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Le Cafe des Arts

4 rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, 37500, Chinon, France
+33 6 32 96 92 51
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (4 reviews)
“tartare” (2 reviews)
“duck” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
4 rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, 37500, Chinon, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had coffee here many times and thought that the menu looked rather good so we came back one evening for a meal. My wife had the lamb and rice, which she enjoyed. I had the duck breast, which was very large and was...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had decided to meet some friends at the Café des Artes in Chinon for lunch. As it was a pleasant day, we decided to sit at an outside table in the small square. The service was good, and we soon had the food that...More

Thank CindyAnn37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the price our lunch was amazing and we would highly recommend! The service was great and the restaurant was situated at the bottom of the castle in the square!

Thank Gemma H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had just visited the Chateau and wanted a quick midday snack. I wish we had more time because this Café was good. Efficient service from helpful staff. Clean toilets! Our large plate of cheeses and drinks came to €20. Other diners’ plates looked very...More

Thank voiciclive
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We had dinner in that place that fulfils all negative cliches of French restaurants. Bad food, inattentive staff, high prices which don't reflect the value. We went there only because almost all other places were closed.

Thank MH_ZH
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Been to chinon many times. Food was okay though why you can't do a burger with no cheese and no tomato ketchup I don't know. Had to ask for water and had to ask twice to get the bill. Eat somewhere else.More

Thank Kevin O
Frederic G, Gérant at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017
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En aucun cas nous avons refusé de vous faire un burger sans fromage ni ketchup, mais vous demandiez un steack...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Decided to stop off here for a drink after visiting, as it is situated at the bottom of the castle. When the waiter came to take our order he was abrupt and not very pleasant, however we were served quickly. We then decided to order...More

Thank Clementine R
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Rest stop while strolling the city...typical outside facility which protected us against the sporatic rain

Thank Calif_wino
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We were late for lunch at 14.40 but they still served from their all day menu: basically burgers, salads and steak. However, nothing was basic about the burger Sicilian. Absolutely delicious, although pricey at €15.

Thank Mooruk
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Our first dinner in Chinon left a slight sour taste for us. Although the food was enjoyable the first to attend to us was quite rude and abrupt. I know it's difficult when one is busy but a smile and friendly tone can break down...More

Thank Dozzacat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, 37500, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: +33 6 32 96 92 51
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