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Cote Jardin

) #20 of 54 Restaurants in Chinon €€ - €€€
30 rue du Commerce | Rue du Commerce, 37500, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 93 10 97
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“coq au vin” (8 reviews)
“brochette” (2 reviews)
“scallops” (2 reviews)
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30 rue du Commerce | Rue du Commerce, 37500, Chinon, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by our host & it didn't disappoint. Excellent food with good service in a beautiful setting

Thank nuripicque
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place gets five stars as it is a dream, fantasy place for how good a small, local restaurant should be in terms of the balance of customer service, ambience, food quality and value. The chef-patron has had the place for years and it shows...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our first night in Chinon, we wandered through the 2-3 streets where the main restaurants are, then turned into a tiny side street to discover this little gem tucked away at the end of the alleyway. Seated outside, rock walls and masses of greenery...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate at Restaurant Cote Jardin on my first night in Chinon. They have a prix-fixe three-course menu for about 15 euros. (I chose it because of its recommendation in Rick Steves France 2017). I had the vegetable soup (so-so), pave de boeuf in roquefort...More

Thank ChemTeacherTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot under the umbrellas in the garden. Quiet part of town. We enjoyed our three course meal with wine and jug of water. Very reasonably priced, great friendly service.

Thank Dozzacat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here twice, it was so good and so reasonable in price. Côté Jardin was recommended by our hotelkeeper. It is quiet, a little off the tourist streets, but right in the historic center of Chinon. They offer a dinner “menu du jour”...More

1  Thank CatonsvilleGeorge
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The waitress was excellent, but once we got talking to her we found out she was helping out as the usually waiter was off sick and that she and her husband owned and ran a hotel in Chinon. Back to the food, we has one...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Our waiter knew a little English; we knew a little French. Between the two, we managed quite well. The meal was hearty, the wine was delightfult, the dessert was exquisite. The prix fixe price was surprisingly low for what we received. Our hotelier recommended this...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A simple little restaurant offering well prepared local dishes and a good list of local wines. Service was good if a little cheerless.

Thank George C
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

tldr : horrible the bread was stale (maybe reused from other tables?) wine; we tried to order some wine - but that seemed to be unusual as it turned up well into our first course. We actually had to take a trip into the kitchen...More

1  Thank Tor Erik M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:15
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:15
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:15
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:15
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:15
19:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 rue du Commerce | Rue du Commerce, 37500, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 93 10 97
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Dans un cadre unique a Chinon maison datant du XI siecle vous decouvriez nos specialites du terroir : Aperitif Charles XI, coq au vin de Chinon, ragout d'andouillette et de ris de veau au gamay de touraine , saumon grille au beurre rouge de Chinon.
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