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L'Etape Gourmande

Lieu Dit la Giraudiere, 37510 Villandry, France
+33 2 47 50 08 60
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Lieu Dit la Giraudiere, 37510 Villandry, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have never been to the same restaurant 3 nights running before, but this place cannot be faulted. Excellent food, service and atmosphere. A superb meal for €35-45 with aperitif, wine and coffee. Thank you John and Kate from San Diego for making the Tuesday...More

Thank daves1946
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter band I enjoyed a lovely meal seated right by the large open fireplace as the chill if the evening was setting in. Every dish was flavorful, delightful and very reasonably priced. Wonderful, authentic French farm cuisine. We only wish we'd discovered this place...More

1  Thank travelingmom99
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

What a lovely welcoming place. The children loved all the animals and we all ate delicious food. All staff spoke excellent English if needs be (we have a good French speaker). The service was quick for the children (3 and 5) so they could eat...More

1  Thank Cfowlw
Reviewed 2 September 2018

L'Etape Gourmande was recommended to us by the owner of the B&B (La Grange Dimiere in Saint Genouph near Tours) that we were staying in - and I'm very glad that she recommended it, I don't think we would have come across this place by...More

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We went for dinner with a tour group. The owner is a 94 year old lady who is gracious, lively and still going strong, you can have a conversation with her for as long as she has free time. The place is very charming nestled...More

1  Thank subalsarkar
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We went back to L'Etap Gourmande, a year after our first visit. Still brilliant, still friendly service and still delicious food. We were looking forward to our return and we were not disappointed at all. Fabulous!!

1  Thank maziac
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The food was a mixed experience for us. Starters were good, we had the pate and chilled soup. However our mains, ie The duck was over cooked and the salmon had that stale fishy taste. They were busy that tonight and unfortunately after we were...More

Thank dazzanator
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel and I’m so glad it was. The tables were set outside in a farmhouse courtyard, beneath lime trees. We had the 3 course set menu and the food was delicious, as was the wine. Beatrice was lovely -...More

1  Thank Jaspie
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Beatrice is wonderful. The typical French grande dame. Her family serve wonderful food, beautifully presented with efficient and charming service. Every course was spot on and we sat outside in a full restaurant being wonderfully looked after and very well fed. Go!

1  Thank B J N
Reviewed 5 August 2018

So pleased we visited this fantastic little restaurant, Run by the amazing Beatrice and her family, food was great, wine was great, incredible warm atmosphere really hope to go back some day. Must thank Pascal the proprietor of the fantastic Le Haut des Lys hotel...More

2  Thank Steve L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lieu Dit la Giraudiere, 37510 Villandry, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Indre-et-Loire  >  Villandry
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 50 08 60
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