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La Cigale

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Graslin - Commerce
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4, Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
33251849494
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7:30 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 382
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    Very good
  • 318
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  • 161
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  • 67
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
new year in nantes

Ate here twice on 29th & 31st December food was excellent, as was the service in the beautiful French brasserie. The staff went out of their way to ensure we understood the menu & that the food was cooked exactly to our liking, Thanks to all for making it such a pleasurable experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
stephen s
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London, United Kingdom
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Barcelona, Spain
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72 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late in the city and approach this Bistrot hoping to find some food; we end up with an amazing seafood plate plus sancerre wine and excelent service

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1 Thank Andrea Carlo B
DE LA FONTAINE J, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale, responded to this review

Dear Andrea Carlo B, We are glad to read that you enjoyed a good time in our restaurant. We look forward to be welcoming you again ! Culinary Regards More 

Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been there for few times and finally I decide to rate them, they are very good the food is delicious and the staff were cool and friendly. I had French beef on Friday Night we were 4 of us and we were all happy for the food and the service. Keep it up hope to pop up again... More 

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Thank Anwar M
DE LA FONTAINE J, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale, responded to this review

Dear Anwar M, We are very glad that you enjoyed your experience at the Brasserie La Cigale. We tend to use fresh and quality products from the best producers in the area, at the best price for you. We pass on your comments to the team who was very touched! It will be a pleasure to welcome you again. See... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While serving on the feature film jury of the Festival des 3 Continents last November, I had the honour of visiting La Cigale on three occasions. from the breakfast croissants and coffee in the small private room, to my first time trying oysters, to a sumptuous dinner of lamb and potatoes, La Cigale lives up to its stellar reputation. Also... More 

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Thank Nneka L
DE LA FONTAINE J, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale, responded to this review

Dear Nneka L, What a great honour to read such an amazin review ! We continously ensure to provide the best experience possible to our customers and we are very glad to see you enjoyed it so well ! Please do come back whenever it pleases you, the door will always be opened, 365 days a year, 7 days a... More 

County Offaly, Ireland
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food! Despite local assumptions the menu is very reasonably priced with a lot of options! The service was great with friendly staff and the food arrived at perfect times. I will definitely return.

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Thank Prudence_Sky
DE LA FONTAINE J, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale, responded to this review

Dear Prudence_Sky, We thank you for your review and we are glad to read that you had a great time in our restaurant. Please do come back whenever you want, we will always try to serve you in the best conditions. Culinary Regards More 

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Ate here twice on 29th & 31st December food was excellent, as was the service in the beautiful French brasserie. The staff went out of their way to ensure we understood the menu & that the food was cooked exactly to our liking, Thanks to all for making it such a pleasurable experience.

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Thank stephen s
DE LA FONTAINE J, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale, responded to this review

Dear stephen s, We are glad to read that you enjoyed your time in our Brasserie. We hope you will visit again our lovely city and hopefully come to see us again ! Best Regards The Management Team. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a meal with new friends in this stunning restaurant,both in terms of cuisine and decor. Good attentive staff and well sized portions. The tables were close together, but it made for a friendly and warm atmosphere. Seafood display at entrance tempted your taste buds. The setting for this reataurant is very beautiful at night and certainly made it... More 

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Thank Sue L
DE LA FONTAINE J, Responsable relations publiques at La Cigale, responded to this review

Dear Sue L We are glad to read that you enjoyed your time in our Brasserie. We hope you will visit again our lovely city and hopefully come to see us again ! Best Regards The Management Team More 

France
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

What a shame! This is a restaurant where the food didn't match the decor. We went for breakfast on a Saturday and it wasn't too busy, so no excuse there. The food was quite uninspiring - overtoasted toast, dry mini coissants. I know a B&B in Belves, where the owner could teach La Cigale how to prepare a breakfast that... More 

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1 Thank scotties-in-france
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I always take my international visitors to this restaurant because the room makes it a memorable experience. The walls and ceiling are ornately decorated. The decorations are original from the 19th century. Expect good but not great food and you will pay above average prices, but, it's worth it.

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Brescia, Italy
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Nice & characteristic restaurant with a large variety of food of typical French couisine: raccomanded fish, meat and dessert.

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Thank bl885
DE LA FONTAINE J, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale, responded to this review

Dear bl885, Thanks for your comment. We are very happy that you enjoyed our traditional food and the decor. We tend to use fresh and quality products from the best producers in the area, at the best price for you. At Brasserie La Cigale, we have the desire to dispense a quality service for all of our customers. We hope... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Had lunch there yesterday with friends who are residents of Nantes, this is the second time I've eaten there and the food has been of very good quality on both occasions. The service was very welcoming and friendly. The menu is, as always, a matter of taste but I found plenty of dishes that appealed to me, and my own... More 

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Thank jonathan b
DE LA FONTAINE J, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale, responded to this review

Dear Maxime D, What a pleasure for us to read your comment!! We are very glad that you enjoyed your experience at the Brasserie La Cigale. We tend to use fresh and quality products from the best producers in the area, at the best price for you. We are also happy that you like the decor of our establishment classified... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4, Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  Nantes>  > Graslin - Commerce
  • Neighborhood: Graslin - Commerce
  • Phone Number: 33251849494

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 56
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
7:30 am - 12:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?