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Oustau de Baumaniere

Chemin departemental 27, 13520 Les Baux de Provence, France
+33 4 90 54 33 07
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (15 reviews)
“tasting menu” (11 reviews)
“pastry” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
Chemin departemental 27, 13520 Les Baux de Provence, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I write few reviews : I do not believe in negative reviews, and believe it is only worth spending time reviewing a place, if I have had a particularly positive experience. My positive experience with Baumanière, has been lasting twenty-five years.I have seen the place...More

Thank Gabmarotta
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for our 27th wedding anniversary treat. My wife said do not look at the prices, just order what you like. So I relaxed and looked forward to a gastronomic experience and not to criticise. We had no aperitifs as we did not...More

Thank MereMorse
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We have visited this restaurant twice. The food and wine are absolutely delicious; the staff are friendly, courteous and attentive. The ambience is wonderful. Dining outside is a pleasure. This is fine dining at its bests.More

Thank Sandie K
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Dear Sandie K, I am happy to read you comment, all our work is made to please our guests. We have prepared new surprises for you when we will re-open L’oustau de Baumanière on March 9th. I am looking forward to your venue. With Best...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

We recently had dinner at the Oustau de Beaumaniere and had great expectations for this 2* restaurant but were quite disappointed. Upon arrival ,we were promptily greeted and seated in this magnificient spacious and elegant dining room.Our menu consisted of rouget carpaccio,St-Jacques (scallops) and farm...More

Thank Brisoso
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Dear Brisoso, I understand your comments but I do not share all your point of views. The red mullet mousse is one of the most appreciated starters and for the meat jus I am unsure about what you tasted on that day. We produce all...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017

What can I say about this place that could even approach the faint possibility of doing it justice? I was gifted the experience of cooking with the head chef and his extremely talented team. I fancy myself a good cook, but these people are something...More

Thank Reza B
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Dear Reza B, Many thanks for your comment; it is always great for me to meet someone whom likes to cook and obviously to eat! I will be happy to host you again; do not hesitate to let me know prior to your venue if...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We were regulars for many, many years. Our last visit, some 5 or 6 years ago was disappointing to say the least. However we visited today and found that there is a new executive chef (of two years) and that the food is quite sublime...More

Thank Mike_SLondon_UK
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Dear SLondon_UK, Thank you for your comment of great interest to us. We are honored by your comparison between l’Oustau de Baumanière and Dame de Pic. It is a great feeling for us to know that you came back and that we have changed for...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

4 of us were recommended to dine here by a chef who had previously worked here at the beginning of his career. He obviously learned his lessons well. This restaurant is divine. We ate outside on the patio for lunch. The food was excellent, the...More

Thank Jack F
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Dear Jack F, We thank you for your comments. We are delighted that you chose our restaurant for lunch and that you enjoyed the cuisine. Could you tell us who recommended to you our restaurant by sending us an e-mail at satisfaction@baumaniere.com ? It will...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

I have given this review an Average rating because while I would grade the food as Good, the extortionate prices tainted the whole experience for me, and in spite of some highlights, I cannot get past the unpleasant knowledge that I was taken for a...More

Thank Jalex07216
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Dear Jalex07216, I am sad when I read your comments but I must thank you for your feedback on our landscapes and surroundings. It is a shame that you did not know about our pricing as I can understand that you have been really unsatisfied...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

It’s not two Michelin stars, it’s not good enough, and it’s a rip off. Having attended several Michelin star restaurants now, both 1,2 and 3 stars, I must say that this restaurant is not even worth a single star. As we would say in Danish:...More

Thank Mer21maid
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Dear Mer21maid, Your writing is just amazing; you must be working for the Michelin team to be so assertive… Rip off? You go to a 2 Michelin restaurant and you do not check for menus to make sure that the style of the cuisine would...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

One of our best Michelin starred meals. Super attentive wait staff. Amazing food creations. Very large wine list. Just perfect!More

Thank Vsm09
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Dear Vsm09, We thank you for your comments. We are delighted that we are one of your best Michelin starred restaurant and that you enjoyed your stay at l’Oustau de Baumanière. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you soon to taste this large...More

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Good Morning, There is no strict dress code. It's casual but no shorts or flip flops. We look forward to welcoming you. Best regards,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chemin departemental 27, 13520 Les Baux de Provence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Les Baux de Provence
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 54 33 07
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Description
Jean-André Charial joined his grandfather Raymond Thuilier in 1969, at the tender age of 24 and then training with some of the greatest French chefs of the time, including Troisgros, Chapel, Haeberlin, Giradet and Bocuse. A passionate and generous man, Jean-André Charial favours a classic style of cuisine, rooted in the soil of Provence, showcasing local produce, where garnishes do not hide the essential nature of any dish. He believes in having l'Oustau de Baumanière, his 2 Michelin stars restaurant evolve with the times, by modernizing its menu, while still respecting
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