Gastronomy of Touraine



TOP 10 TOURAINE GOURMAND SPECIALTIES…
The fouace and the fouée tourangelles, the melting rillettes of Tours, the famous rillons of Tours, rillettes with fish from the Loire, andouillette with Vouvray, goat's cheeses (Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine, Valençay, Pouligny, Selles sur Cher), nougat from Tours, the winegrower's tart, the poire tapée from Rivarennes or the macaroon from Cormery.



Some ideas of restaurants that we recommend...

Very close to Saint Genouph :
La maison tourangelle (Traditional and refined cuisine, in Savonnières), La Doulce Terrasse (Castle restaurant, in Villandry), L'Etape Gourmande (Tourangelle cuisine, in a 17th century farmhouse, in Villandry)

In Tours :
La Table du Grand Marché (Refined cuisine. Terrace in the summer), Mamie Bigoude (Creperie with original decoration...), Le Chien Jaune (Brasserie), La Deuvalière (Traditional cuisine), La Petit Patrimoine (Traditional and local cuisine), La Bistrot de la Tranchée (Charles Barrier's Bistrot), Au Martin Bleu (fish restaurant and regional cooking).

Gastronomic tables in the surrounding area :
Charles Barrier (in Tours), La Roche Le Roy (in Tours), Au coin des Halles (in Langeais), L'Aigle d'Or (in Azay le Rideau)
Place Plumereau in Tours

Where to have a drink...




We suggest you La Maison du Passeur on the banks of the Cher river in Savonnières, the Dagobert wine bar in the old part of Tours or the cafés of La place Plumereau in Tours, elected "the most beautiful place in France" in an article published in 2014 on the Lonely Planet website!