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Cafe Francais

37 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 93 32 78
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Out of season in Chinon

I walk with my gf in Chinon and i found a nice bar called Cafe Francais. There is wery friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Geito R
via mobile
A evening of fun

We could have done without the football on a big screen (no one was watching) but the cafe was... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Novacat1
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31 Mar 2018
“Out of season in Chinon”
10 Dec 2017
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37 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I walk with my gf in Chinon and i found a nice bar called Cafe Francais. There is wery friendly collective, who speak wery good english.

Thank Geito R
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Jean-françois R, Propriétaire at Cafe Francais, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Many thanks. I hope to see you again in CHINON ....

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

We could have done without the football on a big screen (no one was watching) but the cafe was lovely & friendly. A great night was had by all. The hosts were lovely & friendly & put up with a lot of us making merry.

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

You always get a great reception from Jeff and Sevrine. Good music played. Beer always good and free peanuts, hope I didn't eat too many!

Thank Mark P
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Jean-françois R, Propriétaire at Cafe Francais, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Dear Mark. I hope to see you again with or without your bike, in Chinon !!!

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

I was back in Chinon in October. I was travelling solo this time, and found the cafe to be just as lovely as before. J-F and his wife are wonderful hosts, and the cafe is comfortable and affordable. They often have sports on the telly,...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2015

I was there in August with my niece and her boyfriend. JF went well out of his way to make all of us feel at home. He really is a charming man, and seems to know everyone. The cafe hits all the right notes, and...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We were only in Chinon for three nights and we went here every night because of how superb JF was. He was hilarious, spoke great English, and knew almost every person who walked through the ally—a telling sign of his and the bar's reputation in...More

1  Thank bryanwynkoop
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Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Spent Friday evening here drinking Leffe Ruby and listening to mostly blues music with the occasional Motown track on the side. A bar of considerable atmosphere created by the owner as much as the decor and the music. Open till 2/3am but you would need...More

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 24 January 2015

This is our place in Chinon, we come to Café Français on our free evenings just to have a beer, a chat and to relax. Severine and Jef are always friendly, the beer is nice and we really enjoy being served Nüssli when we visit....More

2  Thank JustForty
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Reviewed 19 January 2015

Whenever we have a night off and like to relax, we come to the Café Français. It is tucked away in a little pedestrian street, just behind the Hôtel de Ville, bang in the center of Chinon, with some outside tables in summer. There is...More

2  Thank NSDTRontheroad
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Jean-François and Séverine are wonderful hosts and their warm welcome reaches into every corner of the Café Français. Open Tuesdays to Sundays from 6pm until very very late, they are always delighted to see you whether it's for a coffee, a quick drink or an...More

2  Thank Mixiewing
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