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Le Carafe

15 rue Saint Nizier, 71000, Macon, France
+33 6 85 85 14 58
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
24 Nov 2016
“Simple but imaginative cooking”
6 Sep 2016
“Over rated?”
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
15 rue Saint Nizier, 71000, Macon, France
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

We ate here 4-5 years ago and had a memorable meal so decided to visit again. Luckily we looked at their website for the opening hours, as those on TripAdvisor don’t seem to be correct. We were slightly apprehensive to see that there was a...More

Thank bargee2016
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Seems promising, but at the end deception. Quality of food was good (reason of 3 stars) (fresh shrimps, good piece of steak, nice trout) but the cooking of steaks was not what we wanted, and the quantity in the plate was a bit small. Then...More

Thank Yan L
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on our way back to Italy. The place is tiny, just a handful of tables, so better go early or book in advance. We had chicken jelly, shrimp salad, duck breast and salmon rillettes. Everything was delicious and the chef cooks...More

Thank MarcoEtGiusy
Reviewed 1 April 2016

a surprising little place - the food was absolutely wonderful. I had the canard (duck) parmentier of sweet potato - delicious. My husband had Angus beef with roasted potatoes and out-of-this-world pepper (not too spicy) sauce. Dessert: we chose the cheese plate. Wine: Beaujolais. What...More

Thank Isabel Maria M
Reviewed 16 November 2015

This place looks and feels like a perfect little wine bar, with a cellar. According to the times shown on Trip Advisor, it is open from 11.30am-23.00 Tue-Fri. However, when we arrived at around 6pm on a Friday, it felt very much like it was...More

Thank Bluesprout61
Reviewed 1 September 2015

very nice place in the cellar !!! good menu e little expensive but very good desert was very nice ! good wine

Thank Annick61
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Stunning food, and fantastic staff - even with my pigeon French and their lack of English - it just didn't matter!! A fantastic evening and not a bank breaker!!

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Creative menu, with products of excelent quality and with an excelent choice of local wines. However the menu changes frequentely, so I'm not sure if the quality is always on top.

Thank zatuga
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We picked this place after strolling around a bit in Macon and finding we appreciated its vibe. Its patio was full and we were lucky to get a table for 2 with no reservation. It has a short menu and everything on it is done...More

Thank mooresie1
Reviewed 20 April 2014

This small restaurant/bistro serves only a very limited number of dishes but it does them very well. Staff were very welcoming and explained in detail how the dishes worked. My starter was a kind of cake with smoked salmon inside. My companion had thin slices...More

Thank Bryan W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 rue Saint Nizier, 71000, Macon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Saone-et-Loire  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: +33 6 85 85 14 58
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