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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” (6 reviews)
“duck” (8 reviews)
“magret” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
19 Rue Constantin, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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11 - 20 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Quiet, friendly with good food and service at a reasonable price. Due to problems with another reservation ended up at the L'Alcove at last minute. Unusually welcoming considering it was almost 2.00. So glad we ended up there. I'll be back!

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 12 January 2017

So we rocked up just after new years... the locals obviously not out. Limited menu.... as you would expect in France with a good chef. Didn't super impress us..... we know good food when we get it.....but pretty good.....

Thank An0nym0use
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We were recommended this place by our concierge and we were not disappointed. Admittedly we were the only people there at the time so the service was wonderful. We had the 3 course set menu and a bottle of wine for a total of 110...More

Thank Noel W
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We elected to celebrate Thanksgiving hear and it did not disappoint. The artichoke appetizer was lovely, but I wish I had chosen the cauliflower soup that my daughter had. The white fish main course was great as was the beef bourguignon. Delicious! We were the...More

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch with my wife and friends. I had the fish and my wife had the beef bourgeois. Both were excellent. Sat outside, and there were the occasional smells that wafted by...but that's the only negative, inside is nice.

Thank Bret C
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had a superb meal at L'alcove on our recent trip to Aix. Although we had not reserved we managed to get a table for two outside in the lovely, quiet cobbled street. I'm a vegetarian which is always a bit tricky in France, but...More

Thank Grimfango
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Nice and friendly service. Great food (the magret was delicious) and wine. Good price. Highly recommend it. Our best meal in Aix-en-Provence.

Thank Lula M
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
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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
US$21 - US$41
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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