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Le Chateau

) #191 of 1,953 Restaurants in Marseille €€ - €€€ French, Mediterranean
Route du Feu de La Calanque de Sormiou, 13009 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 25 08 69
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“small bay” (2 reviews)
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12:00 - 15:00All hours
French, Mediterranean
€€ - €€€
Route du Feu de La Calanque de Sormiou, 13009 Marseille, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can always visit this place for its great view and access to the calanques. The food is not that good but who cares! You have this amazing location of the restaurant which is worth it. Noting that it's considered a bit costly compared to...More

Thank Dufour D
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I've been here with my boyfriend. Cold reception. When (after more then fifteen minutes from our arrival) my boyfriend gently asked the waiter to order, he responded with an extremely rude and challenging tone, making fun of our foreign accent. For the first time in...More

1  Thank RaP85
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Negatives - Took 1 hour to receive the main course. Asked if we would like to see the dessert menu - then were forgotten about for another 30 minutes and had to initiate contact with waiting staff. Positives - food was lovely, view stunning, approach...More

1  Thank Forbsie50
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Quite arrogant staff. I politely asked for a table and was treated very snotty by the steward for not having a reservation. All I wanted to know is, whether there was a free table. What a ridiculous behavior of this person!

1  Thank Heinrich G
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

A gorgeous way to pass an afternoon with delicious bouillabaisse, a cold glass of wine, and a beautiful sea view. Don't forget to reserve as the restaurant fills up in advance and if you want the bouillabaisse, you must order in advance.

Thank conundrum33
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The chateau is an ironic misnomer as architecturally nothing could be further from the truth. This is a long low modern flat-roofed building, used mostly as a serving area for the huge terrace outside where the tables are seat. Again, despite its name, it has...More

Thank Roger D
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This place is horrible! We went there with some friends during the Euros, and wanted to have a few drinks and maybe a lunch during a hot summer day. We sat down, but when it turned out, that we don't speak any French they waiter...More

2  Thank Darvkop
Reviewed 12 June 2016

A rustic restaurant overlooking a small bay (the colors of the water were gorgeous), so know that rusticity is a part of the charm. You get there by means of a twisty narrow road headed down, with backing up necessary so that you can make...More

Thank fordycessermon
Reviewed 28 May 2016

My husband and I visited today and managed to dodge a group of thieves (possibly) posing as security/parking guards. After we parked outside the main gate (the one that is a 35 min. hike to the restaurant), we were putting some valuables in our trunk....More

1  Thank thecarolsmith
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Four people for lunch. We hadn't pre-ordered the bouillabaise or the zarzuela, so settled for octopus, mussels, grilled fish, fish soup, scallops etc. All absolutely terrific. Do reserve in advance. Parking is extra. Lunch is a better option in terms of driving the mountain road...More

1  Thank Ruth K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route du Feu de La Calanque de Sormiou, 13009 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 25 08 69
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