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La Calanque de Figuerolles

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avenue Figuerolles, 13600 La Ciotat, France
+33 4 42 08 41 71
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Starting with a sarcastic comment from the barman by way of greeting to a very overpriced and underwhelming meal, this restaurant is best avoided. The view is lovely but they have a captive audience being the only ones on the steps down to a tiny and overcrowded stoney beach. Beware the "poisson sauvage" (as opposed to what?) sold by weight... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We've been here twice this summer, on both occasions we had a lovely meal from their set menu. The restaurant declared independence from France in 1956 and you can pay for your meal in the local currency, which is figs. If you can carry enough of them (100kg = 1€). Very original, friendly staff, amazing location, highly recommended.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We spent some time around the area of Mugel and Figuerolles. We stopped at the restaurant for lunch not having booked and were sat at a table outside. The best feature is the view. As far as the food is concerned, we were slightly disappointed. First of all, we thought there was a lack of choice and the food was... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

A place to have all of the above breakfast lunch aperitif or dinner .very friendly and zen atmosphere with cost for every pocket

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Paris, France
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Very nice calanque, located close to a parking area. I would however recommend to go there early to avoid crowded times

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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134 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

First, the good news: the restaurant (which I knew as Chez Tania more years ago than I care to remember) is still where it was, its toes dangling in the Calanque de Figuerolles, a tiny turquoise creek on the Provençal Mediterranean. This is one of the Supreme Being's gifts to the world, along with all the calanques from Marseille eastwards,... More 

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Really beautiful spot to unwind. Well worth finding it. You can feel the stress of life melt away as you descend. The path is steep and uneven, so you need to take your time!

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

This is absolutely a highlight of the trip! Away from everything, completely remote. The view is to the beach and rocks, which is calm and silent in the night. The food is the best in that area.

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Montreal, Canada
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

This restaurant has an exceptional location by the seaside just on the outskirts of La Ciotat and offers both terrace dining and simple but warm indoor dining option if the weather isn’t favorable.The menu puts an emphasis on diverse seafood choices but also offers nice prime beef cuts for the unconvinced.We tried both the seabass and salmon carpaccio for appetizers... More 

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Wonderful location right at the bay. Food average but the view does cover all. You can have your coffee and a nice walk and afterwards jump into the crystal clear sea. A must see.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: avenue Figuerolles, 13600 La Ciotat, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  La Ciotat
  • Phone Number: +33 4 42 08 41 71

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