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“Great Service & Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Le Vertbois - CLOSED

Le Vertbois
Cuisines: French, European
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: Notre Dame / Marais
Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
“Great Service & Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2012

We went here on a Saturday night getting the last table. They have a reasonable price for a set menu and you chose if you want to include desert with it or not. The service was really good as we speak little French. One of the waitress translated the menu for us into English and recommended some great dishes. The blood sausage (something I would not normally have) was great it was like a fancy but really tasty spring roll, my husband had the duck and mushrooms also really tasty. We would definitely come back here as the price, service and food was so tasty. In Australia you would easily pay $150+ for this quality french cuisine.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Jane B
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Delicious food - stylish yet homely”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2012 via mobile

This was the best meal we had in Paris - great change from the "hamburger/croque Monsieur/ steak frites" at most places.
Delicious food, try it out

Thank Dorsia_reservation
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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews
“Bad service”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2012

Went to the place and ordered a starter and main course with a glass of red wine. The starter a carpaccio was fantastic, with a fresh baguette and full red wine. Then the lamb on a bed of vegetables and rosemary sauce. The lamb was so bad and raw that it was only possible to eat 2-3 small pieces, even the knife could not cut the meat. This was a really cheap piece of meat. So I pointed out that this was really bad.

The waitress did not even bother to make an excuse. She just said, do you still want your friends dessert? And we said yes and thought at least they were going to replace the bad main course with at least 2 desserts. But NO! When we went down to pay we still had to pay the full price even though she saw that almost all of the meat was still on the plate.

She started instead to defend her self and said that I should not have touched the meat, then she would be able to replace us. But how do you know something is bad if you don't taste it.

I told her that the meat was really bad.

Then the waitress told us -Leave and never come back again!!!

Talk about bad customer services. And don't worry we will never come back to someone that treat your customers like this.

We would have given this a higher rate if not for the incident with the meat and the waitress arrogance. Now we would like to give this restaurant 0 stars, but I guess it's not possible.

Paris have so many great restaurants so if possible try to avoid this rock bottom place.

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Thank Knost
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A very welcoming, intimate restaurant with great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2012

Le Vertbois is at the end of the street our apartment was on, in the quiet old-Parisian Marais district. The owners were lovely, and very helpful in pointing us to a bar when we wanted a drink about midnight (Parisian rule - no drink without food :-( ), so we went back the next night to sample the food, and again at the end of the night for a Calvados. Delicious! We were made to feel very welcome and had a lovely chat with the owners and their friends. So good we went back the next day for lunch! I shall certainly be going back next time i'm in Paris.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank Lady_Tessa
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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great local spot!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

My husband and I stayed in the area by Republique, so Le Vertbois was very close to us. We came on a Friday night and while the place was not bustling, it was nice and cozy and everyone was locals. The menu is written on a chalk board, so I'm assuming it changes daily depending on the chef/what's fresh.

I started with the white and green asparagus with hollandaise. It was simple, yet very good. I had the risotto with shrimp for my entree, which was delicious! It was so flavorful, and properly cooked. My husband started with the salmon tartare salad which was light and fresh, and he finished with the veal onglet with carrot mash which he said was delicious. We finished everything off with a mango tiramisu, which was a nice end to our meal. Overall, Le Vertbois was perfect for us as the quality of food was there, as well as the service. Definitely a spot to go to to feel like a local.

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank monibae
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