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Bistrot des Philosophes

20 Forum des Cardeurs, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 42 21 64 35
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bone marrow” (10 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (2 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
20 Forum des Cardeurs, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good food here late one evening before the kitchen closed (we are grateful!) Had the duck breast in fig sauce. Friendly service, great atmosphere. Not a dining destination per se, but if you’re hungry this is a great choice!

Thank mirazimi
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Good bistrot with nice tasty food. Only downside was the price was quite high. Nice friendly service. Recommended.

Thank hiritos
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The duck was almost raw, and the gratinated potatoes were burned. And they only have one kind of beer. Not a place I will recomend.

Thank Knut J
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I was having dinner with 5 friends, and the atmosphere was really nice, the service was ok, the amuse-bouche was nice. My friends ate duck and entrecôte and was extremely happy, I was disappointed by my tuna. The dish was sour, too much lemon, not...More

Thank EmilieWil
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were given the name of this restaurant from the proprietor of our B&B, Le Four Des Bains. The food was spectacular! We had roasted whole breem with bone marrow. For dessert we had a chocolate cake with gelato. The waitress was...More

Thank FrancophileTraveler
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

In the midst of bars around the Plaza is this delightful, atmospheric restaurant serving delicious bistro-style food with a modern twist. We didn’t have reservations for mid-week at 7 pm but we were welcomed with friendly smiles and some English by the owner and server....More

Thank hekili98
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Everyone raves about French cuisine and this is a place that deserves that honour. The duck with raspberry sauce and patates au gratin was scrumptious. The risotto with prawns was equally delicious. It is a tiny old restaurant with great service, wine and food. Get...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We had dinner in this charming bistrot in late October. Our timing was perfect, we were the second table seated indoors and within minutes the restaurant was full. The portions are enormous and the waitress suggested that we might prefer to share a starter. This...More

Thank yns_10
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We dined here on a Sunday night - this was a recommendation from our hotel and the restaurant didn’t disappoint. Cosy and quirky restaurant with great food - large portions ! Definitely try the confit duck shepherds pie.

Thank AndrewHillery
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The food here was OK but the portions were huge. Not sure if that was because they thought we were American (we are Australian) or if that is just how it usually comes. On the waitresses advice we shared the pate as an entree and...More

Thank David B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$62
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Forum des Cardeurs, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Aix-en-Provence
  • Phone Number: +33 4 42 21 64 35
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