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“Bizarre service, odd spot” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Carton Rouge - CLOSED

Carton Rouge
Price range: US$30 - US$49
Cuisines: French, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: A small cafe & fine wine bar just near cours mirabeau in Aix en Provence. Only 26 seats to eat with an outside quit little street you can have a break. Home made, fresh, typical, with a good music. Le Carton Rouge.....THE soul kitchen to be part of. Take part of the monday night wine, tapas & music nights. Come eat fresh home made tapas & share wine glasses with friends.
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Bizarre service, odd spot”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2012

We phoned to book a table at 8.45pm but were told one cannot book a table after 8pm. We were told they would call us when someone had left and a table became available. No time indication given. We went out and had a few drinks. Waiting for a call... Hungry... Waiting.... And waiting... Bizarre set up. Attitude on phone was rude, laissez faire and dismissive. Walked past at 8.15 and they were empty. Plats at 18 euros each looked expensive given the type of place, rustic wood, sterotype wine bar, zero imagination, dark, early 90s. Surely we had all that 20 years ago?Yaaaawn. Went to restaurant La Familia instead where we had a warm welcome, fantastic food, lovely atmosphere. Warm.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Matthannah
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great little place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2011

Lovely little menu, great wine. Good food - very French and not for veggies! Small, intimate, and pleasing. On the expensive side though and service can be slow but we didn't mind as the owners and the place so charming.

  • Visited June 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Francecine
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