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“Fantastic!”

Du Cote de Chez Swan
Ranked #1 of 102 Restaurants in Bandol
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
2 reviews
“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

I cannot praise this place highly enough. After 3 weeks driving around France and Spain, we ate here as one of our meals. The fillet steak was the best I had eaten all trip... possibly ever! The lamb was simply superb! For desert I had the chocolate terrine.... Not for the faint hearted, but possibly the finest chocolatey thing i have ever eaten! Having a creme de mure (blackberry) kia royal is highly recommended too!

  • Visited July 2013
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English first
Paris, France
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21 reviews
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“Recommended!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

Just a few steps from the tourist menus (which all seem to feature fish soup), this place is a gem. Excellent ambience, service and food, for a reasonable fee. What attracted us was the very short menu, with only 3 or 4 starters, mains, and desserts. Often pretty much a guarantee for freshness of the food, and this time it was no different.
We'll be back, next time in Bandol!

Visited April 2013
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Isle of Wight UK
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“Fabulous!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

We had eaten here once the previous year so hoped that it would still be as good – it was!

We were the only tourists in the restaurant, which on a Tuesday evening was full. We had the 26 euro set 3 course dinner which was superb – a beautiful salad of warm small dorade (Bream) on a confit of red peppers and the main was fillet of pork on potato puree with a delicious reduced sauce.

Our 2 desserts were chocolate terrine and pan-fried pineapple with a caramel sauce – just gorgeous. Wines are sensibly priced too, especially compared to other restaurants locally.

A fabulous meal – fine dining but not tiny portions and we were sorry they were closed during the rest of the days we were in Bandol, otherwise we would have gone back!

  • Visited October 2012
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