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La Fiancee du Desert

21 Rue Tran, 64000 Pau, France
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Ranked #7 of 217 Restaurants in Pau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Pau, France
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

When you live in SW France you don't want to eat duck all the time so when I was looking for something a bit different I found this on TA! The ambience is like a kasbah cafe with draped voiles, bright colours and fretwork screens. The welcome and the service is effusive and genuine. The food is simple and very... More

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Calgary, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This is a must visit in Pau if you're looking for a nice night (or lunch) out! Beautiful, charming atmosphere, excellent service and delicious, fresh, well made food will make you want to come back for seconds! The dessert menu is interesting, varied and original and the same goes for the food menu. Didier has a fun personality and he... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

La Fiancee du Desert is an absolute gem. Having tried and failed to turn up for a table a couple of times, I finally remembered to book in advance for lunch this week! Just three of us went for lunch, it was utterly delightful. Hummus, tzaziki, moussaka and a falafel wrap full of DELIGHTFUL ingredients with the perfect hint of... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013 via mobile

This little gem was recommended to us by a work colleague, a very good priced, simple menu with the option of a take away makes this a regular lunch stop for us. The food is simple but lovely and the option of different levels of spiceyness means its great for everyone. The real treat is the mint tea, which instead... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This restaurant is great all around. Being from the middle-east, it is as close as you can get to middle-eastern food in Pau. While some dishes are altered for Western tastes (as it often happens all over the world) it is still very good. You need to make a reservation because it is very busy. The prices are excellent and... More

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