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La Petite Ecole

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384 Route d Apt, 84400 Gargas, Apt, France
+33 4 32 52 16 41
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
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19:30 - 21:30
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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207 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

La Petite École is hidden away from most of the sites you might normally visit and it's frankly easy to drive past, but it's a wonderful stop. The dining area is very small but the server is very pleasant and welcoming and the food is delicious. It's absolutely worth the stop for the day's offerings.

Thank CVGJetGuy
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Wonderful outdoor setting with well spaced out tables and fairy lights enclosed in a courtyard, although it does not look much as you approach. We had not booked for dinner but arrived at 7.30pm when the restaurant opened and they managed to sneak us in (party of 5). I suggest you book if possible as everybody else was turned away,... More 

Thank Jackie L
Sprowston, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had lunch here and what an excellent place this is. We sat out in the garden under a large parasol and enjoyed food prepared and cooked to perfection. Would certainly recommend this place but you do need to book. The main course of swordfish was particularly memorable. For a three course lunch we thought the food was very reasonable... More 

1 Thank JMB50
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

During our tour of Provence (6 adults and a baby) we had dinner at the Petit Ecole at the recommendation of our host. The place is small and unpretentious from the outside, but relaxed and romantic inside. The service was excellent and the waitress very helpful and polite despite our ignorance in French. The food itself was excellent, and we... More 

1 Thank yaakovh
Montauk, NY
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Lovely outdoor ambiance. Main dish of cod and baby spinach is memorable. Service, value couldn't have been better.

Thank southforker39
Quezon City, Philippines
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2 reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2015

We loved the food of La Petite Ecole! Care is taken to ensure the quality of the food we eat is superb. They had excellent starters and main courses but the dessert takes the cake, literally!

Thank Isa L
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Stopped a few days ago but they were "complete" so got a card and called for a reservation. This was for lunch so don't think you can drop in for dinner. Upon arrival we requested a table in the shade so we were seated in the loggia but all tables in the garden had big umbrellas that could be positioned... More 

Thank Robert S
The Hague, The Netherlands
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2014

I was eager to have dinner there because my experience had been great . UnfortunateIy I got disappointment during my last visit to that resaurant. The dishes were simpler, smaller and more expensive. The staff was friendly and ok. The resaurant had lost its allure.

Thank tousja
Apt, France
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2014

The food was very good. Simply but very tasty. Service very good. Waitresses very nice and friendly. Food served a little bit fast. No time to waste. Wine excellent. Good job.

Thank 856Marc
Denbury, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2014

We live close by the Petite Ecole for four months a year and have been customers for many years. Last Autumn after running the restaraunt successfuly for decades Sophie and dennis retired. We visited last Friday for lunch. The new owners Olivier and Kelly are from Paris and have retained many of the good aspects of the restaraunts charachter whilst... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, European
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 384 Route d Apt, 84400 Gargas, Apt, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Vaucluse  >  Luberon  >  Apt  >  Gargas
  • Phone Number: +33 4 32 52 16 41

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