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L'Escargot

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French, Seafood, Pub, Wine Bar, Gastropub
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34 Place d'Armes, 59300 Valenciennes, France
+33 3 27 46 29 61
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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: Dinner, Lunch, 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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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 67
    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
Fruits de mère

This place has the best Fruits de mère we found in France. Very friendly and honest staff with a fast service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Oliwood321
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Aalst, Belgium
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Aalst, Belgium
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This place has the best Fruits de mère we found in France. Very friendly and honest staff with a fast service.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was recommended by our hotel and it was lovely .... it was busy and buzzing ... the staff were helpful even though our French was bad ....... the shellfish was so fresh i was not used to the taste ...... all the perfect implements to eat the crab etc.,

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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

very good dinner with excellent service; a real french experience. We 3 enjoyed our evening especially the Billecart Rose and a decent white and look forward to a return in September.

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Lorgues, France
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117 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 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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59 reviews
25 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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54 reviews
33 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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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
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 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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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, Seafood, Pub, Wine Bar, 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, Seafood, Pub, Wine Bar, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?