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L'Alcove

19 Rue Constantin, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 42 96 47 29
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cod” (5 reviews)
“duck” (8 reviews)
“escargot” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
19 Rue Constantin, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our B&B proprietor, Laurence from Le Four des Banes B&B, recommended this small restaurant, and we are so glad she did! We had a four course meal with a bottle of wine at L'Alcove and we really enjoyed it. The food was excellent, all the...More

Thank FrancophileTraveler
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Visited this pretty little restaurant in a small side street and had a downstairs table. The decor is beautiful and it was the shame we were the only couple dining. I am coeliac and the staff understood my allergy despite us not speaking French. The...More

1  Thank Glen-Brotherton01
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We managed to book a table over the phone due the very helpful french lady who answered and tried her best to accomodate despite my lack of french! We were welcomed warmly and had a delicious 3 course meal. Me and my husband had a...More

Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The food was delicious. It was cool outside at night so we ate in the downstairs "cave" They only offered a 3 course fixed price dinner but each course offered a meat, fish, and vegetarian option.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had an excellent prix fixe meal here -- delicious cod, great wine, and a very attentive, thoughtful server who made the whole meal seamless. Would definitely recommend

Thank Jacque727
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Very good food in a typical street of Avignon. Service was good, good attention to details. Calm and nice.

Thank emiliepoisson
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

A small restaurant (including the sidewalk space 15-20 tables) located in a small side street. Food was very good. The chef knows his business. My risotto was excellent. And so was the cabillaud (cod). Fresh seasonal fruits with a tasty cream on top of a...More

Thank Henry L
Reviewed 30 June 2017

They were the only place to mislay my advance reservation, but the friendly, pleasant and efficient waitress did let us in. The meal was okay, well cooked etc although simple.There was an error on the bill which was quickly corrected with apologies. WE just left...More

Thank eurotrippers
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I don't like to repeat other reviews but I wanted to add a recent review if this nice restaurant where my wife and I enjoyed an excellent dinner. There is a set meal with three courses for 35 euros and each course was well cooked...More

Thank gerry2412
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Dined alone here ona recent trip to Aix. Staff were friendly, bilingual and very attentive. Food and wine were great. I'm going to bring the family back here for sure

Thank TJ178
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Susan S
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Response from GregandWinnie | Reviewed this property |
We have eaten here and the 2 guys who own / run it both speak very good English. You should not have a problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 41
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Rue Constantin, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Aix-en-Provence
  • Phone Number: +33 4 42 96 47 29
Description
L'Alcôve is situated just a step from the law court of Aix en Provence in the street Constantin perpendicular of the street Mignet,possesses a welcoming terrace with a view of the church Sainte-Catherine. In a smart and relaxed frame both managers invite you to discover a French quality cuisine. Having made their weapons in France and abroad They decided to settle down in Aix. In an arched room of the 18th century with a contemporary decoration Olivier Ros, Head chef proposes you a sophisticated menu which changes as the seasons go by. While Pierre Chatelain, head waiter, will recommend you wines selected to sublimate the proposed dishes.
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