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La Chimere Cafe

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French, Gastropub
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15 rue Brueys, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 42 38 30 00
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 18:30 - 02:00
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was sent there by a local wine shop. Nice electronic music and mild lights create some atmosphere. Staff is lovely and drinks worth trying. Just had a lovely chocolate and pear dessert. Let's try dinner next time.

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Thank Oliv R
Cogolin, France
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Welcoming bar up a side street . We sat at the bar although we were offered a table if we wanted. Many rhums , whiskeys on offer and cocktails. We had mojitos and although OK they didn't used fresh limes so wasn't as good as others and at 10€ ( most we'd paid in Aix) was a little disappointing. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We were amazed by the food and service! I'm French myself and live in London. My partner and I went to Aix for the weekend. I'm the lucky one to have found this restaurant on tripadvisor website...so I have to also leave a review to share our fantastic evening! The food was really good, top class! Je vous recommande ce... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

My wife and I had dinner here on the suggestion of our hotel concierge. It definitely has unique decor but it was a really cool looking place, and we had dinner in what I would call the "pink" or "rose" room. Our waiter was attentive, and we ordered the three course menu. The food was excellent, and the drink menu... More 

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Thank David M
Aix-en-Provence, France
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Multi-tiered restaurant, when you first arrive it looks like an ordinary bar. As you descend, you arrive at a small tapas restaurant. Then further down the door opens and you find yourself in the Blue Room. Walls painted deep blue with gold gilding, painting, small tables with lamps, very romantic. Impeccable service, very professional and excellent food. Highly recommended for... More 

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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with some friends visiting from the US. Food was excellent. Staff was very accommodating and attentive and spoke English very well. Definitely worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is pretty funky with unusual decor and interesting dishes. The food is well prepared. Most of our dishes were delicious, save one pasta that was just a little heavily creamed and salted (for our taste) and so would rest at quite good. The service was also quite good, although the restaurant failed to give us the discount offered... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

We had been disappointed so far with our meals in Aix so this evening was a pleasant surprise. We knew even as we tasted the complimentary appetizer 'soup', that this evening was going to be different. We thoroughly enjoyed the Pont L'évêque bites, couteaux, and foie gras as appetizers. The maigret de canard was perfect as well as the trio... More 

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Berkshire
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our b&b hosts in Aix en Provence and we were glad to have followed the suggestion. The restaurant is in a side-street in the centre of Aix and doesn't look much from the front. But inside it is cosy and warm. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful, spoke great English and was happy to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Avantgarde decoration. Unique menu. Genius combinations. Wonderful Provençal wine menu. Extraordinary tastes. Good service. Strongly recommended. Must be there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$38
Cuisine
French, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
18:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 02:00
Thursday
18:30 - 02:00
Friday
18:30 - 02:00
Saturday
18:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 rue Brueys, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Aix-en-Provence
  • Phone Number: +33 4 42 38 30 00

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