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Le Zinc

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$$ - $$$
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27 Place du grand Marche, 37000, Tours, France
+33 2 47 20 29 00
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Kelowna, Canada
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139 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Le Zinc is a cosy bistro with a nice ambience which was full of locals when we were there. We had dinner there two nights (the second night not quite as good as the first). The first night I had a special of magret de canard with figs, which was delicious, and my husband had the duck confit, which was... More 

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1 Thank dandd35
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered 3 course menu and they were all really delicious. I would suggest rice pudding as dessert.

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1 Thank Ümit A
Galway, Ireland
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132 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Great French cuisine - a Lamb Tagine, French Style. Fresh & Locally Sourced Food - great wine list and staff with a great knowledge of the dishes and the ingredients

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1 Thank CJG31
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84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Very cosy type of restaurant nice wines and ground to earth type of food. I only took the main course from the recommendation list. Goose, goose liver, mashed potatoes and salad. It was very good. Maybe not the most healthy, but good. They have menus in English, but only smile in English. Not fine dining but good food and nice... More 

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1 Thank Juha S
Melbourne, Australia
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We had lunch at Le Zinc. The entire experience was brilliant. The French cuisine was utterly delicious. The service was great

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Thank Jennifer C
Dublin, Ireland
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469 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2014

This place has been on my radar for the last few years; it always seems to be busy yet their menu never stood out as anything alluring to entice me inside. Recently I went for lunch and had their plat du jour (€10.90) - a duo of grilled fish (salmon, and I think pike) served with a creamy plain risotto.... More 

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Thank FreshEire A
UK
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274 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2014

This little restaurant was suggested to us by our hotel in Tours....and it, and they, didn't let us down! It IS tiny..typically French and our food choices were, indeed tasty! The service was excellent and the staff friendly and efficient! We LOVED our dining experience here! I haven't given it 5 stars because we thought it was a little pricey....I... More 

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1 Thank FRANCES39A
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We had booked a table the night before and were exactly on time. We were given menus and then waited over twenty minutes before we were even asked what we wanted to drink. The service was not to the desirable level and the food was not brilliant.

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1 Thank bugling_8
Perth, Australia
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2014

We had high expectations with this restaurant. Most people were having the set course menus so we did the same...not so sure this was a great idea. I had the salad with goats cheese. Quite peppery/bitter salad mixture and strong cheese but nice. The terrine was ok. For our mains I had the steamed fish sitting on grated vegetable in... More 

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Thank lanose
Northamptonshire
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105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

A tiny restaurant which gives great value for Money. I had the most lovely Onglets of veal and beef. Attentive service and reasonably priced wine! Hooray!!! Recommended by our taxi driver! What a good choice. Thank you

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 58
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Place du grand Marche, 37000, Tours, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 20 29 00

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