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Le Bistrot de Pierrerue

Rue de la Ferraille | Pierrerue, 04300, Forcalquier, France
+33 4 92 75 33 00
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“escargot” (4 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“tucked away” (3 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
French, Italian, European
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rue de la Ferraille | Pierrerue, 04300, Forcalquier, France
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I recently enjoyed a lovely lunch with friends which combined the friendly warmth of Maryvonne and the culinary skills of Marc. There was a good variety of meals and we were all well satisfied with our respective selections. My generous beef dish...More

Thank Mal H
followingsea2005, Propriétaire at Le Bistrot de Pierrerue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review! It is always nice to know how our clients feel! Thanks again for taking the time! We hope to see you again. Best regards, Maryvonne and Mark

Reviewed 16 October 2016

We visited the restaurant during a one-week stay in Pierrerue; this was the nearest restaurant and it turned out to be somewhere we would have happily traveled to! we were there for early dinner, 6 adults + our one-year-old. The owner was very welcoming and...More

Thank Lina W
followingsea2005, Propriétaire at Le Bistrot de Pierrerue, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Thank you very much for your review!

Reviewed 25 July 2016

After a tip from a norwegian friend with a house in the area we planned a visit to this little town in the countryside in Provence. We were told that this is the best beef around and it was! Tasty and tender as a good...More

Thank breime
followingsea2005, Propriétaire at Le Bistrot de Pierrerue, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2016

Thank you so much for your nice words! We really enjoyed having you and appreciated that you came such a long way just to eat with us!

Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Went here on a Saturday night in early June. The bistro is set in a small village near Forcalquier and even outside had a typically Provence sort of welcome. Inside did not disappoint with a subtle and soft dining room with a nice low lit...More

Thank Gelsted
followingsea2005, Propriétaire at Le Bistrot de Pierrerue, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words about our restaurant and our food. Maryvonne and Mark

Reviewed 13 November 2015

Lovely food in a small provencal village. Friendly welcome in French or English. The food is freshly prepared and home cooked. Although the menu has favourites such as the steak (which is always perfect) the choice of other dishes does change regularly. Don't forget to...More

Thank pnc735
followingsea2005, Propriétaire at Le Bistrot de Pierrerue, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2016

Thank you! We very much appreciate your nice review!

Reviewed 21 September 2015

Tucked away in a quiet and charismatic village, 4 or 5 miles from Forcalquier, the chances are you will have to drive to get there, but the views along the way are superb. We visited on the basis of Tripadvisor reviews, but unfortunately did not...More

Thank Rick E
followingsea2005, Propriétaire at Le Bistrot de Pierrerue, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2016

Well thanks so much! Not sure what to say to someone who has come here to burst our "hype" There is no "hype". We are two hard working people who have held this restaurant for almost 12 years and are proffessionnels in the fields of...More

Reviewed 5 September 2015

We love the food. We visit every year and always have a great dining experience. Marc is a talented chef and Marie Yvonne most attentive in providing excellent front of house service.

Thank Glebebears81
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We had a lovely evening here, just 5-10 minutes drive from Forcalquier. The owners were incredibly welcoming, and the food was excellent. I particularly recommend the beef!

Thank Andrew Paul S
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Dinner with old friends from the UK and Israel who happened to be in Provence at the same time Veggie, Fish and Pure meat lovers it was all wonderful, and of course the home made local desserts just rounded it off. Put that together with...More

Thank Les W
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

I have been to Le bistrot de Pierrerue many times over the years they have been open. Amazing food, great company, beautiful setting. Highly recommended!

Thank DanLDB
followingsea2005, Propriétaire at Le Bistrot de Pierrerue, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2016

Merci Dan! Always a pleasure! ;-))

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$35
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de la Ferraille | Pierrerue, 04300, Forcalquier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Alpes-de-Haute-Provence  >  Forcalquier
  • Phone Number: +33 4 92 75 33 00
  • E-mail
Description
Refined menu based on products of the region. Charolais beef, pork and lamb from the region. Outdoor terrace and air conditionned salle. Reservations strongly urged.
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