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50 rue Henri Poincare | 50 Rue Henri-Poincare, 54000, Nancy, France
+33 3 83 35 24 57
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11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Geneva, Switzerland
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The bistro is famous for it's Art Nouveau interior and it is worth going to see it. The food was good, but not worth what we paid and the service was very slow.

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Thank Margot N
London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Art nouveau decor is the star at Nancy's iconic Excelsior restaurant. And while the cuisine is good, it comes second to the beautifully preserved interior. The experience of finding oneself in the 1900s is helped by friendly and speedy service. The menu features the French traditional brasserie and regional dishes you might expect, from a seafood bar to choucroute. Wines... More 

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Kent
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant but service atrocious. Waiter came to take our order, left his pad on our table and then promptly went and cleared another table and made up their bill... he then sent someone else to take our order who didn't write it done so not surprised they got our order wrong. It took 20 minutes for our order to... More 

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Sorel, Qc, Canada
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

If you travel to Nancy Fr, you have to eat at this place, we were served by Gerard Depardieu (real name) with grace and pleasure, the oysters are so good, and everything they serve is good. Of course the wine selection is great.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Had the set Breakfast Excelsior on a sunny Sunday morning when most other places were closed.As expected the room itself was beautiful in an understated Art Nouveau style. Service was excellent and the breakfast was exceptional value- 2 breads, a crisis ant, pain au chocolate, jam, butter, yoghurt, orange juice and coffee (with a free second cup). Too much to... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Staggered approach to serving parents and kids: parents first, kids had to wait. Not good. The food was mediocre. The venue is very nice, but all in all, I would not return.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Great food, great atmosphere, great service. I have been there several times and will certainly return.

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Delfgauw, The Netherlands
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has A great ambiance. The staff is correct and the food is fantastic. The price/quality is good, and the wine by bottle has a average price. If you want to eat in Nancy you must visit this restaurant.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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585 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 453 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Even if many are coming just to see the interior design here you will also notice the food with all the french classic perfectly executed. Friendly and professional service. Pricey for Nancy mais bon... No WIFI strange...

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York, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

A business meal was the reason for visiting here, good atmosphere, great service, varied menu, (check the website as it has both the English and French menus for viewing). Definately something for every pallette and taste, tried a couple of dishes here which were new to me. Would certainly recommend this restaurant as a place to visit in Nancy ,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $59
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 rue Henri Poincare | 50 Rue Henri-Poincare, 54000, Nancy, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Grand Est  >  Meurthe-et-Moselle  >  Nancy
  • Phone Number: +33 3 83 35 24 57
Description
The Excelsior, the flagship of the School of Nancy, never experiences a quiet moment. Carrying the crown of Nancy's finest historic brasserie, it offers French cuisine bursting with flavours against a stunning Art Nouveau backdrop, located just opposite the train station.

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