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“Great food, so-so hotel” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Restaurant L'Hibiscus

Restaurant L'Hibiscus
1060, Avenue Jean-Henri Fabre, 84200 Carpentras, France
04 90 63 35 35
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Ranked #9 of 42 Restaurants in Carpentras
Price range: $21 - $57
Cuisines: French
Good for: Doing business
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Sonning Common, Berks
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“Great food, so-so hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I have stayed at the Safari hotel many times on business over the last 4 years. The hotel is okay, but what sets it apart is the restaurant. The food is fantastic, amongst the best I've eaten in many visits to France. The presentation is adventurous - my last meal included a deconstructed "chicken pie" which was essentially a perfectly cooked piece of chicken with a stuffed ravioli and ended with a "snowball" that hid the fruit dessert. It is a little pricey off the carte and in mid-week can have a funereal atmosphere if there are few guests, but in the summer when you can eat around the pool it is superb. Service in both the dining room and the hotel can vary a bit, but it is well worth a try if you want to experience adventurous French cooking.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Stayed in Hotel Safari - ate there every night”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Excellent service and prepared to vary menu to your taste - very well managed and good menu / wine etc.

Visited June 2012
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