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Le Chapeau Rouge

les Granges | Route Departementale Apt/Banon, 04150 Simiane-la-Rotonde, France
+33 4 92 74 22 86
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (4 reviews)
“carpaccio” (2 reviews)
“fish” (3 reviews)
French, European
$$ - $$$
les Granges | Route Departementale Apt/Banon, 04150 Simiane-la-Rotonde, France
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We ate here twice whilst staying in Simiane-la-Rotonde. The first time on a Wednesday lunch the second on a Sunday. We made a reservation both times and you need to do this otherwise they book up and will turn people away-it looks like they only...More

Thank SarahBee32
Reviewed June 26, 2018

My wife and I have eaten at Le Chapeau Rouge twice, once a few years ago, and once a couple of weeks back. On both occasions the food was excellent and reasonably priced, and the service was friendly and efficient. We couldn't fault anything. Then...More

1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I have been several times in this region, but never tried this restaurant. What a mistake! It´s the excellent gourmet restaurant with emphasis to presentation and delicate taste of meals and desserts. In french style the daily menue is not a big one, but everything...More

Thank Vladimir789
CATHERINE L, Propriétaire at Le Chapeau Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thank you very much, Sir. We hope to see you again...

Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

It was wet, we were hungry, the town was deserted so we were departing for Banon with our tails between our legs when on turning left at a junction at the foot of the hill, et voila, warm-looking from the outside, this lovely little restaurant...More

Thank luxuryliver
CATHERINE L, Propriétaire at Le Chapeau Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Thank you gentlemen..We hope to see you again, perhaps with a better weather.

Reviewed September 11, 2017

Simiane la Rotonde is a bit of a desert when it comes to anywhere to eat and drink, and Le Chapeau Rouge is at the foot of this pretty village, on the main road (don't be put off – it's a quiet stretch with only the...More

Thank alongden
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Le Chapeau Rouge is located on the main road at the entrance of the lovely village of Simiane-la-Rotonde. Easy to reach and to park the car. We arrived in Simiane-la-Rotonde around lunchtime, did not have any reservation and decided to give Le Chapeau Rouge a...More

Thank snorringBommel
Reviewed January 7, 2017

We have just returned from a week in Provence and visited this restaurant twice. What a treat: wonderful food and excellent service from Christian. Maybe a little off the beaten track but well worth a try and great value for money. We hope to be...More

Thank KristenB722
CATHERINE L, Directeur général at Le Chapeau Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2017
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MERCI pour votre commentaire. Nous sommes heureux de voir que vous avez apprécié notre établissement. En espérant vous revoir cette...More

Reviewed October 23, 2016

We stopped along the route in what looked like a very ordinary restaurant. What followed was the most enjoyable meal of our week in the area. We chose a Domain Les Davids Les Dernières Terres, 2014: truly excellent. There's nothing better than a fresh French...More

Thank Helen R
CATHERINE L, Propriétaire at Le Chapeau Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2016

Thank you very much...We are OK, if you want to come every month !!! May be , we see you again in 2017 ? Sincerely, Cathy and Christian.

Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, great service. Good aperitifs and amazing food. Lovely breeze kept us cool under the umbrellas while we ate outside.

Thank Andrea E
CATHERINE L, Propriétaire at Le Chapeau Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

Thank you Andrea... We hope to see you again.

Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Went with three friends for a long Sunday lunch. Started off with excellent aperitifs including a Cava Cassis, a type of Kir Royale made with top quality Cassis de Bourgogne . One friend opted for pastis. My starter was brandade de morue, delicious and generous....More

Thank Margaret M
CATHERINE L, Propriétaire at Le Chapeau Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2016

I remember your table et I remember people happy... Our greatest reward is to read a comment like yours. That really touched us. Thank you so much.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: les Granges | Route Departementale Apt/Banon, 04150 Simiane-la-Rotonde, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Alpes-de-Haute-Provence  >  Simiane-la-Rotonde
  • Phone Number: +33 4 92 74 22 86
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