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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%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (17 reviews)
“steak tartare” (9 reviews)
“snails” (6 reviews)
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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 location is nice but youhave to make sure you’re in the first table round ... during second the staff is lossing their focus! The food is good but not extraordinary

Thank Auke V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is in my opinion a must see if you find yourself in this part of Nantes. The interior decor is fabulous. Food and wine were both more than acceptable at prices that won't break the bank. Waiting staff were attentive and friendly and...More

Thank 75Gerry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first, the restaurant's decoration is soo unique, lovely and a very well maintained art! you can just enjoy yourself by watching the drawings on the walls and the ceilings. for the food, I had snails for appetizer , and it was super delicious! for...More

Thank Haidi-Mikhail
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

I ate here two nights in a row. Good seafood. If you like shellfish, they have a lot of fresh oysters and whatever else is in season. The dessert was really good. Three scoops of ice cream with a subtle sweet bread on top and...More

Thank worldtraveler77077
Reviewed 31 December 2017

It's a beautiful old restaurant just steps away from our hotel (Oceania Hotel de France). We went there for the oysters and were not disappointed. The rest of our meal was fine and they had a good wine selection.

Thank jane_d15
Reviewed 22 December 2017

La Cigale is in many ways a must: its interior is listed and a perfectly maintained art-nouveau set. Well worth going to just for this. The food on the other hand is ok to good, but certainly not exceptional, not in keeping with your expectations...More

Thank lamouchere
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Our visit to La Cigale did not disappoint. The service was wonderful, a lovely waiter who was only to happy to explain the menu in english, we did expect to make an effort in french, but the waiter was lovely and only to happy to...More

Thank sharongeitz
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Beautiful location in front of the Opera House in Nantes. Presentation of the food is amazing. Am vegetarian and all my friends were non-vegetarian and the restaurant was ready to accommodate me with vegetarian food.

Thank deepa s
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

After arriving in Nantes early afternoon we went to this splendid old Brasserie on our first evening & ate oysters. Great atmosphere, delightful service & we almost returned for breakfast (it’s open all day). The very slight downside was two tables of business dinners, the...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Really beautiful, unique art nouveau brasserie. We had the petit dejouner complete - a mini croissant, mini pain au chocolat, toast with delicious preserves, delicious brioche, gorgeous fresh orange juice and a fab little French coffee. At €16 it's a little bit expensive but you...More

Thank samsamaUK
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Questions & Answers
23 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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$22 - US$62
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:30 AM
7:30 AM - 12:30 AM
7:30 AM - 12:30 AM
7:30 AM - 12:30 AM
7:30 AM - 12:30 AM
7:30 AM - 12:30 AM
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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