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l'Herbe Rouge

le Bourg, 41120 Valaire, France
+33 2 54 44 98 14
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
18 May 2016
“A well deserved meal that did not disappoint!”
27 Jul 2015
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
le Bourg, 41120 Valaire, France
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

After a torrid journey which included driving from Oxford via London, the Tunnel and Paris in pretty foul weather, we were delighted with this restaurant. So happy to be back in France enjoying simple tasty lovingly prepared and presented food and wine. Merci boucoup.

Thank Claire Y
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This place was recommended by the DK travel book. We went after visiting The Chaumont sur Loire garden festival nearby. The Menu du Jour was Hummus w Courgette galettes, Carpaccio of Beef and Strawberry soup for dessert - all for Euro14.50. It was delicious !...More

Thank Katherine261
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Tonight, for the first time in many years I left a French restaurant with a feeling of disappointment. Yet we set off with high expectations - a cosy dining room in the French countryside, lovely terrace, a slightly quaint, bric-a-brac style of furnishing - but...More

Thank Hubert L
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Lovely traditional bistro with very friendly staff and gite/apartments at only 80 euros/night. Excellent cuisine at very reasonable prices, and full most evenings with French- a good sign. Over a long weekend we worked our way through the menu with no disappointments. Splendid cave to...More

Thank davidmck
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Spent 2 days for the wine tasting at this adorable restaurant in Valaire. Cecile has an amazing hand at cuisine- her blanquette de veau is out of this world. The mi-cuit chocolate gateaux are like a dream. She was so sweet to give me, hand...More

Thank PJg8r
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Nice place, lovely terrace, the small river slowly passing next to the tables, interesting location not far from Blois... So many positive elements for this restaurant! But the experience was poor, mainly because of the service that was really deceiving. We reserved a table but...More

1  Thank arigiulio
Reviewed 2 July 2010

Such potential! Beautiful location, everything is so promising. The food is awful. Poulet Fermier was a boiled chicken wing with a bit of white chicken. Two of my close friends live in V. and hang their heads in shame at the poor show this is.

1  Thank FrenchintheSouth
Reviewed 14 June 2010

Simply prepared fresh food with a Mediterranean accent, and good local wine, make this a great spot for lunch, especially outdoors by the river. It is just slightly out of the way, but not far from many of the sights and attractions in the Loire...More

1  Thank curiousitydweller
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Winston H
12 April 2016|
Response from Mike O |
No. This is France and rural France at that
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: le Bourg, 41120 Valaire, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Valaire
  • Phone Number: +33 2 54 44 98 14
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