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La Chimere Cafe

15 rue Brueys, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 42 38 30 00
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (4 reviews)
“octopus” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, French, European, Gastropub
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
15 rue Brueys, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After facing Monday night closings of our hotel restaurant (chateau de La Pioline), and no room at Mitch and Opera we were directed to La Chimere Cafe. How lucky! This former Cabernet with red and black accents served up the fine cuisine we had been...More

Thank Rider123
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the octopus and most specially the duck breast which came with truffled mashed potato, caramelized apples, an eggplant side with tomato and Parmesan, and a side salad. Excellent service as well.

Thank Dee N
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Exclusive French restaurant, we visited it twice for dinner during our stay. The food and the service were perfect, and there was a bar with very good gin cocktails. I strongly recommend it.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 28 January 2017

LOVED this restaurant with its quirky decor! One of our best meals and most memorable evenings. Highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank BarbaraF118
Lachimerecafeaix, Propriétaire at La Chimere Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Thank you very much for your nice review & hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed 4 January 2017

The concierge at our hotel booked dinner for us here on our first night in town. From the outside the place is quite unassuming but once go inside through the bar it goes down 2 levels to a great cosy and atmospheric restaurant. After a...More

Thank Noel W
Lachimerecafeaix, Propriétaire at La Chimere Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2017

Thank you very much for your nice comment. Glad you had a good time and hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed 2 December 2016 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.

Thank Oliv R
Lachimerecafeaix, Propriétaire at La Chimere Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2017

Thank you very much for your nice review. Hope to see you again soon for a full diner!

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...More

Thank Pnmt1850
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...More

Thank Samia Y
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,...More

Thank David M
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...More

Thank Expat-en-Aix
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$43
Cuisine
Bar, French, European, Gastropub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Aix-en-Provence
  • Phone Number: +33 4 42 38 30 00
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Description
Fine homemade seasonal dishes and tapas bar with a wide selection of cocktails and wines in a comfortable and baroque chic setting.
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