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Jean-Luc Rabanel

7 rue des Carmes, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 90 91 07 69
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
7 rue des Carmes, 13200, Arles, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been told a lot about this restaurant I was looking forward to this visit with our friends from Switzerland. The restaurant was busy , mainly with couples but the Maître'd welcomed us to our table and explained , a little too rapidly, the concept,...More

1  Thank Stuart D
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Attended as a final dinner after 2 weeks in Italy and France, in celebration of our 25th anniversary, and traveling with my wife's parents. First, the ambience was not as formal as many 2 star restaurants we’ve been to. That’s a positive, for the most...More

1  Thank BusterSci
Reviewed 26 May 2017

No the waiters here don't slap ya on the back and ask about your family. Their attention to detail is wonderful and a 6 course dejeuner will take you 2+ hours to enjoy. We loved the dining room change as it gave us a chance...More

Thank Pierre_Fou13
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Ok, the meal was one of the most extraordinary of my life. Truly inspiring. Combinations of flavors and textures I'd never encountered. It's definitely worth a visit for the meal. But everything else...omg...super tacky decor, like a cheap neighborhood sushi joint. Uncomfortable chairs. Very mediocre...More

Thank peneloperose
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We had the 6-ish course dinner menu. The first few courses are served in what's been described as "starter room." You are then moved into a another room (with kitchen view). New York City readers: it's a bit like a smaller Shun Lee West --...More

Reviewed 25 December 2016

We had the 11 course tasting meal and it was a wonderful selection of different flavours and delicacies. It was a perfect Christmas treat. The restaurant was tastefully decorated. The staff were very friendly and warm although slightly less attentive than I would expect. The...More

Thank Xeverity
Reviewed 18 October 2016

How can i describe this experience? Jean-Luc Rabanel is not only a chef, he's an artist. This experience was unique at so many level. We had a 16 courses lunch; i can't describe every dishes, but among other things, we had a Parmesan mousse, foie-gras...More

1  Thank Curious_Canucks
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This meal was absolutely the low point of our vacation to France. The food was unimaginative and to the point of being bland. The flavors were flat and repetative The service was horrible. They did not even refill water glasses. They had zero command of...More

1  Thank themom978
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Save your money. It was nearly impossible to find the place or to find the nearest parking. The food was depressingly bad, swimming in oil at dinner and swimming in grease at breakfast. We were so exhausted by dinner time (trying to find the place)...More

2  Thank PaulZCapeAnn
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

A special dining experience! Chef Rabanel did not disappoint! From the moment we walked in we were treated like royalty! The Maitre'd welcomed us, showed us around and explained the order of service for the evening. We went on a warm, stormy night, which made...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 100 - US$ 147
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 rue des Carmes, 13200, Arles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Arles
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 91 07 69
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