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10-12 Place Foch | 62000, Arras, France
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 17
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  • 32
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  • 17
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  • 11
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Food OK... Service non existent.

What could be a nice Bistrot is spoiled by the surly and unfriendly waiter. He barely grunts and when he does speak he is abrupt and quite rude. We ordered a steak with Bernaise sauce, but it came without it. We had to ask for water which was slammed onto the table with no glasses. No check was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
TarnMark81
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Albi, France
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Caddington, Beds
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Situated close to the railway station and almost opposite the Hotel Mercure I found a warm welcome, good food and excellent wine. I went for the fixed price menu at 29.99 Euros including wine and was not disappointed. A really nice evening.

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Albi, France
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

What could be a nice Bistrot is spoiled by the surly and unfriendly waiter. He barely grunts and when he does speak he is abrupt and quite rude. We ordered a steak with Bernaise sauce, but it came without it. We had to ask for water which was slammed onto the table with no glasses. No check was made to... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Not much to look at from the outside but we were surprised that it turned out to be an excellent meal. The set 30 euro menu was excellent value and the service, perhaps a little rustic for some, was actually quite friendly and efficient compared to some French restaurants I've been to. Would definitely go back.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Looked a bit lacking in French charm from the outside, but was actually really good albeit it is not attempting to be French chic. Lots of normal French families enjoying Sunday evening dinner. We had a set evening menu with wine selection included. Generous glass sizes. Pleasant and unfussy staff who served us quickly. There weren't many other restaurants open... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We ate in the bistro and really enjoyed the service and ambience so we returned the next night and ate in the restaurant side. Lovely surroundings, again excellent service and a fantastic 3 course menu for €25 -delicious food, great presentation.

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Brisbane, Australia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We had dinner fairly late after just flying in from Australia and Carnot was near our hotel and as it turned out, a good choice. We both chose the menu de jour, mine was a salmon entre, a duck cassolet main, whilst a seafood salad entre and a steak main was my wife's choice and we both had an orange... More 

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Wales
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94 reviews 94 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We were in Arras for one night only - and as it was raining heavily went for nearby restaurant. The initial welcome was a bit 'cold' ... not very friendly, and the place was not busy. The menu arrived, we asked if thee was an English version ... No! (said with almost contempt) Management take an opportunity here - many... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

staying in Arras on our way home from Provence. Very busy restaurant , worth booking. Good service and a good menu de jour. would go back there.

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Shilo, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

We visited in September 2014 as a group of 4 adults. We were promptly seated but when we asked if there was an English menu we were rudely told "no" by the middle aged male waiter, altho there was one posted at the front of the restaurant. He did not even offer us a drink. We left, never to return... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We were recommended to go here by the owner of the apartment we were staying in. We went for dinner. We ordered a bottle of the House wine - the (rather surly) waiter brought an already open bottle which seemed to have spills on the label. He tried to tell us that it was the 'vin de table', we asked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10-12 Place Foch | 62000, Arras, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Arras

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

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