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“Beyond compare”
Review of L'Escapade

L'Escapade
Ranked #44 of 654 Restaurants in Tours
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 19 - USD 50
Description: In a new decor designed and created by the decorator Caroline SCHILLING where the design and a warm atmosphere mix, this gastronomic restaurant which obtained the title of master restaurateur in 2014, member of the Culinary College of France and the recognition of the Guide Gault & Millau 2017 you proposes a creative and refined cooking elaborated with fresh products, articulated around several menus renewed very frequently, a particular care is given to the presentation of the dishes with different flavors and textures games for the biggest pleasure of your eyes and your taste buds ... To accompany your meal Franck Guimon wants to share his oenological knowledge, acquired after many years spent in large houses to make you discover a selection of more than 80 references from the Loire Valley and other regions. The restaurant is open from Tuesday to Saturday from November to April and from Monday to Friday from May to October.
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Description: In a new decor designed and created by the decorator Caroline SCHILLING where the design and a warm atmosphere mix, this gastronomic restaurant which obtained the title of master restaurateur in 2014, member of the Culinary College of France and the recognition of the Guide Gault & Millau 2017 you proposes a creative and refined cooking elaborated with fresh products, articulated around several menus renewed very frequently, a particular care is given to the presentation of the dishes with different flavors and textures games for the biggest pleasure of your eyes and your taste buds ... To accompany your meal Franck Guimon wants to share his oenological knowledge, acquired after many years spent in large houses to make you discover a selection of more than 80 references from the Loire Valley and other regions. The restaurant is open from Tuesday to Saturday from November to April and from Monday to Friday from May to October.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The most wonderful food experience I’ve had in a long while. Flavour and texture combinations that you would never have dreamt of in a hundred years - and yet they work excellently, and everything is presented perfectly.
A meal that makes you want to kiss the chef!

Thank AnnieMouse1981
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Franck G, Propriétaire at L'Escapade, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

thank you very much it's very very nice it goes straight to the heart
see you soon on a next touraine

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We so enjoyed this restaurant that we returned 2 days later and were certainly not let down. The food was excellent and so was the service. I would recommend it to anyone visiting Tours. I am sure they will not be disappointed.

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Thank 9Susan
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

My wife and I had the entree and plat (31 Euro). For entree the stuffed zucchini flower was superb and the duck magnificent. I had the sea bass for plat and my wife the lamb, both brilliant. The presentation of all dishes was excellent.

If there could be a down-side, the service was a bit slow in getting the wine and the bill, but the quality of the food offset this easily.

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Thank Mark&Rosa
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Kept waiting, asked for a blanket for my them wife, "we dont have any....", asked to be moved inside as visually there was plenty of now spaces.....sorry cannot do that....waited over an hour for the main course and starters, starters were great, main dish not so great and my then wife left her lamb as it was undercooked and fatty. A V O I D LIKE THE PLAGUE!!! GREAT SHOP FRONT BUT BAD DELIVERY AND SERVICE

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Thank LeeB B
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Franck G, Propriétaire at L'Escapade, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017
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Dear Sir

I find it a bit easy to put a negative opinion on my property while we did everything we could to meet your expectations based on our possibilities, first regarding the wait, I warned you on arrival More than belatedly that we had just received several tables and that therefore the service would be longer and in spite of a complete restaurant I hastened to take your order of drink that I served you immediately, on the fact that your Woman was cold, when you arrived there was a table inside but you chose to sit outside your own choice and then you ask me a plaid and well I do not have one! ! And I do not have to respond to all the whims of my clients you had to give your jacket to your wife AH !!!! But you did not have !!!!!!! Then should she complain to you ?????? Then you ask to come back no worries but at this precise moment we are overflowing with work so we are told that it is not possible at once but that as soon as we have time we will clean a table to prepare it and that ' We did afterwards, we are at the services of our customers not at his orders !!!!!! And finally is it not a revenge on your part because you were angry with your wife whom you left alone in our restaurant without giving him the address of your Hotel to such an extent that it is I who him in I found one and that we had to go there
Dear Sir, when one is able to behave with so much contempt, this speaks volumes about the objectivity of your commentary
Good to you !!!!!!!

Cher Monsieur

Je trouve un peu facile de mettre un avis négatif sur mon établissement alors que nous avons fait tout ce que nous pouvions pour satisfaire vos attentes en fonctions de nos possibilités, tout d'abord concernant l'attente, je vous ai prévenu lors de votre arrivée plus que tardive d'ailleurs que nous venions d'accueillir plusieurs tables et que par conséquent le service serait plus long et malgré un restaurant complet je me suis empressé de prendre votre commande de boisson que je vous ai servi immédiatement, sur le fait que votre femme est eu froid, lors de votre arrivé il restait une table à l'intérieur mais vous avez choisi de vous installé à l'extérieur de votre propre choix et ensuite vous me demander un plaid et bien je n'en ai pas !!!! et je ne suis pas obligé de répondre à tout les caprices de mes clients vous n'aviez cas donner votre veste à votre femme AH !!!! mais vous n'en aviez pas !!!!!!! alors doit elle se plaindre auprès de vous ?????? ensuite vous demandez à rentrer pas de soucis mais à ce moment précis nous sommes déborder de travail donc on vous dit que ce n'est pas possible de suite mais que dès que nous aurons le temps nous nettoierons une table pour vous la préparer et c'est- ce que nous avons fait par la suite, nous sommes aux services de notre clientèle pas à ses ordres !!!!!! et enfin n'est-ce pas une vengeance de votre part parce que vous vous êtes fâché avec votre femme que vous avez abandonné seule dans notre restaurant sans lui donné l'adresse de votre Hotel à tel point que c'est moi qui lui en ai trouvé un et que nous avons du l'y accompagné
Cher Monsieur lorsque l'on est capable de se comporter avec autant de mépris cela en dis long sur l'objectivité de votre commentaire
bien à vous !!!!!!!

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

After visiting the cinema in Tours, we chose a restaurant that was in walking distance. We went for an early dinner and were the first customers. However, the restaurant soon filled up and we were glad that we had booked a table. We chose the 36 euro menu, which gave us an entrée, main course and dessert each. After the amuse bouche, I had the raviolis de pork, and my husband had the Foie Gras. My main course was the sea bass, and my husband had the noisettes of lamb. We finished with coque meringue and the duo de chocolat respectively.

We both enjoyed our meals. The presentation was exceptionally good, especially considering the price and the food was cooked to perfection. The service we experienced was good, although we had the impression that some customers who arrived later had to wait a while.

We would have no hesitation in recommending this restaurant to others, as we thoroughly enjoyed our meals there.

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Thank CindyAnn37
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