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Le Vivier

800 cours Fernande Peyre, 84800, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
+33 4 90 38 52 80
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pigeon pie” (29 reviews)
“foie gras” (19 reviews)
“smoked eel” (6 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
800 cours Fernande Peyre, 84800, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

...wow! When you first find this place you are somewhat puzzled about the outside appearance from the street, certainly not the most welcoming of entrances but once inside and you are seated next to the river, it is magical. The menu is simple but with...More

Thank lafineart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place sitting right on the river with incredible views. The food is out of this world. Foie Gras is amazing, & pigeon Pie...WOW!! The service is excellent ( We even had some rain while outside & they moved us quickly inside...More

Thank RossA65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If only we could afford to eat here every week! L'isle sur la Sorgue is worth visiting and Le Vivier is beautifully situated to the north of the main tourist area, with a terrace overlooking the river but not overlooked and a sleek interior. We...More

Thank hollySalisbury
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located just outside the main town, this place is fantastic. Having found on TA, we were not disappointed. from the point of entry , we found the service to be exceptional from all those that came to serve us. Particularly helpful given we had a...More

Thank sunit1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We splurged and went for the gourmande menu since we were having trouble making up our minds. It was definitely worth it. Each bite was a new surprise and the setting on the edge of the river is one that rewards a long lingering dinner....More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Wife and I on date night from Charlotte NC. First Michelin star experience. Started with the foie gras along with asparagus and morels stuffed with creamy schrimp, delightful. Pigeon pie extremely well done and tasty, along with with the scallops. Dessert 5 chocolate tasting and...More

Thank waynecook9
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Oh so often I left "starred" restaurants in France with a feeling like - "good, but the usual boring stuff ... they would not have been rewarded a star outside France ... will be forgotten tomorrow...". That's not the case here. Great menu with surprising...More

Thank tplus
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We returned to Le Vivier after an 18 month hiatus to find a wonderfully redecorated restaurant serving delightful food accompanied by exceptionally well paired wine recommendations. They clearly have earned their Michelin Etoile. Owner Patrick Fischnaller has spent some 12 years constantly improving the appearance,...More

Thank Bobkeltz
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This isn't the sort of "rustic" establishment you'd expect in a place like L'Isle sur la Sorgue - in terms of decor, service and food, it's a sophisticated, elegant restaurant, which would be at home in Paris or Lyon. The approach to the restaurant -...More

1  Thank Oxygenee
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It is quite a while since we last visited this restaurant which is not easy to reach unless you know how as it is on the edge of a commercial area. Last time we found both the decor and the food rather unnerving but changes...More

2  Thank Joan B
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Is it open for Sunday lunch?
11 May 2015|
Response from gareth47 |
yes-see above
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$84
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
19:30 - 21:30
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 cours Fernande Peyre, 84800, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Vaucluse  >  L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 38 52 80
  • E-mail
Since 2005 our Michelin starred restaurant offers a refined & sophisticated cuisine and exceptional wine list LOCATED JUST OUTSIDE THE VILLAGE OUR TEAM WELCOMES YOU AT LE VIVIER "THE FISH POND" The restaurant has an urban vibe with a spacious room, large windows provide great Sorgue River views, in the summer you can dine on our shaded terrace and hear the gentle splash of an old water mill Often surprising our cuisine is based on the on the best seasonal ingredients. Ambitious, creative, flavorful ...complex without being fussy.
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