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110 Place Aristide Briand, 84200 Carpentras, France
0033 (0)4 90 63 30 13
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Melbourne, Australia
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

I was pretty disappointed actually. I was with a group of four and several things on the menu we chose were just not available. The waiting staff were less than helpful really. The food we did get in the end was ok, but not outstanding. The wine we had there however was very nice.

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Theil Rabier France
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187 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Whenever we come to Carpentras for their Brocantes, we always seem to end up here for lunch. The location is really excellent for the Sunday brocantes. Staff are always friendly, the food is always really good, and the prices are very reasonable. Very popular with the locals means they like it, so that is recommendation enough. We had this time... More 

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London, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We both had a pasta meal (spaghetti Bolognese) and it was edible - not much else to say about it. They had a long wine list with a seemingly good selection of wines in the range of 20 to 23 euros, but they were out of all of those and the only one they had from the region we wanted... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were staying at the hotel next door and fancied a bite to eat before joining the Fiesta de Bodegas which ran all weekend: lots of bands and entertainment and a big screen for the World Cup Final! The terrace was busy and we focused on the steaks: 3 faux-filetsandmy son opted for the Cote de boeuf. Our trio of... More 

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Theil Rabier France
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187 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

This restaurant could do with a face lift,... but hang on. No it doesn't. It is typically French, and funky. I had read the reviews, but decided to try the place out for lunch anyway, and what a very pleasant surprise. We were royally welcomed and offered a table of our choice, and although the place was busy with mostly... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

A first word of warning, do not go to Carpentras on a Sunday night. Most places are closed. L'Univers was open but that is all it had going for it. Service was polite but not friendly. The food was very poor. Tasteless Carbonara, The worst Lasagne I have ever seen. A steak which was overcooked and lamb that must have... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

Ordering the main dish with Cocquile St-Jacques was disapointing ; only 3 cocquilles. Not enough as main dish . Dessert crème brulée was completely cold ( no warm burned sugar on it. We hoped to get more satisfaction after reading the reviews !

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San Diego, California
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

We needed a good place for dinner that didn't break the bank but still offered solid food. This place fit the bill perfectly. The restaurant inside is normal. The food was very good. The steak frites were excellent as was the Coq au Vin. The pesto pasta was tasteless but the rest was good. Even the kids meal (Steak +... More 

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Wroxham, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Had a good salad lunch here that was reasonably priced. It is situated on the main street so quite noisy with traffic but the food was good and plentiful. Service was friendly and we were able to park nearby. After a leisurely lunch then took in the sights of Carpetras. Would recommend for a light lunch whilst sightseeing.

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Baltimore-Washington, DC
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123 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

It was close to our hotel and had enough menu choices so we gave it a try. Though we were a bit uncomfortable with the rowdy people eating near us, that is all they ended up being- just noisy. Our food was fine and plentiful, service was fine, the price was reasonable but if you are looking for atmosphere this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Place Aristide Briand, 84200 Carpentras, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Vaucluse  >  Carpentras
  • Phone Number: 0033 (0)4 90 63 30 13

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