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La Ridelloise

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34 rue Nationale, 37190 Azay-le-Rideau, France
+33 2 47 45 46 53
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2016

A nice little place in this village, found it by coincidence. Really good food but more amazing was the white wine I was offered by the waitress and it went really well with the scallops main course I had. Also finished off with cheese( locally made).

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Gilbert, Arizona
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

There's nothing worse than a growling stomach to match the sore feet after hours of touring the beautiful Azay-le-Rideau Chateaux. My husband and I were lucky enough to stumble upon (literally) this nice little restaurant. It was quaint and small (maybe 9 tables) and offered a menu that sounded good and was reasonably priced. We both started with a caprese-like... More 

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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1,516 reviews
614 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 708 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I am a great believer in Trip Advisor and appreciate people leaving reviews re what they thought of a meal, and it is clear from some reviews that some people have been less than pleased with what they got at this restaurant. My wife and I ate here without looking at any reviews and thoroughly enjoyed our meal, so were... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This menu looked as if it would offer a traditional French meal, but the reality did not live up to our expectations. The starters were fine, as was my confit de canard (it would take a very incompetent chef to ruin that!), but my husband's beef was tough and lacking in flavour. The vegetables that were served seemed very random... More 

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crieff
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

New owners this year. Looks very plush but food doesn't match. Salad st Jacqueline starter appeared without the scollaps fois gras starter didn't appear at all. Waitress appeared distracted, and not really around to sort out problems. Kids burger very very dry, over cooked. Duck very tough, meals not great value for money. Desserts appeared to be straight from the... More 

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Didmarton, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Wish we'd read the reviews first, we could have avoided this unpleasant experience. The menu suggests good value traditional French cooking but is just fancy descriptions of poor food, eg. An amateur salad with bottled dressing, gristly 'gigot' of lamb drenched in bisto-like gravy, the red carafe wine was undrinkable - not only horrid but apparently been kept in the... More 

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102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Don't be fooled by the traditional appearance of this restaurant as the food and service are mediocre. For example, we were not advised of that day's specialities, the main course vegetables were cold, the strawberries were very cold i.e. straight from the fridge. There are better restaurants in Azay-le-Rideau.

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Thank HTin
Nailsea
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We ate here on 3 evenings in May, and on each occasion both the food and the service were good. The menu is somewhat limited, but this was made up for by the quality of the food. The owner is friendly and made us welcome on each occasion. I would strongly recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Thank Gordon B
Chinon, France
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2014

The food is not tasty. We ate soup, fishes, and desert for 17 euro. It was really not good. The wine was bad too.

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New York City, New York
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2013

I can't thank the owners of La Ridelloise enough for staying open for our group -- and offering us a tasty meal in a lovely, chalereux environment. We were running late and would not arrive in Azay-le-Rideau until after 2 pm on a weekday, in October (definitely after tourist season). La Ridelloise was the fourth restaurant I called at 1:45,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 rue Nationale, 37190 Azay-le-Rideau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Azay-le-Rideau
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 45 46 53

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?