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L'Echo de Rabelais

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2 B rue du Chateau, 37500, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 93 95 87
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good44%
  • Average2%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
25 Aug 2017
“Great looking buffet”
13 Oct 2016
“Excellent Food for a Lunch break”
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2 B rue du Chateau, 37500, Chinon, France
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Lots of options here, buffets of seafood, salads, burgers etc. All the food was fresh and inviting. Prices as expected and service with a smile.

Thank Claire E
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The restaurant is in an excellent location for visiting the Chateau as it is just outside the grounds. The food is equally excellent, we stopped here to get some lunch before visiting the Chateau and I would highly recommend the Brushetta with the Buffalo Mozzarella,...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We had lunch in this restaurant in September 2015. Location is good - near old castle and fortress of Chinon. It was good view, because wew sit on outdoor terrace. Restaurant was very simple, service was bit lazy and people don't understand English very well....More

Thank ixxx
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Near entrance to Chinon Castle. Food was very good. My husband had a huge bucket of mussels in garlic and wine sauce and I had a large steak with a salad . cost 40 euros with a large beer and 2 Chinon 50 cl wines....More

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 7 December 2014

The L'Echo de Rabelais is located very close to the ticket office and the entrance to the Chateau de Chinon. It sits on a steep hill just north of downtown Chinon. There is an elevator near the top of the hill that provides a shortcut...More

Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 10 November 2013 via mobile

Very well patronised restaurant close by the chateau de Chinon . It doesn't look much from the outside but the number of local people using it gives the clue that it is actually very good . Pleasant staff serving good freshly cooked Local food ....More

1  Thank JANDDBritinParis
Reviewed 3 July 2013

Stopped here for lunch. Pretty terrace overlooking the fortress of Chinon. Nice, quiet location out of the town center. Good value. Especially liked the children's menu for €6. Good selection of wines and local specialities. Our waitress was extremely pleasant and made us feel very...More

1  Thank RoadnottakenVA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 B rue du Chateau, 37500, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 93 95 87
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