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La Caravelle

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Address: 34 quai du Port | Vieux Port, 13002 Marseille, France
Phone Number:
+33 4 91 90 36 64
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07:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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La caravelle is an institution in marseille it's a bar restaurant with live...

La caravelle is an institution in marseille it's a bar restaurant with live jazz music every wednesday & friday tapas are offered every day from 6 to 9 & we have a selection of good wine and original cocktails breakfast and brunch every morning&a traditional restaurant on mid day with south france cooking.

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Bar with light bites and great views!

After reading the good reviews, we stopped in for dinner on a Monday night. The server offered to seat us on the small balcony that overlooks the old port, but I couldn't handle... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
gte375n
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

After reading the good reviews, we stopped in for dinner on a Monday night. The server offered to seat us on the small balcony that overlooks the old port, but I couldn't handle sitting a foot away from a smoker. Sitting inside by a window with a great view, we ordered a couple of glasses of rosé. Our server also... More 

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yonaetienne, Directeur général at La Caravelle, responded to this review

Dear guest, you appreciated the restaurant-bar La Caravelle overlooking the Old Harbour, our light menu and wonderful wines that we propose at dinner time. Thank you very much for your full and nice commentary ! We hope you will have the opportunity, in a near future, to taste the big menu with typical provençal dishes proposed only in lunch time.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice bar!! We had only coctails that were really good!!small tapas were coming all the time!!nothing special! The view was really good we were there at the sunset! Music and decoration and the yellow color of the sun was making it a bar from old times!! I would visit it for sure! Prices were ok!

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Thank vageliskefallonia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

As a bar La Caravelle deserves certainly a visit (good viewpoint on 'le vieux port', good beer). But do not even think to go there for lunch! After more thant 40mn waiting for someone to take care of you, you are at risk of beeing asked to leave your table because of a booking error...

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

On our first day in Marseille we wandered along to the Old Port in search of some lunch. I'm so glad we spotted this place and managed to avoid the tourist traps. We sat down at a lovely table on the balcony with a great view - it felt really special. The waiter was friendly and the service was good.... More 

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Brussels
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364 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

For a one night stay in Marseille we had booked a room at Hôtel Bellevue on Quai du Port. Upon arrival we were pleasantly surprised to find a nice bar next to the reception on the first floor, offering commanding views on the old harbour (“Vieux Port” ) and the church of Notre Dame de la Garde through the open... More 

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Thank Trainbleu
Marseille, France
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Early evening drink in the bar, a plate of charcuterie, cocktail or rose wine - perfect way to spend a lazy evening. Beware it gets very busy later in the evening so come early! Seriously cool views over the port, slightly kitch old style decor but it's a classic. Music nights are good too and lunch or brunch. Simple food... More 

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Marseille, France
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Booking in advance to get a table on the terrace and there you go : for a drink, lunch in fall, dinner in the summer, La Caravelle gives you an incredible and romantic view on this lively part of Marseille. From above. In the inside, you still have cosy table to drink Mojitos.

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yonaetienne, Directeur général at La Caravelle, responded to this review

Dear guest, the superb view across the Old Harbour, facing Notre Dame de la Garde basilica and the authentic old fashioned atmosphere contribute to make the restaurant-bar La Caravelle so pleasant. We are very happy you enjoyed it ! You also appreciated the lunch which is the main point for us, specially for the "Chef" ... It would be a... More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to this restaurant by a friend who lives in Orange but grew up in Marseille. The restaurant is situated on the first floor of the Hotel Bellevue and therefore does not have tables out on the street and its entrance can be missed quite easily if you are not careful. The place is wonderfully old fashioned as... More 

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yonaetienne, Directeur général at La Caravelle, responded to this review

Dear guest, the whole staff of the restaurant-bar La Caravelle, and specially the "Chef", thanks you very sincerely for sharing your experience and for your nice recommendation. You appreciated the wonderful atmosphere facing Notre Dame de la Garde basilica and, of course, our fantastic typical dishes. It would be a great pleasure to welcome you for your next stay in... More 

Bromley U.K.
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Superbly situated on the first floor of the Hotel Bellevue on the Vieux Port. A wonderfully old-fashioned interior with a tiny terrace of 5/6 tables. If you are lucky (as we were) you can get onto the terrace but the accommodation is "cosy" and you get to know your terrace companions well!!! This, however, is my only quibble. My partner... More 

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yonaetienne, Directeur général at La Caravelle, responded to this review

We were delighted to receive your review about the restaurant-bar La Caravelle and to know you appreciated so much its provençal typical dishes and the wonderful view over the Old Port. Thank you for sharing your experience. It would be a great pleasure to welcome you again in Marseille ! More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Just to validate my review, I do drink a lot and in many places. This bar is one of my top ten favourite places in the world. I urge you to visit as it is an absolute gem but don't go if you are a bit of a ruffian and don't enjoy the finer things in life..... The staff are... More 

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