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Le bistrot du sommelier

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21 rue eugene Giraud, 06560 Valbonne, France
493121795
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing!!

This restaurant was outstanding. The food was simply exceptional. The service was excellent. Our family sat outside and enjoyed a delightful dinner on a warm August evening. If you find yourself in this area of Southern France....do yourself a favour and go.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Meredith M
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was outstanding. The food was simply exceptional. The service was excellent. Our family sat outside and enjoyed a delightful dinner on a warm August evening. If you find yourself in this area of Southern France....do yourself a favour and go.

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connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Our dinner was excellent. We waited almost an hour between starter and Entree. Not acceptable. Lovely owners but nothing said. Took my dinner home. The calamari, the fois gras and tuna tartare were excellent. A shame to sit so long.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

A husband and wife run bistro with an extensive wine list, excellent food and friendly service. It is rare that I choose to eat in the same place more than once whilst on holiday - Le Bistro du Sommelier is the exception to this rule. Can't wait to visit for the third time! (Try the truffled beef carpaccio)

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Very nice restaurant with good food, just away from the main square. The owner is also serving and in control! A must visit while in Valbonne. Today special Risotto with Homard, just Devine!!!

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Have eaten here before, and as always the food is great, fresh using seasonable meat and vegetables, and the menu changes on a very regular basis. Wine list extensive as ever and always a tough one to choose from! Only slight issue- as its summer everyone including us is wanting to sit outside, that meant for some tables and chairs,... More 

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Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Tucked away in one of the many narrow streets of Valbonne, this restaurant is a little gem. Eat outside if you can to soak up the atmosphere although the centre of Valbonne can be quite vibrant of an evening so it's not really somewhere for a quiet romantic meal. Food is excellent and there is a good choice. If you... More 

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Naples, Florida
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

As the title suggests, this is a very good restaurant - service was pleasant enough, but the food is where the restaurant stood out - the crab starter was excellent, followed by the veal fillet - couldn't fault it. Due to the locality of the restaurant and our wanting to dine outside, we sat on benches on a slope (picture... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Its a pleasure been serve by a top Somm, someone that now and advice in the wai to provide you a fantastic experience.. Great Food friendly service but super professional.. Fantastic time ..

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Had a delicious dinner here in July. Haddock appetizer was a highlight of the entrées. The lamb and beef were both hits for the main. Waiter recommended a lovely rose as well. Overall a winner.

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Melbourne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We had a lovely dinner here on the street in June, with nice wine and very pleasant staff. It was so nice we would have eaten there again the next night but thought we should try others. Well worth eating there.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 rue eugene Giraud, 06560 Valbonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Valbonne
  • Phone Number: 493121795

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  • Cuisine: French

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