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L'Escargot

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French, Winery, Seafood, Gastropub
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34 Place d'Armes, 59300 Valenciennes, France
+33 3 27 46 29 61
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7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sun - Thu 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 30
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  • 64
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Where to enjoy great Brasserie atmosphere and cuisine

Located on the central square, this typical and well-known Brasserie is a must to be visited to enjoy both a typical French brasserie cuisine and ambiance. Alexandre, the Director, is welcoming all the guests like friends, when all the staff is very friendly and professional. Menus are pretty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
PatrickDebus
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Brussels, Belgium
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Lorgues, France
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110 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Right in the square in Valenciennes, and being Pentecost we were delighted to find it open. We reserved a table in the outside fully enclosed section of the restaurant, which was really lovely to be able to see outside, despite the unseasonably cold weather. The waiter was charming, helpful and the food was excellent. Would highly recommend this place.

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Brussels, Belgium
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Located on the central square, this typical and well-known Brasserie is a must to be visited to enjoy both a typical French brasserie cuisine and ambiance. Alexandre, the Director, is welcoming all the guests like friends, when all the staff is very friendly and professional. Menus are pretty attractive, but you can also enjoy gastronomic cuisine

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Diksmuide, Belgium
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The oysters and other seafood are extremely fresh and of excellent quality for a reasonable price. The portions of shrimps or clams are perfect starters. Very friendly and prompt service. Their French fries are very good and they are dog friendly! Parking place in front of the square

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Houston, Texas
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We wanted some authentic french cuisine and we got it. Frog legs, excargot, oxtail foie gras and it was all delicious! Our waiter really made our night as he took the time to describe each dish in english which we did not expect and could have got by with the couple frechmen in our group but it was a wonderful... More 

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Brussel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This is French cuisine like it has to be. The steak tartare is freshly made before your eyes and it is good! Do not go to modern places or trendy places: you have to go to this honest and beautiful place: a classic brasserie-interior with mirrors, chandeliers, friendly staff in black and white, ... Un grand merci.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

stayed at a nearby hotel and wandered down to the main square to look for somewhere to eat, very nice welcome from waiter and a choice of table, inside or out, December so thought inside a better choice though there were a few eating on the terrace, under the heaters. Food delicious, wine choices good, and not too expensive, service... More 

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brussels
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We ate at the Escargot last friday evening. We hadn't reserved, we were tired, hungry and in a hurry. We were friendly welcomed by a waiter. It is the style "brasserie" : a choice of fishes and sea fruits and some classical meat dishes. The dinner starters were excellent My wife was delighted with her "plateau de fruits de mer"... More 

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Peterborough
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

A 5 minute walk from our hotel, this place majors in fish (selling it from a stall outside) although we did see other diners having steaks, etc. I had Moules Marinieres a la crème and frites. OH had Sole Meuniere. Both large portions beautifully cooked and presented. Neither of us could finish.the given portions. the highlight of a dismal visit... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We sat in the more open area to the front of the restaurant, which was fairly busy for a Sunday evening. The service was attentive and welcoming (there is an English translation menu which may be useful). The food and wine were delicious. The escargots with toast 'soldiers' were just right, and the cheese tart was superb. I had grilled... More 

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Seraph59, Propriétaire at L'Escargot, responded to this review
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Madame, Monsieur, Je suis très heureux que notre expérience culinaire vous ai satisfait à ce point. Au plaisir de vous... More 

London
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124 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Eat here with colleagues. Menu was OK, the Lescargot were good, but my main was awful, poor choice on my part. Service was very helpful, staff tolerated my schoolboy French and tried not to giggle too much at my Closseau like pronunciation. House wine very quaffable.

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Seraph59, Propriétaire at L'Escargot, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your message on Tripadvisor, We are working on your main course and we hope you will be fully satisfied when you come back to Valenciennes. H. Teneur More 

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Additional Information about L'Escargot

Address: 34 Place d'Armes, 59300 Valenciennes, France
Phone Number: +33 3 27 46 29 61
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Nord  >  Valenciennes
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 18 - 30
Cuisine: French, Winery, Seafood, Gastropub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 Place d'Armes, 59300 Valenciennes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Nord  >  Valenciennes
  • Phone Number: +33 3 27 46 29 61

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: French, Winery, Seafood, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?