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“Dissapointment” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Au Vieux Gassin

Au Vieux Gassin
Place dei Barri | Place Dei Barry, 83580 Gassin, Saint-Tropez, France
+33 4 94 56 14 26
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Ranked #1 of 21 Restaurants in Gassin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $17 - $39
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Notre restaurant est ouvert tous les jours Sauf le mardi Merci et à très bientôt
Chichester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Dissapointment”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Having used this resturant for 22 years, I feel sad to say I will not return. I have been twice in the last fortnight and have been disappointed both times. There appears to be a new chef and most of the staff are rude and rush you constantly, probably to get the next siting. The combination of food used for the dishes did not work and, for the amount paid, the whole experience was extremely disappointing. "Vieux" is certainly accurate; this restaurant's peak is in the past.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
      Food
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2 Thank Sue N
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great food in a hurry...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

We booked this restaurant for tea, after deciding it had the best menu on offer out of the five restaurants side by side in Gassin. We were told that the latest we could book was 7:15/ 7:30pm, however at the end of our meal (around 9:15pm) we were told there was going to be a second service starting...?
The starters were hearty portions and delicious, the mains were excellent and the puddings ok too. The staff were cheery and friendly, however we did feel the whole night we were being rushed in order to be cleared out so they could use our table for a second sitting. We were given our pudding menus to read whilst our son was still finishing his main course, and after having ordered puddings they came suspiciously quickly, the chocolate fondant was pretty cold. Fantastic food just spoiled a little by the atmosphere, but it didn't stop us having an enjoyable evening.
We booked this restaurant two nights in a row as the others were busy, so we will see how it goes tonight, and will update after...

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank AilsaCalum
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London
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308 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“Lovely spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

Not much to choose between the three (?) restaurants lined up together along the terrace overlooking the drop towards the sea. However, this one stands out on this occasion for the dazzling (and startling) efficiency of its service and natural friendliness of its staff. Good choice of dishes and wines. For better food experience, probably wiser to stick to the simpler dishes.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank PBCLondon
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Ireland
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“A good place to eat in Gassin”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012 via mobile

Took our order quite quickly. Starter arrived soon. Main course came quickly too. Staff very attentive. Keen to please.

Quality of food - good.

Staff were rushing around a lot but then there's a tight window when everyone arrives all at once.

The lady manager appeared to run a tight ship!

Altogether no dramas.

    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank TouristMM1X
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Annecy-le-Vieux, France
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“avoid”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

the worst restaurant in Gassin. Tourist trap, service is poor. Typically what I hate in France (and I'm french).

Visited April 2011
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