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L'Etape Gourmande

Lieu Dit la Giraudiere, 37510 Villandry, France
+33 2 47 50 08 60
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Lieu Dit la Giraudiere, 37510 Villandry, France
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

sitting outside in the garden of this wonderful undiscovered restaurant outside Villandry and being served great food washed down with good local wine and all for a very reasonable price made this place a five star stopover and not to be missed.

Thank Cameron B
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Delightful space in an old stone building that reminded us of old country France. We were so pleased with our meal and the wine the owner chose for us was especially good. The matriarch of the restaurant took care of us and, it turns out,...More

1  Thank 180michaelm
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Rural French charm with madame watching over the restaurant and making sure everything was correct. We enjoyed our meal very much but we were not that convinced by the starter of the chef's special for the day. As value for money it just squeaks in:...More

1  Thank Tim040
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We spent 6 days biking in the Loire Valley and this was a highlight. The food is fantastic. We had locally made beer and Cola (after a long bike ride) and both of us tried a different three course meals, Each course was great. I...More

Thank jessicadean
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We stayed in the loire valley for a few days and the owner of the chateau where we stayed suggested dinner there. It was indeed a great experinece. The restaurant is small, a bit off from the main roads. The food and atmosphere were great.It...More

Thank Tsvi K
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice last year and were pleased to find it unchanged on our return.We ate here the four nights of our stay (at the excellent Le Hauts de Lys nearby) and had delicious meals,something different each night.Good cooking.The staff were all delightful,charming young...More

Thank GandG16
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by so many people when they knew that we were going to be in Villandry - including the owners of our hotel. This is country French and it was wonderful. The owner and chef came out to take our orders and...More

Thank TomSMuskegon_MI
Reviewed 5 October 2017

L'Étape Gourmande was a delight!. We made reservations to have a much recommended lunch in the country in an old French farmhouse. The food was excellent. The menu was very creative and there were several choices for lunch. The cream strawberry dessert was yummy. It...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Terrific food, full of fresh flavours and reasonably priced - 26 euros for 3 delicious courses - went twice within a week!

Thank David L
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We made lunch reservations well in advance for this sweet little farmhouse restaurant in the Villandry countryside. Although there is a charming outdoor courtyard, we opted to dine indoors. It was very cozy with low, beamed ceilings and stone walls and floor. It must be...More

Thank summafunmum
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Response from Buck E | Reviewed this property |
Sure, but you must call the restaurant at least a few hours before you show up.
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Restaurant Details

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  • 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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 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  >  Loire Valley  >  Villandry
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 50 08 60
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