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14 rue Joyeuse, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 30 52 13
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“raw tuna” (2 reviews)
“gazpacho” (7 reviews)
“fish” (13 reviews)
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French, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
14 rue Joyeuse, 37400, Amboise, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The food here was excellent in both taste and presentation and the service was friendly and attentive. We did one of the prix fixe menus,of which there was a good selection in different price ranges and courses,and loved it. Our party of four felt the...More

Thank Seattleroamers
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a dinner custom made for us as vegetarians (with advance notice of a few hours) that was the best meal of our trip so far. Gazpacho amuse-bouche, Mushroom soup, Vegetable plate that was exquisite, Cheese plate, desserts. We left wondering if we could...More

Thank StevePaylor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply splendid and wonderful! It was the best meal that I had in a very long time. Lots of attention to detail and a very memorable dessert!

Thank DeKorom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just finished a meal here. The food was good if not above average. That said, I would never return or recommend. There was a large table (fifteen or more) of loud obnoxious Americans, you know the ones that think fine dining is dinner at Applebee's,...More

Thank honestcritic123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Non -French speaking people are not welcome in this restaurant. We arrived at 7:15, ordered our food and by 9:20 we had not received our first course but at 9:30 we were presented with our main course with no explanation. We had inquired as to...More

1  Thank naumkeag
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Quiet location on the Rue Joyeuse this is one of the few really good restaurants in Amboise open on a Monday night. We were there last week and had a delicious meal in the garden. Most tables were full outside and even inside was quite...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Despite the fact that there were very few diners it took a very long time to get our food. While I recognize that one of the pleasures of dining on vacation in Europe is that things move at a very leisurely pace, this was just...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This restaurant was close to our Hotel so we booked a table. We did not need to bother as there were only around 10 couples on a Saturday night which left the ambience a little flat. Having said that the food was very well cooked...More

Thank Sevy23
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

It's interesting how a great meal can be compromised by the aesthetics and attitude. The food really was very good, everything we had. But when you are at a meal for 2+ hours, those other mentions contribute greatly (at least to us). The restaurant feels...More

Thank travelgames
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Poor service; OK food; very average ambience. What annoys me most is €4.50 for a Lipton's iced tea which cost €0.90 in the Supermarché and €5.50 for a Coke which costs €1 in the Supermarché. This is nonsense when paying €21 for the plat de...More

1  Thank michael l
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Response from Pinotpomeroy | Reviewed this property |
All depending on your definition, I would say country casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$66
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 rue Joyeuse, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 30 52 13
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