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Auberge de Launay

9 rue de la Riviere, 37530 Limeray, France
+33 2 47 30 16 82
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“amuse bouche” (5 reviews)
“duck” (4 reviews)
“sweetbreads” (2 reviews)
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9 rue de la Riviere, 37530 Limeray, France
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Local friends recommended this resto and we went for a lunch. Had the lunchtime "Retour du Marché" menu for 19,50€ which was very good. Started with an interesting amuse bouche, then lovely homemade paté following by steak frites! The owner/waiter was friendly and funny, chiding...More

1  Thank Franco-Files
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Located a few miles away from Amboise this lovely Auberge was a perfect way to end our time in the Loire valley. We dined in an enclosed room on the terrace. The waitstaff was friendly and between our minimal French and their English we managed...More

Thank JimfromNYC
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Our last night in Amboise before heading towards Paris, we booked a table at Auberge de Launay on the recommendation of our hotel. A quick call secured a table and the assurance that my wife's vegetarian needs would be catered for with ease. This is...More

7  Thank Tim E
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We turned up without a reservation and even though it was a busy Friday evening we had a choice of tables. The food was French country style with modern presentation. Our food was delicious. Two of the waitresses appeared new and there were a couple...More

8  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Stayed at Auberge de Launay for 3 nights with friends. We ate at the restaurant every night as it had such a wonderful French cuisine. The food was superb and we all felt it was the best culinary experience we had in the 3 weeks...More

4  Thank Gaia602016
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We dined in the garden as fortunately the weather was perfect. Every course we had was excellent and cooked to perfection. The wine list is extensive and should suit every taste and pocket. The portions are sized perfectly leaving you satisfied but not over full....More

3  Thank MikeW3750
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Have eaten in this delightful restaurant many time and the fare on offer is simply superb, no other word for it.

3  Thank Brian F
Reviewed 10 July 2016

After driving north from Bourges, we decided to have dinner here our first night staying in Onzain. The restaurant is nice, though we were in the less attractive back room. The service was very slow, disappointingly so; however, the food was good. In particular, the...More

1  Thank aagourmet
Reviewed 8 July 2016

A very talented chef works where who understands flavour, jus, and the right balance between creativity and leaving diners satisfied. One on my favourite meals in France, ever.

3  Thank ChrisPudsey
Reviewed 6 July 2016

My wife and I arrived for lunch without a reservation but we were pleasantly seated in the sunny garden - the flying thrips were a nuisance but hardly the fault of the restaurant. Service was efficient and enough english spoken to add to my wife's...More

Thank Leslie W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 48
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 rue de la Riviere, 37530 Limeray, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Limeray
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 30 16 82
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The Auberge de Launay is a 3 chimney Logis situated at Limeray near to Amboise only metres away from the banks of the Loire. You will be seduced by this XVIIIth century restored farmhouse, transformed into a 15 room inn. Our establishment is ideal for visiting the chateaux of the Loire, in particular the Clos Lucé, which housed Leonardo da Vinci. During your stay at the Auberge de Launay, do not miss a stroll in the garden while waiting for a delicious dinner at the restaurant of the hotel.
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