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Le Recreation

15 avenue Philippe de Girard, 84160 Lourmarin, France
+33 4 90 68 23 73
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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15 avenue Philippe de Girard, 84160 Lourmarin, France
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Reviews (433)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely little cafe. Service is very good , despite what others have said. It feels very French. The only drawback was our salads were a little light in ingredients other than lettuce. Other than that ... bonne

Thank Z1684ZErob
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here many times over the past few years and never been disappointed, it has a unhurried atmosphere and very attentive service from the staff, the food is absolutely marvellous, on this occasion we had the Margret Canard which was served in a...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant looks nice, the menu existing, but in practice it's not that good. Unfriendly staff (owner?), except the young (apprentice one).

Thank ManuMTV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here several times over the years, and usually found the service and food to be excellent. My most recent visit, the lamb was excellent, and the meal and wine were excellent value. I am particularly impressed by the service here, being family...More

Thank Rick E
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Never before I've been welcomed to a restaurant with a warm handshake from the supposed Owner of the place. Very positively surprising start. The menu book offered another surprise. It was all hand written and plates of the day were written into a small piece...More

Thank LiisajaJP
Reviewed 11 May 2017

One starts to wonder about reviewers of this restaurant who write about poor service and such... especially when those reviewers have only written one review on tripadvisor and they bash this restaurant completely to the ground. Is someone getting rid of competition? My wife and...More

Thank Tom V
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Truly a great experience - food was great from the appetizers to the dessert. Wonderful people - wonderful evening.

Thank Ransom5000
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The owner made us feel like good friends. We had lunch here and needed our reservation. The patio was full but we were promised a table as soon as it came available, and indeed we got one quickly. The food was excellent. My wife had...More

Thank ScottyP1952
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Had the opportunity to have full dinner by the fire one chilly night and a lighter meal outside on the terrace. another sunny afternoon during our 1 week vacation in the areas. Both were a delight! The staff was friendly enough (although we don't speak...More

Thank AJAelxander
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for 3 to have lunch after the lovely marked on fridays in Lourmarin. Some guests in the restaurant, but not too busy. We waited 40 min to get the appertizer. We got our glas of wine, but no bread. Then we...More

Thank Bjørg Line F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 avenue Philippe de Girard, 84160 Lourmarin, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Vaucluse  >  Luberon  >  Lourmarin
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 68 23 73
  • E-mail
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