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Le 46

€€ - €€€French, European,
46 rue de la Balance, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 85 24 83
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Wine Bar, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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46 rue de la Balance, 84000, Avignon, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The friendly waiter recommended the Provencal aioli - a great delicacy we were told - It turned out to be a horrid Gallic version of a boiled fish dinner with the most boring cod and vegetables that I have ever tasted. The recommended white wine...More

Thank DJ J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like in Venice near St Marco, waiters near the Palais des Papes can all handle advice & orders in English & other languages with aplomb. This one is not fancy, but is popular and crowded. Reserve ahead, if possible. We ordered two veg dishes with...More

Thank GentilleAlouette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very popular restaurant with locals and tourists alike, so I advise reservations. The facility is attractive, conveniently located near the palace, and has a pleasant and competent staff. The wine prices were good value; the service was attentive, and the food was...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Went there for lunch. The food was good, the tapenade with red mullet pastry was quite tasty, and the chef's special fish/ shellfish stew with aioli was not what I was expecting though a good surprise. All went down with a glass of Vacqueyras and...More

Thank AndreVidalPinheiro
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

The owner of the apartment I was staying in recommended this place and she was spot on. Not in the main tourist restaurant area but a minute away from the Palais des Papes. Lovely selection of small plates as well as good main courses for...More

Thank JJJ2011
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Just down from Palais des Papes one street over from main square. Somewhat quieter street. Delicious meal with attentive servers. As with many European establishments that are close to tourist attractions, they want to provide tables to patrons that are about enjoying a meal not...More

Thank Matt L
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely meal and great service from a serveur who was passionate about the food and wines. We had the saumon fumé and gazpacho (very delicious!) and tempura prawns. The cheese selection was brilliantly matched. The wine list was impressive, including some very very famous wines....More

Thank Helena and Les C
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We ate there last month while on holiday. The service was incredibly slow and not very friendly at all. Some of the food was good, but some was really very poor. It was the worst restaurant we went to the whole trip. We can't understand...More

Thank lonnycled
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This small restaurant is just behind the Palais de Papes on the road down to the famous bridge . Very friendly and helpful staff. Huge wine list......we had a Costieres de Nimes which was delicious . Fresh and quality produce. This individual restaurant stands out...More

Thank Keithc05
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I have been eating here for quite some time now and didn’t realise I hadn’t written a review ! Situated near the Palais des Papes on a lovely quiet street this place is friendly , but does have style . Excellent wines - reasonably priced...More

Thank alene g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
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10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 rue de la Balance, 84000, Avignon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Vaucluse  >  Avignon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 85 24 83
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