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Le Petit Jardin

20 rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, 34000, Montpellier, France
+33 4 67 60 78 78
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
20 rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, 34000, Montpellier, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was next to our hotel. So we went there on our first night. It is expensive and self consciously rather grand. A charming young man to greet you, a suited female waiter, a suited male wine waiter, another to ask you if everything alright...More

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The food here was good but I was disappointed in light of the reviews that I had read which led me to expect much more. The service was also good but again nothing exceptional and I was surprised that all but one of the staff...More

Thank IFM_11
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We booked a table online ahead of time and I’m glad we did - it was so busy! We had the set menu, which is excellent value at 32€. Staff were so friendly and helpful. Food was very good. Lovely place - recommend!

Thank NaomiO
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I tasted the seasonal menu twice this fall on business dinners and I feel the place is a sure value but not an overwhelming gourmet playground. I tried différent versions on each occasion but the minestrone and the beef I réally liked. I might come...More

Thank Olivia_Horace
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

In relation to the pricing I would expect more. The servings were nicely presented, but the taste was not spectacular.

Thank Karl S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We ate here whilst on holiday in Montpellier after coming across it during a walk around the city, and were very happy we chose it! Unfortunately we had to eat inside as it had been raining, but we still really enjoyed it. There was a...More

Thank Lau_M88
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had a table outside in the garden which is really nice- quiet and peaceful. The staff was very helpful and professional. We had their menu saison which was really good from start to finish. I would go back.

Thank Kaz P
Reviewed 21 September 2017

It's a surprising restaurant off a very narrow street. Dining is in a secluded garden if the weather permits or inside if not. The food is interesting and really lovely. The staff attentive and efficient. As visitors from the U K It's one of our...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The ambiance of the lovely indoor garden courtyard is what you will come here for, with food that is always at least good, sometimes very good, but never extraordinary. The chef seems to try a bit too hard at times, and it's not always successful,...More

Thank bedandy
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Absolute delight Superb food set in a beautiful garden Mix and match menu which is rare to find. A hidden gem and a must if you are in Montpellier

Thank Sheri B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$70
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, 34000, Montpellier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Herault  >  Montpellier>  > Préfecture
  • Neighbourhood: Préfecture
  • Phone Number: +33 4 67 60 78 78
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The restaurant "Le Petit Jardin" has been an institute of Montpellier for some years. Situated in the heart of the old walls of the city, on a narrow street, to the passer by it may seem like just another building, to enter inside you will discover one of Montpellier best hidden secret garden.We propose a cuisine simple yet refined, our chef works within the seasons. With Provence on our doorstep we are spoilt for choice of product, not to mention wine.In our "Bar à Vins"you will find a sélection of dishes wich are inspired from our Chef's travels.We hope you enjoy!
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