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“The most arrogant service we ever met”

Arche de Porquerolles
Price range: $18 - $59
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed September 10, 2013

We are still speechless about the most arrogant service we ever met all over the world (and we traveled a lot !) and even in France.
This was today, September 10, 2013, at about 7h30 pm, and I damn wish that the owner reads this .... (to be honest, dear owner, you're going to receive a complaint within the next days with a detailed description about the behaviour that made us speechless.) Just ask your waiter about a friendly German couple asking for the preparation of the different types of MOULES you have in your menu and for which of the preparations is with garlic ... (in more or less fluent French (!) ... I studied French (!)).
Not only HE didn't have any clue about la cuisine provencale but he also dared to make jokes about our question and order afterwards.
This was not funny at all and the worst behaviour we ever have met on earth but I am going to forward you, dear owner, the details in an e-mail.
It is for sure that your waiter not only spoiled our evening but the whole image that I have about French arrogance that I'm not used to encounter speaking a fluent French.
This is absolutely inappropriate in modern tourism!!!!!!

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Reviewed May 28, 2008

Date: 5.28.08

This is a local seafood restaurant, using only fresh ingredients from the sea and land and wine from the region. Even though we didn't speak French and they didn’t speak much English, we muttled through and had a very enjoyable memorable evening. Exceptional attention to detail without any fuss.

Hers:
We read something about this restaurant on our first evening here. We tried to visit but they were closed, so we visited tonight and it was amazing. Not one detail was missed. My favorite part were some of the palate cleansers in between plates. I thought the thyme sorbet was interesting and delicious.

His:
L'Arche de Noe was a happy find! The Island is wonderful, but it is a bit quiet this time fo the year. The restaurants are good, just not great. This was a real treat. This was great. Almost 4 star. If you come to Porquerolles, you've got to eat here.

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We ordered (egg white) Flambé. She presented it well! =)

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