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) #78 of 282 Restaurants in Orleans ₹₹₹₹ French, European
27 rue de la Bretonnerie, 45000, Orleans, France
+33 2 38 53 51 66
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
9 Oct 2016
“Excellent service!”
6 May 2017
“small and so typically good”
Opens in 13 min
All hours
French, European
27 rue de la Bretonnerie, 45000, Orleans, France
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Truly a setting and taste to judge other French restaurants by. Superb service lays out a prix fix meal staring with smoked salmon different than you have seen before. Big smoked duck breast with several sauces and choice of desert at a reasonable price. Ah...More

Thank robertsphilippe
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We enjoyed a dinner here during our stay in Orleans. The menu was a bit limited and a somewhat pricey, but we found selections we liked. The food was good - the waitress tried extremely hard to provide good service in a very charming manner....More

Thank claudia
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Good food ,fresh fish ,well siituated . Desserts at the top Fine Wines , correct price for a French creative cuisine . Beforeto go there don't forget to book !

Thank Alain P
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Good restaurant although a little pricey for the level of food served. Service was good as was the food but I would not choose from the 32 euro menu again.

Thank andrew c
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Found the L'Ardoise via recommendations from fellow travelers and confirmation via our hotel. It's a small and charming French restaurant with pleasant decor and a friendly ambiance. Seems to be a favorite of locals. Had the 5 course degustation menu & we were very pleased...More

Thank David B L
Reviewed 23 September 2015

nice restaurant with nice food; in summer you can also sit outside. Staff could be more friendly, bit of a distance.

Thank drpadron
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We decided to check out this nice looking restaurant after a hard day chateau hopping through the Loire Valley. I wish we'd gone to McDonalds. My husband and I each had a 3 course meal - and each of the 6 dishes was consistent in...More

Thank EvanKatesma
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Traditional french cuisine with an experimental touch - what else would you want in France ? Give the Ardoise a try. You might not be overwhelmed, but happily satisfied with giving this small restaurant and its cook a chance to show you their talent.

Thank Alexandra B
Reviewed 16 February 2015

We were recommended this restaurant and were full of expectations, which were soon dashed. The amuse bouche was a glass egg cup full of warm pork and apple gravy, very greasy and unpleasant. The starter was pieces of langoustine and cauliflower set in a sweet...More

2  Thank JohnSmallfield B
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Our hotel in Orleans recommended this restaurant as it was near and we were tired. A surly waitress made us a little uncomfortable and her attitude didn't improve, even though her boss was pleasant enough. Our main disappointment was the nasty bitter taste under the...More

Thank susiebabhamilton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 52
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 rue de la Bretonnerie, 45000, Orleans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +33 2 38 53 51 66
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