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1 rue du Bourg, 28000, Chartres, France
+33 2 37 32 90 93
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (6 reviews)
“foie gras” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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1 rue du Bourg, 28000, Chartres, France
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food. Close to the Cathedral and the medieval town on the east side. Lovely patio. Pascal is a delightful proprietor.

Thank barrie g
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Good local food at nice location, moderate prices. Place needs a little vamp up, and then it would be great.

Thank Vekiv
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had an early dinner at L'escalier during our last days in Chartres. I had froi gras, steak, and my favorite pear tart. My wife had prongs, stuffed chicken and custard. We shared a nice bottle of wine. My steak was good,...More

Thank RoseAlee
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Very good food, moderate price, pleasant outside dining. In a quiet area, downhill from the tourist area - good exercise going back to the cathedral!

Reviewed 11 September 2015

We had lunch in this quaint little place. Half a dozen tables in the little "place" but a very friendly, helpful host. A good pichet of white wine with an omelette et frites. And reasonable prices. It is the sort of unassuming little place that...More

Thank rtcfix
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Lovely location. Food was good and just what we wanted and expected - good French fayre and reasonable prices. If you don't want to sit on the main thoroughfare this is ideal and you won't be paying centre of the city prices. We'd go again.

Thank JLWalsh
Reviewed 24 July 2015

As it. Was summers evening we dined outside in sight of the cathedral. An excellent meal served with by the patron who enjoys his craft and is keen for us to share his joy.

Thank tstracey
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Very nice location in Chartres with a terrace on the square facing the restaurant. Apart from that, L'Escalier does not deserve any specific mention. We were not looking for anything in particular, nothing fancy nor romantic and we decided to have lunch there as we...More

Thank bridgetjaune
Reviewed 9 July 2015

As the other reviewers noted, it is good quality food in an excellent location on a plaza on a hillside street, just off the beaten path. Very charming, and friendly waiter/host. My wife's entrecôte was very tough and difficult to chew. Roasted potatoes had diced...More

Thank Tuttidirezioni
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Like some of your other reviewers we were in Chartres on a Monday with little choice. But we loved this small, local restaurant. We passed by, exploring the old streets of Chartres, earlier in the afternoon and were trying to decide whether to self cater...More

Thank suzx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
15:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 01:00
14:00 - 01:00
14:00 - 01:00
14:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue du Bourg, 28000, Chartres, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chartres
  • Phone Number: +33 2 37 32 90 93
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Cafe, brasserie, restaurant, 100m from the tourist office (home of the salmon) menu, map, barbecue, fish, chef's ..Menu spécial pour les groupes /Special menu for groups
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