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Les Platanes

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1 Place Colbert, 83120 Sainte-Maxime, France
04 86 96 16 88
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Sussex
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Plenty of choice in Ste Maxime to eat out but this is great for all round service and taste. I ate the 22-€ menu but that had good choice and was superbly cooked. My kids ate off the kids menu and enjoyed what was served. The service was prompt and cheerful and overall a good experience

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Dover
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Les Platens is a lovely restaurant in St Maxime. We had fabulous food and excellent service. We sat outside under the trees, next to an enormous old wine press which added to this wonderfully French Riviera experience.

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Thank 46john
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

My daughter and I dined here 21/07/16 having made a reservation for the "première service" at 19.30 hrs. We arrived late, due to a massive clutch/gear box failure, tears, trauma and a change of car. We were courteously greeted and seated, (check out the BODY on the head waiter!) and chose from the 32 Euro menu. I chose courgette flowers,... More 

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Thank Kathleen L
Benidorm, Spain
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Best duck so far in Sainte Maxine. Quiet and tranquil. Except for a few smokers. I try to be patient.

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Wales, UK
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87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

It's for reviews like this one that I wish Tripadvisor would change their very odd rating system - I would say that this was somewhere between average and very good. This was our first dinner in Ste Maxime and the food was absolutely divine. We can highly recommend the smoked salmon stuffed with crab to start and both the entrecote... More 

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Thank AmyLJ
Norwich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant by chance. We were a family of 5 plus an infant. We were seated straight away- the restaurant seemed busy but they were happy to love tables together and chairs to accommodate our needs. The staff were very friendly - they humoured my dodgy French but they understood all we ordered. The set menu for... More 

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Thank Jo F
Ghent, Belgium
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

We ate in this restaurant on the 14th of July (national holiday). Food was good and fresh. Negative point: the staff forgot the rice. For the rest, i can recommend this restaurant for fine dining. The restaurant was entirely packed and you did not really notice. The place is quite rolantic in the evening under the trees and with the... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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208 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

If your looking for a quite place with service on a sunny afternoon this is the place. Menu has a good selection at reasonabe prices with a Plate of the day also a good option

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London, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

We got seated in an outside tent, heated with gaslamp. We were very lucky to get seated as the restaurant was pretty full at 9 pm. We ordered the € 29 set menu and everything was delicious, also the wine bottle we ordered. I liked a lot my fish soup- the portion is really big and I surprised myself that... More 

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port grimaud
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

We have often eaten here in the summer , the food is quite good and the seasonal staff are friendly . The outside terrace is wonderful under the trees in July. In the cooler months the whole experience is different, the food is still ok but the owner is serving and she makes little effort to ensure you have an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Place Colbert, 83120 Sainte-Maxime, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Sainte-Maxime
  • Phone Number: 04 86 96 16 88

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