Following the reviews, we went for lunch on an extremely hot day, and despite our usual preference for all food Thai, we wanted to see what the hype was about.
A previous reviewer is right in that you shouldn't feel you have taken the wrong path; keep going and this little gem is right at the end. It's hot work getting there in the midday heat!
What paradise! We felt quite envious of the owner's lifestyle choice in giving it all up for this piece of heaven. He has decorated it beautifully, but not OTT chichi, more shabby chic, bright and colourful. On offer was the legendary salad (the adults ate it, delicious) and pasta for the kids (good, with homemade ratatouille). Coupled with homemade iced tea, and a smiling owner who aimed to please, we were made to feel at home - and we had no issues with our two children aged 9 and 11, despite a previous poster's comments.
We sat inside as it was such a hot day, but slipped onto the terrace before we left, to admire the view of the islands, children playing in the water, and a man fishing.
Only tiny criticism - pas de cafe! We would have enjoyed un petit expresso but the owner explained it is too quiet to keep his coffee (on show in a filter coffee jug) hot. I do get this, but it is strange from a Frenchman!
Overall a little gem. Food good, not outstanding, but a change from Thai if you're bored. Prices higher than locally.
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