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La Chassagnette

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Reputedly the original registered "organic" restaurant in Provence, this sophisticated yet down-home comfortable spot—located 12 km (7½ miles) south of Arles—is fetchingly designed and has a dining area that extends outdoors, where large family-style picnic tables await under a wooden-slate canopy overlooking the extensive gardens. Using ingredients that are grown right on the property, innovative master chef Armand Arnal (who has been awarded a Michelin star) serves prix-fixe menus that are a refreshing, though not inexpensive, mix of modern and classic French-country cuisine—you can expect to pay €85–€125 per person. The à la carte options are equally admirable and much more affordable: picture a fillet of wild sole with roasted asparagus and bottarga for €35. Environmentally conscious oenophiles can wash it all down with a glass of eco-certified wine.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Rte. du Sambuc, D36, Arles, 13200 | Map It
  • Phone: /04–90–97–26–96
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  • Location: Arles

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential
  • Closed Feb. May–Oct., closed Tues. and Wed.; Nov.–Apr., closed Mon.–Wed.
Updated: 12-16-2013

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    chef has moved on

    Rabenal is long gone and has brought his inovative cooking to his new venture L'Atelier in Arles.

    by cigalechanta, 1/24/08

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