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Les Grottes

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23 T rue de Pineau | 37190, Azay-le-Rideau, France
+33 2 47 86 22 96
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with friends on Tuesday evening and it was busy. The food was unusual but in a good way, it was well presented and beautifully cooked. I had a black pudding,apple & Roquefort parcel to start, veal in cider cream sauce for main then sparkling strawberry soup for pudding - it was all delicious. The wine menu was extensive... More 

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Holywood, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very pleasent meal /evening in this restaurant, full of charm and excellent food, service was excellent, we were made to feel very welcome.

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Thank OSUWASHMAN
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Having just arrived in Azay-le-Rideau, our host warned us against most of the restaurants in the town. It's very much a tourist hot-spot (driven by the chateau) and there are lots of places catering to the many coach parties which arrive in the season. He gave us a short-list of those which he would recommend (possibly the ones owned by... More 

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

What excellent service and top quality food! We had a fantastic meal here on our last night in Azay. The manager was really helpful explaining the ingredients( in French) for our various meat and gluten free requirements. We had sumptuous steaks, fish, snails and wine. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Ferney-Voltaire, France
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302 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We were in Azay-le-Rideau on a Sunday evening - not much was open but we were pleased to find Les Grottes open, and not too busy. Our menus: escargot provencal + medallion of veau, and noix de St Jacques and large piece of beef - the latter was easily enough for two. The 75cl pichet of Chinon was very reasonably... More 

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Diss, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived in Azay-Le-Rideau in the early evening, having driven down from the UK. Upon checking into the Hotel Biencourt, the proprietor recommended a couple of local restaurants, one of which was Les Grottes. Having passed it on the way in, we thought we'd give it a go. We were found a table with no fuss, and started tucking into... More 

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Our group of 6 dined here on our second night in Azay le Rideau. An interesting and atmospheric dining experience. It was busy, but the service was excellent and menu selection catered for all tastes. I had the escargots (12) which were quite good but they were topped with a very oily toasted cap and had tomato with the garlic... More 

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Wales
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Returned to Les Grottes after four years away. The place has changed little with great rustic charm. The food is still of good quality and good value. The amuse-bouche was excellent and kept our party of six occupied whilst ordering. Starters were high quality from boudin noir -roquefort parcels to 'swinging' salads. Mains were all appreciated and enjoyed, the Ox... More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This restaurant, cosily located in a real cave, has an excellent standard of food at very reasonable prices - highly recommended.

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Hampshire UK
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

My wife and I enjoyed an evening meal in Les Grottes in late September - sitting outside in the late summer sun. The meal and the service were fine and it proved to be a most relaxing evening in pleasant surroundings.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$27 - US$37
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 T rue de Pineau | 37190, Azay-le-Rideau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Azay-le-Rideau
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 86 22 96
Description
RESTAURANT TYPIQUEMENT TROGLODYTE DEUX SALLES DONT UNE AVEC CHEMINEE BELLE TERRASSE FLEURIE ET OMBRAGEE

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