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La Fiancee du Desert

#1 of 257 Restaurants in Pau
Certificate of Excellence
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21 rue Tran, 64000 Pau, Communaute d'Agglomeration Pau-Pyrenees, France
+33 5 59 27 27 58
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Calgary, Canada
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

The food is so good and the staff is friendly, but make sure you make a reservation because it's tough to get in-especially on the weekends

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Thank Patsy S
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Loved the food, plenty to eat, and friendly staff! Need to reserve a table in advance however. Fair priced too, will come back

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Sydney, Australia
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305 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

friendly staff and surroundings, the food is freshly made and plentiful and very tasty. menu is simple but comprehensive.

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Thank Claire C
Tarbes, France
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Dinner with friends, friendly staff, delicious mint tea though the courses were not really too lebanese to me. Very agreeable restaurant.

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Thank gabitzo
New Hampshire
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2015

We liked this place. Nice food and casual surrounding. The welcome from staff was pleasant and happy. Salads were good and kebabs. Thanks so much.

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England
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2015

I have now been here a few times when shopping in Pau, I wouldn't go any where else now. The food is excellant and a varied.

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Thank Flyers2004
Pau, France
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161 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2014

6 of us had lunch on a Sat. Not far from Place Verdun. A casual restaurant. Warning portions are very generous. We ordered a menu each which included choice of 3 mostly dip style starters hummous, baba ganoush, takiski etc) or meat samousas starter was excellent and then sandwich which was a flat bread with meat of choice then ice... More 

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Pau, France
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

When you live in SW France you don't want to eat duck all the time so when I was looking for something a bit different I found this on TA! The ambience is like a kasbah cafe with draped voiles, bright colours and fretwork screens. The welcome and the service is effusive and genuine. The food is simple and very... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

This is a must visit in Pau if you're looking for a nice night (or lunch) out! Beautiful, charming atmosphere, excellent service and delicious, fresh, well made food will make you want to come back for seconds! The dessert menu is interesting, varied and original and the same goes for the food menu. Didier has a fun personality and he... More 

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Thank 3hearts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2014

La Fiancee du Desert is an absolute gem. Having tried and failed to turn up for a table a couple of times, I finally remembered to book in advance for lunch this week! Just three of us went for lunch, it was utterly delightful. Hummus, tzaziki, moussaka and a falafel wrap full of DELIGHTFUL ingredients with the perfect hint of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Armenian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 rue Tran, 64000 Pau, Communaute d'Agglomeration Pau-Pyrenees, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Bearn-Basque Country  >  Communaute d'Agglomeration Pau-Pyrenees  >  Pau
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 27 27 58

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?