Restaurants

Top Choice Market in Amboise

Sunday Food Market

Voted France's marché préféré (favourite market) a few years back, this riverfront extravaganza, 400m southwest of the château, hosts 200 to 300 stalls selling both edibles and durables. Worth timing your visit arou…
French in Amboise

L'Écluse

On the banks of the bubbling L'Amasse (or La Masse) River next to an écluse (river lock), L'Écluse has been generating enthusiasm and glowing reviews since the moment it opened in 2017. The sharply focused menu is m…
Modern French in Amboise

Le Patio

The friendly staff here serves creative, beautifully presented French cuisine that garners rave reviews. Specialities include cromesquis d'escargots (crunchy fried balls of Burgundy snails) and slow-cooked lamb shan…
Pastries in Amboise

Bigot

Founded by Madame Bigot's grandfather in 1913, this salon de thé, pâtisserie and chocolaterie is known for its puits d'amour (puff pastry filled with custard cream and rum), tarte tatin, chocolates, homemade ice cre…
French in Amboise

L'Alliance

Unpretentious and family run, this restaurant serves wonderfully fresh, traditional French cuisine de saison (cuisine based on the seasons). Alas, the oversized dining room cannot be called cosy. The menu, which cha…
French in Amboise

L'Îlot

Traditional, bistronomique (bistro-style) French cuisine made with local products, at reasonable prices, is the hallmark of this family-run restaurant, whose kitchen is right in the centre of the dining room. Has an…