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16 boulevard Louis Blanc, 34000, Montpellier, France
+33 4 34 22 61 52
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Went here with a group of five. The nice thing is that you try a lot of different foods, all were good. Also enough choice for vegeterians. Service very friendly! I would recommend to go here.

Thank Nicole7810
New York
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Interesting food concept and executed well. We came here to try the vegan options, as we have a vegan in the party. They brought each of us 6 main "savories" and three desserts, so 9 shot glasses per person. We felt full afterwords and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The food was good, although not superb. Overall, we felt that the... More 

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Highland, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

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 

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

Dear RuffleScruffle, Thank you for you criticism. I apologize that your experience wasn't what you expected. The great aspect of our restaurant is that we serve the unexpected. This is what is cherished by our clients, and we will try to make it clearer for new guests. All the best in the future! 🐞🐜🐛🐝 More 

Montpellier, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 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!

Thank iconbeck
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 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!

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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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 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.

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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3 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank maxouime
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Fani T
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $33
Mediterranean, French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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  >  Occitanie  >  Herault  >  Montpellier
  • Phone Number: +33 4 34 22 61 52
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?