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Cote Jardin

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30 rue du Commerce | Rue du Commerce, 37500, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 93 10 97
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:15
19:00 - 21:15
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Warren, New Jersey
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Our waiter knew a little English; we knew a little French. Between the two, we managed quite well. The meal was hearty, the wine was delightfult, the dessert was exquisite. The prix fixe price was surprisingly low for what we received. Our hotelier recommended this restaurant, and we were grateful for the recommendation.

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Thank John C
France
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109 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A simple little restaurant offering well prepared local dishes and a good list of local wines. Service was good if a little cheerless.

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Thank George C
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

tldr : horrible the bread was stale (maybe reused from other tables?) wine; we tried to order some wine - but that seemed to be unusual as it turned up well into our first course. We actually had to take a trip into the kitchen ti check if they actually served wine. Plus: the waiter opened the bottle, pretty good... More 

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Thank Tor Erik M
uk
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to go here on Friday evening as it looked very nice when we walked past. We booked a table for 8pm, when we arrived there were a few tables already eating. The service was the worst we've experienced in three weeks, no bread, water, drinks until we asked when our starters came even then we had finished when... More 

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Thank kevg
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food and great service. An adorable garden- a hidden gem in Chinon! Would recommend the Coq au Vin and any salad on the menu.

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Thank Elizabeth P
Manchester, United Kingdom
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312 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Recommended as a traditional restaurant and we were delighted with the food. Coq au vin, simple but so satisfying. Goats cheese to start and finish, should you desire. Steak and chips, who could want more. Lovely garden. Off the beaten track and represents excellent value. Small but Chinon based wine list and we chose well, great guess!

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Thank Stephen D
Linthicum, MD
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246 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We had been walking around town, peering at menus for quite some time when we finally settled on this place. Chinon was not busy in April, and when we walked in just after 8, we were the only diners there. I loved the stone walls and the attractively-set tables. The waiter came out from the back after a few minutes.... More 

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Thank JonesieLinthicum
Adelaide, Australia
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This restaurant got a repeat visit by my husband and I during our recent week in Chinon. On a rainy day we stumbled across it for lunch and what a find! Good, wholesome food with friendly service in a quaint setting. The restaurant on both occasions was lively, popular it seems with both locals and tourists. On both occasions we... More 

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Thank DLM1965
Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

The terrace at Cote Jardin was a very nice surprise for our party of 7, including 4 children. The menu was great value for money, especially the chef's specialties of slow cooked beef and coq au vin. The wine card was very complete and reasonably priced. A great find in Chinon....

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Thank StefCG
London, United Kingdom
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293 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

A lovely hidden courtyard setting in what seems to be partly a renovated forge (but may not be), a setting which was perfect for our warm summer evening. Tables available indoors as well, but not quite the same chic surroundings as the external seating. As others have said, the food here is excellent, and fresh, and at very reasonable prices.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:15
19:00 - 21:15
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:15
19:00 - 21:15
Thursday
12:00 - 14:15
19:00 - 21:15
Friday
12:00 - 14:15
19:00 - 21:15
Saturday
12:00 - 14:15
19:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 rue du Commerce | Rue du Commerce, 37500, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 93 10 97
Description
Dans un cadre unique a Chinon maison datant du XI siecle vous decouvriez nos specialites du terroir : Aperitif Charles XI, coq au vin de Chinon, ragout d'andouillette et de ris de veau au gamay de touraine , saumon grille au beurre rouge de Chinon.

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