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14 rue Joyeuse, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 30 52 13
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese plate” (14 reviews)
“gazpacho” (8 reviews)
“raw tuna” (2 reviews)
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French, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
14 rue Joyeuse, 37400, Amboise, France
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

After reading other reviewers' complaints I feel even more compelled to leave a review about our wonderful experience at L'Alliance! We were delighted to find this lovely, quiet restaurant in off the main tourist streets of Amboise, which was described as having fresh, seasonal menus...More

Thank j_marice
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Restaurant was recommended by Gloria at Le Vieux Manoir where we stayed. Very good food, well presented. Unfortunately there was a large group of loud Americans eating in the main dining room who put off the locals so the poor wait staff were quite stressed.

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We spent around 150 euros for the price fix and wine. Food was the best part. Mains were particularly good. Ambiance isn't great. Something is off in the room. Service was non existent. I actually felt bad for the single woman serving on a monday...More

Thank winefoodetc
Reviewed 29 October 2017

There is nothing wrong with the food here, it is decent enough. The cooks can cook. However, for me it typifies a kind of French cuisine where, in an effort to be interesting, too many ingredients are combined on the plate in a rather unbalanced...More

Thank Borr66
Reviewed 16 October 2017

During my pre-trip research this was on my list of places to try. Stopped in without reservations with a couple we meet at a local B&B (Maison Blanche) from Calgary, who were lovely! Has 3 and 5 course pre-fix menus (very back on the menu...More

Thank dworthmaBoston_MA
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The two brothers cook, and their wives serve...Everything is organic and locally sourced. Whenever I have time, I have either lunch or dinner there. Since I don't eat red meat, they will prepare a vegetarian dinner for me...always wonderful...

Thank oldladyfrance
Reviewed 5 October 2017

With another couple, my husband and I enjoyed dinner in the garden room of this Amboise restaurant. Two of us ordered the 3-course menu (appetizer, entree, dessert) , and 2 ordered the 4-course menu (the addition of the cheese plate). The dinner was scrumptious. I...More

Thank 728phyllisd
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The food here was excellent in both taste and presentation and the service was friendly and attentive. We did one of the prix fixe menus,of which there was a good selection in different price ranges and courses,and loved it. Our party of four felt the...More

Thank Seattleroamers
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We had a dinner custom made for us as vegetarians (with advance notice of a few hours) that was the best meal of our trip so far. Gazpacho amuse-bouche, Mushroom soup, Vegetable plate that was exquisite, Cheese plate, desserts. We left wondering if we could...More

Thank StevePaylor
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Simply splendid and wonderful! It was the best meal that I had in a very long time. Lots of attention to detail and a very memorable dessert!

Thank DeKorom
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Response from Pinotpomeroy | Reviewed this property |
All depending on your definition, I would say country casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$68
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 rue Joyeuse, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 30 52 13
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