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La Cave Aux Fouees

476 quai des Violettes, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 30 56 80
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pita bread” (2 reviews)
“pork plate” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European
££ - £££
476 quai des Violettes, 37400, Amboise, France
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

The food was simple, homey, very tasty and abundant. Watching the baker working in front of the big stove was an experience. The huge cave or most probably an old quarry is stunning. Very nice service. We liked the place and came twice to eat...More

Thank Ido O
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

This is a restaurant in a cave, with traditional French country food. The fouées, which are warm rolls baked in a wood oven taste delicious with butter. We had the charcuterie plat. The food is good, although, it is certainly not a light lunch!

Thank Jose H
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious ..... We had the lamb which was slowed cooked for almost 5 hours. And bean with it...... the bread was being made fresh from the oven in front of us..... The bread was very special and I had never had anything...More

Thank voyager1314
Reviewed 13 April 2017

we ate lunch at this unique restaurant in a cave as part of a small group tour of chateaus and wine tasting. The unique pocket bread was delicious but the revelation for me was the braised pork cheeks. It may sound foreign but it may...More

Thank DBWiegers
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We ate at La Cave Aux Fouees as part of an educational tour that we took of France in July. The food was wonderful, especially the freshly baked bread! The restaurant serves family style, with as many refills as you need (something that is a...More

Thank TravelinMom50323
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We were here as part of a tour and we had maybe 10 or 12 at a table. The fresh baked bread (fouees) was good, we were drinking wine and eatinf bread and butter, it was nice. For an appetizer they brought out pork pate,...More

Thank dgbg100106
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Cool local fare in a very unique cave setting. The food was local and ok. The wine was less than good. Somewhat of a tourist trap and fairly inexpensive. Complete dinner and wine for two with the group was only 54 euro. Unique place, go...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This was the third time I've been to this restaurant! First it's really special restaurant in the cave , secondly food is never the same and every time is so delicious! The last thing is that we like to sit just next to the traditional...More

Thank Huangbessie75
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Food was good, service was good, if you want to dine in a cave this is the place for you. Basic decor, tables, etc.

Thank DRL615
Reviewed 7 October 2015

A large tour group of us ate dinner here in this restaurant carved into a cave. The fouees (similar to small pitas) were good, but not exceptional, and we were able to see the baker make them and bake them. We dined on pork pate,...More

Thank Grice-Fearing
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 476 quai des Violettes, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 30 56 80
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