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Lou Portaou

1 rue Cubert des Poetes, 83230 Bormes-Les-Mimosas, France
+33 4 94 64 86 37
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Mediterranean, European
1 rue Cubert des Poetes, 83230 Bormes-Les-Mimosas, France
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Reviewed August 2, 2015

We spent a week in the village and visited this restaurant once. It was very busy and bookings are recommended. Loads of character and quirkiness. We had the set menu and it was just fine. Wine was good and staff very friendly and helpful. I...More

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

Have been many times in this place, my first time was about 15 years ago when it still had a few tables in the cave. Now this place has many tables, but the atmosphere is still good. Nice place with a perfect atmosphere to have...More

Thank Ron V
Reviewed March 20, 2015

We have tried almost every restaurant in Bormes so far because we will be here for 10 weeks... this is our 5th week. We had okay restaurant experiences at the other places we tried but this is the first one that we will definitely return...More

Thank KarenW55AnnArbor
Reviewed March 1, 2015

A friend and I had lunch here today and each item was perfect. Of course, the beauty and charm has been well documented by others. I found the lunch menu to be extensive by French standards. They offer you a little starter which today was...More

1  Thank dkuchs
Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Very beautiful area, menu is versatile and different with unusual ingredients. Service very friendly , casual and helpful. Decoration done with good taste

Thank Agnessette
Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Nice service, lovely place but tasteless food. I rarely ate so badly, a brown industrial sauce seems to be used with every dish, it's a tourist trap...

Thank andrew4457
Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is the third visit to this beautiful gem of a restaurant in the gorgeous village of Bormes Les Mimosas. Great ambiance, fabulous food and good service! Not cheap but definitely worth spending a little more as far from the average typical Povençale restaurant. Some...More

Thank Debby H
Reviewed June 18, 2014

I really want to give this a rating of 3.5, and 4 is as close as I can get. The setting has tables on either side of an alley, some under an arch and the rest in the open. A local black labrador strolled through,...More

1  Thank MoreHolsForSally
Reviewed October 21, 2013

Lou Portaou is situated in the centre of the village and has seating both inside and outside. The outside seating is under ancient archways and has probably the best ambience of any restaurant in the region. Perfect for a romantic meal. The food is generally...More

Thank Fixitfinch
Reviewed September 4, 2013

Last year we visited this restaurant for the 1st time, I can honestly say this was one of the nicest meals me and my wife have ever had. We returned again this year and wasn't disapppointed, once again we had a superb meal, great setting...More

Thank ben r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue Cubert des Poetes, 83230 Bormes-Les-Mimosas, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Bormes-Les-Mimosas
  • Phone Number: +33 4 94 64 86 37
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