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Le Bistro du Paradou

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57 Avenue de la Vallee des Baux, 13520 Paradou, France
+33 4 90 54 32 70
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent every time

The Bistro du Paradou is my favourite restaurant in the world and I go 5/6 times a year. Each day there is a set meal. If you do not eat meat they will have an alternative, if you do not like snails you can have something else but in essence it is a set meal. Today the meal was a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Andrea F
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Bistro du Paradou is my favourite restaurant in the world and I go 5/6 times a year. Each day there is a set meal. If you do not eat meat they will have an alternative, if you do not like snails you can have something else but in essence it is a set meal. Today the meal was a... More 

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Nova Scotia
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Slightly off the beaten track and at the edge of a quiet village, Le Bistro du Paradou delivered one of our favourite meals in France. Our set meal consisted of a shared platter of buttery escargot, cod, baked potato, carrots, broccoli and a bottle of table wine, wrapped up with a communal cheese platter. Complimented by casual, friendly service it... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Wedding anniversary, summers day, all was perfect. Even the renault car outside matched the shutters on the building. The meal was chicken and pasta. How ordinary you might think but how beautifully prepared and presented. The cheese basket at the end and the red mulltet as an entree The waiters were excellent and we left with a bottle of the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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328 restaurant reviews
1,561 helpful votes 1,561 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Vintage tiled floors, stone walls and timbered ceilings set the character the old place. But it is the essences and scents that tantalise and work the olfactory-magic. We had roasted farm- raised guinea hen while my femme had the Aioli, the traditional feast of steamed veggies, salt cod, and snails accompanied by the pungent garlic mayonnaise for which it is... More 

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Uzes, France
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Four of us came for lunch today after enjoying the awesome Klimt and Vienna exhibition at Carrières de Lumieres. Above all, we loved the atmosphere indoors because it is quintessentially French. The menu was simple and totally pleasing, with a main course of Bresse chicken accompanied by home-made tagliatelli with morilles. Excellent cheeses too and quantities of Mont Redon (a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

We had a group of six for lunch and were very happy to eat here. Two of our group had been here before and loved it. We started with snails to be dipped in home made aioli which was garlicky and delicious. Next came the large bowl of salad followed by pieces of cod. I am not a fan of... More 

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Avignon, France
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

For years this has been a unique bistrot eperience to look forward to, for the old traditionbal ambiance, the plentiful, mouth-watering single daily menu, the cheerfu, welcoming staff. Last week's "Aioli" was a demonstration of the new regime which has taken over the place. Instead of a generous platter with several kinds of steamed vegetables, plus cod, this time a... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

What a wonderful dining experience. One must hand it to the French as they really know how to dine with a great style & ambience. We sat outside,with the September sun glistening through the leaves on the trees. There is a choice of 2 starters & there is just the one main course,followed by cheese board,a choice from perhaps 3/4... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

this is a great, popular bistro serving food as it used to be. There is not much choice, and after two visits, you've been through the whole repertoire, buts its great and I LOVE t\he free wine..

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We ate at this bisto twice in one week, by & large that was because it's one of only two restaurants in the village! However, the food is indeed very good. If you haven't read it before, the deal is that there is a set menu of around 50 euros per person (not bad at all for this part of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 57 Avenue de la Vallee des Baux, 13520 Paradou, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Paradou
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 54 32 70

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  • Cuisine: French

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