France: Loire Valley

Around Angers

The birthplace of Chenin Blanc
By Jim Budd

This Guide was last updated on 19 April 2011
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Places to eat

Le Relais

Address: 9 Rue de la Gare, 49100 Angers
Tel: 02 41 88 42 51  Fax: 02 41 24 75 20
Geo-coordinates:  Latitude: 47:27:57N (47.46574)    Longitude: -0:33:28W (-0.55767) 

Run by sommelier Gérard Pelletier and chef Christophe Noel, Le Relais has long been one of Angers’ few good restaurants offering well executed, good value cooking. Good list of local wines carefully served. Service can be slow when they are busy. Essential to book: I have seen many turned away over the years because the restaurant has been fully booked.  

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