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Le Lion d'Or

17 quai Charles Guinot, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 57 00 23
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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17 quai Charles Guinot, 37400, Amboise, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here 3 times we were staying nearby. Interesting place as when you first enter, it is a modern bistro effect place - then they show you to the elegant dining room. Food is really good - they have 2 set price menus at 22...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like them and in America they are usually tough and chewy. In France they melt in your mouth. The dinner was basically a sweet bread and kindey stew. on a bed of purred potatoes and carrots. Had a great bottle of Sancerre PN. I...More

Thank greentail
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It had been difficult to book, but, with the help of my hotel, my reservation was made. When we arrived the reception was, to put it honestly, none existing! When, eventually, we were greeted and shown to our table all that passed before was but...More

Thank Francophile2630
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We were here with some French friends not so long ago. Although the weather was quite nice, we opted to sit inside. It was quite busy and therefore (?) service was on the slow side. The food was excellent but at no point in the...More

Thank jlok2016
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We stayed in Amboise for four nights in May. On the second night, we made a reservation at Le Lion d"Or as we were staying close-by. We could have not been more pleased, and upon leaving made a reservation to return the following evening. Both...More

Thank vanwinkle7562
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We were looking for a restaurant to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary in and the Lion d'Or Came up trumps. There were ten of us and they put us in a private panelled room. Service was prompt. In addition to the food we ordered there...More

Thank 16thcentury2015
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had another great meal here. As it was a mid-week night and we arrived relatively early, we did not reserve a table. There are a number of menu options but we chose the 3 course option at EUR 32. We were given an amuse...More

Thank vinobuffer
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We were a party of ten and had reserved beforehand. The table was set in a pretty room for us only. This was very convenient as we had two small children with us. We had shrimps to start with, which had various herbs and were...More

Thank Alexandra2122
Reviewed 17 February 2018

I was celebrating my birthday in the Loire Valley and knowing my penchant for fine dining, my husband booked us a table for a celebratory dinner at this restaurant being a Michelin Bib Gourmand Restaurant. The ambience is all cosy and warm as the dining...More

Thank HarpreetsWanderlust
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I've seen a lot of very poor reviews of Le Lion d'Or and I can only wonder if those people were eating at the same place we did? We chose to have dinner here because of the good reviews and the close proximity to our...More

Thank EVArcht
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 quai Charles Guinot, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 57 00 23
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