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Oustau de Baumaniere

Chemin departemental 27, 13520 Les Baux de Provence, France
+33 4 90 54 33 07
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (12 reviews)
“lamb” (15 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Chemin departemental 27, 13520 Les Baux de Provence, France
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

4 of us were recommended to dine here by a chef who had previously worked here at the beginning of his career. He obviously learned his lessons well. This restaurant is divine. We ate outside on the patio for lunch. The food was excellent, the...More

Thank Jack F
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jack F, We thank you for your comments. We are delighted that you chose our restaurant for lunch and that you enjoyed the cuisine. Could you tell us who recommended to you our restaurant by sending us an e-mail at satisfaction@baumaniere.com ? It will...More

Reviewed October 30, 2017

I have given this review an Average rating because while I would grade the food as Good, the extortionate prices tainted the whole experience for me, and in spite of some highlights, I cannot get past the unpleasant knowledge that I was taken for a...More

Thank Jalex07216
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jalex07216, I am sad when I read your comments but I must thank you for your feedback on our landscapes and surroundings. It is a shame that you did not know about our pricing as I can understand that you have been really unsatisfied...More

Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

It’s not two Michelin stars, it’s not good enough, and it’s a rip off. Having attended several Michelin star restaurants now, both 1,2 and 3 stars, I must say that this restaurant is not even worth a single star. As we would say in Danish:...More

Thank Mer21maid
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mer21maid, Your writing is just amazing; you must be working for the Michelin team to be so assertive… Rip off? You go to a 2 Michelin restaurant and you do not check for menus to make sure that the style of the cuisine would...More

Reviewed October 13, 2017

We had made Oustau de Baumaniere the highlight of our one week eating trip in Provence. We even booked a night's stay in the hotel to make this a very special evening. Things started going wrong from the time we sat down in the garden...More

Thank marigo13
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear marigo13, I am badly surprised with your comments and I you would like to rectify some of your sayings: Our Champagnes are only premium products, proposing à la coupe “blanc de blanc, brut or rosé champagne selection”. If you are referring to our champagne...More

Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

One of our best Michelin starred meals. Super attentive wait staff. Amazing food creations. Very large wine list. Just perfect!More

Thank Vsm09
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Vsm09, We thank you for your comments. We are delighted that we are one of your best Michelin starred restaurant and that you enjoyed your stay at l’Oustau de Baumanière. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you soon to taste this large...More

Reviewed October 4, 2017

We've been before, but only for lunch as we'd end up here after touring. It was time for the full experience, and what a glorious and memorable dinner it was. The greeting was a warm and friendly as possibly imagined, and the grand and courteous...More

Thank Drapeaued
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Drapeaued, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our restaurant L’Oustau de Baumanière and appreciated the service. We will share your words with our team, the chef and the sommelier. We hope you will keep this delightful moment in your memories. We...More

Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Exquisite traditional french menu, beautiful dining room. Found the female/male separate amuse bouche a little presumptuous; however; very capable team, professional and very helpful.

Thank Mahalia E
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Dear Mahalia E, Thank you for your comment. We are happy that you liked our French cuisine and the decoration of our restaurant. Concerning the amuse bouche, the Chef only suggests a variation to our guests. Best regards,

Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

It was realy good experience to lunch in this place. Good service and great cooker. Magic site for a romantic lunch or diner.

Thank Jaume46
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Dear Jaume46, We appreciate your comment. We are delighted that you had a good experience, enjoying your lunch and the service. If you decide to come back one day we will be glad to welcome you again. Best regards,

Reviewed August 13, 2017

After La Cabro dÓr our expectations were even higher for this restaurant. And indeed this restaurant is exceptional. Starters and deserts were world class. However the Saint Pierre was good but not close to the superior one in La Cabre. Due to the temperature it...More

Thank Willem G
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2017

Dear Willem, We thank you for your sweet words. We are pleased to read that you have appreciated our restaurants, but we are sorry to read about mistake during the service. We will share your comments to our restaurant manager to ensure that it does...More

Reviewed August 2, 2017

I was totalt speachless the first time we went there. I had the vegetarian menu and it was one of the Best meals i ever had. Second time i had one of the other menus and it was also amazing. Theis is a must try...More

Thank Rikke L
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2017

Dear Rikke, We are delighted to read your comments and to know that you enjoyed the cuisine of our Chef Glenn Viel. We hope that we will have the pleasure to welcome you again soon, Best regards,

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Good Morning, There is no strict dress code. It's casual but no shorts or flip flops. We look forward to welcoming you. Best regards,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chemin departemental 27, 13520 Les Baux de Provence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Les Baux de Provence
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 54 33 07
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Description
Jean-André Charial joined his grandfather Raymond Thuilier in 1969, at the tender age of 24 and then training with some of the greatest French chefs of the time, including Troisgros, Chapel, Haeberlin, Giradet and Bocuse. A passionate and generous man, Jean-André Charial favours a classic style of cuisine, rooted in the soil of Provence, showcasing local produce, where garnishes do not hide the essential nature of any dish. He believes in having l'Oustau de Baumanière, his 2 Michelin stars restaurant evolve with the times, by modernizing its menu, while still respecting
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