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Le Cafe des Arts

) #23 of 55 Restaurants in Chinon €€ - €€€ French, European
4 rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, 37500, Chinon, France
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (4 reviews)
“tartare” (2 reviews)
“duck” (5 reviews)
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French, European
€€ - €€€
4 rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, 37500, Chinon, France
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1 - 10 of 124 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm welcome and good choice of menu, attentive staff and lovely in the summer sitting under the trees.

Thank pac625
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful meal, steak and frites for two of us and lamb stew for another. Everything was excellent with a nice bottle of wine. Very good service!

Thank travelhist
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a regular for us when we are Chinon, great coffee (as you would expect seeing as it's in France) and the position is great for "people watching". They also do food but as yet we've not eaten here, it does look good. Service...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Not easy to find an open restaurant on a Sunday in Chinon, and ended up here purely by chance. Service was friendly, food dull and un-inspired. Enough said....

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We dined here recently and the decor is classy and refined. The service was good but Unfortunately the food was pretty average and way overpriced. We were disappointed.

Thank Pip P
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is a good place to eat: nicely cooked food given an artsy presentation, friendly staff, and a comfortable, attractive 'arts' decor, on a corner within the attractive square. Prices are also reasonable. It was about 9:30pm in the evening, and the place was about...More

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 30 April 2017

First really sunny day for awhile and I think they were overwhelmed. It took 2 1/2 hours to serve 4 cold starters and 4 salads with a carafe of wine. It was all quite tasty and at 26 Euros, reasonably priced. Just far too slow.

Thank CoupeColonel
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We were stopping in Chinon on our way to stay at the Chateau de Marcay. It was time for lunch so we took a chance on this little restaurant. They were busy, but had a table we could take. The menu was varied and medium...More

Thank Luanne S
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A busy central square, with several restaurants to choose from. Cafe des Arts is open continuously from lunch through dinner (burgers and chips during the afternoon). We stopped for a drink at 6:30, and they started their dinner menus at 7:00. They have several menu...More

Thank JackSara K
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Stopped in for breakfast more than once. Decor is beautiful - art deco but not obsessively so. Very friendly staff and the food was varied, ample and delicious.

Thank Nibiru888
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, 37500, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: 0632969251
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