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Auberge du Bon Vivant

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1 route de la Mer, 66700, Argeles-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 68 81 00 54
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Stockholm, Sweden
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48 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I have been going there for the last nine years and not once have I been disappointed, on the contrary always excellent. The owners are always welcoming and friendly. After your first visit, if you return, you will be remembered. The price is extremely reasonable for the quality of food that you get. There is an atmosphere that I enjoy... More 

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diss
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Aida did us proud as always. There were 12 of us for Sunday lunch and it was very good. We have been coming here for years and it never disappoints. The ingredients are fresh and locally sourced where possible. It is also a great place to stop for a drink and watch the antics of the drivers such as the... More 

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Another memorable meal, a 3 course meal for 23 euros a head. The buffet starter with Catalan tasters, the fresh moules or goats cheese starters were excellent. Main courses of cod gratin, or succulent melt in the mouth pork cheeks, or pork in moutarde or the soft, tender squid risotto. We all had silky butternut squash purée and other veg.... More 

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France
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

Ate there one evening, but would not return as did not felt it offered value for money. The first and main courses were ok, but the dessert left a lot to be desired. We ordered Rhum baba, but it was more like a doorstop covered in cream. Nothing like the rhum babas we have eaten in the past. Very heavy... More 

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Roche, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

The service from arrival to departure was so warm and friendly. We mentioned we would require to leave our car in the car park overnight and organize a taxi. This was immediately okayed and they did the rest and the taxi arrived at the appointed hour. The food was wonderful and a good selection of wines. We enjoyed it all... More 

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Stirlingshire
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Booked for dinner, as the place was at the end of our street and it seemed to have good reviews. His starter of jamon x 2 (types) wasn't any good - had seen better days, and his main of steak tartare was unseasoned and poor frites (oven chips). My starter of goats cheese salad (actually a sort of crepe) was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

During a week long stay in Argeles we came here twice as the food and service were great. We felt very well looked after and were not rushed at any point, food was lovely and reasonably priced. Definitely a highlight in Argeles.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

The lady who ran it was very friendly & helpful. The food was good & the restaurant was in easy reach of our hotel.

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Thank Grant S
Switzerland
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

It was a wonderful day for a walk in the sun, so we strolled through the village, past the new natatorium to the Auberge restaurant, which we had never before tried. We were surprised at the spacious outdoor patio with forsythia vine-covered pergola, as well as ample indoor seating. The plat du jour was tasty and more than filling. D-L... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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131 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

We found this place by chance and liked the terrace from outside so we stopped there. What a surprise to see the menu, very different from what other restaurants offer. They really bring creativity and variety, besides that the dishes are very well prepared and the personel always taking care. A place to try and remember, really.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 26
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 route de la Mer, 66700, Argeles-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Pyrenees-Orientales  >  Argeles-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 81 00 54

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