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Le Cheval Rouge

5 rue d Alsace, 71500 Louhans, France
+33 3 85 75 21 42
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
17 Jul 2017
“Traditional French restaurant”
19 Mar 2014
“a typical (hooray) French provincial restaurant”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
5 rue d Alsace, 71500 Louhans, France
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Located on the main street of town and easy to find. Traditional decor and ambiance. The regional specialty is Bresse chicken. Both the dishes we ordered were covered with a cheese sauce which probably how the dish is meant to be prepared, but it did...More

Thank Dhaone
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Yes, it is is gratifying to know that, despite the motels and the fast food restaurants in France these days, it is still possible to find a decent provincial hotel with a charming restaurant. We had dinner and the menu at 26 Euros. The snails...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 25 November 2012

We stayed one night on a drive through North. Secure garage, friendly reception, and a superb dinner in pretty restaurant. Very reasonable prices, modern bedrooms and bathrooms located across the street at rear of building. Dinner was absolutely first class and good value. Breakfast was...More

Thank NavmanFrance
Reviewed 13 September 2012

Since long ago I hadn’t been eating so well in France along a national road where there are so many tourist traps. The place is a bit oldfashioned but you get classical and kind service. But what you get in your plate is absolutely amazing...More

Thank fabien_voyages
Reviewed 9 July 2012

We were looking for a place that serves Bresse Chicken and we were not dissapointed. Service was quite formal. Lots of locals were with us in the dining room. The Escargot were VERY garlicky, which I liked. My wife had a Foie Gras in Tomato...More

Thank tcobett
Reviewed 28 May 2012

To be frank, the experience, after all the positive reviews on tripadvisor and other sources was a bit disappointing. The reception was professional, a bit distant. The service was adequate. The atmosphere in the dining room a bit old fashioned. The various courses were solid,...More

Thank peter3910
Reviewed 7 November 2011

As avid Francophiles we have stayed at the Cheval Rouge on numerous occasions as it is one of our favourite hotels in the whole of France. The rooms in the annex are modern, clean and conmfortable and the restaurant is absolutely superb. The quality of...More

2  Thank Andy_Cory
Reviewed 14 June 2011

This restaurant was found by accident, normally the majority of Logis de France have good regional food, but this is exceptional with one of the very best meals that I have ever eaten in 20 years in France. Its family owned with the very friendly...More

5  Thank golfer1157
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue d Alsace, 71500 Louhans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Saone-et-Loire  >  Louhans
  • Phone Number: +33 3 85 75 21 42
Chef : Pierre Aubry
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