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Bistrot de la Place

47 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 93 30 18
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“escargot” (4 reviews)
“perch” (2 reviews)
“kidney” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
47 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

One of the first things we do when arriving in France, usually on Saturday, is identify a suitable restaurant for that French institution, the Sunday lunch. We chose this place and were not disappointed. We booked in advance and had nice inside window table to...More

Thank Richard V
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious dinner here. We were outside and the local fish perch dish was yummy. The location is great and the service was attentive.

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived later than we expected in Chinon on a Saturday evening thought we might have trouble finding a restaurant and many had complet on the door. We had a drink in the square and then tried the Bistrot and managed to get a table. The...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 16 August 2017

For my last meal in Chinon, I decided to eat at Bistrot de la Place, right below my hotel room. They offer a three-course menu for 16.90 euros. Everything was delicious (tomato-and-mozzarella croustillant with side salad, salmon in sorrel sauce, fresh fruit with berry sorbet)...More

Thank ChemTeacherTraveller
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Typical French bistro. Friendly servants , Great terrace . I highly recommend the "Vauvray petiante " for 3.90 euro a glass and the charcuterie plate . Close to the Fortress Jeanne D'Arc .

Thank Isamieke133
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The restaurant is popular and had a mix of regular locals and tourists, and we were given one of the last tables, on the outside facing the picturesque square. We were made to feel welcome and our drinks were served promptly. My wife's melon and...More

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is attached to the hotel, with seating out the front in the square this gave it excellent surroundings and you able able to engage in conversation with other travellers and locals eating there. Food was of a high standard as was the service...More

Thank jeffrey R
limoges26, Gérant at Bistrot de la Place, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017
Google Translation

Vous avez un très bon gout de l'ensemble. Le staff vous remercie la Direction

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We went here on market day on a very hot day. The service and reception were lovely. I had a speciality of the place which was kidney and sweetbreads in a cream sauce and my partner perch in a butter sauce. Both were absolutely lovely....More

Thank atkinhump
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Early season evening meal during stay in Chinon. Good meal, nice wine, great service and friendly enough to allow a couple of small dogs to sit quietly under the table. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank Luke L
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Food quality a bit poor, and the same for wines. From outside the restaurant it looks interesting, but unfortunately the feeling is not confirmed while eating. The worse aspect that I faced was to digest after the dinner.

Thank sachas08
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 93 30 18
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