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“Such an enjoyable evening”

Restaurant L'Essentiel
Ranked #38 of 666 Restaurants in Avignon
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Of our three dinners in Avignon, this was the one we will hope to repeat first! It was just such pleasure in all ways. All right - the cuisine is excellent, but not at the innovative level of Christian Etienne - but the ambiance was incomparably more to our taste. It was simply buzzing and you sense the enjoyment your fellow diners were having; the staff were relaxed and solicitous without ever intruding. Our starter were really excellent and, if nothing quite excited us as much again, still, nothing really disappointed. We thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

The restaurant was recommended to us by the bar waiter at the Central Hotel in Avignon.
He even called and booked a table for us. Fab Hotel.
This restaurant is worth a visit. We were tired of seeing Steak and chips on menues.
We chose meals from the set menu. Wow presentation & flavour impeccable. Great service, friendly and helpful staff with a sense of humour. The restaurant was packed which says a lot. Well worth visiting this establishment for innovative french food.

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Thank charli901
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Elegante, inovador, amigável ... o jantar e toda uma experiência saborosa e inesquecível! Indicada pela Dona de nosso B&B e respaldado por opiniôes do TripAdvisor, acertamos no alvo a escolha para nosso jantar de 25 anos de casados! Gostamos tanto por volta como para saborear o segundo menu degustação disponível no dia seguinte. Sensacional, vá!
Elegant, innovative, friendly ... dinner and a whole tasty and unforgettable experience! Indicated by the owner of our B&B and backed by TripAdvisor reviews, we hit the target the choice for our 25-year-old wedding dinner! We liked it so much around to savor the second tasting menu available the next day. Sensational, go!

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Thank Myrian M
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Great meal and location. Highly recommended by our guide & hotel. Even gave us a dessert with candle in it when they found out it was our honeymoon :)

Thank Nicole P
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

One of the best (and reasonably priced) French restaurants in Avignon! Had the chicken with artichokes (yum~) and my family ordered the cod dish. Loved the ganaches and desserts.

Service seemed a bit hurried, so I'm giving it 4 stars. Otherwise, it would be 5. Worth it for the food~!

Definitely need to place a reservation for this place. For dinner, you might want to dress nicely (instead of wearing casual shorts). Bon appetit!

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Thank worldtravelbug17
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