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Lou Pignatoun

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Rue de l'Oratoire, 06130, Grasse, France
04 93 36 11 80
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant following a recommendation. We made sure to try their famous Aoili which comes with white fish and vegetables. It was like being at my grandmother's house where everything has the bejeezus boiled out of it. The vegetables were so overdone and sad and the fish was tough as old boots. The Aoili was so strong... More 

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Thank RoseCRJB
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on an off chance just passing. There were 7 of us and they were pretty full, but went out of their way to seat us. We had the daily menu which had lovely choices on it. The house red was lovely and had a perfectly cooked steak. They created a special veggie dish for my partner which was... More 

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Munich, Germany
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Went there for lunch (closed for dinner). Small place ,but sufficient privacy.Warm welcome,fast and very friendly service.3 course menu was excellent.Many locals eating there.Great value for money.Any time again.

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Thank alex2013998
Basel, Switzerland
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

THE french cuisine located in such a lovely place makes the experience unforgettable. The staff is friendly and accomodate our needs with a small child.

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Thank Estelle F
Oxford
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Daily menu (so good and sadly not so often) Family restaurant. Perfectly cooked fish and Guinea fowl. Just go there, these people know what they are doing and offer a taste of la France.

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Thank jazzbo F
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting meals of the day, true french cuisine at accesible prices. Highly recommand. Very nice waiters also.

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Thank Anca M
Treviso, Italy
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

It is said that French cuisine has improved all round the world, except in France. It is frites with everything. This is a humble little restaurant that is well worth seeking out in the backstreets of Grasse. Authentic and reasonably priced food, very well cooked.

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Thank Kevin W
Cabris, France
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I've been here twice (both times for the annual Alliance Française luncheon) and despite having to deal with a "party" of about 80 participants, the service and the food remained excellent. Not a "tourist" restaurant, Lou Pignatoun is mostly frequented by locals. It's a real gem, hidden on a narrow street in Old Grasse.

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Thank Tracy N
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

The locals use this which is always a good sign. The food choice was limited to the plat de jour but the choice was about 5 dishes. Service was good as was the food and v reasonably priced. I note that all the lower scores for this restaurant are from French people. Perhaps if this is the sort of restaurant... More 

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Wennington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We too stumbled upon this excellent restaurant and agree with the sentiments of virtually all the preceding comments. Great local Provencal food, welcoming atmosphere and patron and a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The venison casserole was the star followed by just about everything else. We will return

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de l'Oratoire, 06130, Grasse, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Grasse
  • Phone Number: 04 93 36 11 80

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