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Provence Restaurants

Restaurant Manutention

Updated 12/19/2013

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Occupying the former army-supply depot behind Palais des Papes—note the carefully preserved industrial decay—an urban-chic entertainment complex combines an international cinema, a bar, and this popular bistro. Long known as Le Grand Café, it had a midlife crisis in 2013 and renamed itself Restaurant Manutention. Gigantic 18th-century mirrors and dance-festival posters hang against crumbling plaster and brick, and votive candles half-light the raw metal framework—an

inspiring environment for passionate talks over Mediterranean fare, such as sautéed beef or giant shrimps.

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La Manutention, Cours Maria Casares, Avignon, 84000, France



Updated 12/19/2013


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