The Clos Lucé - Auberge du Prieuré restaurant

« If you would keep healthy, follow this regimen: do not eat unless you feel inclined »

Come and enjoy something to eat while relaxing in a really charming, historical setting, at the centre of the Renaissance gardens, planted with roses, with their splendid view over the Château d’Amboise.

"La Terrasse Renaissance" – Crêperie - Salad bar

With tall pines, Italian cypresses, Mona Lisa roses and boxtree borders, La Terrasse Renaissance welcomes you for lunch or a gourmet snack, with a breathtaking view of the château.

▪ Opening: from February 10, 2024 to November 2, 2024 included - from 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

La Table du Moulin and the take-away catering

In the tranquility of Leonardo da Vinci park, in front of the Mill with Leonardo’s gearing, lunch is served in a shady arbour.

Throughout the day: hot drinks, refreshments and treats. La Table du Moulin offers a choice of mixed salads, grills, desserts and homemade sandwiches, paninis, chips.

Opposite La Table du Moulin, takeaway catering is perfect for anyone wanting to have a snack in the park.

▪ Opening of La Table du Moulin: From March 28 to September 28 2024
▪ Opening of the Takeaway: from July 8 to August 30, 2024

L’Auberge du Prieuré: a gastronomic journey to the time of Leonardo da Vinci

In this inn, Chef Sieur Sausin, a specialist in historical cuisine, takes gourmets on a gastronomic journey to the time of Leonardo da Vinci.

Throughout the year, on the shaded terrace or by the fireplace, visitors can enjoy Renaissance-inspired recipes in a unique setting: confit of chicken in local wine, squash “gastiau” with caraway, salmon aumônière with basil, and leek tredura…. Waiters wear Renaissance costumes and the menu, filled with historical anecdotes, is presented in the traditional old "François" or medieval French. A tasty and immersive experience for the family. Open for lunch:

▪ Auberge du Prieuré open to individuals

  • From Saturday 10 February to 10 March inclusive every day except Mondays
  • Easter weekend: Saturday 30 March, Sunday 31 March and Monday 1 April
  • Saturday 6 April to Sunday 12 May inclusive, every day except 8, 15, 22, 25 and 30 April
  • Pentecost weekend: Saturday 18 May, Sunday 19 May and Monday 20 May
  • From Saturday 6 July to Sunday 1 September inclusive, every day except Mondays
  • Saturday 19 October to Sunday 3 November daily except Mondays
  • From Thursday 26 December to Sunday 5 January every day except Tuesday 1 January 2025

  • Closure of the Auberge du Prieuré to individuals and groups

Due to the works undertaken at the Priory at the beginning of January 2024, the inn will be closed until 31 January inclusive (with 2 exceptional openings for school groups on 26 January and 30 January)

Open all year round, for lunch or dinner, by reservation, except :

  • In February: 4, 8, 12, 19 and 26
  • March: 4, 11, 12, 16, 18, 19 and 26
  • April: 2, 8, 15, 22, 25 and 30
  • In May: 7, 13, 16, 21, 27
  • In June: 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th
  • In July: 1st, 2nd, 4th, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th
  • In August: 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th
  • In September: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 8th, 16th and 23rd
  • October dates: 1st, 7th, 13th, 21st and 28th
  • In November: from 4 to 18 November inclusive and on 25 November
  • December: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 24th and 25th

Dates for our minstrel :

  • 20 April
  • 1 and 9 May
  • 8 June .
  • 13, 14, 20 and 27 July
  • 3, 10, 17 and 24 August
  • Menus (aperitif / starter / main course / dessert) for these dates
  • 35.00 including VAT for adults
  • 24.00€ incl. VAT for children under 12 years old

Information, prices and bookings : Florent Dubreuil :