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“Favorite Restaurant”

Restaurant L'Antidote Christophe Ferre
Ranked #38 of 826 Restaurants in Cannes
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $57
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Los Angeles, CA
1 review
“Favorite Restaurant”
Reviewed June 3, 2013

There are so many restaurants in Cannes, and I have tried several, including ones with Michelin stars, but L'Antidote stands head and shoulders above all of them. I spent 3 weeks in Cannes and ate here nearly every day. The days I didn't, I regretted it. What makes this restaurant outstanding:

VALUE--This food should cost double, seriously. On the coast it seems like every other restaurant has the same cookie-cutter touristy formula for their menus. At L'Antidote, the food is thoughtful and inventive, high-quality and delicious, and all at super reasonable prices.

AMBIENCE--This is the restaurant of your quintessential French travel fantasies, full of character, charming and comfortable, complete with a cute cat named Gavroche. Dine inside in the cozy, elegant dining room or in outside in the gorgeous courtyard.

SERVICE--Impeccable and friendly service. The family that runs it is so warm, hospitable and genuine that you feel as if you're a guest at their home, not in a restaurant. And don't worry if you're French is not up to par, they are kind and helpful.

Go to L'Antidote! You will love it!

  • Visited May 2013
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Bath, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
Reviewed June 1, 2013

An unexpected visit to this very unassuming restaurant on our last night in Cannes. Almost 'hidden' away from the more lively parts of Cannes (but within a stones throw of everywhere). The food was delicious and imaginative from start to finish. Fresh ingredients, perfectly cooked and beautifully presented. 4 course meal for two with wine and under £90 euro (very good value for Cannes!). Very warm welcome too and attentive service. Very elegant in an unpretentious way, just very French. Highly recommend this gem of place. Bravo Christophe Ferre and his team.

Visited June 2013
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Thank JW387
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Sydney, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“L'Antidote was so good we ate there for 12 nights in a row...”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

Located a 5 minute walk from the Martinez hotel on the Croisette, L'Antidote became the home of the Chivas Regal global brand team for the 3rd year in a row during the Cannes Film Festival.
Each member of the team travels the world activating events and sponsorships but the highlight every year is the return to the restaurant that we call our second home.
Every evening the restaurant would put on a different menu from what is fresh at the markets - Perfectly cooked quail, Lobster salad, veal fillet with mushroom sauce, John Dory and of course some of the restaurants staple dishes - Seafood risotto, beef fillet and the list of desserts that wowed the whole team every night.
Family run and owned the restaurant is flexible and friendly and has the best kitchen team in Cannes! One evening their 16 year old son managed the dinner service in the kitchen (HE is also one of the best apprentice chefs in france!)
The fact is that for the price of a 3 course meal (€39!!!!!) you will have a better experience than anything on the croisette.

Much love to the team and we will be back in 2014!

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Tom D
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London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Delicious and fun”
Reviewed April 23, 2013

Fantastic food. There is something for everyone, from vegetarians to steak and fries kind of people- you'll find your delight here. Highly recommended for an easy night out.

Visited April 2013
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Thank Elle R
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Gothenburg, Sweden
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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“Lovely little restaurant”
Reviewed March 7, 2013 via mobile

We visited this lovely little restaurant for lunch. Three courses each, whine for one person and water for the other was less than 60 EUR, Consider that a bargain. I loved the fois gras that was 4 EUR extra to the price for the lunch.

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