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La Vieille Cave

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9 Piazza DI L Olmu, 20220 Algajola, Corsica, France
04 95 60 70 09
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Leuven, Belgium
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370 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Vieille Cave is a nice restaurant with a lovely terrace. The interior is really cosy, but since it was such a beautiful summer evening when we visited, we preferred sitting outside. We started our meal with the cocktail of the day: a cucumber cooler. Lovely! While enjoying our cocktail we ordered the combination of main course and dessert for... More 

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New Hampshire
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reserved since this restaurant is busy. We were served quickly and the waitress anticipated our needs. The food was good.

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Thank ArmelleBriel
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We have been visiting this great restaurant over the last five years and have never been disappointed. The restaurant is always packed which gives a wonderful atmosphere. The owner Aurora always greets you at the entrance and her husband's cooking is delicious. If you are in northern Corsica this is a must visit.

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Konigswinter, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We stayed a couple of days in this idyllic village and had dinner at La Vieille Cave. Luckily we arrived at about 19h30 at the restaurant. The restaurant was only half full and we had no issue getting a table without reservation. Just 20min later the restaurant was absolutely full and new customers were refused. They served a typical 3... More 

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Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

A very popular place in the middle of the village, in the oldest part without any real outlook. Setting is mixed. The "vieille cave" seats around 20 out the back and several additions out front add around another 80, so it has an odd appearance that doesn't attract, so it is the full crowd that gives any indication it is... More 

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Thank Torbek
Cork Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Spending 5 nights here in Algajola. Ate here on 2nd night - full first night. Very buzzy. Delicious food - Fish soup, yummy prawns with rice and Creme Brûlée. Attentive staff. Very good value - 29€. Booked again for our last night. Will be having those prawns again!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

This a good restaurant and very popular. It is well worth a visit. The prix-fixe menu offers particularly good value. The Corsican dishes are excellent and so are the fish dishes. The tiramisu may be the best in the world.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

The reviews of this place are hard to believe. It was awful for us. The breaded prawns and mussels were straight from the freezer whilst the swordfish could have been bought from Spar. Unacceptably bad seafood in a seaside village. The pride and joy corsican lamb was served with potato wedges and no accompaniments. The overheated, quickly served dishes spoke... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I love this place and always go back to it EVERY summer when I'm in Corsica. Really lovely people, it's a family run restaurant. They offer menu à la carte but also other options such as fixed price menu, which include a pretty large choice of dishes (all so tasty and good!!!). To try the "pierrade" but also bruschette with... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We joined our friends for a few days break in Algajola,a delightfully quiet little beach town on Corisca's northern coast, midway between Calvi and L'Ile Rousse. One evening, Judy booked us in for dinner at La Vieille Cave because she and Peter had enjoyed a previous visit. There was a nice welcome for the four of us and were invited... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Piazza DI L Olmu, 20220 Algajola, Corsica, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Corsica  >  Haute-Corse  >  Algajola
  • Phone Number: 04 95 60 70 09

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?