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Au Chapeau Rouge

49 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 98 08 08
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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French, European
49 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

We came here for dinner on a Thursday night in Chinon and had a spectacular meal. This is a family run restaurant that turns out excellent versions of traditional French food using mostly locally sourced ingredients from the Loire. We tried two of the menus...More

1  Thank Ben R
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Nice carte, and beautiful selection of wines, good service from the sommelier, professional and interesting, otherwise the rest of the service was average. The dishes look nice, modern but look better than they taste, just ok. I would say they seem to give a sophisticated...More

Thank ClubGGG
Reviewed 10 May 2014

We had our last dinner in France here & it was the perfect setting & meal for the occasion. It's a beautifully decorated restaurant. We were welcomed with great warmth and the chef presented us with a lovely aperitif shortly after taking our seats. Every...More

Thank Loafer64
Reviewed 22 April 2014

The evenings we dined there, the menu offered many options (and while my French was nearly adequate to read it, the English language version helped!), and my wife and I sampled several. All of them outstanding; one ranked as the best meal we had in...More

Thank Sesquipedalian
Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

We booked this dinner as our first introduction to French cuisine and we were not disappointed. We were greeted by a lovely waitress who seated us right at the window and she was quite happy to speak English when asked and provided us with an...More

Thank JennaCoy
Reviewed 28 March 2014

Again 5 men having an evening meal. This is again a husband and wife business with the husband being the chef, who has worked for well known chef's in the UK. A great menu, and an excellent wine list, which has something for everyone. Don't...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 17 March 2014

Great meal served with local produce, reasonable price for the quality and very friendly service, highly recommended

1  Thank DavidU56
Reviewed 13 March 2014

The whole dining experience was nothing to write home about. The selection on the menu is rather limited, especially if you're not big on meat. Quality of the fish and scallops were of the frozen type and had almost no flavour. All meat dishes came...More

Thank Xofi10
Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

We had been recommended to this restaurant by a local friend who frequents it. One of the most amazing meals we have ever eaten. I love that the produce is local and seasonal. We never felt rushed nor ignored a perfect balance in service from...More

Thank pkj200w
Reviewed 9 January 2014 via mobile

The proof of the pudding is on the eating. That is what eating here is all about. The best French dishes you can imagine. Inspiring wines. Do not miss Olga Raffault! A local jewel! Certainly will go back again here. Very helpfull and motivated staff...More

Thank toerjacq
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 98 08 08
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