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Le Grand Monarque

$$ - $$$
French, European, Contemporary
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3 Place de la Republique, 37190 Azay-le-Rideau, France
+33 2 47 45 40 08
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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

First impressions are that it is a little dark and tired, but on closer inspection it is a charming hotel with touches of modernity (in the bathroom). We stayed in the adjacent building to the main hotel with a winding staircase up to the rooms (careful on the stairs, it's easy to trip or miss your footing - I did... More 

Thank Nomeat4me
Kent, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This review covers the restaurant side of the hotel; a separate entry concerns the hotel itself. As you enter the hotel you notice that the restaurant signage has been covered over and essentially the restaurant now caters for the hotel residents. This may make you wonder about the restaurant, don't be put off. The menu offers you three choices of... More 

Thank Clive W
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Simple but lovely hotel, very friendly staff. Nice breakfast too. A perfect stopover between London and Bordeaux.

Thank Lenski123
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Had 2 evening meals during our stay in Azay. Varied menu. Well cooked and presented with attentive service.

Thank RobinHood1200
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

My husband is white. Before they saw my sister and me everything was fine. When they realized we were together, the hostess said that she could only serve us if we were staying in the hotel.

Thank howardcheryl6
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

This is a really good hotel, in a great setting. The building is pretty and the rooms are good. Breakfast is ok, but the dinner was great. It is a limited menu but what they have is great. All in all a very good hotel.

Thank Deryck P
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

We ate here and were absolutely wowed by everything we had. I had the gazpacho which was pure and tasty and amazing, followed by the duck which was THE best duck I have ever had - it melted off the bone and was with a beautiful eggplant sauce and flavourful jus. The other half had the entree salad which was... More 

Thank TravellingKimW
Houston, Texas
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150 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Truth be told, we were not considering eating at Le Grand Monarque for dinner on the night we where there. This was the third stop on our Loire Valley cycling vacation and we were staying at the hotel. Usually, we try to not eat where we are staying, especially when we travel, as we think we can have a broader... More 

Thank Brad B
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206 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Delightful couple as owner operators. Very helpful and pleasant. Excellent breakfast, private parking close br hotel at a reasonable rate. Able to walk to restaurants and tourist attractions. Many others only a short drive away. I think this is the best choice in this town.

Thank courtney106
Basel, Switzerland
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80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Rooms are well decorated and very stylish. People working there are all kind and very efficient. I strongly recommend this place if you want to visit the area, architecture and vine yards.

Thank Sarisse

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Restaurant Details

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French, European, Contemporary
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Place de la Republique, 37190 Azay-le-Rideau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Azay-le-Rideau
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 45 40 08

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?