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Place Georges Perriod, 26700 La Garde-Adhemar, France
+33 4 75 04 44 38
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good52%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“salad” (2 reviews)
“fish” (2 reviews)
“la garde” (3 reviews)
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French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Place Georges Perriod, 26700 La Garde-Adhemar, France
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 3 September 2017

this is a lovely friendly restaurant set in a beautiful village , we enjoyed a relaxing lunch with wine and sat on the terrace people watching. i am sure this would be great in the evening , a most enjoyable find!

Thank pauljudith
Reviewed 12 October 2016

On a rather blustery early fall day, I very much enjoyed the seasonally appropriate rabbit casserole and rather garlicky mashed potatoes. My husband and son gave great reviews to the Dorado and a Pesto Pasta. The ambience was quintessential French countryside coolness - and the...More

1  Thank Ebrasse
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Not our first choice but what a stroke of luck. Simple and unfussy. We both had salad. Fois Gras and a Caesar's. Perfectly put together with a nice touch of a tapenade toast on the side. Beautiful.

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 21 May 2016

La Garde Adhemar is a very special place 2 hours south of Lyon. The restaurant is in an old castle on top of a hill that has great views over the surrounding country. With GPS, it was easy to find. The little village was great...More

Thank Poolini
Reviewed 30 April 2016

we had a terrific lunch on the terrace of this café. Service was great and friendly, beautiful location. We had the rabbit kebab and the lemon chicken kebab, both were outstanding, and their dessert was also wonderful.

Thank maryse p
Reviewed 15 October 2015

After having visited La Garde Adhemar which is an adorable village/town we stopped for lunch at L'absinthe. We had the choice between outside or inside and since it was quite a windy day and that I was with my 92 year old mother we chose...More

Thank Janodfrancoise
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Had nice lunch at this place. Though the wind was blowing we were able to sit outside and enjoy the menu du jour.

Thank Matbond
Reviewed 13 August 2013 via mobile

The service was great as the restaurant was so busy - really lovely and worth a detour. The fish was amazing .

Thank Naomi21w
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Had a relaxed dinner here in july 2013. The outside space is amazing. The restaurant is beautifully restored and is overlooking the idyllic town square. The food is actually good. It's more than just another tourist trap. Don't expect haute cuisine, but it's good, honest...More

1  Thank Sowier
Reviewed 11 September 2012

Been to L'absinthe a couple of times and if the weather is nice, the setting is fantastic, exactly what you want in a provencal village... The food and service were both OK, not fantastic, but acceptable, and bearing in mind there were 20 of us...More

Thank muttsnutman
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Georges Perriod, 26700 La Garde-Adhemar, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Drome  >  La Garde-Adhemar
  • Phone Number: +33 4 75 04 44 38
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