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L'Esprit de la Violette

10 avenue de la Violette, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 42 23 02 50
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“olive bread” (3 reviews)
“amuse bouches” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
French, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
10 avenue de la Violette, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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1 - 10 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 7 October 2017

Of all the restaurants where we dined in Aix, we put this now at the top of our list to recommend to anyone. Very fine dining in a beautiful surrounding. Comfortable and not too fussy. The food was of the highest quality with a very...More

Thank rlevin227
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment ! The place is very nice outside in a garden but the service is so slow and the food so bad and expensive for the very poor quality, never again ! The only good thing was the beautiful tray of cheese !!!

Thank Caroline E
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The food was bad.we didn't enjoy any of the dishes.very expensive. Really disappointing The worst food we had in Aix

Thank 613borna
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We took our local friend we were visiting to a thank you dinner here in early August and it did not disappoint. We were greeted warmly and professionally and led to our nice table out on the patio on a very hot summer evening. A...More

Thank teeare
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Looks like you're eating the food that they give to the dogs in a funny and bad taste way. Far from a Michelin restaurant - very disappointed! We got hair in our food, to complete the mess.

2  Thank Juliana C
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We went to this restaurant with high expectations and were really disappointed. Too bad the Chef's wife was so unpleasant and unwelcoming - we had the impression we were bothering her. For each request for changes in the fixed-price menu she kept saying that it...More

1  Thank ndc1954usa
Reviewed 1 July 2017

My wife and I were quite excited for this experience in Aix. When we booked, the site said the lunch was going to be €39 for a fixed price lunch. When we arrived it was actually €49. That's alright. The ambience was quite nice. An...More

1  Thank Jeffma007
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The restaurant and the service is very good and the food presentation a work of art, we were very dissapointed though with the flavour as this was nothing outstanding, we were a group of 6 and all of us gave feedback re our disappointment, I...More

1  Thank wowtraveller2016
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We had the 49 euro menu at lunchtime, which included wine. Fantastic introduction to Provencal cuisine, with a lot of fresh fruit & vegetables that give you the impression of a chef with a love of market ingredients. The garden setting here is a particular...More

Thank s2art1
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We came to France to eat and drink. This is the best meal we had...until a smoker lit up in the dining area. Why are restaurant owners so uninformed about how much smoking ruins a dining experience? I would love to see a restaurateur with...More

1  Thank Frank A
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31 August 2015|
Response from Achilli_Enzo | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Dear DANDD94, Sorry for the delay, but I have some information about your question. So, the corkage is allowed but it varies according to the botlle of wine. That is why the corkage is between 10 and 70 €. Best... More
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18 May 2015|
Response from Achilli_Enzo | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but you must underlines the fact that you have a dog when you reserved a table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$177
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 avenue de la Violette, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Aix-en-Provence
  • Phone Number: +33 4 42 23 02 50
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