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Address: 3 rue Escoffier, Villeneuve-Loubet, France
Phone Number: 04-93-20-80-51
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Description: The home of Auguste Escoffier is a now a museum with several exhibits on...
The home of Auguste Escoffier is a now a museum with several exhibits on this famous French cook, considered by many the father of modern culinary art.
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Charming little museum, well worth a visit

Lovely little museum, fascinating exhibition and lots of information. The charming lady in charge explained where to find everything and left us to enjoy at our own pace. Highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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North Wales, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Lovely little museum, fascinating exhibition and lots of information. The charming lady in charge explained where to find everything and left us to enjoy at our own pace. Highly recommended!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

very interesting. it is the birth place of the chef, Escoffier. there are old menus, old ovens, recipies etc. I popped in for half an hour to get out of the sun, but did not energe for another couple of hours having anjoyed a free peach melba at the end of my visit"

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We enjoyed the chance to see how some great dishes were created and to observe the grandiose table setting for grand banquets. As others have said the opening hours are a bit "hit & miss" but it is worth persevering There is no close parking and there are stairs to climb which may not be helpful with small children

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Concord, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I prefer small museums, but I sometimes find myself, as a result, in dusty dark places with poor lighting! This is not the case with the delightful Musée Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire in Villeneuve-Loubet. It is pleasantly designed, well lighted, and very up to date, while occupyng the original house of Escoffier's birth. There are historical items that relate to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The Musee Escoffier (Musee d' Art Culinaire) in Villeneuve Loubet is a real discovery. It is a fascinating small museum dedicated to the love of French food and in particular to one of its founding fathers, Escoffier. Somewhat difficult to find, (park across the river, walk over the bridge, and up into the heart of the old village) but having... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

It is difficult to find and does have funny opening hours - so check before making the trip. Studying the culinary arts, I was determined to see it and it and it was very interesting. It's funny to think that he formulated the kitchen brigade and we still use it today in kitchens around the world. I loved the photographs... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

We eventually got in to spend an hour visiting this pretty and interesting museum detailing the history of France's first chef. The opening hours are limited and so it is worth checking before you set off. I loved the chocolate sculptures and some of the menu exhibits. Enjoy!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This is a delightful museum, as it is the home of Escoffier, the "father of French cooking"! With a history of serving the rich and famous, Escoffier set many standards for famous cooks all over the world. Easiest way to get there is by Bus 500 from Nice or Grasse. Greeter was very cordial and helpful. In July and August... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Nice little museum in small town. Not easiest to find, although quite a lot of signs. Web-site could do with a street plan and parking advice; Follow sat nav to address 3 Rue Escoffier but don't try to get your car to the door because it's in narrow alleyways only accessible on foot. There is ample parking in town nearby.... More 

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Oz en Oisans, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Great little museum paying homage to the great man. If you are in the area then do visit. Well worth the 5€ entry fee.

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