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La Caravelle

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3 rue de l Eglise, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 9 52 27 03 29
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 19:15 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I cannot say enough about this restaurant, although not fancy from outside we decided to give it a try, THE BEST MEAL we had during our 9 days in Southern France. Firstly the price, 3 courses for 19.90€. As this is usually the cost of a main course we didn't hold out much hope, how wrong we were. Stuffed mussels... More 

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Thank Lynn M
Wanneroo, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The owners are also your servers and make the whole dining experience. I came here with my family of teenage daughters and everyone enjoyed themselves. The fish soup, stuffed mussels and snails were a big hit. The pepper steak, chicken and mushroom cream sauce were other favourites. As for the desserts......ooh la la amazing. We tried the 19.90 euro set... More 

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Thank Gary F
United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Adequate service. Nice location. Ok menu and average food. Overall average restaurant and there are so many very good restaurants to choose from in Villefranche-sur-mer.

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3 Thank Vsm09
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Villefranche on the last nite of our honeymoon. Came upon this little place on the streets above the marina. Great value, had degustation menu, super. Highly recommend .

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Thank 51high
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This place is spot on. Good and service better than many of those on the seafront, and for a 30 second walk the price is so much more reasonable.

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Thank BillBrowns
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We ate here at lunch on a very hot day so being in the shade was very welcome. The restaurant is situated in an alley leading down to the harbour so good for people watching as well as eating. The food was freshly cooked, plentiful and of a very good standard and the service was efficient.

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Bsalim, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We came across La caravelle and had lunch there. The place is clean and the service is excellent. We chose the set menu and were expecting small portions

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Thank marysehk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Decent set menu and reasonable rate. Sat outside on steps, very pretty with a lovely breeze. There was a kids menu of chicken and chips, we wanted to try L'Aparte, which had a more interesting menu but which didn't have a kids menu and was open later.

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Isleworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Perfect location, less than 10 mins walk from the station with beautiful view of bay from outdoor seating area. Owner, Christelle, was so friendly and helped our discerning family of 5 have the best meal yet this holiday. So much so that we returned the next night too! Great value menu at €19.90 with loads of choices. Particularly recommend the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Perfect restaurant if you are willing to climb some stairs and enjoy the fresh authentic French food paired with the perfect rose from Provence. Attended by their friendly owners, super service! Will come back for sure, can't wait

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
19:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
19:15 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:15 - 22:00
Thursday
19:15 - 22:00
Friday
19:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
19:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 rue de l Eglise, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Villefranche-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 9 52 27 03 29

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