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la Calonniere, 37530 Mosnes, France
+33 2 47 30 44 04
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Los Angeles, CA
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were driving down the Loire River from Chambord to Amboise and desperately trying to find a place for lunch. There was little available, with places either no longer serving or closed as it was getting late in the afternoon. We blew past it initially as we weren't expecting a restaurant in this area, so had to turn around and... More 

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London, UK
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78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A restaurant "troglodyte" built into the rock, popular with locals. Interior has been modernized. Lunch was reasonable, although the menu starter is a buffet of (mainly potato) salads. Interesting seasoned lard accompaniment to bread, not truly to my taste but not bad. Food was fairly simple but well prepared. Desserts were much better. At €13.90 for three courses could not... More 

1 Thank lesroys
Rouillac, France
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited Le Pied Dans le Plat as part of a group of twenty for a lunch which was pre booked. The table was ready for us and we were seated quickly. The restaurant was pretty busy but our orders were taken quickly. I heard no complaints and many compliments about the food. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience and the... More 

1 Thank gdn1947
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place while looking for a place to eat outside of Amboise. What a find! We all had freshly pressed apple juice and big meat skewers hung by a hook on a stand. Fantastic presentation of the meal and a delicious batch of chips to accompany it. Our server was a lovely woman who treated us very... More 

1 Thank Nailah_BH
Tours, France
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Ate in the restaurant for evening meal (celebrating special occasion) . Chose this one because of the unusual setting - in a cave - and because it was the only restaurant that mentioned catering for kids on their website - we came with 3. The food was not outstanding, but nice enough. I don't think we'll return. For 2 adults... More 

2 Thank 5goosie
Paris, France
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2013

This restaurant is very different. The owners are very kind, friendly and make a lot of fun. Its place, in the rock, makes it exceptional and create a very nice atmposphere. The music makes you dance while all the people in the restaurant is very friendly and make you feel like one of them. Σας το προτείνω ανεπιφύλακτα!

1 Thank evi o
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2012

We were camping at Mosnes and were recommended to this fabulous restaurant. We visited twice and the owners felt like friends as they were so friendly and chatty even though they were very busy. The Plat du Jour was amazing at e12.50 inc drinks, such quality food from the buffet through to the delicious desserts. We loved the fact that... More 

2 Thank lyndaWimborne
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2012

Loved this cute little place. Had the Midi for €12.50 and it was lovely food and so reasonable. Kids had half adult portions which was a pleasant change from the usual suspects on the kids menus for half price. Would really recommend this place.

2 Thank Caspien
Turnhout, Belgium
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2012

good honest food, and at least the children can have normal food instead of the usual kids menus with burgers and chicken nuggets

3 Thank Wataru69

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: la Calonniere, 37530 Mosnes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Mosnes
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 30 44 04
Restaurant "troglodyte": "le pied dans le plat", is a restaurant between Amboise and Chaumont sur Loire.

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