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14 r abbaye, 37600, Loches, France
+33 2 47 59 35 47
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Jerusalem, Israel
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

After some nice recommendation, especially in french, we have decided to visit the place for our final dinner at the end of a week's vacation in the valleys between the river Indre and the river Indrois. The decor is of a rustic family owned pub and the food is rustic french-style whole-hearted brasserie food. The plat du jour was duck... More 

Thank Bendorim5
Perth, Australia
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This place is just on the outer edge of Loche, but if travelling around in a car, easy to find with gps and parking on the street. This is a small pub/bar with a restaurant. Wonderful home french cooking at a good price. I had the coq au vin and partner had the confit duck. Can't believe the quality for... More 

1 Thank Chrisonleave
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2013

We were initially lured to this establishment by a well scripted, written in English, pamphlet from the local tourist office. This pamphlet depicted a traditional French bistro, run with a personal touch by a local proprietor. It suggested a picturesque setting adjacent to a quaint eglise and a warm, welcoming atmosphere, open to patrons of all nationalities. It further hinted... More 

Thank Ben R
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42 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2012

We walked across the canal and botanical fields from Loches to the village of Beaulieu. This is a village that can easily be strolled with narrow lanes and streets and old buildings that are just right for the camera. After a couple of hours getting an appetite we stopped at L'Estaminet for lunch. We ate inside as the weather was... More 

1 Thank DKCairns
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2011

The food was bad,very bad. This restaurant smells very dirty. Don't go!

4 Thank jvda
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2011

We had a lovely meal in this typically French restaurant. The menu was varied, and very good value. The food was tasty, well cooked, and beautifully presented. It felt like a really local, old fashioned but lovely place to eat. Highly recommended.

2 Thank nhookey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 30
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 r abbaye, 37600, Loches, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Loches
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 59 35 47

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