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La Doulce Terrasse

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1 rue Principale, 37510 Villandry, France
+33 2 47 50 02 10
09:00 - 18:00
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is immediately outside Villandry. We expected a cafe but was delighted to find a lovely busy restaurant under a marquee. A Set menu, we had chicken with baby vegetables and for pud cafe gourmand, lots of little puds with coffee. All very tasty.

Thank Minnie2610
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is the restaurant virtually in the front yard of the chateau at Villandry; they will do you a pass-out if you want to eat between visits to the chateau and the gardens. There is a little indoor cafe but the main feature is a large open terrace under the lime trees, with a pavilion area as over-spill/wedding function room/ice... More 

Thank Hazel B
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Visited with our young family. Nice variety of options. Decent standard especially considering the location right outside the entrance to chateau de villandry. Friendly efficient staff. English versions of standard menus, happy to translate daily specials.

Thank Tony083
Paris, France
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

If you want to enjoy the gardens atmosphere during the whole day, the outside restaurant next to the entrance is a nice spot. For a 20€ menu (main dish + dessert) we enjoyed tasty French specialties and a pleasant service. Despite the crowds and a few oversights, our seasonal waiter was war full and helpful contributing to the positive experience.

Thank Amphis
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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204 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Hunger hit as we finished our visit to Villandry Gardens and we had no desire to head up the road to one of the various restaurants we had seen entering Villandry. Just outside the gardens we spotted a sandwich wagon with some tables out in the warm sun. Probably functional but not especially appealing. Happily, just a few steps further... More 

Thank NewSmyrnaJoe
A TripAdvisor Member
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

But if you do, check your food for hair. A lot. We did some really nasty discoveries half way in our salad and sent it out. You don't want to find four hairs. That is simply not ok. Did Not receive any deduction in price(!). The server mentioned it also happened earlier that same day. In the end we bargained... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

This cafe is just to the left of the entrance to Château de Villandry. Very nice surroundings, dine in the cafe building or the tents outside. Very nice cake & coffee, attentive and amusing waiter, just rather expensive.

Thank The_Cafe_Tester
New South Wales, Australia
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

We had a lovely lunch today, the vegetable quiche with green salad. i believe the vegetables are from the garden at Villandry and they certainly tasted very fresh. We relaxed and enjoyed our time there before setting off to see yet another castle not far from this lovely place. Staff were very nice

Thank Chris M
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

The food was beautiful and delicious. So far our best meal in France, and one of the least expensive as well. The service was great too. Highly recommend!

Thank pascutler
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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158 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

The look of this restaurant is very understated and appears to be almost fast food in France. Totally not the case. It is outdoor dining. Specializes in local foods and vegetables. Service is very attentive. Beautiful food presentation. Quinoa pumpkin soup was served in the small pumpkin shell. Great local wine. All with a view looking at the Chateau Villandry.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue Principale, 37510 Villandry, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Villandry
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 50 02 10

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