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Brasserie de l'Univers

) #166 of 502 Restaurants in Tours $$ - $$$ French, , European
8 Place Jean Jaures, 37000, Tours, France
+33 2 47 05 50 92
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good40%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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French, Bar, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8 Place Jean Jaures, 37000, Tours, France
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Well located opposite town hall, busy and casual. Good for a drink and good pub food. Nice atmosphere staff helpful.

Thank rhondah181
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I was there with colleagues for dinner. There is a quite a lot of space for big groups. The service was correct and efficient. Good selection of beers. The food was quite good even if not really French stile: you get also pizza and burgers,...More

Thank Filippo Z
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I love Brasseries in general in France. But sometimes the food is not from a top quality. This time at l'univers the starters were forgotten. The maincourse was immediately served. The bavette steak was of a doubtful quality. The housewine was oke. The atmosphere was...More

Thank 1954travelpro
Julie R, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie de l'Univers, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are glad to hear that you have a good time but we are sorry to read that your lunch wasn't as good as you expected. Your satisfaction is a priority, that's why we ask...More

Reviewed 14 December 2016

Nice atmosphere, good standard bistro food, no surprises or disapointments, a little pricey for Tours but all in all enjoyable.

Thank IntDev
Julie R, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie de l'Univers, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are glad to hear that you have a good time and we hope to see you again if you return in our lovely town. Yours sincerely, Julie. Customer service.

Reviewed 30 September 2016

I usually stay away from these big places unless it's for coffee or a drink. I took a chance and well, I'll stay away from these big places, with seating for a coupke of hundred and a large menu. We sat outside, pleasant enough, the...More

Thank busyeater
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Lovely setting looking at the beautiful Hotel de Ville in the background. I ordered a Mariniere and steak. Both tasted good. Service was quick and excellent. Price are very reasonable

Thank RobosapiensSo
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived late - almost 9pm - and although other diners arrived after us, we had the impression the waiting staff would have preferred to finish up for the night! Although efficient, they were not particularly friendly or engaging. No matter, we were hungry! Confit...More

Thank Diarmuidog
Reviewed 8 September 2016

There had been a big event on and the place was very busy. The staff were still very efficient and the food was great. We ate outside and enjoyed watching all the road cleaning going on after the Grand Braderie!

Thank suzij552
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Dull food, thrown together with no great care or love. I thought this kind of place would always be able to produce straightforward food prepared with the competence you expect of French catering, but I can honestly say that I'd rather take my chances with...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The final leg of our French Holiday saw us stop in Tours for lunch and I'm glad we stopped here... Walking along the boulevard we came upon the imposing Hotel De Ville, and nestled opposite with a commanding view was the Brasserie de l'Univers. There...More

Thank sparkster71
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Bar, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
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07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Place Jean Jaures, 37000, Tours, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 05 50 92
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