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La Cigale

4 Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
+33 2 51 84 94 94
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4 Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is in the heart of Nantes. An art deco jewel of murals and mosaics. The inside is definitely worth seeing. We sat outside on the terrace (which is effectively on the place Graslin, where the Opera/ theatre is) as it was a sunny...More

Thank VdM117
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for dinner while traveling towards Pornichet. We were advised by a friend originally from France to do so. After several days in Paris, we were positive about the food served. I had the fried foie gras as starter, it was awesome! My...More

Thank Kornel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

afternoon "tea" was a poor affair, very few cakes or pastries to offer, but above all else, service was poor. Not worth the effort, and frankly they are relying on reputation, failing fast, and a bit of fancy decor, typical arrogant French stoicism, no wonder...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at this restaurant one evening while visiting Nantes. The food was very good but a bit too fancy for my tastes. My husband ordered a beef dish that when ordering did not understand was served extremely rare and he was not too happy...More

Thank sistravel557
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had breakfast here - le petit dejeuner. The room is fantastic - classic belle epoque! The breakfast was excellent, as was the service. Go just for the atmosphere.

Thank DJHolroyd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a great experience. We went there in 2015 and ate there twice last weekend You need to book if you are going at the weekend Excellent seafood and excellent food all round You are not rushed Good Maitre D and all the waiters both...More

Thank peter o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very near our hotel on the day we flew in so thought we would go. Beautifully decorated inside and was very busy when we got there. Had an English menu which was helpful! Food was plain and the staff, whilst being friendly, were not overly...More

Thank Asascore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

popped in for a light dinner. was ushered to a table next to the bar where a cupboard was being banged ainst my chair so we just got up and moved ourselves. the maitre d' is so up herself.. but our waiter was nice. food...More

Thank karl b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is amazing inside but we were treated very badly and didn't even have the chance to eat. We were told we couldn't have tea inside because it was full (but we noticed free tables) and when we asked how long was the wait...More

Thank oriettabb
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice food, our waiter Cedric was great. We sat outside with a nice view of the fountain. Great place!

Thank Ricki M
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Questions & Answers
23 July 2016|
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Response from J_de_la_Fontaine | Property representative |
Hi, We do not take reservations for the afternoon tea session. Best Regards
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10 November 2015|
Response from PedroTom_Tom |
We book by email - in English. Never had a problem
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$59
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  Nantes>  > Graslin - Commerce
  • Neighbourhood: Graslin - Commerce
  • Phone Number: +33 2 51 84 94 94
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