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Le Pichet 3

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19 rue du Cheval Blanc, 28000, Chartres, France
+33 2 37 21 08 35
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Kirton in Lindsey, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

A lovely little quirky restaurant tucked aside the magnificent Cathedral. It has only about 8 tables that aren't bookable - 'arrive early and you will be fine' the really helpful staff informed us when we called in mid-afternoon. A nice selection of rustic french country food on the menu - all of which were really appealing. For mains we had... More 

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Solihull
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was a welcome meal in a welcoming place. Excellent local food especially on a cold autumn night. The Latin is excellent as is the hen. Quirky decor and friendly patron. English menu available if you want. Would certainly return.

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Augusta, Georgia
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250 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This place is small and a bit hard to find but worth the effort. If you face the western side (main door) of the cathedral, go left to the edge of the plaza, then left again down the narrow alley you will see the entrance on your right. The restaurant makes every attempt to use locally grown food so everything... More 

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Orange, California
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153 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This is the best restaurant we ate at in Chartres. The Poulet au Pot is a house specialty. It is delicious. A clear broth and lots of fresh vegetables compliment the chicken perfectly. Come early if you want this signature dish as they do sell out. Great service and an amiable owner on premises. All good.

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Norridge, Illinois
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Our first night in France and we drive from airport to Chartres for the night. As we walked around near the cathedral we found this quaint and interesting restaurant. Reasonable prices and delicious food. I enjoyed the Chartres special - picture of my chicken meal. All locally grown vegetables are used. Nice atmosphere. English menu and friendly and helpful staff.

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hereford
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Delicious, traditional French food cooked and served by family partnership, warm welcome and relaxing ambience. Loved the quirky decor and lighting, we ate at a table made from an old sewing machine stand! Enjoyed all our food, especially the rabbit with prunes and the pear tart with cassis ice cream. Situated round the corner from the cathedral, very reasonable prices... More 

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Bath ne somerset
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Visited Le Pichet tonight with my husband and having read reviews was expecting a lovely meal, but not to be sadly.The menu is very tiny and very limited. I chose scallops and it was apparently a changed recipe of 3 fish.I decided to go with poulet instead and my husband with boeuf bourginon, neither of which were great. Boeuf was... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were disappointed with the menus of approx 10 restaurants, in the city. They seemed to have the same 5 or 6 generic dishes plus one other. Le Pichet 3 was the exception. We tried for a table on Sunday night but it was full (and it's quite a big place). On Monday night, we had the last table on... More 

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Sandy, Utah
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405 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This quaint place is in an old building a block from the cathedral. The food is excellent and the wait staff are superb! They are know for their rabbit but were all out so we got the boef bourginon which was fabulous! Deserts are to die for!

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Temple Terrace, Florida
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167 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

After visiting the Cathedral we wanted lunch in the neighborhood, but away from all the hustle and bustle of the area. This quaint restaurant is actually just below the Cathedral on a side street and within a five minute walk. We had the option to eat inside or out and choose outside, as the day was beautiful. Xavier served all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 rue du Cheval Blanc, 28000, Chartres, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chartres
  • Phone Number: +33 2 37 21 08 35

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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