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“Off the Beaten Track” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Les Jardins de la mer - CLOSED

Les Jardins de la mer
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating
Munich, Germany
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Off the Beaten Track”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2012

This seafood restaurant, directly on the water south of town and not in the main tourist strip, offers local oysters, mussels, razor clams and other delights. A very local place (we were the only non-French speaking table) that I guess the locals keep to themselves. The mussels were unfortunately a bit over cooked, but the sole was outdoor-charcoal grilled and perfect, as were the oysters. The daily special, bourride of monkfish, had a wonderful white sauce. Portions are for a working man's appetite. The seafood salad a perfect, smaller starter. And right on the water overlooking the oyster beds one watches the local fishing boats about their business. A delightful find. We have been there twice and always enjoy! Reservations a Must, and get there on time or you might lose your table.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank PanAm-Eater
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Montpellier, France
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Simple, seafood, sensational”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2012 via mobile

If you are looking for a posh setting to impress your mother in law, go elsewhere. If you are looking for nice service and an authentic local setting with great food and and a nice view, come here. We loved the fish soup, the mussels, the fresh grilled fish, and the local Picpoul de Pinet white wine they suggested. If you don't like garlic, go somewhere else. We loved our Sunday lunch here.

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank fweffwey
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Mumbles, Wales
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Fresh shellfish and fish in a restaurant with a view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2012

My partner and I went to 'Les Jardins' for lunch on 21st April. we had actually driven to Bouzigues to see whether our favourite restaurant was open, but as it was closed, we happened across this restaurant by chance.

We arrived, without a booking at 12.15pm on a Saturday lunchtime and were lucky to get a table for two - the restaurant was almost fully booked and, by 1pm, the whole restaurant was buzzing with a fantastic atmosphere. Signs at the restaurant showed that shell fish was brought in severla times per day. The provenance is incredible - as this restaurant is also a producteur of shell fish.

My partner and I both chose Oysters Gratinee to start and I chose the plat de jour (Carbonnade of Turbot), while my better half ordered grilled John Dory, Both of us were delighted with our choices.

There is a note of caution, the restaurant is quite expensive, compared to other restaurants in the area (up to 90 Euros for some, large, fish), but it is definitely an experience we would repeat.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank MikeHughes68
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