Lloris, a World Cup winner with France in July, was stopped by officers in Gloucester Place, in Marylebone, central London, in the early hours of Friday morning.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “A man has been charged following a routine patrol stop in Gloucester Place, W1.
“Hugo Lloris, 31, of East Finchley, was charged with drink driving on Friday, 24 August.
“He has been bailed to return to Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 11 September.”
News of the arrest broke after manager Mauricio Pochettino’s media conference had finished – Spurs have been approached for comment.