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Lou Candeloun

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5 rue des Fabreries, Grasse, France
+33 4 93 60 04 49
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A little hidden jewel in Grasse

When we arrived down the little alleyway, a little early for our reservation we were accommodated with out a problem. Our French is not the best but our hostess spoke English very well. The food was seasonal, delicious and beautifully prepared, with some wonderful surprises. I had the "surprise... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
LadyAB
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Brooklyn, New York
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English first
Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Food is ok, but: Very limited menu (2 starters and 2 main dishes) - the explanation is that "dishes are manually prepared", so what? Wine list has many "sold out" items - the explanations is that "we work with wine producers and not big stores", so what? The waitress miss completely the "customer" perspective. Overall, an upsetting experience...just to forget.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

When we arrived down the little alleyway, a little early for our reservation we were accommodated with out a problem. Our French is not the best but our hostess spoke English very well. The food was seasonal, delicious and beautifully prepared, with some wonderful surprises. I had the "surprise" menu that was using quail as the "secret" ingredient. The entre... More 

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Verdun, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Very good chef, every dish was a real surprise. Seasonal products cooked just before being served. Short but very good wine selection.

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Very homely. They have their daughter and their pug roam around the restaurant as if it were their own lounge. Loved the food. Was lucky to find it. Only to realise it was recommended in my lonely planet guide. Found it by luck and it was well worth it. Tasty, simple, homely, comfort food. Highly recommend it.

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Ely, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Lovely restaurant, what more can I say. We were greeted enthusiastically by (I believe) the owner's wife who spoke excellent English and took the time to go through the whole menu with us. Only three choices for each course but that was not a problem. The restaurant itself was imaginatively and pleasantly decorated with a quirky charm. The food was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Tucked down a narrow side alley off the main square in Grasse this restaurant is definitely worth seeking out. We just had lunch there & were 1 of only 2 tables but I think that is probably unusual. The menu was limited to a choice of just 3 dishes per course but still offered great variety & every dish we... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Located in a narrow street ten steps away from a square which featured a couple of restaurants with lots of tourists inside, was Lou Candeloun. We have found this place, owned by a chef and his wife, using a French guide, 'Le Routard'. A small, cosy and beautifully decorated room had no more than 9 tables. However, everything we have... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

What a great husband and wife team running this restaurant - exquisite food, friendly and professional, service and excellent food!

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Calpe, Espagne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

While visiting Grasse with friends, we decided to hop into a restaurant nearby a little peaceful square in the old part of town. As it was the weekend, the lunch menu at €32 was available. We opted for the panfried gooseliver with gravy, excellent quality of gooseliver and cooked to perfection, a very refreshing lobster terrine, for main course, the... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Small restaurant located in the old centre of Grasse. The restaurant is simply decorated, but pretty. Food is certainly the most imaginative in Grasse. Dishes we ate last time included a fish carpacio with avocardo and St Jaques clams with sweet potato. Friendly service, albeit not of the highest standard. Now firmly located on my list of favoured Grasse restaurants

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 rue des Fabreries, Grasse, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Grasse
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 60 04 49

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 64
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French

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