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L'escargot

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21 rue de Beaufort, 36400, La Chatre, France
+33 2 54 48 03 85
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San German, Puerto Rico
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113 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you like to be served as a King, do your best and come to L'escvargot. Everything is just perfect!

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Thank Eric100x35
France
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100 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is a traditional and quite formal French restaurant without muzak and well positioned close to the market place. The dining room is quietly stated with plenty of character and fine decoration. We've been back a few times recently and are always impressed with the service, ambience and value for money. The "mises-en-bouche" are imaginative and the ingredients fresh and... More 

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Honefoss, Norway
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162 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We were 11 + 2 children arriving after booking table same day. We were warmly welcomed and the restaurant were very cosy. No guests except us. The waiters were a little nervous and it took some time until everything was ordered. Food was ok but nothing special. Since this restaurant have a red fork/knife I expected more. But afterall good... More 

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Having visited La Chatre many times over the last few years we had often thought about buying a little house here to renovate and use when visiting, so after finally finding our perfect home we decided to visit L'Escargot and celebrate with what has always been recommended as the best place to eat locally. Now, not saying it was perfect... More 

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Thank Nigel F
London
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264 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

the food at the l'escargot is very good and it seems to be the best restaurant in town. good location near the centre of town. what lets it down is the price which is really inflated and the service a bit over the top and far too formal for that kind of place. it was a bit comical

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Thank jmt12london
London UK
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172 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Great food and attentive service. Amazing what quality of cuisine you can still get in quiet backwaters

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Thank seangriffin
Indre, France
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2014

We've eaten here a few times over the past 4 years, and were seldom disappointed. Unfortunately this past visit was a big disappointment. The Dorade (sea-bream?) was dry (over-cooked), the confit-canard was dry & way too salty, the deserts OK, but not exceptional. In summary, a disappointment. Perhaps it was an exception, but I doubt we will return as this... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014

We knew we wanted to splash out and go for one 'special' meal while staying in our gite just outside La Chatre. There were quite a few places to choose from but in the end we were very glad we picked L'Escargot! The food was sublime, some of the nicest dishes we've ever tasted, the duck in particular was amazing!... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2013

We were on holiday for our wedding anniversary, and having checked out the reviews on this website I booked by e-mail. The response was very prompt and I was assured that there would be no problem catering to my vegetarian ways. They weren't joking. Every dish that came my way was beautifully executed and a joy to eat - and... More 

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Ladapeyre, France
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2013

We visited this restaurant yesterday, on a cold rainy day. The welcome was warm unlike the day. We ordered the menu du jour, which was priced at 26 euros for 4 courses and were recommended an excellent wine to accompany the meal. The patience of a veloute de poireaux was delicious and the meal itself appetising. I have a large... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 rue de Beaufort, 36400, La Chatre, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Berry  >  Indre  >  La Chatre
  • Phone Number: +33 2 54 48 03 85

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