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“Still very very good!”
Review of Le Merou Ardent

Le Merou Ardent
Ranked #7 of 244 Restaurants in Frejus
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Bargemon, France
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Still very very good!”
Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

We Have been back several times And we where never ever disapoîted. More so very excited about the excellent fish dishes they are just fabules And great!
Service is very friendly And efficient. Great place to have lunch or diner. We own a B&B Mas la Jaïna in Bargemon And we are always looking for the Best valeu. Hère you havé that!
We will be back soon...

  • Visited September 2013
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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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175 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“it was good”
Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

we liked the place and the food was ok. It was 2 pm when we arrived and the server was not sure if she wanted to serve us. she said they closed at 3 pm. the serrvice was not the best, just ok.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Lorenia A
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spain
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52 reviews
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“Always a good sign when its busy!”
Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

It was great, atmosphere, service and food. Not wanting to spend time roaming around looking for a decent dinner the buzz and the menu invited us to enjoy the simple and delicious menu, not a bit disappointed.

Visited June 2013
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San Diego, California
Level 6 Contributor
315 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 421 helpful votes
“Seefood served with finesse”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Local advice brought us to this restaurant on the beach front promenade. Luckily we came early, because within minutes after we were seated the place had filled up, and people were waiting outside to get on the wait list.

We thouroughly enjoyed a duck salad served on a slate plate, and for desert we could not miss out and sinned on a delicious chocolate mousse. All around us scrumptuous fare from below the sea was served with flair, and by the expressions of diners, enjoyed with abandon. Frejus will stay in our memory for our evening at the Le Merou Ardent.

  • Visited June 2013
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London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“10 metres from the sea, but fresh fish???”
Reviewed July 20, 2013

20th July 2013 - I have just experienced one of the worst meals I have ever eaten.

Following reviews on Tripadviser and the Michelin Guide we booked a table for Le Merou Ardent, and sadly, now I so wish I hadn't.

If your idea of a great meal out is tinned tuna mayonnaise (seriously) and overcooked (or was it frozen?) fish then this is the place for you.

Perhaps if you just went for the moules frites then you wont be disappointed, but for everything else we ate, it was style over content.

So what did we eat tonight? A starter of tuna cannelloni was something I wouldn't even make for myself at home - let alone serve it to paying customers. Cold tuna mayo, wrapped in a cold sheet of pasta. Served with the obligatory, superfluous, squiggle of reduced balsamic and the just-plain-weird ginger squirty cream. ?!?. Fish soup, which is usually a mainstay of these restaurants was incredibly sludgey. A poor imitation of the amazing soups we have eaten over the years.

So, really not looking forward to the main courses, our expectations were not dashed. Overcooked merlan and lieu noir were almost inedible. Coupled with curry sauce and an very lemony Hollandaise-esque sauce, I am still feeling queasy a few hours after the event.

Pudding was a tarte maison (abricot). I would be amazed if this had anything to with the 'maison'. If it did, it should be condemned. I have tasted much better from the supermarkets.

I know that this restaurant will be busy all summer as it is in a very popular place, especially when the night market is on. But anyone reading this, please do not waste your money. Go some where else. Anywhere else.

Oh, and to top it off they overcharged. I suspect they did it deliberately, as there was no apology just murmuring, shuffling off, then the presentation of the new bill....

  • Visited July 2013
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