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The African Queen

Port de plaisance, Beaulieu-sur-Mer, France
04 93 01 10 85
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
London
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

This place became very touristy but visited twice in the last week for lunch and dinner and it is much nicer than it used to be. Good menu with very good steaks and pizzas. Not the cheapest place but lovely to sit and look out across the port.

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Terrible service and food. Three main courses arrived after 1.5 hrs, followed by the remaining two another 30 mins later! No apology, the steaks were not good either. Truffle pizza is good. If I go again I will order pizza! Upmarket pizzeria.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This place is meant to be something of an institution, but my sense is it is living more on past glory and probably needs to up its game in order to retain its place in regular diners' rankings. Atmosphere and ambience are great, and it is a great people watching scene. Food was good, but nothing to really rave about.... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Delicious food, great staff! Shame about the clientele that go there, overly rich russians with spoilt kids that scream their lungs out. Used to be classy, if you were on an average income and you wanted to treat your friends or family to an expensive good meal you'd come here. Now its swamped by stupidly rich people who have kids... More

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Dublin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Food was okay, nothing special. €8 for Bottled water when we asked for tap. Not told about soda included in kids' meals and huffed and puffed about this when we enquired. Most memorable for waiter standing over my husband waiting for his tip. Couldn't recommend.

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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

There is no doubt that the setting adds to the experience but this is the most popular restaurant in the Beaulieu port and they all have the same setting. It is def more fun to sit in the outside section over looking the boats and although the tables are quite close together, it adds to part of the fun. We... More

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Amman, Jordan
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Located right down in the marina, this casual place was quite fun. The food is not the best I've had in my life but it was all great with generous portions of truffle with artichoke salad and truffle pizza. It is great with kids as their menu has a bit of everything and suits all tastes . For a casual... More

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Nether Alderley, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Nice food, nice service but over hyped, overpriced and a little pretentious. We went twice though during our stay so it must have been ok.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

I was invited by friends to this restaurant but looking at it from outside I realized it was a tourist trap and I wasn't wrong. The service was rushed with the waiters throwing the plates and not paying attention, while the food was very bad. The pizza had no tomato sauce and tasteless and my canned ravioli was disgusting with... More

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I do not like writing bad reviews, and try to stay positive. That said, after two weeks of excellent food and service in France and Italy, I had to write a little bit about how utterly bad this place has become. Bottom line, the food was on the bad side of average, with a couple of dishes, inedible, and the... More

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