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Le Cloitre Gourmand

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Gastropub, French
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21 Cloitre Notre Dame, 28000, Chartres, France
+33 2 37 21 49 13
11:55 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
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Wed - Sun 11:55 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Young, small restaurant with exciting menu in an auberge setting overlooking the Cathedral north gate: medieval carvings, virtuoso church music in the background. great setting. Worth phoning for reservation. We discovered it by chance at the start of our 4 week holiday and went back at the end. The amuse bouche was a treat - we were invited to guess... More 

Thank AndrewExegesis
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant is really interesting and Peculiar. Although the food is good (yet the pork I ate was highly undercooked) the principle is interesting. Little option for choice, which is good as the food is fresh. Yet, the service is terribly slow. We came in at 7:30 pm, starters came at 9 pm and then the rest of the food... More 

Thank Adina B
Denver, Colorado
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1,123 reviews
383 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,233 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We stopped in here for a bite as it was located by the Cathedral (look for the sky blue shutters). Our choices were quite tasty and the price was reasonable (service was a little slow though). We had the Fois-gras au Porto and it was very good.

1 Thank denver60
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278 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Had reservation for dinner and found only dishes available were two each of starter,main and dessert. The wine list far more extensive. The ravioli starter with mushrooms tasty with airwhipped sauce, but only two mid-sized ravioli. Mains were decent , but it was 1 1/4 hour till they showed up- and in total there were only 6 persons in the... More 

1 Thank frequentraveler13
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2 reviews
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had an unforgettably delightful evening in this charming little restaurant beside the Cathedral. From the impeccably blended welcome cocktail (kir fait maison) to the luscious appetizers, followed by the succulent main dishes and topped off with those orgasmic desserts, we were very impressed! One can certainly tell that they use fresh in-season products. The service was great and congenial,... More 

Thank Janiz21
London, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We had lunch here with two of my friends from Paris and they were suitably impressed that we had found such an excellent restaurant in Chartres! It is located in a charming, ancient house, right opposite the Cathedral in the centre of Chartres. The food was perfectly prepared, really excellently presented and the service could not be faulted. They also... More 

1 Thank Travelwisewoman
Norwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 July 2016

After arriving very late after traffic delay, staff were very accommodating. We had a delicious meal, the choices explained before ordering and we took the recommended wine which was perfect. We will go back.

Thank Chrsig
Gold Coast
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186 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This little restaurant looks unappealing from outside but is actually very charming inside. Consequently we recommend you do not just walk by. The menu de jour was 16 Euro and was good value for three courses all of which were of a high quality. Prawns, veal, chocolate ganache - what's not to like? We ordered a bottle of wine for... More 

Thank luciafrancesca
Gold Coast
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We visited this little restaurant last night based on the Trip Advisor reviews and enjoyed the experience. The restaurant is charming ( and it is true to say don't be put off by the outside of the building) and the service was perfect. While some people are keen to eat more quickly, we enjoy the feeling of not being rushed... More 

Thank RodGoldCoast
Richmond, bc
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 June 2016

A few nights ago, My four friends and I learnt about this wonderful restaurant through TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try since our hotel, Le Parvis, was literally steps away from Le Cloitre Gourmand. And we totally made the right decision! The exterior of the restaurant building was quite nondescript but the dining room was classy and not... More 

Thank Chinni W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 44
Gastropub, French
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:55 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
11:55 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
11:55 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
11:55 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
11:55 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Cloitre Notre Dame, 28000, Chartres, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chartres
  • Phone Number: +33 2 37 21 49 13
Only fresh procduts, home made cooking in an historical room, next to the cathedral!

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