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Playfood

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16 boulevard Louis Blanc, 34000, Montpellier, France
+33 4 34 22 61 52
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7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Highland, Maryland
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264 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

OK lots of incomprehensible praise for this place. Yes it is different and inexpensive but our party of five between 61 and 24 found the food combinations uninviting and candidly have used it as a bizarre negative reference point on this trip. Every time we see a shot glass anywhere we immediately posit bizarre food combinations like grasshopper ketchup creme... More 

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Thank RuffleScruffle
Montpellier, France
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting concept , visually and for several different tastes. Warm, cold, veggie, fish, meat all in small portions.. but in number. Firstly salty, to end with desserts and again from chocolate mousse to creme brulee. To be honnest for two the proposal of12 + 6 was perfect but before desserts I choose 6 more salty because some of them deserve... More 

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Thank indeepocean
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant, if you're passing through Montpellier it's a must do food experience. Great concept of neat and flavour full dishes served in small glasses. There is something for everyone, meat lover, vegetarian and even vegan. In addition to this the service is excellent with the owner/host making you feel at home. Don't miss out!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second time here and did not disappoint. We loved the selection of verrines and slightly different approach. Our host Jean Daniel made us feel very welcome and speaks excellent English if required. This restaurant epitomizes what we love about Montpellier, friendly, vibrant and new, but based on a good foundation. A l`annee prochaine!

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Thank DavidChung23
JDanielR, Gérant at Playfood, responded to this review

Dear David, thank you so much for your lovely review. This was so a good surprise to see you another time this year. Having regular customer is such a good thing in our particular way of thinking our work. This was a good time to tchat with you during your time here. I can't wait to be next year to... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was okay, nothing spectacular and you could taste that it was not very fresh. The waiter also had difficulty with my boyfriends nut allergy... Fortunately it all went well but if you have a severe allergy I do not suggest you go there.

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1 Thank Anouk S
JDanielR, Gérant at Playfood, responded to this review

Bonjour, Thank you for your visit in our restaurant. We do our best to welcome everyone at playfood, presenting our work in small glasses, taking good care of our costumers and avoiding potential mistakes, satisfying any special food request. My sincerest apologies for any inconvenience. More 

Montpellier, France
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44 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Although it is a very pleasant and unique experience to eat in small glasses, I was still a little bit hungry after I Ieft. To have my stomach satisfied, I should have paid around 30 euros for 12 or 13 verrines + a glass of wine. The place itself is quite small and doesn't have the comfortable feeling you might... More 

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Thank maxouime
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

An excellent choice for the restaurant avec verrines. All the tasty recipes were served in small glaces (2,20 euros per glass or 18 per person - desserts are included). The menu was also for vegetarians like myself and my personal favorite"Tapioca" (special pasta). The restaurant was easy to find just opposite to Corum and 5min walk from the central square... More 

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Thank Fani T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

This was something new, really liked the concept of food serving and being a vegetarian in France it's not easy for me to find food easy but this place had a lot of options and they all tasted really good, high recommend this place for people visiting montpellier

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Thank Siddharth353
JDanielR, Gérant at Playfood, responded to this review

Bonjour! thank you for your visit and your review. at playfood we want to be able to welcome everyone, no matter what they prefer (or prefer not) eat. This is why, since the beginning of 2016, every new recipe has to be vegan, The challenge is high, as you mentioned, refering to french gastronomy. we are happy that you enjoyed... More 

Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Playfood plays in the stomach groove, offering a unique combination of tastes packed in the verres classiques. My personal favourites dishes (and highly recommended) was a mix of potatoes and bacon with a (French sauce, if I got it correctly), a magnificent blend of goat cheese and radishes, and the all time classic mousse chocolate.. The menu is even more... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

This place is great. The guy was really friendly and helpful and spoke English really well describing all the dishes to us. Though the food can be just as expensive as most other places around France for what you get as you need a few to really fill up this place was a welcome change for a vegetarian in France.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $34
Cuisine
Mediterranean, French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 boulevard Louis Blanc, 34000, Montpellier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Herault  >  Montpellier
  • Phone Number: +33 4 34 22 61 52
Description
Playfood, Verrines Restaurant, urban, chic and well designed. You can compose your meal with a choice of little dishes, served in small glasses, made in the spirit of local, nomadic and contemporary taste, to share and discover. At the foot of the Opera Berlioz and Place de la Comédie, ideally situated on the historic axis of Montpelier’s city center.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?