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L'Escale des Saveurs

Place des Esclafidous, 30000 Nimes, France
+33 4 66 36 25 80
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Ranked #21 of 356 restaurants in Nimes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $16 - $33
Cuisines: Caribbean, French, Mediterranean, Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: In a new atmosphere, Isabelle and Serge welcome you to make you share their culinary journeys. Discovered by an authentically Creole and Mediterranean cooking(kitchen) Moreover menu ( West Indies), Local menu ( local specialities) or from here and there (mixed flavours), according to your humor..Just a step from the Halle, from the beautiful days, you will take advantage of the terrace on one of the most attractive places of the heart of Nimes, in the shade of magnolias and near the fountain.Dans une nouvelle ambiance, Isabelle et Serge vous accueillent pour vous faire partager leurs voyages culinaires. Decouverte d'une cuisine authentiquement creole et mediterraneenne Menu d'Ailleurs (Antilles), Menu d' Ici (specialites locales) ou d'un peu plus loin (metissage de saveurs), selon votre humeur....A deux pas des Halles, des les beaux jours, vous profiterez de la terrasse sur l'une des plus jolies places du coeur de Nimes, a l'ombre des magnolias et pres de la fontaine.
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: In a new atmosphere, Isabelle and Serge welcome you to make you share their culinary journeys. Discovered by an authentically Creole and Mediterranean cooking(kitchen) Moreover menu ( West Indies), Local menu ( local specialities) or from here and there (mixed flavours), according to your humor..Just a step from the Halle, from the beautiful days, you will take advantage of the terrace on one of the most attractive places of the heart of Nimes, in the shade of magnolias and near the fountain.Dans une nouvelle ambiance, Isabelle et Serge vous accueillent pour vous faire partager leurs voyages culinaires. Decouverte d'une cuisine authentiquement creole et mediterraneenne Menu d'Ailleurs (Antilles), Menu d' Ici (specialites locales) ou d'un peu plus loin (metissage de saveurs), selon votre humeur....A deux pas des Halles, des les beaux jours, vous profiterez de la terrasse sur l'une des plus jolies places du coeur de Nimes, a l'ombre des magnolias et pres de la fontaine.
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

We had a really nice dinner here. All 5 of us ordered a different dish, and all was very good at a very good price level. We can recommend it. Nice owners, great location on a romantic square.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We visited the restaurant twice - once for lunch (which was fine) and once in evening. The staff were lovely and friendly and the menu offered a good selection. Portions were a good size and the overall cost of meals were reasonable ( if that is possible in France!). We sat outside in the square during lunch which was lovely... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We enjoyed an excellent meal here on our recent visit to Nimes.We chose one of the set menus and thought that the cooking was very good and also good value.An interesting husband and wife team.All was run very smoothly and there was a good atmosphere too.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We went dining together with our 8 year old daughter and had a great time. The restaurant is not expensive but the food has that special touch you have in restaurants with stars. We were there on a rather cold evening and could not eat on their terrace, but that will be for the next time !

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Escale des Save... N, Propriétaire at L'Escale des Saveurs, responded to this review
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Thank you .... et à une prochaine fois sur la terrasse cette fois, avec le soleil et la fontaine More

Vancouver
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We ate here based on prior reviews and were not disappointed. In all honesty, we were initially a bit turned off by the locale (a rather dingy square) and the restaurant's interior, which has a sort of tacky Hawaiian feel. The menu itself also looked a bit odd. Kangaroo! Wasabi! However, don't be deterred by these things as the food... More

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Escale des Save... N, Propriétaire at L'Escale des Saveurs, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant, we wish you have a good stay in Nîmes More

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

its in a square that is shared by other resteraunts so you have to be careful where you sit. Its a lovely setting though with the tables under the trees. The menu had a great choice and I thought it was beautifully cooked and presented with good fresh vegetables and very tender meat. Excellent choices of puddings too so whilst... More

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UK
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75 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This is the sort of restaurant that you always hope to find in France. Dining in a square of magnolia trees and a husband and wife team who run front of house and the kitchen. And who care about their cooking and presentation and then take a genuine interest in what you would like. It really is what dining in... More

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Nimes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We had booked for our family of 6, by email, in English, the day before, but arrived late and were still greeted warmly by Isabelle. The restaurant shares the small pretty square with several others and all have their tables arranged around the fountain. The menu is relatively simple but we found it hard to choose and had very patient... More

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Windsor Ontario
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Excellent restaurant in the heart of Nîmes, close to everything including shopping (Rue Général-Perrier). Local and caribbean dishes, nicely prepared. Reasonably priced. Friendly service. Don't miss it !

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ezabel, Propriétaire at L'Escale des Saveurs, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your appreciation, we hope you enjoyed your trip in France. Isabelle & Serge More

France
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

The restaurant is situated in the Place des Esclafidous in Nîmes; a lovely square with a few other restaurants around it. There are three menus, the most expensive being 25€. Each offered a selection of dishes with wide ranging flavours; something for everyone. The Caribbean menu at 25€ was superb! The wines are good and reasonably priced. The owner is... More

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