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La Taverne du Forum

13 Place du Forum, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 90 96 08 80
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  • Excellent4%
  • Very good11%
  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible64%
4 weeks ago
Apr 8, 2018
“My stomach is crying. 🤮🤢😰😱”
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13 Place du Forum, 13200, Arles, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place du Forum is pleasant enough square in Arles. But watch out! Bad service, terrible food- food poisoning is a real possiblity, especially at La Taverne du Forum, which has seating in the middle of the square restaurant area.

Thank EEVAHistorian
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

For the waiter who couldn’t speak English... Mon estomac pleure! Please do not eat here. Nothing was good. Worst onion soup I’ve ever seen, white, cold croutons, bad cheese served on the side. Crunchy onions. Couldn’t eat it. Ordered a cheese omelette and frittes, looked...More

Thank Polly P
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here because recommended restaurants in the area were not open, I guess because the tourist season wasn’t in full swing. This was listed in Rick Steves so we thought we’d give it a try. Seated by sullen waiter with no interest in overcoming the...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed April 3, 2018

The food is bad and not fresh. One of my friends got diarrhea after the dinner. No oven outside and it was cold in the evening. A small good is that the waiter is friendly.

Thank Long C
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

We were expecting to be disappointed based on the reviews here, but we were hungry and there wasn't much open for dinner on a Sunday evening in the off season, so we tried it. We ordered from the specials menu and both loved our meals....More

Thank moorejjbb
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Stopped by to get a couple of crepes for dessert after dinner at another restaurant in Arles. Took a little bit to attract waitress's attention after which she demanded (mostly suggested) if we were doing a take out. We were planning to sit down and...More

Thank Travel_world_with_me
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Great location in Arles - close to the sights and a very busy square ideal for people watching. A very tourist orientated place to eat lunch. The menu was fine, the food was OK. Service good and friendly. Other reviews would suggest this is some...More

Thank Park_Hall_Barry
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Pizza was not cooked, we got a salad and we didn't even try it. Simply disgosting. Service was disgraceful. Our only bad expierence in France after a week travelling around!

Thank Alonso A
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

This place doesn't even deserve a 1 in the review- it was APPALLING. Do not go. I ordered an omelette that resembled and tasted like an old dish cloth. It had probably been cooked in the morning and reheated as I have never seen such...More

Thank Alice B
Reviewed August 21, 2017

In our two weeks visit in France, this was our only terrible experience overall not just restaurants. It was crowded, I don't know why. Our food was served before we got our drinks. My omelette was completely burnt on one side. No apology. The waiter...More

Thank Raja R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Place du Forum, 13200, Arles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Arles
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 96 08 80
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