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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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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (22 reviews)
“steak tartare” (6 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 12:30 AM Hours
French, European
50 rue Henri Poincare | 50 Rue Henri-Poincare, 54000, Nancy, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many nice and great restaurants in Nancy - Michelin star and Guimiliau rated - but this place is an exceptional location and has great food. A variety of oysters for starting ... different size - recommended is taking class 2 (the biggest) as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EricF7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service resembles the good ‘ol days; courteous and so professional. Went in for a late breakfast and I got more than I expected. Watching the crowd ashered in was like a ballet of old, young and new, just a glitter of a “je ne...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank spacetravel07
Reviewed November 2, 2018

The restaurant is decorated in the Art Nouveau style which adds to the atmosphere. The food is exquisite and the personnel friendly and very professional. A joy to eat here!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mirjam_travel
Reviewed October 22, 2018

When in Nancy, a meal at L'Excelsior is a must! The decor is stunning Art Noveau. The food is top of the line brasserie fare. The experience is a bit decadent. Have the oysters. Have the champagne. Have the beef tartare. Have the fois gras....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GlobeTrotting807623
Reviewed October 13, 2018

A classic, beautiful--if not breath taking--restaurant. Wonderful and correct French service with few tourists of any sort. I suggest reservations for dinner, although I believe it is open other hours. we stayed in Nancy to go to the art museum traveling by car from the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CeTX
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We went primarily for the quality of the art nouveau dining room, but the food is certainly good. We started with quiche lorraine (of course) and oysters. For the mains, cod with sweet potato purée and magret de canard. The wine list offers a good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank retired698
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here as part of our Art Nouveau tour of Nancy. The restaurant is an architectural jewel and the food and wine were pretty good too. The service was incredibly good. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Joe-Horatio
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We missed the human touch. Almost in everything! Let’s explain: Waiters are friendly but give you the idea that there us no time Everything goes in a hurry! We think the working spirit is so much orientated in perfection that the feeling is gone/the emotion...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank magant99
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Great selection of lobster, oysters, langoustine, crab etc. Perfect end of holiday celebration meal of Royal Plateau. Service excellent and pleasant. No problem at all about booking with trip advisor 20% off food bill. Building amazing but then so is all of Nancy!

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

The nearby hotel recommended L'Excelsior to us and managed to get a reservation. The interior of the establishment is outstanding Art Nouveau decor and quite unique in its old world charm with waiters dashing this way and that. The food was very good as you...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank graham_swift1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$32 - $64
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
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
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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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