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Le Grand Bleu

8, Rue Jean-Pierre Avron, 62100 Calais, France
33 03 21 97 97 98
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Ranked #7 of 108 Restaurants in Calais
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French, Gastropub
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Just finished another excellent meal at Le Grand Bleu. We have been coming to this restaurant since shortly after it opened, must be about 7 years ago now. The food just keeps getting better. So, if you want a fish night out with a difference (meat is also available on the menu) book a table at Le Grand Bleu. The... More

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Chard, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

A next door neighbour of Oh Mouettes, where we have eaten before, it was open on Mondays when we were in Calais overnight, so we decided to give it a try. We booked in advance by telephone from the UK (and so secured a window table). We were amongst the first to arrive at 7:45 after which there were a... More

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Buckinghamshire
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76 reviews 76 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I just cannot understand the previous reviewer. We booked here on the strength of Trip Adviser Reviews and because there isn't much choice in Calais on a Sunday night but we were not disappointed. Excellent service and good high end cooking. Most of the other clients were French which says a lot. Of course it isn't cheap -our meal for... More

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Sutton Coldfield
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Recommended by Majestic we thought we'd give it a try. We were made to feel uncomfortable immediately by the stand-offish waiter "have you booked?" question when there were clearly plenty of vacant tables. Our next disappointment was having studied the menu for some time were were told that the "menu plaisir" wasn't available as it was a holiday. Fair enough,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I've eaten here a few times before but this was the first time with the whole family and it was brilliant. We didn't book a table and were seated straight away which was really pleasant as we had just completed our drive from Disneyland and had enough time to kill before coming back to the UK. The Menu was full... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We have been coming for years but this year has been exceptional. We went for Sunday lunch, booking is essential as the burgers of Calais have found how good value it gives, and had a great meal with dishes cooked to perfection and with desserts "to die for", beautifully presented and tasting wodnerful. No wonder they take the order for... More

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London, United Kingdom
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103 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Visited again, and was not disappointed. Still excellent value. Food nicely served and portions ample. Combinations of ingredients imaginative. Waitresses pleasant, the only male waiter, rather less so. The dessert in particular was really good. Only complaint, the bread was dry and a rather small portion. J Fisher

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

As usual for France we expected most restaurants to be closed on a Sunday evening, so we anticipated a lengthy search. Having worked through the top seven restaurants on TripAdvisor and found them all closed, we were pleased to find that Le Grand Bleu (#8 on TripAdvisor) was open for dinner on a Sunday evening (from 1 June). We sat... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We both had the crab starter which was lovely, then I had the cod which was fabulous. To finish I had the rum baba which was freshly baked, so dessert is an important part of dining at Le a Grand Bleu. It was very busy and to start with service was slow, we were very thirsty by the time our... More

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Stanton upon Hine Heath
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The first time we ate here was in October 2013 - we went there on the night my wife told me we were going to have a baby! The food was fantastic as was the wine. We returned yesterday, stopping for lunch before driving home - this time we were with our 9 week old daughter! The food if anything... More

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