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Au Brin de Thym

22 rue du Docteur Fanton, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 90 97 85 18
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“escargot” (19 reviews)
“duck” (10 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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22 rue du Docteur Fanton, 13200, Arles, France
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1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this restaurant because it was recommended by Rick Steves. The small dining room is lovely and the waiter spoke perfect English, which we appreciated. Both the soup of the day and the fish soup were very good. The main courses were both a...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here our first night in town and even with some confusion regarding our order (we were confused and didn't quite get it right) our food was simple and delicious, the outstanding object being the Lemon Curd dessert mentioned in other reviews. Staff...More

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the snails, which came in a truly excellent sauce. I think that’s the whole point of the dish - to make the sauce so good that it doesn’t matter that you’re eating snails. The staff were very friendly, and happy to speak English...More

Thank perdrix2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even on a Sunday night, it was packed - glad we had reservations. Way more tourists than we usually see - someone mentioned the dreaded Rick Steeves’ recommendation. Food was lovely and local - my grilled loup with re Camargue rice and fennel was perfectly...More

Thank LaBelleVieCanada
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We dined with a couple we had met on the river cruise. We all started with escargot, which was great. Our main course was bull steak. While it seems tougher than American beef, I realized this was an animal that charges around on the Camargue...More

Thank ewlevin
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This was our favorite meal in three weeks of driving around France. We especially savored the escargots provencal. Even though the wait staff was short one person, they managed to keep up with a full crowd indoors and those of us savoring the setting sun...More

Thank Brian E
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A small restaurant with a happy, engaging staff serving really good food. During our two weeks traveling throughout France including Paris and the Loire, our dinner here had the best food. We had a chicken dish with delectible sauce, cheeses, mussels, calimari, and dessert, all...More

Thank Clawboot
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I visited Arles for a photo festival and ended up enjoying the food as much as the photography. This restaurant offered a wonderful variety of fresh provenzal cuisine. The atmosphere was lovely and the service was quick.

Thank mjimeneze
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I had a superb meal at this restaurant, set in a beautiful romantic location. Excellent food, exquisite cuisine and superb friendly staff. Can’t recommend enough. Waiter was tres gentil.

Thank Londonist1
Reviewed 14 September 2017

One of four good restaurants in a row situated in a quiet street near to Fondation Vincent Gogh. Always seems busy it is advisable to book. Service is good and the menus traditional and imaginative. Prices are about 25 euros for two courses, however, the...More

Thank SaleBazzer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 rue du Docteur Fanton, 13200, Arles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Arles
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 97 85 18
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