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Le Menestrel

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3 rue des Greffes, 30000 Nimes, France
+33 9 81 84 55 89
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:45 pm
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6:30 pm - 10:45 pm
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

This was our first time eating at this restaurant. I had the steak, which was the best I'd ever had in my life. Cooked to perfection. It was so good that for the rest of our vacation in France, we occasionally mentioned the steak and almost started drooling just by the memory. When I go to Nimes again one day,... More 

Thank h93rj
Walldorf, Germany
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481 reviews
469 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Classical French bistro food. Limited selection, 5 starters, 5 mains and 5 desserts on a board, for 22€ or 26€ if you have foie gras. The foie gras and the pork were good (we added a little salt here and there), the desserts (pear gratin and tartelette au praliné) were rather disappointing. Excellent value and friendly staff.

Thank dkbe
Ravenna, Oh
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Sylvie is a dynamo. Her one woman restaurant served up a fantastic lunch for the two of us. We split the €22 pre-fix menu du jour and upped for the four euro supplemental foie gras. The foie gras was served with an onion confit and a balsamic vinegar reduction. Both were necessary to complement the best foie gras we've ever... More 

Thank David M
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

It would have been easy to miss this small restaurant in a narrow street on a damp evening, and it isn't very prepossessing from the outside. There aren't many tables, but the food is excellent and the service is friendly. Try not to miss it.

Thank 1048iain
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Trying a restaurant for the first time is always a gamble. But, we were hungry and spotted Le Menestral a way down a narrow street. The place looked unpretentious, clean and inviting so we took our places at a table. We were greeted with the friendliest of smiles by a woman who turned out to be proprietor, chef and waitress.... More 

Thank Glenn W
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75 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

This is a small restaurant where the owner cooks and serves the food with a real passion. The food is excellent and the service also top class. I dropped my knife and before I could retrieve it she had appeared from nowhere with a replacement. How one person can do all this in such calm and professional way just amazes... More 

Thank martin b
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

The singular woman who was working (and probably owned the place) was at once a gracious host, an accommodating waiter, and a superb chef. Not the slightest bit touristy and a place I will be sure to visit again in my next trip to Nimes

Thank Jason P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We had the 3 course formule for 22€ and thought the whole meal was gorgeous. I had mussels persilade, the flavours were delicious. We both had bavette main course, perfect, juicy meat, with daupnoise potatoes, the best I've ever had. We got the recipe from Madame. Pannacotta with fleur d'orange for dessert, divine. We talked about it all day. Lovely... More 

Thank órlaith c
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this delightful restaurant and were very happy with the food and service. The mussels were so tasty! Would highly recommend dining here. The host was lovely, too!

Thank Ruweka P
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

This little restaurant, tucked away in La Rue des Greffes in Nîmes is an absolute gem. It has only a few tables inside and out, but those who stop to eat here will not be disappointed. It is run by one lady who is host, chef and waitress and serves delicious food from her handwritten blackboard menu. The dishes are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:45 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:45 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:45 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:45 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:45 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 rue des Greffes, 30000 Nimes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Gard  >  Nimes
  • Phone Number: +33 9 81 84 55 89

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?