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La Vieille Cave

9 Piazza DI L Olmu, 20220 Algajola, Corsica, France
+33 4 95 60 70 09
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (7 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
9 Piazza DI L Olmu, 20220 Algajola, Corsica, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here on our first night, pleasant welcome and service, good menu and set menu options, lamb shank very good, baby lamb bit boney Very good lemon meringue dessert Good prices on set menu

Thank traveller0065
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing first experience in corsica. Great food and service. The lamb and swordfish are must haves. Excellent local cuisine.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic fish pierrade. Cooked our own fish on a hot stone! The experience was fun and the quality of the food was excellent. The desserts were great ( although I’m not sure we actually needed them after the main course). The staff were friendly...More

Thank jillsE6372HO
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

The food is very good, portions are quite abundant, the staff is friendly. We had fish and meat to be cooked on the stone. Excellent! Dessert: chocolate mousse... Delicious! Comparing food quality and price, we didn't find it that expensive.

Thank Ale_Bt17
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Last year we stayed closer to Calvi but discovered this wonderful restaurant. It's partly the reason we decided to come back to Corsica and stay in Algajola. The restaurant has a great deal where for one price your get three courses and can choose from...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017

Ate at La Vieille Cave on two occasions and enjoyed it very much. Good food, good choices, and good prices. Buzzy atmosphere for restaurant in small fishing village with generous amount of restaurants.

Thank gillilondon
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Had a great night at La Cave, started with a gin & tonic with some very friendly service who were kind enough to speak English to us. Had there salad and mussels as N entree which was great but the main was unreal!! Lamb was...More

Thank Growla
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

I do not know why thus is number 1 restaurant. Yesterday went there and the fish was horrible. It was clear that it was cooked either yesterday or at lunch then just warmed. Do not recommend at all.

Thank malinalover
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Beautiful,cool,shady courtyard,friendly attentive staff,tasty, local cuisine and regional wines. Booking essential at weekends go early to ensure a parking place

Thank Shaun M
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

One of the most popular restaurants in the village for good reason. More fine dining than other options with lovely wait staff. Had the crispy prawns which were prawn cutlets. Nice but a small dish. But then had the specialty lamb which was huge and...More

Thank kbuckle3
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Dawn A
January 20, 2018|
Response from Eric_W844 | Reviewed this property |
Ask for the house wine and you should be fine with about €25/person. The also normally have a 3 course special which is excellent and a great value.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Piazza DI L Olmu, 20220 Algajola, Corsica, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Corsica  >  Haute-Corse  >  Algajola
  • Phone Number: +33 4 95 60 70 09
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