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Chez Simone

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7 rue Mailly | boulevard boramar, 66190 Collioure, France
+33 4 34 29 93 47
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Hobart, Australia
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location and busy because not much open late November. Staff were friendly and helpful but a menu in English would help when choosing from a list of tapas. Price was a little on the high side.

Thank rcvdam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

After a week in the Languedoc I realised that - though we've tried out quite a few restaurants - none of them were drool with every bite beyond outstanding with regard to the food. We then dropped in to Chez Simone for old times sake, and every single dish was fabulous. Whether we had luck, I cannot say - but... More 

Thank Ebrasse
kimbolton cambs
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Was expecting a an ok meal . Truly disappointing. Maybe it's because it's mid oct . A third of the items on the menu not available . I ordered hot gambas they arrived cold and spongey and were just under 14 euros for a tapas dish . My husband ordered pork in a BBQ sauce which was served on white... More 

Thank lesalberes
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Called in on Sunday and had a table for 8, waiter advised a selection of Tapas for chef to decide. Bit apprehensive but what a feast,,,,,two breads with toppings a meat platter with cheese and seafood plates that were outstanding - squid and calamari so fresh and in great dressing.Came to approx 30 euros a head without wine, excellent.

Thank david r
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

The eternal dilemma about where to eat: a place with a good location or a place with good food? As our favourite (Casa Gala) was shut, we came here. What to say? The tuna tartare looked ancient and tasted of nothing much and the black rice was massively overcooked. The salmon and wakame was ok but under seasoned and the... More 

1 Thank Alcabe
Arnaud G, Propriétaire at Chez Simone, responded to this review

Hello mister Bocuse ! Im very happy of your visit in my restaurant... A people like you, with an enorme expérience in our job ! No, sorry im joking You are a kind of person who you ridicule you in public because you are very stupid ! I love casa gala too, it's a friend ! But it's not the... More 

Corrèze, Limousin, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

1st reviewed this in 2012 when it was a truly lovely 'hole in the wall' Tapas bar of merit. It is no longer like that. Not sure whether it has been sold or owners have changed their strategy. The place is now worse than many others on the seafront. Seems to be catering for the masses these days. Menus are... More 

2 Thank Andy D
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We found this by chance from one of the kids wanting a crepe... Service was A+ Food was AA++++ Egg and chips!!!!!!!!! Chicken and chips !!!!!! Highly recommend a visit to chez Simon

Thank Charlotte F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Well for a English abroad and in search for a meal, I would tell anyone to go. Calamari was to die for. The food and staff were exceptional. Hope you have the same pleasure as we did

Thank simon w
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

We visited this restaurant 3 evenings during our stay, the food each time was excellent and the staff were very accommodating...

Thank Alex B
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143 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Took the Collioure salad, Loop and Dorade for us too - my Loop was pretty small and so a bit overcooked. Are they letting it slip as they used to be pretty good - seems like the same front of house

Thank grayb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $21
French, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 rue Mailly | boulevard boramar, 66190 Collioure, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Pyrenees-Orientales  >  Collioure
  • Phone Number: +33 4 34 29 93 47

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