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Au jardin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $22 - $31
Cuisines: French, International, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Opera / Bourse
Description: Une version originale de la cuisine Francaise. Des produits frais cuisines maison.An original version of the French cooking. Cooked fresh products house.
Leeds, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2013

Stumbled across this place by accident & saw the trip advisor award in the window. As we'd already eaten we vowed to come back another day ( assuming we could find it again). So glad we did as it was the best meal we'd eaten in ages. Very obliging staff with superb food. I can't recommend it enough.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Andrew B
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Barcelona, Spain
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent quality for the price”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Great food, great service and excellent quality. We had a hard time finding the place as it is a bit off the beaten track, but it was worth backtracking to find.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank AnnieBCN
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Amazing wee French restaurant, and reasonable value”
Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

excellent, taste sensation - we had snails (my first time) and they were done amazingl y.

Fish main courses were out of this world. Two courses for 24 euros, so reasonably good prices as well.

Glass of wine 5 euros and a coffee 2.50

highly recommend, really pleased with our choice on our first night in Paris.

1 Thank Mark_in_Abingdon
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Sharp practice”
Reviewed August 12, 2013

We took our family to this restaurant as we were staying at nearby Residence Nell, also on Rue Richer. There is no garden.

The manager was the problem. Even my wife ordering a gin and tonic caused a problem: he filled the glass with gin and then just put a bottle of tonic water alongside - yuck!

The real problem was when we asked if he could offer an alternative to the one choice of ice cream on the children's menu. He said yes, and suggested strawberries, which was a good suggestion, but he made no mention of the fact this would attract a charge of three adult portions of same (on top of the three fixed price menu). I queried this at the end, and he knocked a third of this extra charge off, but when I pointed out that this supplement was totally unexpected in the first place and had not been mentioned, he insisted that we had to pay the bill and would not adjust it any further.

I thought this was very poor, and said so. He was unmoved. I don't think with an attitude to customers and expectations like this, that he cares very much for the future of Au Jardin. It made for an unpleasant scene in front of other customers there at the time, and is not very wise as we have informed Residence Nell of our unsatisfactory experience. Oh dear!

Visited July 2013
Thank Duncan732013
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3 reviews
“Pleasant restaurant.”
Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

Evening meal here with my wife on our last day in Paris. Quiet when we were there. Some unusual items on the menu that we tried and enjoyed. Fairly good value for money. The toilet in a wooden shack inside the restaurant was a quirky touch.

Thank Steve H
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