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Esprit gourmand

6 rue du Cheval Blanc, 28000, Chartres, France
+33 2 37 36 97 84
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (16 reviews)
“foie gras” (8 reviews)
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6 rue du Cheval Blanc, 28000, Chartres, France
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Our hostess recommended we book and we were so glad we did. The restaurant was full. My husband had the veal pie while I chose breast of chicken stuffed with chestnuts and chanterelle mushrooms with butternut squash on the side. We both had lentil soup...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Chartres for stop over when driving back to UK from our holiday home in SW France. We checked out trip adviser whilst exploring the town and having a drink and thankfully it provided us with a little jewel of a restaurant. Don’t be...More

1  Thank wjpeak
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I was traveling alone and was attracted to the menu on offer. Staff were very welcoming, attentive and helpful in translating the menu and providing great service in what became a very busy restaurant. I chose the goat's cheese bruschetta and was impressed with both...More

1  Thank robtee1
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We had a wonderful meal here. My husband started with the crispy goat cheese. This is one of the most devine dishes I've ever eaten (he let me have a couple of bites). I had the chilled salmon, extremely fresh a tasty. Our entries were...More

1  Thank Wondermore
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Our recent lunch at Esprit Gourmand was perfect before our cathedral tour. The location is convenient between the parking garage and the cathedral. The daily menu provides good value but a la carte offers numerous combinations. The staff was very accommodating with sharing. Overall the...More

1  Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 4 August 2017

In calling to book the reservation, the reception was so friendly and helpful that I already was predisposed to expecting good things and sure enough, as things turned out, I ended up delighted to have eaten here. The hostess was absolutely wonderful, explained the menu...More

1  Thank lvjmr
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Back with a vengeance, or rather a gusto, after two years, we found ourselves in the same place at the same time at lunch. This time around, we thoroughly enjoyed it just as the first time. We had between us a Greek salad and foie...More

1  Thank Ariel857
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We enjoyed dining in the small shaded terrace, off the street. We liked the lamb shank (souris d’agneau), which was traditional and excellent, and filet of dorade royale, a delicious sauteed fish, served on risotto. They have a good wine list, with Loire wines in...More

1  Thank CatonsvilleGeorge
Reviewed 5 July 2017

A very friendly patronne, and very attentive staff, serving good solid french fare well prepared. The foie-gras was yummy.

1  Thank Bazzerlondon
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We were 3 ladies seated on Terrace last Sunday ~ Fréderic was our server. He said he didn't speak English (we speak French well enough) but in the end, I realized he does speak it sufficiently to help you with questions ~ just not to...More

1  Thank Therese P
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17 September 2016|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
Hi I made a reservation by email which was answered very promptly by Celine SIERASEC Good luck
23 June 2016|
Response from John T |
Sunday lunch is 1200 - 1400. Highly recommend the foie gras appetizer and the lamb shank or fish, along with the wines recommended by Frederic. You won't regret it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 49
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue du Cheval Blanc, 28000, Chartres, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chartres
  • Phone Number: +33 2 37 36 97 84
  • E-mail
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