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L'Epicerie Gourmande

6 rue de la Mairie, 37510 Villandry, France
+33 2 47 43 57 49
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“salad” (5 reviews)
“veal” (2 reviews)
“wine shop” (2 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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6 rue de la Mairie, 37510 Villandry, France
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped here after visiting the Château and enjoyed a well cooked simple lunch with local ingredients. We both had the plate of the day which was a pork casserole with apricot sauce. The seating is outdoors on the footpath of a quiet street. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Judith068
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Having just visited the Chateau we wanted some lunch & came across this little beauty. Walk from the Chateau down to the various restaurants but go up the little side street & you will find L’Epicerie. We got there early so could sit outside &...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank PhilMerridan
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We chances upon this place. It is a delicatessen and wine shop with a few tables for guests to eat the simple local dishes with a selection of good quality drinks. It is run by two lovely ladies who very kindly opened some wines for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank EdB222
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Great food and fabulous service. After serving our starter, there was a powercut but this did not phase the staff at all. More candles came out and everything carried on seamlessly. recommended

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 28 April 2018

The owners are so very intent on pleasing their customers and it shows. The food was excellent as well as the service. Beautiful place in a historic building. This place was chosen for us by our bike tour company, Detours in France and they certainly...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Tamara A
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Stumbled upon L'Epicerie while looking for somewhere quiet away from the coach loads of tourists. L'Epicerie is situated in the old centre of Villandry away from the main road and as a result is a quiet location. Most of the tables were occupied and we...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went here after visiting Villandray chateau. Having visited in previous years we thought we could get a simple tasty lunch. The waitress gave us menus and a while later returned for our orders. We had galettes with a glass of cider followed by coffee. The...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank DavidA200
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The menu is predominantly galettes and salads with a daily special. It is not a large place and booking might be a good precaution on a weekend. Our food, while simple, was tasty, hot and well presented. There is a reasonable wine list - it...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Anne001_12
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We went there after visiting the chateau. It's less than 5 minute walk from there and located in a pretty district with restaurants. We got a plate of two types of cheese, salad and a potato and a plate of a sandwichish food with ham...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Maially
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Great atmosphere and lovely friendly staff. Cosy place and really good food and locally sourced. Few metre from the Chateau de Villandy. They even have 2 guest room they offer as B&B.

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank Sybille d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 34
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue de la Mairie, 37510 Villandry, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Indre-et-Loire  >  Villandry
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 43 57 49
Located in the heart of the small village of Villandry l'Epicerie Gourmande is both a Wine bar (mostly regional and natural wine) a restaurant and a tea room. Here you will also find regional products to take away and advices concerning your trip in Loire Valley. Clearly a must for your visit to Villandry and in the Loire Valley. Open 7/7 from 10.00 to 22.00.
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