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Le Château de Pray

rue du Cèdre, 37530 ChargéSee map

Average price €105

Menu complet €83


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  • One MICHELIN Star: High quality cooking, worth a stop!

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Upstream from Amboise, on the south bank of the Loire, this medieval castle, remodelled during the Renaissance, catches the eye with its two massive ...

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Restaurant menu

Chef Arnaud Philippon
  • Average price €105
Duck fillet* from Challans: fermented red cabbage, organic cocoa nibs, blueberries from Touraine
Boars* cooked with Sancho berries, chicory and candied lemon
Sole aiguillette roasted with sesame, lentils and smoked vinegar
Menu Terroir €59
This preset menu includes: Entrée + Plat + Dessert

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  • Tim d.
    Tim d.

    September 28, 20221 review


    Sadly - it just wasn’t that good. If this wasn’t Michelin starred I would have rated it higher - but it is. The food was not up to par and the prices were ridiculous. $16 for a local gin and tonic? Obscene. The staff was great - attentive and well trained. The food was ranged from bleh to I can’t eat that, which I didn’t for one of the courses. I expected far more and think far more should have been given. It was not worth the cost or a star. There are far better restaurants in Amboise that are half the expense but with twice the food quality.


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  • Fernando S.
    Fernando S.

    September 14, 20222 reviews


    Comida honesta e maravilhoso

  • Kathy V.
    Kathy V.

    September 10, 20225 reviews


    We had a lovely window seat for our dinner. We chose the 5 course tasting menu and it was exquisite! All the dishes were light, elegant and tasty. What a wonderful gastronomic experience!

  • Kim M.
    Kim M.

    August 31, 20224 reviews


    Dining at Chateau du Pray is a special experience. Our lobster main course and all other courses were delicious. The service was precisely orchestrated by a full team of servers.

  • Cordelia O.
    Cordelia O.

    July 7, 20221 review


    Our dinner was fantastic: meal, service, and location all excellent. Each piece was inventive and beautiful, as well as delicious. Watching the sun set from the terrace was an added bonus.


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  • Cody F.
    Cody F.

    June 14, 20221 review


    Excellent staff who provided an astoundingly astute, quick and informative service they really made the entire experience and I couldn't speak more highly of them. In terms of the food I'm less enthusiastic; there is wonderful interplay between all the classic elements of salt,fat, acidity, crunchy and soft. However it all just kind of fell flat, it's difficult to put into words but when consider a Michelin star one is hoping for at least very good where here it felt mediocre at best, the technique was on point as where all the technicals but it felt lacking in heart or passion. The Blue Lobster was tough, more akin to shrimp than lobster, and the razor Clams while having a variety of texture had been pureed into a kind of seafood custard which was difficult to choke down at times. The cheese course was fine but by this point I was tired and eager to move on. Overall the experience was OK, but if you have high hopes I would look elsewhere.


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  • Chris Z.
    Chris Z.

    June 8, 20221 review


    The service was wonderful and the food was fantastic (one of the best meals I have ever had). Highly recommended!

  • Craig M.
    Craig M.

    June 5, 20221 review


    The food was very good and the presentations were wonderful. Service was a little slow.

  • David m.
    David m.

    April 27, 20221 review


    a nice restaurant - great food, good wine, nice atmosphere. service was excellent at the start, but started to slow down a bit at the main course - maybe too many people arrived at 20.00.

  • Jason S.
    Jason S.

    April 22, 20224 reviews


    Food was ok … definitely not worth the price. Atmosphere was a bit stilted and stuffy …. like a library. Lunch food options were limited

  • Daniel E.

    March 6, 20221 review


    Tout est parfait la cuisine, le service, le cadre...,,... ........................ ....................................... .........

  • Elizabeth F.

    September 22, 20212 reviews


    I expected more from the 115 euro per person menu. It was uneven--some great dishes but two were subpar. Fish was overpowered by vanilla. and cheese parfait was frozen solid and inedible. Service was spotty and it seemed that the wait staff forgot us for 45 minutes at a time. No one checked on us after delivering each course, so we could not tell them about the problems. We told the waiter at the end of the meal (almost 4 hours after our dinner started)and the chateau staff when we checked out the next day that we were disappointed and both were unapologetic.

  • Andrius R.

    September 2, 20211 review


    Great atmosphere, professional and polite staff, other-all - great food, especially fish and sea food. I would definitely recommend visiting this place.

  • Shannon L.

    August 22, 20211 review


    What a great experience all the way around. Beautiful and classy setting inside Chateau de Pray, a few km outside of Amboise. We had the five course meal which came with several little surprises from the chef throughout the night. Our waiters were helpful , kind and patient even with some language barriers. The sommelier was terrific and guided us towards two nice half bottles of wine that would work throughout our meal. Truly a memorable evening that allowed us to linger and enjoy the moment.

  • Mélanie O.

    July 9, 20211 review


    Au top, je recommande !

  • Esme W.
    Esme W.

    August 18, 20206 reviews


    Excellent meal in a lovely setting. After dinner sweets arrived with a surprise discrete birthday candle which was a nice gesture. We were initially told on arrival that we could only have a la carte or 3 course menu, as final orders for the 5 course menu were at 21h while we arrived at 21h15. After insisting with the waiter to check again with the chef we were able to order. No problem if this is the case but it should have been specified when I reserved, especially since I received a confirmation call the day before and I confirmed 9pm booking, while 15 min delay in arrival is surely acceptable! All in all a very pleasurable evening.

  • Denis g.
    Denis g.

    July 26, 202030 reviews



  • Julien c.
    Julien c.

    July 23, 20203 reviews


    Parfait !

  • Daniela P.
    Daniela P.

    June 12, 202090 reviews


    Menu surprise du chef en 5 plat, surprenant, original, excellent ! Petit bémol : pas mal d'attente en début de repas. Mais on reviendra avec grand plaisir !


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  • Stephanie M.
    Stephanie M.

    November 2, 20192 reviews


    Food is good, however this restaurant did not honor the fourchette offer. Hospitality was not up to par for a Michelin star restaurant. Could use improvement, value for price not great.

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Opening time
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07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
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07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
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rue du Cèdre, 37530, Chargé, France

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