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12 Place de l Hotel de Ville, 37600, Loches, France
+33 2 47 59 04 80
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Popped in here by accident on a Monday as most of the town take a long weekend and we had planned to eat somewhere else but they were shut. Sat out on the street and chose the plat du jour which was pork fillet in a peppercorn sauce with white asparagus. The flavours were fantastic and very subtle. Our granddaughter... More 

Thank Nigel R
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Visited Loches on a very hot market day and stumbled across this place and right in. What a gem. Checked red and white table clothes. Friendly service. Claude at his usual table inside next the bar. Stacked out with locals. Plat du jour (bavette frites) was superb. Great selection of ice cream. Great rose en pichet. A true oasis. Give... More 

Thank Steve H
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

nice place to stop and see all the other people stroll by. Food is OK, but nothing special. Take the days' special, that will be relatively good.

Thank Peter S
Binfield, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We had travelled most of the day and were really looking forward to a nice meal. Our first choice restaurant let us down and we walked from that. My wife had the Red Mullet and was really pleased with her meal. I however had a steak that had some chewing to be done but then I could not swallow !... More 

Thank Dean1000
Bolton, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We ate here most nights during our week in Loches. The food is fresh and there is a varied menu, portions are generous but not over-facing and the restaurant was busy every night with different nationalities, including french locals, so the atmosphere was good. There was a choice of eating inside or out. We had a variation of food off... More 

Thank BoltonLass3
London, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Very popular on a Sunday lunch time, food is good and reasonably priced. Service is usual speed, but then again it was a Sunday. Castle and main gate are very close.

Thank Matthew P
Sydney, Australia
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179 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Seems that this is really only open for lunch. Maybe breakfast. But lunch was very good and very packed with locals. We had the plat du jour, as did everybody else. Food was good and the price was very reasonable. The service was slow but the place was packed on a market day.

Thank ZN9999
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

As it was raining we decided to have lunch, asked if dogs were allowed, they were and we were all welcomed. We had a lovely lunch sharing a bottle of wine the dogs had water but we did save a little something for them. The staff were brilliant, we asked for the 'menu de jour' but were advised to try... More 

Thank patriciaannevans
Olivet, France
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131 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Very decent restaurant. A large choice of salads. The salads are big and full of taste. Personnel was friendly and food was prepared very quickly. It's located downtown in a nice part of the city center. Restrooms were clean.

Thank xscream12
Paris, France
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Very nice salad "tourengelle" with Rillettes, rillons, goat cheese, very tasty tomatoes. a good glass of wine. Very typical restaurant. I had a very nice dinner

Thank Augustinfb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Place de l Hotel de Ville, 37600, Loches, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Loches
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 59 04 80

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?