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L' Ancien Theatre

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4 Rue Racine, 30000 Nimes, France
+33 (0)4 66 21 30 75
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Friendly, local superb food

Very small restaurant with a very friendly owner. Quaint restaurant in a good location. We visited based on previous reviews, not the kind of place I would ever walk into ordinarily. Just two starters, main and desserts on offer. All delicious, freshly made and full of flavour. We would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Tim B
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very small restaurant with a very friendly owner. Quaint restaurant in a good location. We visited based on previous reviews, not the kind of place I would ever walk into ordinarily. Just two starters, main and desserts on offer. All delicious, freshly made and full of flavour. We would recommend to everyone. (P.s very clean and nice toilets - a... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

A very good friend of mine and I went to 'L' Ancien Theatre' based on the great reviews on tripadvisor. When we arrived and asked for a table for two, the waiter offered us one of the tables that were available. A few seconds later, the owner arrived and welcomed us to his restaurant. When my friend asked a question... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Really excellent meal, atmosphere, great wine selection and a charming host and service was all first class. Who can ask for more?

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2 Thank Richard S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We visited this restaurant having read Trip Advisor recommendations and were so glad we went. We had to make a reservation and, at the time we went (end of October) the restaurant was not open at the weekend so best if you check. The restaurant is nicely decorated and intimate. We were made to feel welcome by the owner /... More 

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Victoria BC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This restaurant is right in the centre of Nimes, just behind the art museum and the 2000 year old Roman maison carree and yet it was full of locals, not tourists the night we ate there (except for us of course), which says a lot already. The owner, chef, host is delightfully extroverted and loves food and people. It was... More 

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Barjac, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 via mobile

I'd walked past this restaurant on three occasions and thought it looked good. My wife and I gave it a try this week and were mightily impressed. My wife has special dietary requirements but the restaurant willingly adapted their menu for her. It was so nice that they were prepared to listen; not a common occurrence in France! The cooking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Rue Racine, 30000 Nimes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Gard  >  Nimes
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)4 66 21 30 75

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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