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33 rue Colbert, 37000, Tours, France
+33 2 47 66 33 08
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal here, love the concept (you choose the number of courses you want, but not the actual meals), the service was just the right mix of quite formal, but friendly and knowledgable. Definitely one of the top addresses in Tours!

Thank CGU
Galway, Ireland
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Went there for lunch and chose menu. It was great experience and excellent service, despite ordinary lunch. Dishes were small, but very original and enough for lunch. Great wine list, but house wine was great too which is not always the case in France.

Thank Darius_atm
London, England
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141 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

We were recommended this restaurant by the Office de Tourisme and were not disappointed. Only 22 covers, this is a small, intimate restaurant. One had a choice of between 3 and 7 courses and the formula is a surprise meal. The meal we were served was fantastic. We took the 4 course meal, which included an amuse bouche, 2 fish... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

The idea is simple and appealing. Everyone gets the same menu of small dishes decided and composed by the chef. Take it or leave it. Unfortunately, the actual meal is a bland experience of simple flavours and textures smeared thinly on a large plate to give the appearence of gourmet without actually delivering any substance. This chef needs more training... More 

Thank Towelr
Tours, France
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

From the time you enter L'Evidence, you have entered a unique zone that you may get to enter only a few times in your life. We were greeted as if we were welcome friends, although we had never visited previously. Cyril, the Sommelier and our waiter, translated and spoke English fluently. Choosing between a 4, 5, or 7 course meal... More 

1 Thank vitrealman
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

I arrived at the restaurant for dinner with my family and requested a table for 3. The waiter said that he had no table availible. I saw that the restaurant had many empty tables, so, I said this to the waiter . Then, the waiter started yelling to me and my father that is a elderly person saying that he... More 

5 Thank ElenaSCL
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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738 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

We had no reservation as the restaurant we had reserved was only accepting cash that evening because of an apparent problem with the bank. This small place was busy with mostly foreign visitors and since it had no air conditioning extremely warm. The menu was limited and we ended up going for the 3 course surprise menu for 38 euros.... More 

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Ashbourne, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

What a restaurant. We picked this restaurant basef on trip advisor recommendations as we arrived in Tours after a very long drive. We choose the 7 course and every course was incredible as was the seven wines that accompanied each course. I don't know what it takes to get a Michelin star but this in my view was as good... More 

Thank Deirdre S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

We made a reservation for 8 people, which we could get with some advance planning. The restaurant is small, so it can be challenging to get a table for a bigger group. All of us opted for the full menu and most got the associated wine pairings. The wines matched the dishes very well bringing out the flavors in each... More 

Thank GRMTraveler
Kent England
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

Lovely evening to celebrste my birthday. Waiters could not have been more helpful. Food was elegant and delicious with well matched wines for every course. Worth a visit when in Tours.

Thank petom29

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 rue Colbert, 37000, Tours, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 66 33 08

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