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Chez Christine

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Rue Saint-Louis, 84400 Saignon, Apt, France
+33 4 90 04 50 10
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Narooma, Australia
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

People come from miles around to have breakfast/brunch or light lunch at Christine's. Situated in the heat of the tiny village of Saignon, Christine's is, truly, the hub of the village. We usually rent a house, with friends, in close proximity to Saignon and someone goes each morning to Christine's to collect the breakfast baguettes and croissants. This is one... More 

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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

On a corner, just around the corner from the car park and church. A great range of pastries and cakes to go with your tea, attentive staff, none of your South of France service with a scowl here. Great place to relax after a stroll around this fabulous village.

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Thank Bernard K
Toronto, Canada
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This was my local "go to" spot for picking up freshly baked croissants and baguettes when staying in Provence recently, along with a latte after a morning run. Our group also enjoyed some of the local tarts - range of savoury and sweet - freshly baked at this tiny storefront in this quaint hilltop village just outside Apt. An ideal... More 

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Thank AussieDiva
Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
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486 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

it's a nice place to relax, have some cafe or a snack. Bisquits, cakes and the likes are good, the snacks looked and smelled very tempting, friendly service.

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Thank Jochen-v-S
United Kingdom
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225 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Our first stop the next morning after checking into our 10 day rental in the village of Saignon was this place for a baguette, bread, croissants and coffee. The bill came to the astronomical amount of over €30.00! When we got back with our "goodies" we discovered that one of the coffees was made with the same grinds from the... More 

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Thank greenladybourne
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem and, as far as I could work out, the only shop in Saignon. I work for one of the leading artisan bakeries in England and Chez Christine's bread, tarts and pastries are outstanding. I would even go as far to say that her croissants are the best I've ever had; no mean compliment I can... More 

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Thank Nigel S
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I love Chez Christine. We have been coming to Saignon for quite a number of years and it is always a pleasure to come to this little bakery/cafe. Open all day, a great place for coffee and a pastry in the morning, an omelette or a salad for lunch or and afternoon snack. Sit outside on a warm day or... More 

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Thank ParkMarin
Sydney, Australia
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145 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

There isn't a lot to choose from in the little town of Saignon, but Chez Christine is convenient (right in the middle) and has enough to have a quick meal and sit down for a drink. Serving a range of baked goods (pizzas, croissants, quiches), with sides of salads. The meals are cheap and tasty.

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Thank sweetpk
Manyana, Australia
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Set in the middle of the village, this is an appealing lunch spot that serves very fresh food . Both the omelettes and the pastries are very good as is the cappucino. Sit outside and watch the passing parade while soaking up the sun.

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Sydney, Australia
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104 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Well not quite. One reviewer did not like Christine's. However overwhelmingly the reviews are very positive. We were fortunate enough to visit Saignon a beautiful village. Having read the reviews of Christine's when we found it we decided coffee and pastry had to be done. The coffee was not great but none of the coffee we have had is great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Saint-Louis, 84400 Saignon, Apt, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Vaucluse  >  Luberon  >  Apt  >  Saignon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 04 50 10

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?