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291 Route de Draguignan, 06530 Le Tignet, Grasse, France (Formerly Auberge le Chantegrill)
+33 4 93 66 12 33
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Took us half an hour for a burger to arrive, a bit too "up itself" for our liking. nice garden and terrace but not worth the money

Thank RupeW
toronto canada
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were four couples staying at a property in Le Tignet and the owner of the property recommended Madesens, We ate dinner at Madesens' bistro twice. The food and service were excellent during both visits and we all enjoyed our meals.

Thank cubist
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Having read some very good reviews, we had high expectations of this restaurant. The menu describes the dishes in a way that makes them sound exotic and different. We were, however, disappointed. We were welcomed warmly and given a table in a pleasant garden setting, but the service, although polite, was incredibly slow. It was over an hour before we... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The waiters were very friendly. We took a starter and main course. The starter was excellent and well presented. The main course was also good but the portions were the same as the starter. Great view on the mountains though. Definitely a place to recommend!

Thank Valérie H
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

As a local we have visited this restaurant several times but yesterday when we went with our son and daughter in law for lunch, we enjoyed the three dishes from the menu but we were astonished to be charged 25 euros for a plate of plain spaghetti with a tomato sauce. Was this because they thought we were tourists?

Thank 414evy
E_ROBIN291, Propriétaire at Madesens, responded to this review

Dear Sir, we are quite disapointed by your comment as it sounds really unfair. 25 € corrresponds to your son's spaghetti + your dessert (formula main+ dessert 25 €). This was a way to lower the total cost for you. Feel free to ask next time if you need more explanations. Best regards. Emmanuel ROBIN More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Recommended, good food and great atmosphere! If you are nearby it is a good place to have lunch or dinner. The backyard is great.

Thank Frode V
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We went as a group of 7 on a Saturday night on the last day of our holiday and this did not disappoint! Lovely service and terrace. I started with an aubergine and truffle dish, followed by an excellent Asian inspired lobster. Would not hesitate to recommend.

Thank Alexandra W
Stockport, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

We brought our son and his fiancée here for lunch as we had enjoyed it very much in April. We were not disappointed. They eat out a lot in Monaco and they were very impressed with the choice offered and particularly with the friendly and helpful service. We had the Menu Bistrot, €32 for three excellent courses beautifully presented which... More 

Thank jean g
Helsinki, Finland
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133 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We visited Madesens on a special day, the Mother's day. So the lunch menu was a special one at the price of 55 €. That included an amuse-bouche, pre-starter, starter, main, dessert and a macaron. A bottle of water was 5 €. A glass of excellent rosé for the price was 4 €. Espresso was 2,60 €. The amuse-bouche was... More 

Thank jimhoyle
Grasse, France
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

The worst thing I could do is to damn this place with faint praise because there is no doubt it is an improvement on Auberge Chantegrill that it was once known as, and that establishment had a regular clientele that appreciated the value for money that it offered. It was a roadhouse without pretensions. The new owners, conscious of this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$42 - US$74
French, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Validated Parking, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 291 Route de Draguignan, 06530 Le Tignet, Grasse, France (Formerly Auberge le Chantegrill)
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Grasse  >  Le Tignet
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 66 12 33

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?