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L'Hedoniste

) #67 of 507 Restaurants in Tours ££ - £££ French, , European
16 Rue Lavoisier, 37000, Tours, France
+33 2 47 05 20 40
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (2 reviews)
“cathedral” (4 reviews)
“atmosphere” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Wine Bar, European
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
16 Rue Lavoisier, 37000, Tours, France
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 12 March 2017

One Saturday, a friend and I had lunch here. We made a reservation, which did not seem to be needed. I hoped it was not a bad omen for the restaurant. However the food and service is immpecable. The foie gras was delicate and lovely...More

Thank VHTA
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We arrived around 8, to an empty restaurant. By 9:30, it was filled to capacity and rocking...happy people! All locals and mostly regulars. Personable host/bartender/server...did everything by himself, unhurried, no sweat! Interesting menu, but short, not many choices. There was a partridge special, and by...More

Thank busyeater
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is a small authentic french restaurant, with all that one looks for "atmosphere", friendly services,and great food, at a very reasonable price. Basically great value for money.. We had the duck and the local blood sausage specialty, all were perfectly done, and two glasses...More

Thank traveldudeaust
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We toured France for 2 weeks and this was our best gastronomic experience. We went the first night and had excellent duck and lamb as main courses. Jacky was such an excellent host that we returned the next night and had ribs and fish as...More

Thank OttawaSunlovers
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We arrived to this restaurant following recommandation of other restaurant owner. This placa is small with friendly owner, with good food & wine.

Thank Odedbab
Reviewed 20 November 2015

I was on a business trip to Tours with English colleagues. Come dinner they were all very eager to go to their favourite restaurant, so we walked across the city and past the cathedral until we came to this small restaurant. It's fully glass fronted...More

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 19 November 2015

I like this restaurant very much, apart from the music, which isn't too loud, but is jazz, and I don't like jazz. But everything else is perfect. Service is very friendly - a one man band, slightly quirky, but personal, friendly and very efficient, with...More

Thank MichaelBM
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Not that we wanted fast food, but the wait was long - over an hour from placing our main course orders until they arrived. We had debated the choice of wine with our host who has a good selection of local producers and the result...More

Thank misticana
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Absolutely delicious. Service fantastic and a very cozy environment on the sound of a good music. We are usually very selective on food but this place was above our expectations.

Thank SilviaWH
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We really enjoyed our meal here and thank you to our host there who we enjoyed interacting with and found him patient with our lack of French to establish what suited us as regards meal and drinks.

Thank FeatherB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Cuisine
French, Wine Bar, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
19:30 - 21:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Rue Lavoisier, 37000, Tours, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 05 20 40
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