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L'idee Saveurs

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5 rue Four des Flammes, 34000, Montpellier, France
+33 4 67 29 88 62
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19:30 - 21:30
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Tue - Thu 19:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We had a great meal here. From the amuse bouche right on through the dessert, everything was perfect. Our waiter was very good, the food was fantastic and the wine was delicious and well priced. We got a chance to say hello to the chef after our meal and thank him for his outstanding cuisine. We looking forward to returning... More 

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Cambridge
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This place is tucked away down an alley in the old town. We sat outside. The service was charming and the menu amazing. I tried sweet breads for the first time - delicious! lovely little amuse bouches and excellent wine. I would come here again and again.

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London, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

We visited here as a small group and absolutely loved it. To show how much this isn't a tourist hotspot they don't speak English and the menus aren't in English, which was a refreshing change for us. The food was fanatic, we loved the crab cannelloni and the rum baba. To be be fair, it was all great. If we... More 

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Austria
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

There are many restaurants in Montpellier, and i am glad we also tried this one. It pretty tiny inside, almost crowded, but on the other hand that falls into restaurants charme. The service was quite ok, they even let me change my order after 5 min (and it was a starter). My seashells were quite interesting to try, however i... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Went to this restaurant after reading the reviews. Limited menu but everything well executed. My fish was cooked to perfection and my friend had steak which she said was the best she has ever eaten. The waitress was not very friendly but warmed up when she found my friend could speak French. However, one of the other waitresses was much... More 

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Balmain, Australia
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289 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Last year we ate at this restaurant & totally enjoyed it so thought we would visit again this year... Excellent once again!! Bonito tartare, so fresh so much flavour!! Beef cooked to perfection & dessert cherry clafouti miam miam!!! Book & go!!! Bravo

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Thank PedalsMoving
Montpellier, France
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I have been in Montpellier for over 21 years and was outraged at the rude behaviour of this restaurant's owner. I don't care how good you think your food is, you have to treat your clientele with respect or you won't be in business for long. I made reservations to eat here and was told the outside tables were booked... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I gave this restaurant only four stars not because of the food , but how quick we were served , one hour to eat three courses . To fast on a night when you want to enjoy the flavours not be rushed . Muse bush was tomato Gazpacho which I thought had to much vinegar but everyone to there own... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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384 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

This is one of the premier restaurants in Europe...excellent choices in all three courses. Not only delicious food...beautiful presentation. Reservations a must..only 20 plus seats available. If visiting Montpellier do not miss this place. Good atmosphere..a wonderful dining experience.

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Thank hcohn31
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

We have dined in many reknown Restuarants in France. So we were truly surprised to have our best meal served in a 20 person Restuarant. The chef and owner works out of a tiny kitchen, while his charming wife serves his creative dishes. Don't miss this treat and be sure and book in advance.....Carl V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
19:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
19:30 - 21:30
Thursday
19:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue Four des Flammes, 34000, Montpellier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Herault  >  Montpellier
  • Phone Number: +33 4 67 29 88 62

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