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Le Carafe

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15, Rue Nizier, 71000, Macon, France
06 85 85 14 58
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Portimao, Portugal
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

a surprising little place - the food was absolutely wonderful. I had the canard (duck) parmentier of sweet potato - delicious. My husband had Angus beef with roasted potatoes and out-of-this-world pepper (not too spicy) sauce. Dessert: we chose the cheese plate. Wine: Beaujolais. What an evening. There was a group doing some wine tasting - we say mouth-watering aperitifs... More 

Thank MarksandMorelli
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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448 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

This place looks and feels like a perfect little wine bar, with a cellar. According to the times shown on Trip Advisor, it is open from 11.30am-23.00 Tue-Fri. However, when we arrived at around 6pm on a Friday, it felt very much like it was just opening as we sat in the cellar watching staff arrive and take off their... More 

Thank Bluesprout61
Macon, France
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

very nice place in the cellar !!! good menu e little expensive but very good desert was very nice ! good wine

Thank Annick61
Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Stunning food, and fantastic staff - even with my pigeon French and their lack of English - it just didn't matter!! A fantastic evening and not a bank breaker!!

Thank Stephen W
Macon, France
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Creative menu, with products of excelent quality and with an excelent choice of local wines. However the menu changes frequentely, so I'm not sure if the quality is always on top.

Thank zatuga
Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We picked this place after strolling around a bit in Macon and finding we appreciated its vibe. Its patio was full and we were lucky to get a table for 2 with no reservation. It has a short menu and everything on it is done right. We just had a main and a dessert each - one was fish, the... More 

Thank mooresie1
London, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This small restaurant/bistro serves only a very limited number of dishes but it does them very well. Staff were very welcoming and explained in detail how the dishes worked. My starter was a kind of cake with smoked salmon inside. My companion had thin slices of tuna in a pastry - both enjoyable. Then I had the pork - thin... More 

Thank Bryan W
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I liked the small restrictive menu - a few choices of traditional Burgundian dishes, which were delicious. The wine choice is excellent, and if you choose wisely, inexpensive.

Thank ianmacp
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

After checking the TripAdvisor reviews, we visited the Le Carafe on a wet Friday night. Luckily, we arrived early and secured the last table indoors. (There are a lot of tables outside but not when it's cold or wet!). Being on a wine trip, we were interested in the wine list and were not disappointed - the whole of the... More 

Thank MikeB097

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15, Rue Nizier, 71000, Macon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Burgundy  >  Saone-et-Loire  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: 06 85 85 14 58

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