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La Caravelle

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Address: 34 quai du Port | Vieux Port, 13002 Marseille, France
Phone Number:
+33 4 91 90 36 64
7:00 am - 2:00 am
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La caravelle is an institution in marseille it's a bar restaurant with live...

La caravelle is an institution in marseille it's a bar restaurant with live jazz music every wednesday & friday tapas are offered every day from 6 to 9 & we have a selection of good wine and original cocktails breakfast and brunch every morning&a traditional restaurant on mid day with south france cooking.

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The one in the Vieux Port

This place is my favourite in the Vieux port. Offers beautiful views with a cocktail in your hand. Well sided by Jazz Music and excellent environment.

Reviewed December 2, 2014
Victor M
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place is my favourite in the Vieux port. Offers beautiful views with a cocktail in your hand. Well sided by Jazz Music and excellent environment.

2 Thank Victor M
yonaetienne, Responsable réception at La Caravelle, responded to this review
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A Marseille, le panorama exceptionnel qu’offre le bar La Caravelle est bien connu des autochtones. Situé au premier étage de... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

If you can find a vacant table on the small terrace, grab it quick. Lovely view over the port towards Notre Dame in full sun, plus a drink. An excellent place to rest your feet.

1 Thank montclus
yonaetienne, Responsable réception at La Caravelle, responded to this review

It is always a great pleasure to notice that our visitors spent a pleasant moment in The Caravelel in our city of Marseille ! More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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294 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed April 7, 2014

I love the balcony view of this bar - and even the interior is classic and beautiful. The drinks are also very nice. The service is usually quite good.

2 Thank naneliz
yonaetienne, Directeur général at La Caravelle, responded to this review

We were delighted to read your review of our bar and restaurant la Caravelle. Our team loves that you enjoyed the view from our terrace, our decor and the quality of the service. See you again soon for more adventures at la Caravelle, where you can also enjoy jazz concerts from October onwards. Look forward to seeing you there soon! More 

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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2014

On the first floor of the Bellevue Hotel, with a tiny balcony overlooking the port, this is a great hang out for drinks and simple food. The feel is shabby chic, with low lights mis-matched furniture, but the cocktails are spot on, the wine list good and well-priced, and the food, served on 'ardoises' i.e. slates, is fresh and tasty.... More 

2 Thank penangites
Mytilene, Greece
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 4, 2013

nice bar with very nice view of the port. when we went it was alive jazz night.i have to admit that i drunk one of the best dry Martini cocktails. Try it! very sweet place, easy to stay with company, able to talk and enjoy the night.

1 Thank Zoi-Zoe
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683 reviews
153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2013

I was introduced to La Caravelle when I was still a teenager and I have fond memories of the place. If you don't know about it, chances are you wont find it as it is on the first floor of a building. Drinks are reasonnably priced and food was always fresh and varied - tapas style. It is a very... More 

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Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed June 20, 2013

The bartender suggested a very nice wine to us and we sat on the balcony and enjoyed the weather and the view. We thought the wine was a touch on the expensive side (€5ish for 10cl), but would have happily gone back anyway just to enjoy all the things that La Caravelle has to offer. It was a little difficult... More 

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yonaetienne, Barman at La Caravelle, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a positive review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit. We all look forward to a future visit! More 

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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed June 13, 2013 via mobile

Loved this place for its uniqueness and decor... Retro ramshackle with great views outside and curiosities inside. In the age of corporate branding, this brand of bar stands on the shoulders of giants.

1 Thank odeyw
yonaetienne, Barman at La Caravelle, responded to this review

We definitely thank you for your visit to our bar, and for this faithful description of it. More 

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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2013

A friend recommended this place for the view. Luckily the view made the experience. Walking up the stairs almost made me turn around. It could use an ambush makeover and some curb appeal. The bathroom is stinky and the smell wafts in the hallway and stairwell. The further into the place you go the better it gets because the interior... More 

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Reviewed October 14, 2012

We found it on a website recommending unmissable places on a 36 hour visit to Marseille and it turned out just as described. The blue sign of the Hotel Belle Vue just on the right of the Mairie in the Vieux Port. Take the staircase to the first floor where there is a good sized room and a terrace with... More 

1 Thank Jannerbloke

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