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Au Chapeau Rouge

49 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 98 08 08
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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49 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
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11 - 20 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 12 May 2017

Great atmosphere attention to detail and imagination in the dishes. Service and food quality match the presentation

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Went there, unfortunately at the same time as some 20+ Americans on a tour. Not to be repeated. Only a young waitress, Madame, and the sommelier on front of house. It took over an hour and a half to get a main course on the...More

Thank EuroBye
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We enjoyed the experience and the food -- but ultimately left feeling that there was a bit of snobbery from the staff about not being locals and not knowing all the local customs.

Thank webtraveler99
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Have been to the restaurant numerous times over the last 9 years. The food is good, the staff are wonderful and attentive and will return in the future.

Thank DSK14
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting this since 1996, when it was part the hotel. It is highly recommended by locals, who form most of the clientele. Some trippers get short thrift from Madame, as this is quality dining, not a pavement cafe. Great wine list too.

Thank Margaret F
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a very nice restaurant. The staff is friendly and speaks very good English. The food selection was good and the food presentation was superb. Our main dishes arrived at the table under a silver colored cover. Once the dishes were delivered to all...More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 1 October 2016

My wife and an I enjoyed a beautifully cooked and presented seafood dinner in this restaurant - one of the best meals we have ever had - anywhere! The owner /chef sources local products and his white river fish was absolutely delicious. The ambience of...More

Thank RichardHampshireUK
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This restaurant hits the mark on all aspects. The staff is helpful, the service is attentive, and the food is amazing. I would not hesitate to recommend it.

Thank stephenddiamond
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived in Chinon to spend the night on a driving tour of France. Since it was our anniversary, we asked our bed and breakfast host for a dinner recommendation. He suggested Au chapeau Rouge and we went there. The service was fantastic from start...More

Thank Hokie75
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We can always count on quality food and service at 'Au Chapeau Rouge'. We've been visiting them for at least 10 years. Chef Christophe Dugin and his wife Murielle are professional all the way. Paying attention to every detail from table settings to a creative...More

Thank Michael F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 98 08 08
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