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La Vieille Fontaine


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$42 - $167
French, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

4 years ago we had dinner here and it was excellent. We returned with high expectations and this time it was disappointing. While my wife's meal was ok, it certainly was not worth the price. My meal, unfortunately, went from bad to worse. My first...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had an excellent meal here in mid August 2018. Lovely courtyard on a perfect summer evening. There was no real choice in the menu as it was set and the wine list was huge and all in French so I left...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

This courtyard with its fountain is an oasis of calm.Good food,good service,a great pity only that the previous professional and charming headwaiter was fired.Still one of the best addresses in Avignon.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed a dinner here while on a short, last minute, gastronomic jaunt to Avignon. I dined alone. I chose the restaurant based on a combination of TA reviews, the ability to get a reservation on one days notice, and the fact I was staying...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed October 22, 2017

This excellent gourmet restaurant offers an interesting selection of dishes. They are highly creative and perfectly cooked - the amuse bouches were wonderful (haddock mousse and mackerel) and my duck foie gras and beetroot starter was superb. The veal main course was extremely tender -...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Over 10 years, there hasn't been significant changes and that's good! Great dinner in their courtyard that makes you think the rest of the world went away. Swordfish 1st course as an appetizer was very interesting and new. Turbo prepared just right and steak were...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2017

The restaurant is associated with the hotel but has the feel of an independent restaurant. This is especially so if you eat outside in the summer since the hotel is fronted by a very lovely enclosed courtyard and the restaurant is in the courtyard. The...More

Thank johnmatchett44
Reviewed May 25, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at La Vielle Fontaine. Very good food, with fresh, flavorful ingredients, skillfully prepared and creatively presented. Elegant setting; the dining room is beautifully appointed, quiet and sophisticated, but not stuffy. Unlike an earlier poster, we found the service to be...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank DJ139
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Food, service and setting. Cannot fault this restaurant. Head Chef a local boy with loads of talent. Creative without being ostentatious. By far the best meal in France we'd had and we ate out every night from low key to Michelin.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed January 6, 2017

A beautiful elegant dining room, perfectly in keeping with the style of the hotel. Some amazing food options but we opted for the shorter 3 course menu. The food was beautifully presented and flavours varied between good and great. Service was attentive but the staff...More

Date of visit: January 2017
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