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Le Piston

9 rue des Tanneurs, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 42 66 35 57
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“escargot” (5 reviews)
“rosé” (2 reviews)
“salad nicoise” (2 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
19:00 - 22:30 Hours
££ - £££
9 rue des Tanneurs, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five us went on a tour of the market Place and decided to go out to lunch after our tour. Was pleased I could read the menu. Ordered Rose wine and a Caesar salad. Waiter was very accommodating. Very quaint and not a place most...More

Thank Burm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited last night and I decided to write this review straightaway! We both had the 3 course Menu for E28, which was very good quality, with a good number of options for starters, mains and desserts. Happy to recommend this restaurant.

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 23 March 2018

This is a smallish place in the old part of town, the whole area frequented by students by the numbers. Actually quite cosy on a quiet evening without too many guests. Went here with a business associate for a relaxed dinner, and we were positively...More

Thank LarsDane
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Hot beer and not full glass !!! still waiting for the water !!! extremely low quality fried potatoes snob waiter

Thank tsantakis1
Reviewed 29 July 2017

On a small street close to the Cours Mirabeau, this restaurant offers a good opportunity to have lunch in a quiet environment. Service is good and friendly

Thank Echodularge
Reviewed 11 July 2017

After a day visiting gorgeous galleries in Aix-en-Provence, we felt like having a Salade Nicoise and escargot. And we hit the jackpot with Le Piston. The escargot were very tasty and their bread was typical french tasty and chewy to mop up the sauce. The...More

Thank mibelaguilar
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Three of us enjoyed a very good lunch at Le Piston. My wife chose Salmon Tartare, my friend chose normal beef Tartare and I chose a Tuna steak. All three, accompanied by some local Rosé wine, were very good, as was the friendly and helpful...More

Thank Maioha
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Six of us came for dinner. Nice little restaurant in the middle of Aix. Excellent meal, good wine, just over 200 euros for the six of us. Even though the menu said to discuss allergies with the staff, and we all speak reasonable French, getting...More

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We see the mediocre reviews for Le Piston, but have to say it ticked all the right boxes for my wife and I for a nice and relaxing Sunday lunch on a cool day in November. My wife had the sea bass and I had...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Ate here on a Sunday evening when other recommended restaurants were closed. Service was good and recommended red wine good and well priced. All of the meals were only average to poor (3 x duck, 1 x lamb shank, 1 x fish).

Thank Rob S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 rue des Tanneurs, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Aix-en-Provence
  • Phone Number: +33 4 42 66 35 57
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