Plage des Jumeux – St Tropez, France

Where else would you go for beautiful beaches than Pamplonne? Instead of the over touristy Nikki Beach, I went to Plage des Jumeux.

My boyfriend used to go to this restaurant growing up as a child and I was glad that the food was good and fairly priced as well.

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The amuse bouche was olive tapenade and toasted baguettes. Yummy!

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Unfortunately when I was there in early May, there were no mussels as c’est pas de saison. Dommage. So I took an assorted fish platter and my boyfriend ordered the seabass or loup as it is known in France. The seabass also came with a side of buttered brown rice and ratatouille.

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My fish platter had beautiful grill marks but the salmon was a tad dry. The accompanying tomato Provençal was excellent as well.

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Dessert was a big surprise at the restaurant. We chose an apple tarte tatin and it was HUGE. The crust was caramelised and crumbly, the fruit was well poached and seasoned. Excellent indeed.

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For Pamplonne, this is a place where you get the right quality for what you pay.
Visit www.plagedesjumeux.com

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