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All 825 Montpellier Restaurants

La Girafe

14 rue du palais des guilhem, 34000 Montpellier, France (Préfecture)
04 67 54 48 89
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Ranked #115 of 825 Restaurants in Montpellier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $39 - $79
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Préfecture
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Préfecture
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stayed 7 nights in August in Montpellier and went 3 times to La Girafe. Just have a look at the web site of the restaurant.. It is really amazing what magic the owner and cook performs. We look forward to come backs at another season and will certainly enjoy to eat on the first floor of the restaurant.

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We booked La Girafe based on recommendations and were not disappointed. We arrived at 8:30 and were the only diners there. However by 9:30 the restaurant was full. The menu is not extensive but would have something to suit everyone. Foie Gras isnt politically correct these days but as a topping on a savoury apricot tart was delicious served with... More

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Canberra
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Dinner for 2 -we were first to arrive at 7:30- the restaurant was fairly full by 9:00 on a Friday night. We opted for the fixed menu- reasonable options but execution was only fair. Lamb cocottes were tasty but entrees and desserts were a little lacking- pear and apple crumble was very much underdone and needed cream or ice cream.... More

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Montpellier, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

This restaurant has a little surprise as you climb the stairs, a beautiful ceiling with arches which you can admire while sitting in nice 'pluche' chairs. The food is very good. Value price/quality is excellent.

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dan2244
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We ate here halfway through our stay in Montpellier after reading about it in the lonely planet. we nearly walked past the understated little entrance and sign. when we went in to inquire about a table, we actually opted to come back later as we weren't too sure about going in since it looked empty and felt very quiet. we... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

From house wine to amuse bouche (mushroom bisque in shot glasses) to soup (pumpkin with bacon garnish) to le plat du jour (beef with fois gras and truffles). All well-executed, flavorful, and pretty to look at. The server was lovely. Just the right pace. Appreciated the upstairs seating under the vaulted medieval ceiling. A nice destination for a couple or... More

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london
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87 reviews 87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

Very small restaurant run by husband and wife team who have been there one year. We sat inside (smoking phobia) but its true to say that the restaurant is 'terrace based' but the service was still excellent. Good, tasty, well prepared food at reasonable prices. We would have eaten there again but did have the time.

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Oslo
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011 via mobile

Really good service and food. We got nice local wine.

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