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Rue Racine, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 79 94 91
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (3 reviews)
“duck” (2 reviews)
“willow tree” (2 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
Rue Racine, 37400, Amboise, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We dined at L'Ecluse, the first time without booking the second time with a reservation. On both occasions the same 3 entrees, 3 mains and 3 deserts where on offer. So we tried all the entrees, mains but only 1 desert. Every course we had...More

Thank Foodexp
Reviewed 5 days ago

I came to L'Ecluse thanks to TA reviews and was not delighted with the choice. A midweek evening booking found the restaurant full on a cool late summer day. The menu is short, but with enticing choices including delightful squid (my partner) and haddock ravioli...More

Thank slinky09
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Melanie as chef and Arnaud as maitre d' gave us a splendid meal in nice surroundings. From a short menu we started with smoked haddock ravioli on a bed of celeriac and vermicelli with squid & mussels. Both were presented very well. For our main...More

Thank PaulNCKent
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wait staff were extremely friendly and welcoming and clearly felt great pride in their product. The room was pleasantly decorated. It was raining so outdoors was not appropriate on this occasion. The entrées were excellent and beautifully presented. The duck main had excellent flavour...More

1  Thank Greg N
Reviewed 11 August 2017

If weather permits, eat under weeping willows, the menu du hour, with starter, main and dessert is superb, presented with flair and beautiful to behold, bread is great, wines good value and smiling service. People who are doing what they love.

Thank dawntab
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We weren't planning on going to this restaurant in the beginning but since it was pouring rain outside and all restaurants where closed we ended up going here. We where very pleasently surprised with the food. Friendly waiters and very good value for a three...More

Thank thethreecheeses
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Tucked away in a lovely secluded corner of Amboise, l'ecluse seduced us. Nice serving, cute outside serving, quiet and accomodating waiters. Fish was prepared to perfection and dessert was a piece of art. And the bill was reasonnable. couldnt have asked for better.

Thank phidou
Reviewed 22 July 2017

What a surprise. This restaurant came as a recommendation for lunch from our hotel (Chateau de Perreaux) and was such a delight. We had GREAT food. I had the cheese plate and tomato salad which was the best I have EVER had. My husband had...More

1  Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here on a weekend and were able to sit outside. The food was some of the best we had in France and the atmosphere sitting under a giant Willow tree with White Table Clothe and a chilled Rosé sitting in a bucket...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Took a chance but the reviews were encouraging. We were not disappointed. Lovely setting with a view of the Chateau and an evening meal under the giant willow tree. Food local and wonderfully cooked. One of our best meals in ages. Great service too. Will...More

1  Thank bubbleland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Cash Only
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Racine, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 79 94 91
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