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“A little gem in an oasis of naffness.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Rive Gauche

Rive Gauche
Ranked #95 of 248 Restaurants in Tavira
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
LONDON
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22 reviews
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“A little gem in an oasis of naffness.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2011

Undeservingly quiet in early June but worth a visit. The menu shown outside does not encourage passing traffic to explore the range of food on offer here.
The menu is suitably limited to speciality dishes all of which are beautifully presented and expertly cooked.
The service is friendly, unpretentious, organised, efficient and helpful. The pricing is realistic and very competitive.
The interior design is fine but the low tables are impractical - replace them with tables of a conventional height - this would attract more customers for sure.
Give this place a try, you will certainly not be disappointed and you will save yourself some Euros.

  • Visited June 2011
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Exeter, Uk
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“One of our favourites in Tavira”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2011

Well presented and interesting food - we keep going back

  • Visited June 2011
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Tavira, Portugal
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best restaurant I have been to in Tavira”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2010

Excellent food and very nice service. We were there twice during our one week stay now in December and had both fish and meat. The Trilogi dessert was lovely. Highly recommended. When we will be back in January we certainly will go there again.

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Cardiff
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great food, lovely interior but staff not as friendly as other places we ate - prices not shown outside!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2010

One of the more up market places on the street, lovely decor and the food was fancier and very tasty, A bit more expensive than Briso de rio and aquasol and the prices werent really displayed outside - it was confusing and painted a pictute of being cheaper then it was. The food was really tasty - especially the prawn curry and the duck salad starter. Staff were not overly friendly which let it down slightly

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Zurich, Switzerland
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Nice little French restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2010

It is located in a nice narrow street in middle of Tavira. There are a few tables outside in the street. Alternatively there are more tables inside. The interior is very modern (kind of industry chic) and urban. The ambiance is very good and waiters are friendly. They specialize in French food which is very good and might be a change for once.

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Thank cealo94
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