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Rue du Roucher, Montpellier, France
+33 4 67 60 93 53
19:00 - 23:00
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Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to find a good vegetarian meal in a french restaurant in montpellier! Delicious food, great service and a real treat.

Thank Butterflug
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable varied menu for differing tastes. Small portions for fat hungry people. Attentive staff. Overall an enjoyable evening meal in Montpellier.

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stumbled on the L'Alchimiste while taking a stroll in the pedestrian-only neighborhood of Montpellier known as quartier St Roch. The 5 tables outside were busy, and we didn't have a reservation (big mistake !) but we were still offered the last table inside. We were then able to enjoy the dark but peaceful and classy interior design. All the... More 

Thank Dr_Pea7
Paris, France
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

A small restaurant with a pleasant interior and some tables along a quiet street. Evening menu offered 3-4 choices of starter, main and dessert, well prepared with fresh seasonal ingredients. We shared a good salad with greens, Parmesan, artichokes and quinoa with a citrusy grapefruit based dressing, duck with peaches, and a chocolate mousse with coconut cream and shortbread crumble.... More 

Thank sgb05
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I found the appetizers and amuse-bouches interesting and delicious. The main dish has rarely been outstanding, but tasty nonetheless.

Thank Krister S
Lethbridge, Canada
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is a gem tucked away in the beautiful streets of Montpellier. Enjoyed the walk through the neighborhood to find the restaurant. Liked the friendly, relaxed atmosphere and the great service at the restaurant. The food was tasty and not over priced. Very enjoyable evening.

Thank suescanning
Paris, France
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We chose L'Alchimiste as the highest rated on TripAdviser that was open on Monday night. Happy they had a table though we ate inside. Attentive, kind service. The food. Started with a perfect amuse bouche of beet and mousse and a kir. Starters: Camembert baked with some framboise flavor - very tasty if heavy though balanced by a green salad... More 

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Kent, UK
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This is a lovely little restaurant tucked away in the little streets of Montpellier where the locals eat. The service was friendly and faultless. The menu is small 2 or 3 courses (25 to 30 Euros) with a choice of 4 items on each course. We shared a vegetable salad with celeriac foam followed by fish en cocotte which was... More 

Thank kad_66
London, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Based on a number of really positive Tripadvisor reviews, we embarked upon a 70 Euro taxi ride from La Grande Motte to dine at L'Alchimiste. Tucked away in a quiet little back street of the Old Town, we were greeted with a smile by the restaurant's owner. The menu was simply presented and offered a range of classic French dishes.... More 

Thank NAF_11
Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This restaurant was on a list that I had made up using Tripadvisor prior to visiting Montpellier & it didn't disappoint. It is a small restaurant in the old part of the town & not difficult to find. Went in on spec & was greeted by friendly staff. The place was also fairly busy considering that I ate early (it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Roucher, Montpellier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Herault  >  Montpellier>  > Saint-Roch
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Roch
  • Phone Number: +33 4 67 60 93 53

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?