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Au Cafe Chaud

30 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 58 73 09
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
“Nice evening meal”
1 week ago
“Great lunch”
All hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
30 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here looking for a lighter meal and were by the salads on the menu and outside tables - we were not disappointed. We would recommend the salad with smoked salmon, avocado and gambas with a good choice of well priced local wines including...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch after visiting the fortress, an Italian salad and a surf and turf salad amazingly generous portions which was a real delight, lovely atmosphere in the square, attentive staff and generally a great atmosphere. Would visit again.

Thank Georgie D
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A group of friends headed to Au café Chaud for coffee and a bite to eat after visiting the Fort. Situated in the square beside the fountain it is perfect. The coffee and food was delicious and all served with a smile.

2  Thank lindakthomas
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent, great quality local produce and not even pricey. Even better was the service with a smile, perfect location in the centre, and tables outside to sit in the sunshine! And they make great cocktails too, so all in all I don't...More

Thank SimonaGUE
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Cosy...some might say very cosy, or even cramped! But we loved it...food was first class and served in an unhurried, very friendly atmosphere. Again you have to make a reservation to be sure of a table, there are tables outside with heaters but not recommended...More

Thank bobwood
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped off in the central square for an ice cream sundae and relaxed people watching. Service was very slow but it did not matter as we had time to sit, also there was only one member of staff taking orders and making them up, so...More

Thank PAH1953
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Enjoyed an excellent lunch here, my friend choosing the menu du Jour, well presented and reasonable choice of dishes. I had the beautifully cooked lamb, tender and succulent. Service cheerful, friendly not hurried but not kept waiting. Lovely square in which to while away the...More

Thank JenniferCashman
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Really good restaurant for regular French food on the nice city center of Chinon. Katia and Christophe are pretty sympathetic !!! Christian the chef is really nice !

Thank Michel G
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Very good food that would have done a top uk restaurant justice. Friendly staff that tolerated my stumbling french. Excellent location at top end of little square. You could not get more "French"

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely café situated in a beautiful square as you enter the old town coming down from the castle. If you have just walked the thousands of steps in the castle you'll need it.

Thank Elmo101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Chinon
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 58 73 09
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