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Le Sud

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Arroyo 841 | Retiro, Buenos Aires C1007AAB, Argentina
+54 11 4131-0130
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 11:59 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Le Sud restaurant is an open door to a world of true gourmet flavours in a...
Le Sud restaurant is an open door to a world of true gourmet flavours in a distinctive setting. Loyal to his French origins, Excecutive Chef Olivier Falchi tops a typical Argentinean wood grilled veal rib with a classic Bearnaise sauce. Valet Parking and WI FI.
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Good for:
Doing business
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 96
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
MUST VISIT THIS GEM!! Fantastic experience in every detail.

This is my second experience at Le Sud and the first one was just as precious, so I decided to write a review. When you walk in, you KNOW you're in for a treat. Everyone that works on premises, from the doorman at the Hotel Sofitel that houses the restaurant, to the host at the restaurant, all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Cyngold
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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london
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The breakfasts at this restaurant is first class both in terms of service and choice of food and beverages. However we were disappointed with dinner. Having dined at the Singular in Puerto Natales and Eolo in El Calafate the food was very average in comparison. We were expecting more from a five star hotel in terms of both quality and... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is my second experience at Le Sud and the first one was just as precious, so I decided to write a review. When you walk in, you KNOW you're in for a treat. Everyone that works on premises, from the doorman at the Hotel Sofitel that houses the restaurant, to the host at the restaurant, all the way to... More 

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SofitelBuenosAi... S, Maître at Le Sud, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your experience at Le Sud Restaurant,. It is always a pleasure for us to receive such a detailed and positive feedback I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve... More 

Toronto, Ontario
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

I am generally reluctant to visit hotel restaurants but this one was a gem. We had the tasting menu which involved five dishes and wines to match. We particular liked the Malbec which was from Patagonia rather than the Mendoza valley and had a very different taste..almost peppery. All dishes were very good but the deer and the dessert in... More 

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SofitelBuenosAi... S, Maitre at Le Sud, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your experience at Le Sud Restaurant,. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our service. Thank... More 

Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

As I stayed at the Sofitel Hotel (where this restaurant is housed) I eat here at breakfast and the last two nights. Breakfast was OK but given silly little coffee pots so I had to keep asking for a refill and then ask another waitress as the first had forgotten/busy elsewhere. Not a vast selection of buffet food or bread/pastries.... More 

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Frederick R, Gerente at Le Sud, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments concerning your visit in our restaurant Le Sud. I have reviewed your responses and I want to assure you that I take them very seriously. Please rest assured that they have been shared with our Executive Chef and our team so as to improve upon the points you... More 

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We come to Buenos Aires annually and stay for a couple of months, so we know many good restaurants here, but for our 52nd anniversary, we wanted something extra-special. We checked the menus of several restaurants, but we were most impressed with Le Sud. The lobby of the Sofitel Hotel where the restaurant is located is beautiful, and we received... More 

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Frederick R, Gerente at Le Sud, responded to this review

Dear guest, Firstly, I would like to thank you for your outstanding comment about our restaurant. It is a real delight to read that you have such a memorable experience with us. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

French Chef Olivier Falchi is a very talented one, and mixes all the quality of the french cuisine with the argentine excellence in meat. In a luxurious ambience, surrouned of a lavish architecture with turn-of-the-century details, lunch and dinner are an experience you have to enjoy at least once. The service is superb, carefully managed to the minimum details. No... More 

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SofitelBuenosAi... S, Mître at Le Sud, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your experience at Le Sud Restaurant,. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our service. Thank... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Last friday my wife surprised me with an invitation to dinner at Le Sud, the restaurant of the Sofitel Hotel in Buenos Aires, We arrived around 2100 and where a hostess acompanied us to our table,.We choose a three steps menú. My wife choose the vegetable terrine and I preferred the tempura shrimps. Both dishes very perfect and very tasteful.... More 

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SofitelBuenosAi... S, Maître at Le Sud, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your experience at Le Sud Restaurant,. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our service. Thank... More 

Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Had a the "Cordero Confitado" which is Lamb and it was GREAT, a bit overpriced but to be fair this restaurant is perfect to close businesses.

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SofitelBuenosAi... S, Maître at Le Sud, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your experience at Le Sud Restaurant,. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our service. Thank... More 

Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Ask for the chef Olivier to come and share with you some gourmet topics...try la table d'olivier, fair price vs quality. finish up with some cheese.

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debora l, Maître at Le Sud, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your experience at Le Sud Restaurant,. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. We are glad you enjoyed "La table d´Olivier" I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Perfect dinner at Le Sud for New Year 's Eve. A great combination of flavors and aromas paired with the best wines from Argentina.

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debora l, Maître at Le Sud, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your experience at Le Sud Restaurant,. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our service. Thank... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Arroyo 841 | Retiro, Buenos Aires C1007AAB, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighborhood: Retiro
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4131-0130

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 120
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions

Description

Le Sud restaurant is an open door to a world of true gourmet flavours in a distinctive setting. Loyal to his French origins, Excecutive Chef Olivier Falchi tops a typical Argentinean wood grilled veal rib with a classic Bearnaise sauce. Valet Parking and WI FI.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:59 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Retiro

Neighborhood Profile
Retiro
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the port, mean this neighborhood is never truly at rest. One minute you are walking down a street dotted with ornate mansions and luxurious shop windows and the next you find yourself surrounded by a sea of people racing to catch their train or bus. It is this juxtaposition of never-ending comings and goings and quiet, elegant luxury that defines Retiro, as well as Buenos Aires, a city where sharp contrasts are all around.