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$10 - $19
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Fast food, French, International
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 22 August 2022

I have been to this restaurant on a number of occasions. Elise and her staff are lovely. Food is great, and the busy relaxed atmosphere wonderful. Does cater for gluten free, vegetarian & vegan. Décor has changed a lot since the photos, with a much...larger and cosier outside space. Have taken a number of friends here, who have returned themselves with friends, which says it all. Great that it opens Sunday evenings too. Love the cocktail Punch and Moscow Mule !!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 June 2021

I can vouch for the Hamburger du Chèvre also Salmon risotto and the steak. Attentive, friendly, bilingual service. Good atmosphere, good food and good service.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 18 August 2020

We stopped over in the delightful town of Melle on our journey back to the UK from the Pyrenees and were delighted to eat at The Secret Garden. Tucked away off the main market place we were warmly welcomed by the charming English speaking host....We hadn't booked but were fortunate as the restaurant was busy and so some prospective customers were turned away so we will definitely book ahead next time. We started with a fabulous charcuterie platter followed by the best burgers ever. No room for dessert so settled for a well made espresso martiǹI. Highly recommend for couples or families. Not fine dining just really good food and excellent value.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 27 January 2020 via mobile

This is our go to restaurant. Staff are fantastic. The food is made fresh and is delicious. I love the king prawn risotto. Family came from the UK for NY Eve lunch. We were looked after by Elise and it was an amazing lunch. Everyone...enjoyed their food. We love this place.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 20 October 2019

The wonderful staff here serve delicious food. I live locally and this is my favourite regular restaurant. The burgers are first class, the best I've ever eaten and they also do wonderful salads.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 13 October 2019

Second time trying this place for lunch. I was early (even though the line at the tax office was long--yes, this was a reward for surviving another bit of French beauracracy). Previously I had ordered the set menu for lunch, just okay. This time I...chose the Thai Chicken Salad. very good. Great service. Highly recommend this place, even if you aren't celebrating your success with the tax folks (who were very helpful with their limited English and my miniscule French).More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 20 September 2019

We went on Sunday lunchtime. Really easy to book a table online. Lovely food and delightful staff/service. Very good value. Great choices. They have a menu translated into English, which was very helpful as you are more likely to be adventurous when you know what...is on offer (instead of just those dishes you recognise). The staff spoke good English to, which helped. Can highly recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 September 2019

We've been here regularly as it's local to us. Always nice food and attentive service, definitely recommend.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 August 2019

Quick service, especially good for a meal with a toddler, from friendly staff. We had the set menu and although nothing very 'French' about the food as such it was well cooked and prepared and served by friendly staff. A nice simple restaurant to eat...in for a very reasonable cost.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 25 July 2019 via mobile

Better than reviews. As said a jewel in the crown 😊 can’t wait to share with friends and go again 👌👌👌

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 8 July 2019

We didn't expect much on this small crowded terrace of something looking like a funky bar on a corner of a street, but... what a splendid quality! Lunch menu for 13 euro's, our meat (big) was one of the best we had in France! Much...better than some in expensive pretentious restaurants. Vietnam owners, very friendly, and no problem we were some later for lunch. Definitely worth!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 27 March 2019

Went there last Saturday for dinner. Great atmosphere and full so lucky we had booked. Food was excellent and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Very popular place with locals French and English, which says it all. Visited twice whilst on holiday and full on both occasions. French food with Thai fusion for some of the dishes.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

Busy Lunch Time pit stop .. the Steak and frites really good, even excellent. I'm not a 'burger person' but these were sublime and very tasty .. I'm going back for another one .. complete with those classy 'chips'

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Called today for table of 6. Service good and prompt service.food average quality but was pleasant enough and didn’t warrant a complaint but wouldn’t rush to go back.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Secret Garden is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5