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Lou Portaou

1 rue Cubert des Poetes, 83230 Bormes-Les-Mimosas, France
+33 4 94 64 86 37
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (4 reviews)
“mousse” (2 reviews)
“cod” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Mediterranean, European
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1 rue Cubert des Poetes, 83230 Bormes-Les-Mimosas, France
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this restaurant through Trip advisor It got 4 stars and marked as expensive. It certainly with the 4 stars, I have it 5 stars. Expensive? Not sure, main dish 23 euros. Your call, I don’t think it’s expensive. We took Benedict eggs with...More

Thank albert12345678
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Eating at Lou Portaou is always the highlight of our summer holidays. Kids love it, and when they were smaller they offered to cook even something easy for them. Tonight was again fantastic. The main, lamb from Sisteron, was delicious. Service is friendly and relaxed,...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had an excellent dining experience at Lou Portaou's. The restaurant is situated in an 16th Century passage way. Uniquely decorated and romantically lit. The menu selections were all in French, however, our waiter were able to translate it for us. The...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Lou Portaou is located just of one of the main shopping streets in Bormes. We were there for lunch. The food was very good and well priced. The waiter combined our dishes into one menu which gave us a great price. Very nice. The wine...More

Thank Maarten B
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Dined here in July as a couple. This provencal patoie-named restaurant "The Door/ Gate" is charming and unusually situated under a classified 12th century stone arch and hallway, very medieval looking. The chef (and owner maybe) has been there for nearly 30 years. We had...More

Thank William-v-h
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Having booked, we were disappointed not to be offered a decent table - there are two round tables that seat four or five, insist on one! Very earnest food, trying hard to be complicated, and succeeding. We were in a party of four and none...More

1  Thank Moth
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This restaurant is down a small street and off of the main plaza area, so you need to search for it.....but it's worth the effort. The food is fabulous! I was a little cautious when we were seated in the courtyard/cave area, which also seems...More

1  Thank Lila O
Reviewed 30 May 2016

There are many eating options in the tiny hillside village of Bormes Les Mimosas and many are middling to awful. Lou Portaou is one of the exceptions, and in nine visits over eight years, it has never proved a poor choice. The best seating is...More

Thank 244sbc
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I tried to get in here last summer and it was fully booked so had to go elsewhere. So I was definitely going to make sure I tried it this time round. And I was a little disappointed having read all these reviews. The service...More

Thank Franjelica
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Visited this restaurant for lunch as we were attracted by its pretty exterior en its interesting menu. We chose the formule at 26 euros, consisting of an excellent tapanade, an amuse-bouche of a tasty carrot soup like concoction with a tiny creamy mousse on top,...More

Thank Mal D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue Cubert des Poetes, 83230 Bormes-Les-Mimosas, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Bormes-Les-Mimosas
  • Phone Number: +33 4 94 64 86 37
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