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15 avenue Philippe de Girard, 84160 Lourmarin, France
+33 4 90 68 23 73
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never before I've been welcomed to a restaurant with a warm handshake from the supposed Owner of the place. Very positively surprising start. The menu book offered another surprise. It was all hand written and plates of the day were written into a small piece of paper attached to the menu. Again very personal way to do it. Entrees were... More 

Thank LiisajaJP
Antwerp, Belgium
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One starts to wonder about reviewers of this restaurant who write about poor service and such... especially when those reviewers have only written one review on tripadvisor and they bash this restaurant completely to the ground. Is someone getting rid of competition? My wife and I had a really enjoyable lunchmenu at this place. The service was great: friendly with... More 

Thank Tom V
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly a great experience - food was great from the appetizers to the dessert. Wonderful people - wonderful evening.

Thank Ransom5000
Ellicott City, Maryland
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91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The owner made us feel like good friends. We had lunch here and needed our reservation. The patio was full but we were promised a table as soon as it came available, and indeed we got one quickly. The food was excellent. My wife had an excellent beef dish, and my duck breast was superb. Why is duck in France... More 

Thank ScottyP1952
Jerusalem, Israel
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Had the opportunity to have full dinner by the fire one chilly night and a lighter meal outside on the terrace. another sunny afternoon during our 1 week vacation in the areas. Both were a delight! The staff was friendly enough (although we don't speak French and they had to translate the menu to us...), Service was good. All dishes... More 

Thank AJAelxander
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for 3 to have lunch after the lovely marked on fridays in Lourmarin. Some guests in the restaurant, but not too busy. We waited 40 min to get the appertizer. We got our glas of wine, but no bread. Then we waited another 35 min for the main course. No excuses or explanations were given from... More 

Thank Bjørg Line F
Sarasota, Florida
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We have stayed in Lourmarin for 5 years now, up in Saigon for 15 years before that. We always visit La Récrée whenever we are in Lourmarin. Sometimes it was once a week for lunch during market. The last several years, it's several times a week with visiting family and friends. This past summer, we had visiting "gangs" of kids... More 

Thank Winterblac
Aix-en-Provence, France
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We've eaten here several times and normally take the 22€ set menu but this time I tried their vegan (vegetalien)menu at 20€. I was a bit worried when it all arrived just on one plate but it was enough with a bit of bread. It offered a good variety of various vegetarian recipes in small amounts. I loved it,especially the... More 

Thank Anj1396
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Traditional dishes prepared by a family. Popular with locals as well as French tourists. Warm welcome, cozy inside and gorgeous patio outside.

Thank lucinda
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152 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

She is a bit gruff but nearly an attraction to see her in action! We had the €28 menu. Pork meat loaf to start. Ok when you're ready hungry! Beef stew with rice as main. Lamb portion was disappointingly small. Choc dessert good. The local red wine was fine! Restaurant was full on Sat night. You should book in advance.

Thank Paul M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 avenue Philippe de Girard, 84160 Lourmarin, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Vaucluse  >  Luberon  >  Lourmarin
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 68 23 73

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