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auberge du cardinal

3 rue des Ecluses, 37120 Richelieu, France
+33 2 47 58 18 57
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (3 reviews)
“course meal” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
3 rue des Ecluses, 37120 Richelieu, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with twin 2 1/2 year old girls and there was something for all of us. The girls could have shared a single child set menu. We went for a set menu for two and that was great value. My wife had an excellent...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Although we have been to Richelieu several times this is the first time we have been to The Cardinal. We all enjoyed our meals and the staff were friendly. We will be going there again next time we are in the area.

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch as we were traveling through, and v handy for the park nearby. One of the best meals on our long holiday so far. Opted for the set lunch, and was 15E for 3 course meal. All courses sublime. Must visit if...More

Thank Doc S
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a great family run restaurant serving delicious food and lovely wine at very reasonable prices. We were surprised with a tasty pumpkin soup with a puff pastry crouton whilst waiting for our starters. For main course we had duck which I would highly...More

1  Thank AylesburyNorwich
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We visited on Tuesday evening and it is a shame the restaurant wasn't open on the Monday saving us a miserable visit to the hotel restaurant about 10 metres away the night before. My French is not fantastic and the owner of the restaurants English...More

Thank The_Legend_de_France
Reviewed 11 July 2016

an interesting a varied menu. Ordered the duck which was succulent and moist. Avery pleasant place to eat. Tables have enough room around them which is often not the case, would reccomend a visit

1  Thank cristinln8
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I hadn't visited this restaurant since it was taken over but my neighbour had been several times and he said it was excellent. I wasn't disappointed. I went lunch time on a Friday and there were several tables full with diners. I was a party...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Meal was ok, and good value, but restaurant had no atmosphere. Service was poor, waited ages if we required aperatifs. Would not go out of my way to eat here again.

Thank anonymos2016
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Really enjoyable experience, despite the resturant being quite empty. We felt very welcome, the hostess was fab. The food was delicious, and we had some lovely carafes of local wines, and a complimentary dessert for someone in our group who was celebrating their birthday.

Thank twinkly
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Classical menu, classical local atmosphere, good and friendly service (we managed in English even servant had pretty limited vocabulary). I ordered medium minus meat and I got medium minus!

1  Thank Rexonaut
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gary v
27 May 2017|
Response from Ken H | Reviewed this property |
The owner has a small dog and it would be best to ask her first.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 rue des Ecluses, 37120 Richelieu, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Indre-et-Loire  >  Richelieu
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 58 18 57
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