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12 Rue Chardin

Chardin 12, Tbilisi, Georgia
+995 577 48 04 60
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Ranked #136 of 280 Restaurants in Tbilisi
Price range: $10 - $40
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Chardin 12 was one of the first restaurants on the famous Chardin Street in the Old part of Tbilisi. You will find fine European dishes, as well as traditional Georgian food on the menu. There is live music to be enjoyed along with a fantastic atmosphere.
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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Right there on one of the main streets of the old town, this small, typical Georgian dining room has a collection of interesting knick knacks adorning the walls, old musical instruments, a stuffed pheasant, brass candle sticks, old sepia photographs which all make for a very cosy atmosphere. Its menu is Georgian/European. We had Chanaki khachapuri, a super delicious cheesepie,... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I read some of these reviews after we had gone to 12 rue Chardin and could not believe what I was reading. I had chanakhi a lamb aubergine garlic and tomato dish served in a clay pot. It was delicious. My partner went for pork medallions with tomato mushroom and cheese and rosemary potatoes and since we had been all... More 

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Oman
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Sometimes the heavy Georgian main dishes of stuffed breads/dumplings etc. can get tedious. This cosy little restaurant in a popular lane of old Tbilisi offers a welcome change. We had excellent steaks and great salads with Georgian walnut dressings. The décor and atmosphere are also good, as is the selection of wines.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

High quality Georgian and European food, great wines, quick service, very nice location in one of the most popular and lively streets of the old city. Fantastic to sit outside in the summer with wine and food platter too. But do try Georgian meals and their great Greek salad.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

Another honest food review... this time from Tbilisi. Oh God. We were unwelcome to the nice looking location with grins and eye rolls. We ordered our food excited to taste the so called nectar of the Caucaus. I started with the chicken soup which took 45 minutes to bring to the table. It was watered down and had no chicken... More 

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Yerevan, Armenia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Don't be fooled by the disgusting service, the food is also disgusting. The decor is beautiful, however.

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

The place is really nice, and the food is ok, the live music is awesome, but the service is disastrous. The owners would better train their personnel to be polite.

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london
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125 reviews 125 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

12 Rue Chardin gives an impression of an eccentric place due to its decorative fittings on her walls ranging from type writers to musical instruments. It is a medium sized restaurant=bar at a convenient location. There is live jazz music after 8.30pm, but the band is also eccentric somehow as it was swithching from Jazz standards to Bossa Nova time... More 

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

This restaurant serves a mixture of European cuisine. A popular place among Tbilisi residents and the visitors. Live music plays in the evenings. Reservations are recommended as it get packed towards the evening. Very nice design of the restaurant.

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Ana M, Owner at 12 Rue Chardin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, i hope you will visit us again. More 

Baku, Azerbaijan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

12 rue Chardin is one of the best restaurants in Tbilisi. I was there last year. I came to Tbilisi to celebrate New Year with my friends even this year. I love 12 rue Chardin. Everyone will enjoy from a very nice and friendly atmosphere and the live music in the restaurant.

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I am verry happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to my restaurant, we hope to see you again soon. More 

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Address: Chardin 12, Tbilisi, Georgia
Phone Number: +995 577 48 04 60
Location: Europe  >  Georgia  >  Tbilisi
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40

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