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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible64%
Jun 3, 2017
“Average taste average price”
May 28, 2017
“Very very bad”
Restaurant Hours
French, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
13 Place du Forum, 13200, Arles, France
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

We have just returned from a lovely week in Arles and ate at some amazing restaurants as recommended by our hotel staff. However, we were looking for a quick lunch and nipped in here! What a mistake. My boyfriend order paella which was reasonably enjoyable....More

Thank Lucy D
Reviewed July 23, 2015

My wife and I spent four lovely days in Arles and on 23rd June we had a meal at the Taverne Du Forum. I tried to pay by credit card but, after entering my pin number, the owner said that the machine had stopped working...More

Thank Rowdy022
Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

This was the worst place I have ever had the misfortune to eat! Stale old chips clearly refried, dirty glasses, abysmal pasta! Don't eat here!

1  Thank Axis34
Reviewed May 27, 2015

I am surprised by the popularity of this restaurant. Worst service and food I ever had in France. First, the waiter forgot what wine I ordered. Second, when he did bring the wine, it was the wrong volume. Third, I waited for 15 minutes after...More

1  Thank EricT2112
Reviewed October 27, 2014

surprisingly it was the most popular restaurant in the square, which is why we chose it. The service was one of the worse ever. Really unpolite, bad manners, and even the cleanliness of the waitress was far from acceptable. The food was ok, but far...More

Thank Daniel35232
Reviewed August 20, 2014

A quick note before I begin; we had a person in our group that speaks fluent French - there was no language barrier to speak of. We were attracted by the huge paella pan outside and the bustle and energy of the restaurant. It shortly...More

2  Thank Charles N
Reviewed August 3, 2014

My family and I were attracted by its prime location/setting but that quickly turned into a very disappointing experience. The escalope was basically an oversized chicken nugget. Frozen. The ratatouille and pasta bolognese were tasteless and from a can/jar. Just all putrid! Avoid at all...More

3  Thank marinag878
Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

I have been in this restaurant in October 2013 with my girlfriend during our weekend in Arles. Actually we did not choose that restaurant in purpose but we just picked a table looked nice in the middle of the "place du forum". It turned out...More

2  Thank Mehmet Ö
Reviewed November 8, 2013

I'm so surprised by other TA comments! we dined here recently and had a most enjoyable evening. I wanted to avoid the famed 'Van Gogh' café as the waiters were already looking at their watches clearly bored at no customers being quieter season. And strolling...More

1  Thank ARiviera
Reviewed October 26, 2013

My wife and I had lunch here and enjoyed it so much we came again for an evening meal, both were good value. It's a good location at one end of the Place du Forum, plenty to see as one eats a really good value...More

Thank ChrisGG1950
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
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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