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La Badiane

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6 rue Fernand Bessy, 83120 Sainte-Maxime, France
+33 4 94 96 53 93
19:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 19:30 - 22:00
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

This restaurant offers a great fine dining alternative to the other restaurants in town. It's small but offers a non pretentious Michelin experience. From the four menus we opted for the €54 one and had a great four course dinner plus a few extra tasters as is the case in fine dining. This is not like some Michelin places with... More 

2 Thank John L
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I love this restaurant because the quality and the taste of the food is so fresh and well put together. We had the carte Blanche at 92 € and enjoyed every mouthful. The front of house is charming and informative, but I feel on occasion over stretched. My only complaint is that the meal was three and a half hours... More 

Thank Alis0n1968
London, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015

Out of the four restaurants at which we dined in Ste Maxime this was the haute cuisine. The menu catered well for all four of our party of two Brits and two USA. The service was exceptionally good and the wine excellent.

Thank ColinMacmillan
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154 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

The chef continues to amaze whenever I visit this restaurant. It offers menus at around 40, 50 and 85 euros. (Prices have gone up a bit with the award of a Michelin star.) The last one was the "carte blanche" tasting menu that we tried this August. The chef offered 8 small tasting courses according to seasonal availability. (And he... More 

1 Thank Quantumlondon1
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

We always come here for a meal during each annual trip the Ste Maxime. This year it was exceptional. We opted for the chefs menu at €85. Here there are no choices but the chefs own selection (taking into account any food allergies) after the Amuse Bouche which was a three variety offer, fresh and interesting, we then had three... More 

1 Thank John L
kingston upon thames
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2014

This is a restaurant serving gourmet food rather than tourist food. The dishes are well cooked and beautifully presented with amuse bouches which are a delight. Would recommend.

1 Thank hillsider
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2013

We found this small restraurant around the back of the town, almost by accident. It's one star Michelin statuts is well deserved and with the set the meneu at €49.00 it was great value. We had an excellent balanced meal with some inventive cooking and presentation- We visit St Maxime regularly and will certainly return

Thank Robert W
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2013

Wow! - We really enjoyed this restaurant. Everything was proper "One star Michelin", from the canapes, the bread, right through to dessert. It's not easy to find, so ask for directions. We had the Euro 50 set menu, which was very good value, and offered a choice for each course. I would certainly return. Oh - don't request "outdoor". You... More 

1 Thank Peg C
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2013

I visited Le Badiane in April for the first time and was very impressed. I've been visiting Ste Maxime for many years and have never had a better meal than the one I had here. The small (10 or so tables) restaurant is simple and understated with a relaxed atmosphere. The food is delicious, fresh and beautiful. The menu is... More 

Thank AmyK805
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

We came here from La Garde Freinet for our wedding anniversary and greatly enjoyed the 50 euro menu (plus cheese at 7euros). The food was excellently prepared, beautiful colours and flavours, imaginatively presented. The service was attentive but not fussy - little touches like immediately replacing a dropped napkin rather than simply picking it up. Everything was done in French... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue Fernand Bessy, 83120 Sainte-Maxime, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Sainte-Maxime
  • Phone Number: +33 4 94 96 53 93

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