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Rempart Ouest, St-Paul-de-Vence, France
04 93 32 60 14
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Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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    Very good
  • 14
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  • 4
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Warm, Homely, Pretty Restaurant

This restaurant tucked away in the heart of the village in St. Paul de Vence, is bustling with customers due to freshly cooked, hot food after a little walk up the hill.The seating outside has beautiful views but we preferred to sit indoors because it was a hot day and there was air conditioning... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Debjani B
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Muscat, Oman
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This restaurant tucked away in the heart of the village in St. Paul de Vence, is bustling with customers due to freshly cooked, hot food after a little walk up the hill.The seating outside has beautiful views but we preferred to sit indoors because it was a hot day and there was air conditioning inside.The decor was cool with bric... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This small restaurant overlooking the Cote d'Azur offers those diners Lucky enough to gain an outside table an absolutely stunning view while relaxing over a meal. We were there for lunch- the food was terrific and the lady who served us took pride in her role and the delivery of our meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Lovely food and great service. We had the ravioli and steak tartare, both of which were fantastic. Great views overlooking the surrounding countryside.

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London, United Kingdom
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Narrow little charmer off the street beside the western rampart, with a friendly and efficient madame who easily persuaded us to have a venison daube - about as much as we could manage of this well cooked and tasty winter warmer (most of the town was 'fermeture annuelle'), washed down with a reasonable carafe of their red. Given the high... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

A lovely little place for drinks and a snack. Great views and friendly service. Lots of nice places in St Paul but this is a place not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We went for a quick lunch... but wowowo ! All three in our group were completely blown away by the delicate full flavour and divine tastes achieved by the chef ! This is my first review on trip advisor, but the food's flavour, tenderness and "melt-in-the-mouth" manner left us truely speechless ... Go !

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had the best lunch of our vacation at Malabar! We scouted out all the restaurant choices and were so happy to have decided on Malabar. It is located on the ramparts, with a beautiful view of the valley. It is a charming cafe, we were fortunate to be seated outside. I had the salad with goat cheese baguettes, which... More 

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We were a group of friends who ate here- the entrées were fine. Three of us had the burger- honestly, had better one (the bread was not really good and the fries were quite dry). Two friends hat the "Canard", which looked fine. Unfortunately, the two next days, our both friends who ate the duck were sick (diarrhea and nausea)!!!!!!!!Even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We went for lunch here and we had the chance to get the table from outside. The food was very good, the place is great and the view was all it took to make our 1h30 stay pleasant. If you have the chance to pass by, stop at least for a drink.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is a lovely small local restaurant with a very little outdoor seating, a lovely view. The menu is small but excellent, changes daily. Classic cuisine. Very relaxed.

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Address: Rempart Ouest, St-Paul-de-Vence, France
Phone Number: 04 93 32 60 14
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  St-Paul-de-Vence
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rempart Ouest, St-Paul-de-Vence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  St-Paul-de-Vence
  • Phone Number: 04 93 32 60 14

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children

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