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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
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“escargot” (3 reviews)
“magret” (2 reviews)
“cod” (4 reviews)
Open Now
19:30 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
19 rue Constantin, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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11 - 20 of 161 reviews

Reviewed 26 August 2016

I choose this place based on some of the reviews here on Tripadvisor. While I can't say that the food was bad, it was not up to the standard of any of the other restaurants I have waten at in Aix. It was better than...More

1  Thank SiliRat
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Great lunch. Only a few options but perfect. Duck, cod or beef. Service is excellent. Our waiter worked in Australia so our lack of French was not a problem. Small with excellent food at a reasonable price 15 EUR for lunch.

Thank Ohallors
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The restaurant is located in a narrow alley which makes the outside seating quite surreal. If you are seated outside you could see a beautiful church at the end of the street. The food quality, taste and presentation were outstanding. The service made us feel...More

Thank aa_rye
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We visited here after touring the markets in Aix. The restaurant is in a side street near the market square. The French waiter and chef (co-owners I think) used to work at high end restaurants in the UK, the Chef at Heston Blumental's Fat Duck....More

2  Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I went there last night with my husband and a friend. We had a Heineken (this is the only mistake, not having a decent beer to offer) Then we continued with Rosé that was pretty good (Chateau Virant) For entrée I had "Gambas avec ravioli...More

1  Thank CaroOyarce
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We went for dinner here last night before going to the Aix Opera Festival and we enjoyed it enormously. We liked sitting on their street terrace and the charming owner was very helpful and friendly. It has a small but interesting menu and we thought...More

1  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This place and the restaurant next door, Le Counterpoint are side by side in a little alleyway. We opted for this one as it looked more like traditional French cuisine and we were not disappointed. The waiter was very friendly and helpful with explaining some...More

Thank Amart612
Reviewed 23 June 2016

As the outdoor tables were all full, we were seated in the vaulted basement, which sounds awful, but is actually quite attractive. The menu was interesting, food very good, service friendly and bill very reasonable for what we had.

Thank fmcd-dublin
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal at L'alcove. Run by the two hard working owners this is a restaurant worth looking for tucked away in a side street. The maitre' d is enthusiastic about the produce used and explains fully all the intricacies of the delicious...More

Thank Franny5099
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This small but very good restaurant will not leave you disappointed. Well prepared food perfectly presented and great tasting.

Thank DiverMF
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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 40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
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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