Top Choice Market in Amboise

Food Market

Voted France's marché préféré (favourite market) in 2015, this riverfront extravaganza, 400m southwest of the château, draws 200 to 300 stalls selling both edibles and durables. Worth timing your visit around.
French in Amboise

La Fourchette

Hidden away in a back alley off rue Nationale, this is Amboise’s favourite address for family-style French cooking – chef Christine will make you feel as though you’ve been invited to her house for lunch. The menu h…
Modern French in Amboise

Le Patio

The friendly staff serves creative, beautifully presented French cuisine (eg slow-cooked shank of lamb) that garners rave reviews. Has a superb wine list.
Modern French in Amboise


Opened in 2015, this unpretentious restaurant has established a reputation for serving wonderfully fresh, traditional French cuisine de saison (cuisine based on the seasons). The menu, which changes four or five tim…
Pastries in Amboise


Founded by Madame Bigot's grandfather in 1913, this salon de thé, pâtisserie and chocolaterie is known for its tarte tatin (€9), chocolates, homemade ice cream and light meals (omelettes, quiches, meal-size salads).…