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L'Ardoise

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4 rue Berthelot, 37000, Tours, France
+33 2 47 05 69 14
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beaugency
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

It's very rare indeed that my wife and I give a restaurant, even a very good one, all of five stars, but L'Ardoise absolutely deserves them. Everything we both had at lunch today was marvelous - starters, main dishes and desserts. The chef is a highly dedicated and enthusiastic professional who makes the most delicious meals, all homemade (and you... More 

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Tucson, AZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stopped by for lunch on our first day in Tours. The restaurant is very pleasant, the food delicious, and the staff very welcoming. We went in because it was busy, which seemed like a good sign, and it was! Luckily, they had a table for two. We were the only non-French speakers there, but the staff spoke sufficient English... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Again we went to L'Ardoise, you need to book because it's full ! Luckily we went at noon before the crowd and had a seat. The owner is always nice and careful with the customer, describe the meal with passion, always prepare from her husband a direct from the market: we had capatio of salmon terrine, and aiguillette duck, so... More 

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Thank Jerometm
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

We had a very nice meal, and served by friendly and polite owner. She patiently explained the menu to us in English! And the food... everything is nice and delicious. Highly recommended.

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Surrey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

You would not normally be looking for a restaurant in this area but it was in the same road and a few hundred yards from our hotel and so was ideally situated after a long day's driving. The lady who served us is married to the chef. She was very friendly, helped with our schoolboy French and the meal was... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

A small resto away from the main tourist traps, only open a few evenings of the week and most lunchtimes. The menu is short, but well chosen and the standard of cooking was very good indeed. Decent wine list by bottle or carafe, charming service. Very reasonable prices too. Highly recommended.

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$30
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 rue Berthelot, 37000, Tours, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 05 69 14

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?