View of the Loire River at Amboise

A Territory

The Chef of the Restaurant Les Closeeaux visiting his producers of Goat Cheese

A Terroir

The Chef of the restaurant Les Closeaux cooking his famous eel hornpipe

A Savoir-faire

Picture of the famous eel hornpipe

In the heart of the Loire vineyards, between Amboise, Chenonceaux and Chaumont-sur-Loire, Christophe and Sophie Lunais welcome you to their 24-acre estate, surrounded by forests and ponds. Passionate about cooking since childhood, Christophe offers a regional cuisine that is sincere and authentic, prepared from fresh seasonal produce.

Marked by his collaboration with Hélène Darroze and friendship with Yoann Gérard Huet, both 2-starred, he endeavours to revisit tradition, attaching great importance to the quality of the produce and the aesthetics of his dishes. During his continuous quest for quality improvement, he achieved the title of "Maître Restaurateur" in 2010.

The chef cultivates love and respect for local produce. He believes in using high-quality local ingredients and therefore works hand-in-hand with the Loire valley producers, in order to convey the whole range of our region’s flavours.

Depending on the season or his inspiration, Christophe spotlights sheep’s cheese from Lochois, mullet and shad from the Loire, beef from l’Herbage des Monnaies, Comtesse de Chambord beans, Sologne strawberries and asparagus, and much more.

We hope that you will have as much pleasure in tasting them as we have cooking them!

  • Le chef des Closeaux chez son producteur de légumes
  • Le chef des Closeaux chez ses producteurs de fromage de brebis
  • Le chef des Closeaux avec son producteur de légumes

 

FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

Vegetables : Etablissements Tarnier, market gardener at Beaulieu les Loches
Mushrooms : Mrs et Mr Fauchère at Céré la Ronde
Apples and Pears : Mr Moreau at Lignières de Touraine

MEATS

Pork : Aux Charcuteries Gourmandes, Mrs and Mr Macé at Montrichard
Lamb : Mr Boiron at Vallières les Grandes
Beef : L’Herbage des Monnaies, Mrs and Mr Turbeaux at Vallières les Grandes

CHEESES

Cheeses : Mr Le Meunier, Cheesemonger and Cheese Maturing Expert at La Croix en Touraine
Goat’s cheese : Mr Le Frêne at Vallières les Grandes

BREAD

"Le Four à Pains" Mr Bonin at Amboise

SEASONAL

Sheep’s cheese : Mrs and Mr Cornuet at Perrusson
Professional fisherman in the Loire : Mr Boisneau at Chisseaux
Strawberries : Mrs Druesnes at Epeigné les Bois
Asparagus : Mr Morina at Saint Romain sur Cher
Comtesse de Chambord beans : Mrs Albezard at Romilly du Perche

 


Lunch menu


The restaurant will be opening for the Diner of Valentine's Day, the tuesday, fébrary, 14th

 

Anniversary offer : Menu offered on the day of your birthday

(All Guest must take the menu at 32 €)

Please us the reservation module below or contact us by phone : +33 (0)2 47 57 32 73 or by e-mail : contact@lescloseaux.com

2 hours prior to the service start time, all reservation requests should be made by phone only.

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