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Oustau de Baumaniere

Chemin departemental 27, 13520 Les Baux de Provence, France
+33 4 90 54 33 07
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (16 reviews)
“tasting menu” (12 reviews)
“pastry” (8 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Chemin departemental 27, 13520 Les Baux de Provence, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

In a place where restaurants excel due to local products, great chefs and love of good food, Oustau stands out. The hotel and restaurant are the life's work of the chef/owner, Jean-André Charial, who is there every day ensuring that his grandfather's legacy is maintained....More

Thank jlit64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the full tasting menu. The best courses were the red mullet and the frog legs. Incredible interior design--it's in an old wine cave. The French Master Chef, Jean-André Charial, roamed the restaurant and was kind enough to take to a photograph with us,...More

Thank danoclarke
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear danoclarke, Thank you for your comments, it was great to host you. Our place has regular prices for a 2 Michelin starred restaurants, it takes a lot of commitments to achieve such standards. With Best Regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A real paradise! nothing less. Wonderful garden setting, although we took a package deal staying 2 nights at the hotel the menu was amazing and 1st class. The dishes are the best we had from the appetizers through first courses main dishes and the divine...More

Thank amirrachmaninov
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear amirrachmaninov, Thank you again for your appreciation, I will be happy to meet up with you next time. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at Baumaniere - Les Baux de Provence a magical name that stands for beauty and excellence located. we were lucky to meet chef and owner Mr. Charial and Chef Viel, both are very passionate about their cuisine. We had a fabulous experience,team very...More

Thank mi2perdomo
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear mi2perdomo, Thank you for your comments, it is great to know that you had a great time with us. The Chef is always looking for incredible products to enhance without denaturizing. As you tasted, he used corn to make its sauce with the original...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found that this restaurant really lived up to its reputation. The outside garden is a beautiful place to eat in the summer and the food and the service were second to none. If you are in the area we recommend you don't miss the...More

Thank Brad_Lizzie
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Brad_Lizzie, Thank you for recommendation, we are always happy to meet new hosts. Your opinion is very important, guest’s experience is what matters to us, I hope to be able to host you again. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first experience at a Michelin star restaurant despite being well traveled and a foodie. The terrace was lovely and the evening ambiance perfect. The wait staff however was rushed, and I mean rushed. We barely sat before being pressed for a dinner...More

1  Thank Becky065
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Becky065, I am unsure about you dining experience but usually our guests are happy. Maybe we have been too hurried in the service on that evening, please accept our apologies. I do not understand your writing on the Chicken: it is cooked inside a...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018

This perennial favourite, high-end provencal restaurant is celebrating 70 years in opulent surroundings in the cradle of Les Baux ! On this evening, I enjoyed squid in rouille ; John Dory for 2 with squash & dill ; and chocolate sorbet . The menu featured...More

Thank NDF848
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear NDF848, Thank you, we do our best everyday to meet your expectations. I am happy to know that you are sensitive to our history. With Best regards,

Reviewed 13 July 2018

We had dined there before and loved this restaurant. Over the years, it has definitely deteriorated. No longer worth the money or the time.More

Thank nancyhelene
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Dear nancyhelene, I am sad to see again your comment that you have already placed on the hotel side about the restaurant. We are here for our guests and it makes no sense to say "deteriorated". We invest, work hard, always move on...we have been...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Stopped there for lunch on Sunday and was treated to a wonderful lunch. I share a leg of lamb with my son in law and it was cooked to perfection. My wife shared a lobster with my daughter and they truly enjoyed it. We had...More

Thank Richard K
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Dear Richard K, Thank you for your comments. Do not hesitate to use our website to get more information on menus, special events and happenings. With Best Regards,

Reviewed 30 June 2018

All the two Michelin star trappins here. Menu covered a variety of foods, and good flavor textures and creativity. My wife had the Vegetable menu, and somewhat satisfied. But they should not try too hard to keep the Michelin stars, and stick to good cooking...More

Thank Chase W
Jean André C, Propriétaire at Oustau de Baumaniere, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Dear Chase W, Many thanks for your feed back, we will take into consideration your ideas. We try our best to satisfy our guests, come back when you can to taste our new dishes depending on the seasonal products. With Best Regards,

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Good Morning, There is no strict dress code. It's casual but no shorts or flip flops. We look forward to welcoming you. Best regards,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chemin departemental 27, 13520 Les Baux de Provence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Les Baux de Provence
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 54 33 07
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Description
Jean-André Charial joined his grandfather Raymond Thuilier in 1969, at the tender age of 24 and then training with some of the greatest French chefs of the time, including Troisgros, Chapel, Haeberlin, Giradet and Bocuse. A passionate and generous man, Jean-André Charial favours a classic style of cuisine, rooted in the soil of Provence, showcasing local produce, where garnishes do not hide the essential nature of any dish. He believes in having l'Oustau de Baumanière, his 2 Michelin stars restaurant evolve with the times, by modernizing its menu, while still respecting
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