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Le Grand Bleu

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French, Gastropub
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8, Rue Jean-Pierre Avron, 62100 Calais, France
33 03 21 97 97 98
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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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 of 5 stars
Excellent food and excellent service

We were thrilled to start our holiday in France with dinner at Le Grand Bleu, which our hosts at the Villa Vent d'Bout recommended. Located by the harbour near the ferry terminal a short distance from the Place d'Armes the food is prepared to a high quality and with great style. The service is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Calgary
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Calgary
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We were thrilled to start our holiday in France with dinner at Le Grand Bleu, which our hosts at the Villa Vent d'Bout recommended. Located by the harbour near the ferry terminal a short distance from the Place d'Armes the food is prepared to a high quality and with great style. The service is likewise excellent.

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16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were there, after a strong suggestion coming from French friend. NO DOUBT !!!!!high value for your money

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Amazing food experience, such an exceptional taste and presentation of the meals! Fresh fish, extraordinary and delicious combinations and not to mention the selection of wines! Do not miss the mango wrap with crispy bacon, which accompanied the tempura gambas! My choice for lieu of the day over black risotto-yummy! And the lady waitress (sorry, I do not know her... More 

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gizzie121
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We chose the €30 meal option which included a starter, main and dessert. What we then discovered, was that this chic little place actually included an amuse bouche and, a pre-dessert dessert. So it was five courses for €30. The portions were huge for a Michelin style meal. Very tasty, unusual and filling. Starters were fantastic. The main was a... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Came here twice 10 years ago when the local fishermen would dine here... it has been significantly upgraded as far as fixture and fittings are concerned but that is not really important. My wife and I had a tremendous Sunday lunch here today - served with a smile and good humour and yes with a nice wine and service it... More 

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W.Sussex
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63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We visited this restaurant a few years ago and found the food interesting although the staff who served us were rather typically cool and disinterested. We visited again yesterday on the recommendation of a member of staff at Majestic Calais and found the reverse. The staff including Cindy, who may be the owner, pleasant and welcoming initially. We ordered our... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We arrived nearly half an hour early on a cold blustery day just before Christmas - no problem to the restaurant which was full, including an office party of about 20 people (anglo-french company by the sounds of it - happy but not rowdy) so we were concerned that service would be slow or the staff distracted. But service was... More 

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Neath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We each had three courses from the 30 euro menu which included 2 free dishes , starting with red cabbage soup with cheese mousse which was surprisingly acceptable, the escargot starter included a lot of extras, a deep fried pastry base, salami and mushrooms, foam. The most interesting was perhaps the macron desert which had lemon sorbet, mint, grapefruit, vanilla... More 

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We arrived at 2pm on a Tuesday and we're told we could eat but no starters. Despite that they did bring a delicious foamy mushroom soup/mousse first. Dad chose snails which arrived in an alarmingly green foam but which he seemed to enjoy. I had the pork which was beautifully served three ways. Lovely half bottle of Bordeaux went down... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Ate here while we were waiting for a ferry home and had been hoping to go shopping before we headed back but ran out of time due to slow service. Which would have been fine at dinner but for lunch and considering we had to place our dessert orders at the start and had children with us I would have... More 

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Address: 8, Rue Jean-Pierre Avron, 62100 Calais, France
Phone Number: 33 03 21 97 97 98
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Calais
Cuisine: French, Gastropub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8, Rue Jean-Pierre Avron, 62100 Calais, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Calais
  • Phone Number: 33 03 21 97 97 98

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business

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