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Le Diapason

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1764 Avenue du Moulin de Notre Dame, 84000 Avignon, France
+33 4 90 81 00 00
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wed - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 92
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Terrible service

I was very disappointed with our dining experience tonight. We took the menu for 55 euro and the food and ambiance was fantastic. BUT one of your waiters brought cheese selection to our table after the main course and advised us that they are included in our menu. We were surprised and double... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2014
MarylaArlington
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Arlington
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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152 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Arlington
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I was very disappointed with our dining experience tonight. We took the menu for 55 euro and the food and ambiance was fantastic. BUT one of your waiters brought cheese selection to our table after the main course and advised us that they are included in our menu. We were surprised and double checked with him that we understood correctly.... More 

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Georgia, USA
Top Contributor
410 reviews 410 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
393 helpful votes 393 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The four of us had the quite expensive 8-course meal; all at the table must order it which is understandable, considering the order of presentation at a table. Our waiter spoke English with an extremely heavy accent, and either did not know the English words for some of the ingredients or had such a problem with pronunciation that we could... More 

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We were there as a group of 6 and the restaurant is a little distance from the center of Avignon and need a bit of traveling to get too but it is not too difficult if you drive and has a GPS. We were there early (730 pm) and was little worried when there were no one else there. But... More 

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Minervois
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

this fine restaurant, and old water mill, is well off the beaten track - but very worth visiting; we had the top-price menu - eight courses, in twos, with a glass of wine with each pair; after nibbles, including delicious crab, began with tuna and salmon tartare; then beautiful roast scallops; sea urchin; turbot with razor clams; pigeon breast and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

The restaurant gave off pleasant vibes as my friend and I entered. The greeting was friendly, the atmosphere warm, the guests dressed informally. What we originally took as a doorway into another dining room turned out to be a huge mirror that enlarged the small room. The menu consisted of three prix-fixe dinners, at 34, 43 and 54 euros. My... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Quite exciting to be sitring at you table on a glass panel, with water rushing under your feet, to remind you that you are in an old water mill! But what you get in your plate is even more exciting: The young chef (one Michelin star) balances with talent refined french gatronomy with Japanese inspiration. It is pure, refined, well... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Very difficult to find but definitely worth a visit. Food was very well presented with some lovely surprises. As someone watching the cholesterol beware the very french amounts of cream/cream cheese in every dish and emphasis on meat.... not much in the way of fresh vegetables. Service was very good and attentive. Slightly irritating in the way the french interrupt... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1764 Avenue du Moulin de Notre Dame, 84000 Avignon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Vaucluse  >  Avignon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 81 00 00

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 34 - 90
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?