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13 rue des Porcelet, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 88 65 43 14
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

When we asked our AirBnB host to recommend a local gem in Arles serving great food and wine for our last night in France, he suggested Le Gibolin. We were able to eat at one of their sidewalk tables and were not disappointed - the meal was definitely perfect for a farewell dinner. My starter was a carpaccio of burrata... More 

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Thank Sarah B
French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, France
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Excellent meal out on the tiny sidewalk terrace. Service was delightful, attentive, food was delicious, and atmosphere on a warm August evening was lovely. The house rosé wine, served well chilled, was outstanding.

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Thank saintjeannois
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

The food here was good and fairly priced. Our waitress was very attentive, helpful and bilingual. My only quibble is that the 'patronne' styles herself as a wine connaisseuse and she may well be. But not for champagne. She only carries two bottles, one 80 euros and the other 300 (which she 'doesn't mention really at all because it's only... More 

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Thank Hugh W
Lyon, France
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I am sorry, we have no draught beer, but I will get you one anyway ;-) Of course you can taste our pitcher wine, please do. And of course it was very palatable. Our hosts did their best efforts to please us, and they succeeded. Quality food, good wine, very good experience

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Thank Nicolas_Francoise
Aarhus, Denmark
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Yesterday I had the best meal during our last weeks in France and Belgium. The beef salad and lamb for main course was nicely matched with a red cote du Rhone. The atmosphere was great and both tourists and locals come here to dine on a Wednesday night.

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Thank bk36
Pisa, Italy
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

I would have liked to review this restaurant but the owner is so rude and arrogant that we have preferred to skip the restaurant. The owner should remember that she is neither Bocuse nor Bottura so being a bit polite may be helpful. Even the dog should be more polite.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

One of the best, freshest meals of our trip! Melon/Prosciutto entre and roasted cod with fennel plat....accompanied by a really nice chilled rose. Bread was phenomenal. Husband had salmon carpaccio and it was amazing. Seemed to be family run, quiet and unassuming in Arles. The quality was just so high and cooked so clean, it was memorable.

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bilbao
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

Excellent lunch, simple yet interesting preparation. The owner/host/waiter/sommelier does a great job, running the place apparently on her own (with some help from her little Tin Tin dog). The starters and dessert were great, but the highlight of the meal was the towering bowl of clams and mussels, with a fascinating sauce. You'd better reserve ahead of time though....

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Thank trazi
Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

34 euro for a la carte 3 courses was soooo good. Rhum baba was expensive at 12euro but combined in the 3 courses for 34 euro was such good value, at least 10 euros of rum used in the syrup!

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Thank Andrew P
Melbourne Aust
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

Our Airbnb host recommended Le Gibolin and we ate there twice: once for lunch and once for dinner. It serves genuinely interesting Provençal food, some extraordinarily tasty. The wine list is in the owner's head because Le Gibolin is also a wine shop. We sampled some good cheap wines from Southern French regions. At night this area is a buzz... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 rue des Porcelet, 13200, Arles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Arles
  • Phone Number: +33 4 88 65 43 14

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