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La Lanterne

12 Place de l Hotel de Ville, 37600, Loches, France
+33 2 47 59 04 80
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good54%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
11 Oct 2016
“Lunchtime surprise at very reasonable prices.”
13 Jul 2016
“Friendly owners and good food”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
12 Place de l Hotel de Ville, 37600, Loches, France
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

My wife and I were originally attracted to this restaurant by its obvious popularity, evidenced by the number of people inside. We managed to get one of the two remaining free tables. We chose the "menu du jour" and were not disappointed when our plates...More

Thank Seenoff
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Popped in here by accident on a Monday as most of the town take a long weekend and we had planned to eat somewhere else but they were shut. Sat out on the street and chose the plat du jour which was pork fillet in...More

Thank Nigel R
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Visited Loches on a very hot market day and stumbled across this place and right in. What a gem. Checked red and white table clothes. Friendly service. Claude at his usual table inside next the bar. Stacked out with locals. Plat du jour (bavette frites)...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 13 August 2016

nice place to stop and see all the other people stroll by. Food is OK, but nothing special. Take the days' special, that will be relatively good.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We had travelled most of the day and were really looking forward to a nice meal. Our first choice restaurant let us down and we walked from that. My wife had the Red Mullet and was really pleased with her meal. I however had a...More

Thank Dean1000
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We ate here most nights during our week in Loches. The food is fresh and there is a varied menu, portions are generous but not over-facing and the restaurant was busy every night with different nationalities, including french locals, so the atmosphere was good. There...More

Thank BoltonLass3
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Very popular on a Sunday lunch time, food is good and reasonably priced. Service is usual speed, but then again it was a Sunday. Castle and main gate are very close.

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Seems that this is really only open for lunch. Maybe breakfast. But lunch was very good and very packed with locals. We had the plat du jour, as did everybody else. Food was good and the price was very reasonable. The service was slow but...More

Thank ZN9999
Reviewed 13 June 2016

As it was raining we decided to have lunch, asked if dogs were allowed, they were and we were all welcomed. We had a lovely lunch sharing a bottle of wine the dogs had water but we did save a little something for them. The...More

Thank patriciaannevans
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Very decent restaurant. A large choice of salads. The salads are big and full of taste. Personnel was friendly and food was prepared very quickly. It's located downtown in a nice part of the city center. Restrooms were clean.

Thank Jetrotteleglobe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Place de l Hotel de Ville, 37600, Loches, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Loches
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 59 04 80
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