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3 Place Peyra, 06140 Vence, France
0493580300
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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    Very good
  • 23
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Vert good restaurant

Enjoyed a good lunch. Will definitely come back. Good outside in the summer as well as inside during wintertime.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Mie A
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Vence, France
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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152 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Vence, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a good lunch. Will definitely come back. Good outside in the summer as well as inside during wintertime.

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Leicester
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

A busy restaurant in the old heart of Vence catering for locals and tourists. Good food and great service with a friendly atmosphere. This restaurant was recommended by the owner of the Hotel Miramar where we were staying.

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Toronto
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205 reviews 205 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We ate in this wonderful restaurant during our recent visit to Vence. Located right on the Place du Peyra, the restaurant is intimate without being crowded. The host was pleasant, spoke some English and explained various menu items. My wife ordered a fish dish consisting of two different types of fish arrange in thin slices like a millefeuille. She said... More 

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Cary, NC
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130 reviews 130 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

On a Monday, in the off season, there were few places open for lunch. This was fortunate, because otherwise I might have missed an excellent meal by eating elsewhere. The fish soup, with traditional accompaniments, had real depth of flavor, as did the wine sauce with the biche. The meat was very tender, and I enjoyed the chestnuts that came... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The weather was dismal but this restaurant was busy! Staff were welcoming and we warmed up quickly in the cozy setting. Our entrée was over the top - creamy capuccino of cepes and noisettes. This could be a meal on its own. I chose the Biche which was tender and smothered in a reduction that was intense. The daube was... More 

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Aarhus, Arhus, Denmark
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

the restaurant is in a really nice square with a fountain and closed to traffic. We were served by a very nice waiter that took care of setting up a table were the kids could have their space. The food was nice and really fair for the price. We, the adults, had foie gras, salmon, maigret de canard, steak and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Wonderful service and superb Creme Brûlée.This restaurant is located in the historic walled city and is magically lit at night. We had the plat du jour menu and were impressed by the selection and quality of food and the excellent service. This was our first night in France and a lovely memory.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Found this place by chance having spent the morning in St Paul, took the bus to Vence and came upon the restaurant , situated as other reviewers have said in an enclosed square sharing the space with a number of other food establishments. It was coming to the end of the lunch period not too busy but service was good,... More 

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Uithoorn, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Lovely area to sit and have dinner. The goat's cheese salad was really good but the steak, my husband's was overdone and my duck's breast almost raw. Shame because it was à good piece of meat. ..and I like my duck rare but not still quacking....

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The food at Le Pigeonnier is good and good value for money. The staff appear to be very helpful but for non french speakers check your bill. An unexplained addition charge on one occasion is acceptable but when it happens on the next visit for a similar amount of money questions can be raised. In their favour matter was quickly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Place Peyra, 06140 Vence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Vence
  • Phone Number: 0493580300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

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