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La Rabelaisienne

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27 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 98 00 61
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Scotland
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have returned here many times during our stays in Chinon. The Pizza's are good and such a nice family atmosphere. They always remember our previous order, or are we just too predictable.

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1 Thank DSK14
St Brelade, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I ate there twice in August 2015. It was outstanding. I was back a couple of weeks ago; it was just as good if not better, so I ate there 3 times within a week.This place is run by a family; they are hard working, and care about quality. It is a comfortable place to eat, and very inexpensive, particularly... More 

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1 Thank DMA25TheSouth
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Good wood-fired pizza, lots of menu options, quality ingredients, friendly service, excellent prices. A quaint little place, not fancy or upscale, but memorably charming. The owners's little girl--no older than four--kept coming up to our table and pretending to be our server. It was adorable.

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1 Thank Aaron T
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Very relaxed and casual- a nice break from all the classic french cuisine around. Loved the pizza and green salad, and great service!

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1 Thank Elizabeth P
mill valley,ca
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

we wanted great pizza with a personalized, french flair and we got it in spades frim Gohan very imaginative combinations baked in the Only wood pizza oven in town by a caring, professional, creative local chef great food and great culinary expeience from a chef who cares? merci and cudos!!!

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1 Thank MillValley_caEkim
Kennesaw, Georgia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

We really loved this quaint little pizza place. Top notch ingredients,wood fired brick oven and local Chinon wines. Not to mention the fine people who took the time to make this American feel right at home.

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2 Thank Larry N
Camberley, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

We ate here twice whilst in Chinon and both times we had the Rabelaisienne pizza that came with wine. Both times the pizza was excellent. The man seems to run it on his own during the week but when we went back on Sunday, his family were helping including his 2 young sons who did an excellent job. Again, lots... More 

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2 Thank pubdog33
Adelaide, Australia
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

The owner of this establishment is down to earth, honest and committed to quality food and service. We bought a takeaway pizza which was great but it was the friendliness and interaction from the owner that was the icing on the cake. A great easy option for dinner one night that is very affordable and does not disappoint. Recommended.

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Thank DLM1965
Vancouver, Canada
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228 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

We were trying to find a place to have dinner and we came across this pizzeria with great selection of pizzas and other delicious dishes at a very affordable value. It was a warm day in August, so we sat outside. For three of us, we ordered three different large pizzas and a cassolette. We were so hungry and we... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely pizza and the other dishes being served at the other tables looked good too. Service was quick and friendly. The interior is basic but don't be put off.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 98 00 61

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