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La Gaudinade

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
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Updated 10/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 10/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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$18 - $53
CUISINES
French, Mediterranean, European, Grill
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed August 25, 2020

We had a fabulous time! The food was fantastic (highly recommend the escargots). The wine selection is good and most importantly the two owners, husband and wife, are adorable. They entertained us the whole time. Very funny couple. But hey, it's not a comedy show,...you are there for the food and the food is delicious. Merci encore et bravo.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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nathaliebella, Marketing at La Gaudinade, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2020

Dear TheHotelTrotter, thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback regarding our restaurant. We are glad to hear that you have a fabulous time and that you appreciate the food. We look forward to welcoming you again to La Gaudinade.

Reviewed August 9, 2020 via mobile

We dined here last week with our 2 children and had a fantastic dining experience. The couple were so attentive to us from the start when the restaurant was relatively quiet, to the end of the meal, when the restaurant was busy... it looked like...every table was still being well looked after and service could not be faulted. In the current climate, health and safety was evidently so important to make all feel safe and still enjoy an extremely high quality dining experience... and to the important part... the food... it was so delicious and to such a high standard... presentation, taste... the gnocchi, escargot, mille feuille were particular favourites... overall a delightful, delicious and safe environment to enjoy a meal during these times... would so very highly recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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nathaliebella, Marketing at La Gaudinade, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2020

Thank you so much for your kind words, B1268MUmichaelm. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us. And we are glad to hear that your family had a fantastic dining experience. Hope to see you soon at La Gaudinade.

Reviewed August 4, 2020 via mobile

I was here 3 times, and each time I met with the exceptional hospitality and cuisine. This is the taste of France for me. The rooms are stylishly arranged (Provence style). The dishes are served on a beautiful tableware. The portions are not so small,...and not so big, just enough to make you feel a bit unsatisfied and ask for more. The best foie gras I ate so far. But also the seafood is delicious. The host likes talks with guests, tries to remember some niuances about them (the country they come from, etc.). What struck me was the fact that he rembembered each of us after a year passed from our last visit (we behave well ;-)) I recommend my friends to go there if they are somewhere near Cannes.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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nathaliebella, Marketing at La Gaudinade, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2020

Dear Justyna G, Thank you so much for giving us a 5-stars rating and for your wonderful feedback! We are overjoyed to receive your compliments and appreciation. We always do our best in giving outstanding service to every customers and you shall always remain our...More

Reviewed July 22, 2020

This restaurant was fab from start to finish. The owners are so lovely. The service was impeccable. The food- top notch. I am a vegetarian and loved that I finally found a restaurant in Provence with a vegetarian menu! But all of our dishes were...great. My son loved the truffle gnocchi. The decor is lovely too. Highly recommend!!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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nathaliebella, Marketing at La Gaudinade, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2020

Dear Debra H, Thank you so much for visiting us and for giving us a 5-stars rating! It's highly appreciated. We are overjoyed to receive your compliments and appreciation. We always do our best in giving outstanding service to every customers. Thank you also for...More

Reviewed October 2, 2019

Good food from a small menu, interesting decoration, very friendly staff, crowded and noisy as you'd expect. Have no reason at all to give less than 5 points: Fully met expectations and surpassed them because I didn't expect much in a tourist trap like Mougins.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Olivier N, Responsable relations clients at La Gaudinade, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2019

Dear A9358LGmarcoa, Thank you for this lovely review. We are glad to see that you had a good moment in our restaurant. We hope to see you again during your stay ! Best regards, La Gaudinade

Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

We ate here on our first night in Mougins. Everything we ate was outstanding. Highly recommend the fois gras and the zucchini as starters - both were made to perfection. The fowl and the octopus main course were prepared beautifully and equally delicious. And I...could have eaten multiple dishes of the warm chocolate dessert - it was seriously that good!! The husband and wife duo that owns the restaurant are wonderful people and made the experience like we were invited to their home for dinner. Highly recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Mougins!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Olivier N, Responsable relations clients at La Gaudinade, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2019

Dear p413ak, Thank you for this lovely review. We are glad to read that you had a great moment for this first night in Mougins ! We hope to see you again during your stay ! Best regards, La Gaudinade

Reviewed September 8, 2019

The vegetarian menu is truly excellent - not extensive but superb quality. Great service too. Highly recommended

Date of visit: September 2019
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Olivier N, Responsable relations clients at La Gaudinade, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2019

Dear Tony_Divey, Thank you for this kind review. Indeed, our vegetarian menu have a great succes :) We hope to see you again during your stay ! Best regards, La Gaudinade

Reviewed September 6, 2019 via mobile

Do not be fooled by the appearance of this restaurant and the bonhomie from the owners- there are some major issues with the kitchen here- it is a health and safety event waiting to happen. We had been looking forward to a lovely meal together-...our table of six each ordered turbot (at a supplement cost to the set menu) and it all arrived half cooked- with each plate having grey uncooked fish disguised by some sauce. The owners blamed their fish supplier for supplying fattier fish so difficult to cook properly- how is that the issue of your customers? All plates were removed and we should have left at that stage but gave them the benefit of the doubt. After a while it was clear there was a scramble behind the scenes and we were served with a replacement “turbot” which appeared to be old fish, smelled bad and the owner apologised that it now may be over cooked. An absolute disaster! We did not want the cheese and dessert courses which followed as part of the menu which seemed to cause some frustration with the owners. By that stage we all felt nauseous and wanted to leave. Zero effort was made to deal with the situation or make a goodwill gesture and the full bill was charged (including a supplement for the Turbot). The owners just did not seem to care about the issue which really worried me and seemed to think as we were on holiday that they did not need to bother as they have a steady stream of unsuspecting custom. Without sharing the gory details- members of my family had upset stomachs overnight after inadvertently eating some of the raw fish. There are lots of other great restaurants in Mougins- avoid this one at all costs!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Olivier N, Responsable relations clients at La Gaudinade, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2019

Dear Christina879, we would like to thank you for your comment, which only confirms your bad faith. We can not accept that you are questioning the quality of our products. The only thing we can accept is that the fish was not cooked as you...More

Reviewed September 5, 2019

After 15 years I have returned to visit Les Mougins and the village that i so enjoyed visiting on a number of occasions. The beauty has not changed nor has the high class cuisine on offer. My family of four were lucky to book a...table on a Friday evening and were treated to a culinary delight. The ambience, the location, the smiles and feast we experienced was as good as ever and to a high standard as you would expect in Mougins Village. The decor was beautiful, the service impeccable and taste and flavour of food a delight. I can highly recommend the octopus starter, sea food grill and chocolate dessert topped with the Rose Chateau Saint Maur.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Olivier N, Responsable relations clients at La Gaudinade, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2019

Dear dionysus3467, Thank you for this lovely review. We are so glad to made your second trip to Mougins amazing through our cusine :) We hope to see you again during yur stay ! Best regards, La Gaudinade

Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

We dined here while on holiday in a nearby resort hotel. Very friendly welcome by the owner and his wife. Great menu offering a la carte or 3 course menus. Lovely food and service. Mougins is a beautiful town but parking was a challenge so...allow time to find somewhere for on the outskirts of town. The town centre is lovely for a walk around and the restaurant is situated right in the heart of the town.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Olivier N, Responsable relations clients at La Gaudinade, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

Dear Radwiser, Thnak you for this nice review. We are glad to read that you had a lovely time in our restaurant. We hope to see you again during your stay ! Best regards, la Gaudinade

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