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17 Ter r Fontaine, Valbonne, France
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, 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
Perfect location / nice food

Service is spotless and food is super. Best location in valbone. Go there if you want to have a relaxed lunch or dinner. Great for kids aswell.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
per-martin
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stockholm
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stockholm
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Service is spotless and food is super. Best location in valbone. Go there if you want to have a relaxed lunch or dinner. Great for kids aswell.

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Hampshire, England
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We visited this place on our first night in Valbonne. Obviously place to go as the busiest on the square so seemed a good idea. The waiters were definitely a little offhand with us - I am sure our school girl English didn't help. When we were seated service remained slow and it did seem like they thought they were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The chef's creations are extraordinary! We liked the meals and it was really specially delicious. The terass is too crowded and not soo cocomfortable.

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Nice, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I only ate a salad and a café gourmand here, but everything was served with a smile and very fresh. Lovely buzzy atmosphere on the main square.

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Puget Theniers, France
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57 reviews 57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I was there last week with friends and when the sun is shining it's a great place to be. The menu is good and the waiters are always busy but good at what they do. I had the "Plat du Jour" which was very good. My friends had a salad and a pizza and they were very happy with both.... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The food here is incredible but unfortunately the staff aren't too accommodating towards the English. We have been several times and been ignored but the location is beautiful and the food is great, hence the return visits. When we've been with our French friends the staff were much more helpful.

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Valbonne, France
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67 reviews 67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Cafe des Arcades has always been a dependable go to place in the heart of Valbonne Village...now with a change of chef and much classier menu....this has become a classier act. The food has improved in leaps and bounds: I ate a tuna steak on mashed potatoes which blew my mind! The specials are just that : especially good. We... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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604 reviews 604 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
353 helpful votes 353 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Centrally located on 'Place des Arcades' in this charming medieval village, Café des Arcades offers a superb viewpoint & atmosphere. It is a highly frequented restaurant - particularly on weekends. Service is prompt and very friendly. However, food is average. We were three adults. Meat was nicely presented but lacked tenderness. The aubergine dish had more meat than vegetables and... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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74 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

What I remember as the bar in the village 'place' serving great pizzas is now a full blown restaurant taking up most of the viallge square. Sad to say that the food is very average, my steak was as tough as old boots. Given the huge number of meals now served their business plan has to be right but it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Best place on the Riviera for a pizza. But, everything on the menu is superb. Great staff, most speak English, always very polite. Cafe catches the sun, and is a lovely place to sit outside.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Pizza

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