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La cerise sur le gateau

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7 Place Ramus, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 42 27 46 46
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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767 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

The lamb shoulder in an artichoke tapenade and the salmon kofta with ginger flavoring were excellent and convinced us to look more closely at the items on their menu. For instance, we ordered vegetarian dishes like eggplant with goat cheese and an Indian biryani. The prices are moderate, mostly under $20. This is a nice place with good service, and... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

The food was good and the prices reasonable but the chef/owner's demeanour was brusque and unfriendly. Whether taking the reservation in person, greeting/seating us or serving, he appeared disinterested and perfunctory and consequently the ambiance left much to be desired. It is a very small restaurant with inside and outside seating, weather permitting, and the one person does the cooking... More 

Thank Susan2301_13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, excellent environment decoration, very friendly!! You can find unique french dishes. The wine is amazing! Best choice in provence!

Thank Christofer N
Aix-en-Provence, France
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2016

Tiny dining room. Larger than life host. Inspired food. Fantastic wine. Will remember this night for a long time.

Thank Neal C
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

Small and cozy! Same man cooking and serving. A funny and welcoming man serving mostly organic food from local produces. Book ahead as it's often full!

Thank Martin R
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015

If you like French cuisine, this place will not dissapoint you! Best meal I had during our holiday in the South of France. Ingredients are fresh and organic; nicely served and the chef is really a master playing with flavours. Make sure you book in advance and if you plan on staying multiple days in Aix-en-Provence, book 2 dinners there... More 

Thank pareuk
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2015

Came with wife and baby of 5 months.youll never complain about your kitchen space when you see what the chef is able to do in such a tiny kitchen. Good was fresh, organic, and insanely delicious. Two entrees of generous proportion, two desserts, two wine glasses - about 50Eu, making it exceptional value. I oils gladly pay double for this... More 

Thank Charles W
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2015

We visited La Cerise Sur Le Gateau on our final night in Aix, and it was an incredible meal. The owner took our order, waited on our table, and cooked the meal all by himself, and we could tell that it was truly a labor of love. I ordered the alouettes (amazing), and my husband had the guinea fowl (delicious).... More 

Thank Megan R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

the meal was excellent and good value for money. The wine was good also . they supply blankets on the terrace which was very much appreciated as the mistral was present in Aix last Saturday. a good atmosphere a really good evening !

Thank Julie B
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Visited Aix for a meal on 5th September 2015 booked here because it was organic and the trip advisor reviews were very good and it certainly didn't disappoint. The food was superb. I am vegetarian and had aubergines stuffed with a fabulous ratatouille 3 had salmon 1 had biryani and 1 had lamb and although the portions were not huge... 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
French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Place Ramus, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Aix-en-Provence
  • Phone Number: +33 4 42 27 46 46

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