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17 Ter r Fontaine, Valbonne, France
493120006
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
nice location

Nice restaurant in the medieval centre of Valbonne. Always busy, so that's why we wanted to go because that means the food usually is good, and it did not disappoint. Lovely wine and good and friendly service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Luxembourg District, Luxembourg
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Luxembourg District, Luxembourg
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Nice restaurant in the medieval centre of Valbonne. Always busy, so that's why we wanted to go because that means the food usually is good, and it did not disappoint. Lovely wine and good and friendly service.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We drove to Valbonne and caught the end of the morning market ( very interesting art galleries in particular) and had lunch in the square at Cafe Des Arcades. It was very busy. The food was okay, nothing special ( I had Penne Aribiatta and my wife had an "exotic" salad, which was HUGE. ) but the ambiance was good.... More 

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Wirral, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Following our failure last night at Jdeed, I did a bit of research on Trip Advisor and came up with Cafe des Arcades. The reviews, as usual, we're not wrong. The service was a little slow, but it was very busy, so I'll forgive them. The Menu was much more to my liking and my chosen Entrecôte was beautifully tasty.... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

During our visit in Valbonne we quickly realized that the place to eat is the very cosy and genuine old town center city square. There are several restaurant's there and we tried several of them during the week. The one that always was quite full was this restaurant. The main reason is probably that it is apparently the only restaurant... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We tried, after serveral recommendations, this big restaurant in the heart of Valbonne. The menu looks splendid with a great variety of dishes, but it stops there. We waited some minutes to be seated, and was then brought to the same passion as someone directing traffic. After having sat down we waited and waited. Noone came to get orders, not... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I have been to Cafe des Arcades several times as I go to Valbonne a lot and there is nowhere else I would go. In the centre of Valbonne there is a fair amount of competition for where to eat, however Cafe des Arcades is definitely the best choice. Located in the centre of Valbonne, it is perfect for having... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

While the Valbonne square offers three competing restaurants with large outside seating areas, Cafe des Arcades seems to be the king of the hill. We are Americans and recently spent two weeks on the French Rivera and used Valbonne as our home base. We actually ate at Cafe ders Arcades twice during our stay. The staff was very friendly and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The menu is varied, the staff are friendly and often speak English, the service is fast and professional, and the food is good. There's always a good atmosphere in the square, making Cafe des Arcades an ideal spot for lunch, dinner, or drinks.

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We had dinner here during a recent trip to Valbonne. Restaurant was very busy (always a good sign) and service was quick and efficient. I had an enormous salade nicoise as a starter and both my wife and I had delicious and extremely tender steaks for our main course. Not cheap but excellent quality with good portion sizes. Not the... More 

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Opio, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I have been enjoying a morning expresso at the Cafe des Arcades for many years. The cafe is situated right on the square in Valbonne village and a perfect spot for people gazing. I recently had dinner there and it was terrible; an 'angus steak' literally served in two minutes topped with burnt onions, with a few lettuce leaves as... More 

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Address: 17 Ter r Fontaine, Valbonne, France
Phone Number: 493120006
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Valbonne
Cuisine: French, Pizza

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  • Address: 17 Ter r Fontaine, Valbonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Valbonne
  • Phone Number: 493120006

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Pizza

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