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Le Grand Vatel

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8 avenue Leon Brule, 37210, Vouvray, France
+33 2 47 52 70 32
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 00:00
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had a good meal here although I felt the menu was a little limited - it was also open on a Monday - tick!

Thank Baysfarm
Watlington, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

If you like classic French food at a reasonable price, this is the go to place in Vouvray. The Menu Gourmande at 31 Euros delivered a home made foie gras that melted in the mouth, kidneys in cream done to a turn and a Grand Marnier soufflé to. die for. Bottle of the local wine and you're done at 100... More 

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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My family of three couples , one 5 yr old and a baby ate here, having found food in Tours over priced and not always great. We were made extremely welcome and had the best meal of our holiday in the region there. So good was it that we returned the following evening. Well presented, perfectly cooked and using fresh... More 

Thank 192lisbetd
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Restaurant decor very dated. Lacking ambiance. We ordered a Puilly Fume 2012 and without letting us know or informing us that the 2012 was out stock. Emanual (waitron) served us the 2014. Only when we asked about th vintage did he indicate it was unavailable. This left us feeling we were being taken advantage of. We were also one of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We chose the Grande Vattel as it was a short walk from where we were staying in Vouvray and had been suggested by one of the locals; also it has a Bottin Gourmand recommendation which is generally a good sign. Traditional French cooking, with a good selection of local wines at reasonable prices. The staff are friendly and speak English... More 

Thank nick j
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85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We were told that we should try Grand Vatel if we wanted very authentic French cooking. We were staying approximately 1KM away and didn't have a car so we walked down. We enjoyed a tremendous dinner (lobster was awesome and the dessert delightful) along with a very nice bottle of wine -- priced properly. Everything was extraordinary. It was then... More 

Thank bmanpennsylvania
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We just had our dinner and ordered a 5 course meal. Each of the course were really good. We specially loved the lobster ! The waiter was very warm and accommodating (and quite patient too judging how he handled a very fuzzy customer) Too bad it was really quiet- only 2 tables the entire dinner.

Thank Bern D
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213 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We like this restaurant so much we booked into a B and B nearby in order to visit it! Sadly Slyvie was not there that night but her husband was in the kitchen so all was well. The foie gras was delicious as was my husband's lobster. The wine list of old Vouvray wines is sadly depleted now so our... More 

Thank St-Lucia_Enthusiast
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Well presented offering valid menu in gorgeous old Frnech surroundings. Decent wines, well set tables served at a typically steady French pace. If you want quick food served in a haphazard manner do come here.. They only offer it one way,... Theirs and it is good. We visit every year on our wine shopping trip to Domaine de la Fontainerie... More 

Thank John H
Cambridge, Ontario
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Loved this quaint restaurant in Vouvray! Our waiter Emmanuel was amazing, he provided amazing service and made our dinner so enjoyable! The food was absolutely delicious!!! This was our favorite place to eat due to the quality service and food!!!

Thank MJTakacs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 avenue Leon Brule, 37210, Vouvray, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Vouvray
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 52 70 32

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