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Le Bistro des Sables

Certificate of Excellence
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1 Chemin de la Cascade | Saint Clair, 83980, Le Lavandou, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

The unique feature about Le Bistro des Sables is that it really does feel like you're eating in someone's well-appointed living room. There is always a warm welcome and the service is excellent. It's generally packed and you really need to reserve (I still haven't found a website, so it's best to telephone). There's a Pizza oven in the corner... More 

Thank Dbossom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

In front of the restaurant is a beatiful tree. When you eat outside you'll be sitting under this big platane. The food is excellent and there is a wide variety on the menu. We like to go there for pizza, but anything on their menu is great.

Thank Pieter B
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We went there with friends who had also completed a long journey to be in Le Lavandou.Despite booking rather late, they squeezed us in and we had a very pleasant evening. The daurade which both the male diners chose was beautifully cooked and then filleted in front of us. The female diners both chose from the pizza menu which was... More 

Thank Francoph
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

It could be just us, but this last dinner at this restaurant confirmed our previous lack of enthusiasm for it (last year). The setting could be charming, only if it were not for the lighting which seems to put you under a spot light no matter we you sit. Not very romantic! Service is ok. Food is just ok too.... More 

Thank Lelli J
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Inn style Restaurant with lovely outdoor sitting area, popular. This was a bit of a surprise, often when I've seen menus loaded with items, French, Fish, Meat, Grills, Pasta, Pizza I have my doubts, I definitely come from the thought that a good limited menu provides the best food. This place totally knocks that on the head, its wide menu... More 

Thank Toolbag
Wetherby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Family run, friendly efficient service. Good all round cooking. Pizzas very popular it seemed. We had excellent fish and beef.

Thank Doug H
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We returned to the bistro des Sables for the 2nd year running and it did not disappoint. The food was as good as we remembered, with the menu centred around local fish and pizza. The service was attentive and well paced. 30 euros per head represented good value for this part of the world

Thank AJLS461
Le Lavandou, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Family run and very professional ....Very busy its best to reserve! .. The terrasse is very nice and its so close to the beach

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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Just revisited this restaurant ,having been flooded again they have reopened and are again serving good local food cooked in a wood oven,their pizzas are great and the menu de jour was superb.Good value and friendly staff,

Thank gilesLondon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Very nice and cosy Bistro des Sables with excellent food and nice service. All dishes very tasty and well presented & served. We have been there 3 times in winter, spring and fall and never disappointed. Make sure you book a table before getting there because this is a small place and quite quickly full! If you'd like to have... More 

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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 of 5 stars
French, Mediterranean, European, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Chemin de la Cascade | Saint Clair, 83980, Le Lavandou, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Le Lavandou
  • Phone Number: 0494928861
May be "Bistrot"

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