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Les Banquettes Rouges

16 rue des 3 Marchands, 41000, Blois, France
+33 2 54 78 74 92
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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££ - £££
16 rue des 3 Marchands, 41000, Blois, France
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Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Took the family to dinner here as a birthday dinner. The food was wonderful (hare and partridge recommended), and the service was friendly and helpful. The desserts were also fantastic, with the chocolate sponge and creme brulee trilogy particularly good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 996JamesM996
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We encountered this restaurant while looking for a different place. We were drawn in by the warm atmosphere, the fact that the place was nearly full of what appeared to be locals, and by the very appealing menu. The service was very good, and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We dined here on two consecutive evenings. Warm welcome. Booking essential because the restaurant is popular for good reason. The two course menu was a little more expensive than other places but we shared the generous starter and dessert. Delicious extras too. Tables are close...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 971elizabethb
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We tried to have lunch here but it wasn't to be. Back for dinner and no disappointment. My taste buds thought it was their birthday! Delicious combinations and flavours I'd never encountered before. Great service in a wonderful location in the old town of Blois....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tony O
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Found this place through TripAdvisor, read the positive reviews and found that our meal lived up to our high expectations. The restaurant is tucked away in a back street well away from the shopping area and the main square, but well worth finding. My foie...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Excellent bistro style, with menu formule. Vouvray Demi sec Clos De Vigneau complimented the brioche stuffed with goat cheese, breast of duck, quenelles of pike and trout. Beautifully balanced food. Book this as there few of these style restaurants to be found in France. Yes...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Fantastic dinner with my wife. Nice place, not too crowdy, with very kind waiter. A choice between 5/6 starters, 5/6 dishes, cheese, and 5/6 desserts. Very well deserved, very tasty, a real pleasure for our taste buds. And don't forget to book in advance, because...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank FlorentDeS
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Booking is advisable. We did our usual research on Trip Advisor before booking this Restaurant, and like many others we were not disappointed. The usual choice of set menus and exciting dishes on all of the menus. Front of house was good BUT the food...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Idh123
Reviewed 1 December 2017

There is an "old section" of Blois, near the Chateau, and Les Banquettes Rouges is in this quarter on rue des 3 Marchands. I stopped in for lunch while roaming around Blois. I found the food to be very very good and the prices exceptional....More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Ron W
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

A popular restaurant but do not visit on spec. Lovely setting is fully booked Wednesday late October. So booking is essential to avoid disappointment. Maybe next time we will be lucky.

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Dibbyspot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 rue des 3 Marchands, 41000, Blois, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loir-et-Cher  >  Blois
  • Phone Number: +33 2 54 78 74 92
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