversary. The restaurant has a lovely pink glow to it's classically themed dining room that overlooks the Loire river. The staff was very helpful and provided great suggestions to...More

Thank Luke W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We’ve visited Amboise many times but never eaten here before. The Lion d’Or has a big reputation which is perhaps difficult to maintain at all times but our visit was pleasant; a nice dining room, good service, nice food and wine and fairly reasonable prices....More

Thank talkingpics
Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal was classic french and all four of us enjoyed our experience immensely. Right along the Loire River. A must for Amboise.

Thank Zack3239
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of worst places I have ever been to. I will never go there again! Meet was served cold and clearly was not fresh. Service was extremely slow. Kids Menu was a disaster. Seemed as they used food leftovers... Pls Don't Go.

Thank GermanJose
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrible service , we had to ask everything at least twice. Food was below anything we had in the area during our stay . We were seated at the back and forgotten . We didn’t even stay for the desert we had ordered, better stop...More

Thank haya b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a starter, I had a croustillant of escargot and crevettes, beautifully presented with excellent flavor. I have never had a fish dish prepared with so much flavor and so many flavors never tasted. The fish was maigre, served with two strips of leeks, haricots...More

Thank 30POP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think the review from PoohRules below mentions our experience: came in here for dinner and were seated, given our menus - not with any kind of grace either. 20 minutes later after having absolutely no acknowledgement from the waiter whatsoever despite trying to get...More

Thank Mkoper1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in for dinner without reservations, yet they seated us without issue. We sat at the table for 20 minutes and the one server managing the whole dining room kept walking past us and never once acknowledged we were seated. Another couple came in...More

1  Thank PoohRules
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our hotel as it's a very short walk. The staff is not well-trained and very indifferent. The lady that took the wine order was not helpful and after telling her that I didn't like wine from a specific region she in fact recommended...More

Thank Jhkcle1
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We chose to eat here on our first night in Amboise. Needing a bit of a treat after a long day travelling. We had our dog (well behaved) with us and they made all three of us most welcome giving us a table with plenty...More

Thank Toby S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Quai Charles Guinot, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 57 00 23
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