Reviews on European food in Orange, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France including Au Petit Patio, Academie De Billard, Peperoncino di Barbara, Monteverdi, La Dinette, Les Saveurs du Marche, A la Maison, Le Mas des Aigras Retaurant, l'Arausio, Restaurant Le Parvis
Things to do in Orange
4 based on 375 reviews
A ProvenÃ§al restaurant in the centre of Orange and next to Antique Theater. you will discover the refined cuisine, a tasty combination of colours and authentic flavours. ,inspired by seasonal products
great meal very well prepared, this was high cuisine at a reasonable price, the entire meal was 59 euros for two appetizers and two mains and one dessert, my friend's snails appetizer and my confit d'agneau were wow the rest was also very good, def. would go back
4 based on 237 reviews
This is a two person operation by the restaurant owners, StÃ©phane and ValÃ©rie, and you can tell the difference. Friendly, highly professional service with beautifully cooked and presented food makes this place special. Locally sourced fruit and vegetables are evident in many dishes. The house wine is reasonably priced and good quality supplemented by an excellent wine list if you want to splash out. After service, the chef patron visited the diners and was keen to talk about the food.You can look at the menus in the big square but the experience at L'Arausio will live long in my memory.
4 based on 178 reviews
This hotel was a convenient stopping off spot on our way home from holiday but chosen also because of its (Michelin) reputation for good food at reasonable prices.We had been told the restaurant opened at 19.15 but decided to come down a bit early to sit outside in the garden. We'd hoped for a glass or two of wine while we perused the menu â but it seemed that serving staff eat their dinner before service â so we waited in vain. Not to worry though â it was relaxing and pleasantly cool under the trees.We opted for the most expensive set menu, persuaded by its promise of foie gras, lobster and scallops. Along with the wine (we chose âvin ouvertâ which was perfectly drinkable â a white first, followed a couple of glasses later by pink) came a bowl of crunchy veg sticks, a yoghurty dip and some good bread. A nice touch.Our first course was baked foie, warm, crusty on the outside, silken within. It was served with raspberries and melted chocolate â an inspired accompaniment. It was delicious â and we wasted not a scrap, mopping fatty, chocolaty juices with that bread.Next came scallops. Plump, juicy, cooked to perfection, served with a foamy sauce and topped with a dollop of caviar â¦ again really really good. However, things then slowed down markedly â before coming to a virtual standstill. The scallops had arrived at 12 minutes past 8 (this I know because I took their photo) a perfectly reasonable twenty minutes after the foie (ditto). We then waited until nine for our lobster ravioli â by which time I was getting just a bit fidgety (we had after all spent a very hot 9 hours in the car). And then we waited some more; it was another hour before we got the cheese (a pre-prepared - and rather dull if I'm honest - plate, surely straight from the fridge) and almost as long again for dessert. Iâm afraid we left without bothering with coffee, eyelids drooping.It was clear that the waiting staff that evening were overstretched (too many covers?) but they were also at times annoyingly inefficient, with one waitress pointlessly clearing a vacated table while people nearby all but passed out from lack of food or wine.Donât get me wrong; the food really was very good indeed â but unfortunately it was let down on this particular occasion by the slow service.
4 based on 708 reviews
Lunch on Saturday June 1st. Food really good but the staff! If you were local you had their undivided attention, long conversations and mutual appreciation. If you were a tourist, and British to boot, you were repeatedly ignored. 2 hours in a car park was not enough. An hour for the first course, another for the mains, repeated requests to clear the table and have the dessert menu achieved the board being thrown across the table and shouting. The bill, when it came was of course wrong, (not the only table). We watched others give up and walk off. We shall not return. I doubt they will give a damn.
4 based on 738 reviews
Orange's two main attractions are located right next to each other: The ancient theater and Les Saveurs du Marche. Since we arrived in the city only after 12:30 we began our short stay with the latter. And we were lucky enough to snatch the very last free table; numerous, less fortunate aspirants got turned away later. We were even luckier because it was a table that was still in the shade also two and a half hours later; it always puzzles me that anyone can survive even half a bottle of wine in the Provence's midday sun.Feeling frivolous and with plenty of time at our disposal, we opted for the 4-course menu Ã 31 Euros (see the photo for details). God, what a feast... Everything was fresh, cooked perfectly to the point, arranged beautifully. The living proof that even at tourist hot spots a restaurant can offer value for money. And that this place is run and served bye a very pleasant couple made our stay even more enjoyable.After all this exuberance I feel entitled to some criticism. First of all, the main dish both of us had (the other one, filet de boeuf, was out even though it was rather early in the day), the four giant gambas which were cooked and served unpared and uncleaned, causing a number of problems:1. They are a mess to eat, and I personally hate to touch glass and cutlery with greasy fingers (they came with salad and a small bowl of vegetables), notwithstanding the fact that they were a delicious mess to eat, which leads to #2:2. Too much good juice gets thrown away with the shells. When we make prawn in the shells at home I lick them clean before I peel them, but I rather not do so in public.3. The intestines. Even if they don't taste bitter (some did), they look disgusting. You don't even have to remove the shells to take them out! Lordy, that almost cost you a point.And then there is the one single toilet that serves all. I had to wait for over five minutes before I could wash my hands after the gambas.That were the small downsides. Otherwise we left extremely satisfied and still able to climb up and down the adjacent theater (the fact that we had skipped the wine also helped a lot).
4 based on 151 reviews
Such a cute spot. Close to the theatre but away from the crowded central restaurants on an opera night. Menu concise with daily specials. ProvenÃ§al cuisine at it's freshest. Family run and frequented by locals more than tourists. Busy outside terrace. Service was friendly and considerate of time constraints for theatre attendance. Fine little bistro to visit anytime.
4 based on 319 reviews
We came there by chance on a rainy afternoon because we could not find any place to eat. I was reading TA reviews about eating options in Orange and came across this name. We decided to try it: what a pleasant and welcoming place with very good food and attentive service. Very modestly prices - we had 2 main courses, a beer, 2 deserts all under 50 euros. Absolutely superb as a lunch option.
4 based on 357 reviews
Barbara's in the kitchen! And, that's a very good thing. If you're in Orange stop by if you like Italian food at reasonable prices. We stopped by towards the end of lunchtime and the outdoor seating was packed with locals. So, we went inside, ordered some wine and watched the food being served. Barbara kept cooking and talking with us until we had decided what we wanted. Very cool. We enjoyed the pasta with vegetables, cannoli with meat inside, two large salads and two awesome desserts. All for under 45â¬. Barbara and Nicholas (server) work really hard to make everything work for their customers. We'll be back tomorrow! Thank you, I hope of see you tomorow, regards Barbara
4 based on 437 reviews
Best pint in Orange . I have visited several times and recommend the Mega burger. Great atmosphere and can be busy so if you want to play pool this is the only place in Orange but reserve a table. The only American diner that serves cafÃ© gourmand.
4 based on 711 reviews
First a word of bon avis for lunchtime diners - the external patio was stifling today when outside it was 31C and also inconsiderate smokers (French of course) were lighting up, polluting the air. BUT inside the dining room is a haven of peace and coolness! The greeting was super friendly and our move inside was no problem. We both chose the â¬29 menu and it was superb - very creative and tasty cooking. Amuse bouche of a sardine mousse was followed by delicious starters of pea and mint gazpacho with chevre and crispy strips of jambon plus crab ravioli (in black pasta) with pureed avocado and pink grapefruit. We both chose the pork main (beautifully soft piece of belly on ribs, spiced delicately with Mexican spices) accompanied by crushed herby potatoes in oil, and sautÃ©ed mushrooms. The pork fell off the bone! We then had a generous plate of 3 tasty cheeses and finished off with a vanilla rice pudding with cubes of dessicated coconut. Coffees arrived with a petite Madeleine and a coconut mousse. We were sated!! I forgot the drinks - a kir for me plus a shared half bottle of white wine from Chateau dâUchaux which perfectly complemented all the food. As I already mentioned, the ladies serving were great. We paid in all around â¬90 but this was well worth it. Itâs only a 10 minute stroll from the Roman theatre. Highly recommended.
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