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L'Ecureuil Espagnol

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17 rue Fourmilliere, 06600, Antibes, France
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at this restaurant a couple of times now and are going again tonight. There are lots of places to eat in antibes but this little place offers a unique service usually with the chef getting involved with the ordering. They obviously buy in fresh produce and although meet what is on the menu will give you advice... More 

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amando c, Propriétaire at L'Ecureuil Espagnol, responded to this review

thanck you so much !!!! we hope you come back soon ! More 

Nice, France
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered Paella Marinera after 30mins’ wait. It wasn’t mind-blowing, but OK. The rice was correctly flavoured, however the fish was bland. Altogether, for the price, it was underwhelming. However, Antibes is not exactly teeming with authentic spanish cooking, so in that sense it’s well worth a try. And who knows, may be we chose the least interesting dish from... More 

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amando c, Propriétaire at L'Ecureuil Espagnol, responded to this review
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Bonsoir Pour préparer une paella , il faut entre 30 et 40 minutes car nous ne cuisinons rien à l'avance... More 

Antibes, France
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Came here for Valentine's Day dinner (reserve in advance; the resto was fully booked that evening). I'm vegan, my partner isn't; when we'd called to reserve, we let them know that and offered to make a vegan paella but that it would be for both of us (i.e., my boyfriend couldn't order his own meaty paella, but that wasn't a... More 

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Fort Worth
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717 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Just happened on the restaurant as it was opening. Must have gotten the last table because it filled up soon thereafter. They specialize in paella and it is with good reason. A steaming hot, large and delicious serving appeared in front of me and soon disappeared. Food is very good, service and prices are reasonable

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Golden, Colorado
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This little gem was in an alley way just around the corner from our accommodations in Antibes and they specialized in paella which was made fresh to order. The restaurant will prepare the paella for 2, 4, 6 or 8 people and if you call ahead and let them know what you want it can be customized to a certain... More 

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Saarbrucken, Germany
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nothing worked. 1. The tablecloth was dirty when we came, the waitress didn't bother to take it away, instead she just put a clean one on top. 2. We ordered a bottle of Rosé, we only got it in the middle of the main course and only after complaining. 3. The wine was terrible and not even chilled. Warm rosé,... More 

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

As travellers we often find ourselves eating at late hours. I was initially happy to see the late opening hours and we arrived 45minutes before closing time. Unfortunately were received with a lot of attitude saying they won't serve us and that we should reserve in advance if we want to eat late. Sorry I come from a country where... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We called ahead to discuss our order for paella and Amando kindly assisted us on the detail of the ingredients and the level of spiciness which we preferred. Preparation time was around 40 minutes, giving us plenty of time to walk from our apartment and enjoy a relaxing carafe of the local rosé while the meal was being prepared. The... More 

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Thank Brynboru
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

The idea was another place but we they the feeling.... great Paella Valenciana with some welcomed spice flavor... very light and very rich at the same time. Very well dosed Sangria, cool and flavored. We had also the mixed fish tapas waiting the paella. we do recommend, very very delicious I appreciated even the visit of the chef to verify... More 

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3 reviews
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Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

I've been traveling to Spain since I was 3, 47 years ago, almost every year. This food was the poorest example of Spanish cuisine I've ever experienced and our worst meal in Antibes by far. The tapas sharing plate had slices of sausage chopped up and two slices of Serrano, a tiny amount of cheese. Anyone could do better! The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 rue Fourmilliere, 06600, Antibes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Antibes

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?