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“nice bar” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Caravelle

La Caravelle
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Owner description: La caravelle is an institution in marseille it's a bar restaurant with live jazz music every wednesday & friday tapas are offered every day from 6 to 9 & we have a selection of good wine and original cocktails breakfast and brunch every morning&a traditional restaurant on mid day with south france cooking.
Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“nice bar”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2012

very nice bar at city center overseeing the marina with good decoration... nice music, nice cocktails we liked it...

Visited July 2012
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Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Just about Perfect”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2012

Amazing place to be ...food drinks ambiance music friendly people... you name it you have it !!!! Really great.

I make sure i go once every odd week :)

Visited May 2012
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Marseille, France
2 reviews
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“nice view...shame about the ambiance!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2010

I live in Marseille and like to take visitors to nice, interesting bars in Marseille, of which there are many. Tonight I took some friends to la Caravelle..well it's supposed to be famous for a great view (which it certainly had) and great atmosphere (which it certainly didn't have). Mainly due to the incredibly sour faced bar manager who did nothing but drop plates and frown and scowl behind the bar....there was no music whatsoever whilst we were there ( 6pm on a Sunday evening) until someone finally asked her to play some. When I went up to the bar to pay she not only did not make eye contact with me, but literally (no exaggeration) threw the tab onto the bar in front of me...no 'merci, bon soiree or anything else. Well maybe she was having a bad day, but with a very average glass of wine costing 6 euros, no music and miserable staff, I think I'll be taking my visitors elsewhere in Marseille from now on.

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Marseille, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A cool bar with a hot view across the Old Port”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2010

True to its name, which means a 15th century sailing ship, La Caravelle has a nautical theme for its warm wooden interior, decorated with model ships and marine memorabilia.

The entrance to this very hip little first floor bar is easy to miss. Go up the stairs to the Hotel Bellevue and it's just by the hotel reception desk. Outside on the tiny terrace, a handful of highly desirable tables allow you to keep tabs on the Old Port (the prices reflect the location).

The music is likely to be jazzy (live music two evenings a week from the autumn) and there's free wi-fi. House speciality: mango mojito. Food: snacks (cheese, saucisson, tapenade, crudités).

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The best moijto of the city”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2010

Beatiful location, beautiful landscape, and a very good moijto.
Convivial and romantic at the same time.
A must of Marseille.
Service very good.
You have to go.

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