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L'Elysee Carnot

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13 boulevard Carnot, 06560 Valbonne, France
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

A small, independently owned and operated, mother and daughter team who delivered a fantastic service and superb food for us all. Very accommodating for dietary requirements and entertaining and engaging. Also, very good value for money. Would definitely visit again.

Thank Cloughy12
Dublin, Ireland
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114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Friday is market day in Valbonne and hundreds of tourists descend on this small hill-top village for the event. Unnoticed by most visitors is this delightful little restaurant at the corner, just across from the main bus station. It is run by a husband and wife team, ably assisted by their twenty-four year old daughter. It only opens from 12... More 

Thank Brianach
Chateauneuf de Grasse, France
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Slightly away from the food-factories of central Valbonne, this French restaurant serves locally sourced food at good prices and without pretension. There are seats outside and inside, the proprietor/chef speaks good English. Well worth a visit.

Thank ChickDoc
Cape Town is home
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189 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

A warm and genuine welcome and pleasant service make this stand out from most of the restaurants in this part of France, where the customer is generally treated with contempt and as a nuisance. The two ladies looked after us pleasantly and efficiently, and our pizzas and salad were excellent, thin crispy base and generous and tasty toppings. A good... More 

Thank Mike340
Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Large selection of pizzas really well prepared if you like the pizza thin, crust and with a good strong taste.

Thank SusanneSBH
Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Cosy evening meal for two. Both main meal choices and sweets were very enjoyable. Service was first class. Chose to sit outside which was next to the road but it didn't seem to matter.

Thank SteveBandKayB
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Being in Valbonne a lot of time, that restaurant is a good solution if you want to eat a menu without spending too much. There are different menu,starting from 13 to 19 end 24. I went with the 19 menu and was quite good. Table water and no other expense helps to keep the price low. Fast service and nice... More 

Thank Tefz
Stamford, CT
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Simple. Delicious. Comfortable. This would be my 3 words review for the restaurant. Great ambiance and charm of an old house, where you feel comfortable and at home. The service was outstanding from the get go, so while we had some ideas regarding what we wanted to eat, we mostly went with the recommendations. We had delicious thin crust pizza... More 

2 Thank TravelerFromStamford
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

The previous reviewers got this right. The restaurant does not look the most fancy in Valbonne but it is one of the most genuine. The service was fantastic. Mother and daughter both equally friendly and helpful with none of the patronising or condescending attitude of some other places around. This was entirely genuine. There were a choice of menus with... More 

Thank Rachel K
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Great family run place where they totally understands good friendly service and good food. Top place to go outside the summer season.

1 Thank Princejaffe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, French, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 boulevard Carnot, 06560 Valbonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Valbonne
  • Phone Number: 0493122088

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