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Le Retroviseur

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16 rue des Bondes, 80000, Amiens, France
+33 3 22 91 92 70
4:00 pm - 3:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 3:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

First of all, this is not the cheapest place to eat in Amiens. Thanks to the crashing £, this has become a little expensive. On the upside, food is perfect, beer is also perfect and the service level could not be better.

Thank george1272
Mailly-Maillet, Picardie, France
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Popped across for lunch whilst my clients were eating on the more popular North bank of the Somme! Quick and polite service, meal was served quickly, nice and hot and well cooked and seasoned, I got bread and water without having to ask for it! I took the formulae du jour ar 13€ for two courses, excellent value, will return!

Thank Jackie B
Congleton, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

We were searching for somewhere to eat on a Thursday evening in Amiens, we called in at the Retroviseur and were disappointed to learn that he was not serving food. So we asked for some advice and decided to have a beer. The owner came out and asked if we wanted a steak, so we agreed and in a short... More 

1 Thank Pathfinder617
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

We ate inside here on a cool, damp night in April. Staff very friendly and patient as we practiced our poor French on them. Enjoyed very well cooked reasonably priced local cuisine. Inside it is very relaxed, informal, and could have been the origin of French shabby chic!

1 Thank Rik C
Paris, France
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015

Return again and again We always go early and sit at the bar initially, usually fills by 20.00. Food looks fantastic and is as good as it looks. The atmosphere is terrific , casual and comfortable. Costs, S. 7euro , Main 16 euro D. 6 euro and all classic choices have been well worth the cost. Staff are always helpful.... More 

Thank Bernoise
Vestal New York
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177 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2015

Came with large group. This is a casual bar/restaurant with helpful staff. Can sit inside or outside - by the time we left the large outside area was packed tight (even on a cool) on a Friday evening. Wide range of beers, and staff helpfully explain the differences. I had salmon appetizer, followed by their lamb specialty (slow cooked) and... More 

Thank stangina
London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

A good choice of classic French meals. The quality is excellent and reasonable cost. I had the slow cooked (7 hours) lamb and it was fantastic. Located in the lively riverside area of Amiens close to the cathedral.

Thank SimonFrancis_777
Horsham, United Kingdom
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303 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stopped in here for a quick beer, before deciding where to eat. The waitress happily explained the differences between the choice of draught beers they had available. We sat outside by the door, and her and the waiter happily chatted away to us in between serving other customers. It felt like we had been coming here for years. We... More 

Thank Marcus L
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2014

This restaurant is close to the river in St Lieu area. There is an outside eating/drinking area which is extremely popular for both lunch and dinner. The latter is available at 7pm. I have visited several times, the waiters/waitresses are so friendly and helpful, in particular Celine who went to great lengths to explain the menu. There is a good... More 

Thank ww1guide
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2013

We spotted almost by chance that the Retroviseur had several vegetarian options on the menu, rare indeed for a restaurant offering French cuisine - we like to encourage this so we gave it a try. We were not disappointed in the assiette végétarienne (a mixture of deliciously cooked vegetable and salad leaves with a potato gratin) and the célèbre fermier... More 

Thank saracengill

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Bar, European, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
4:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 rue des Bondes, 80000, Amiens, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Somme  >  Amiens
  • Phone Number: +33 3 22 91 92 70

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