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La Cigale

Graslin - Commerce
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4 Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
7:30 am - 12:30 am
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Sun 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 12:30 am
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Restaurant serves almost as much to the eyes as it does to the palate. It is beautifully decorated in art decot style. Early reservation is necessary, if you want to have a table inside.

Thank Consultant78
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

White tablecloths, great coffee, a huge tea list, freshly squeezed orange juice, fresh patisserie, home made compote, salted caramel and jam. Special surroundings in beautiful historic building. Brunch heaven. Even with small children in tow.

Thank fuchsiaguinea
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far the most beautiful spot to eat. Located in Place Graslin, next to the old theater and the newly built fountain. It is romantic, exceptional and the quality of service makes it the spot to be in the old capital of Bretagne! If you are looking for a real Brasserie, you don't have to go to Paris, this is... More 

Thank Viktor B
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch with friends from Nantes, amazing food, friendly staff, great location. Must try if you around, it's not cheep but it's worth going there. Has rich French Art Deco.

Thank PascalPriya
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It seems to be the best bistro in Nantes,old fashioned and nice customers. For me it's average nothing really special except a good wine list with quite good prices.

Thank Jean-marc B
Andalucia, Spain
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113 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

.Although some reviews may put you off a bit, I had dinner at La Cigale last month and I liked both the food and the experience. So I can honestly say that I recommend it, because I was just looking for a nice good restaurant. This establishment is legendary in Nantes, so it´s a good idea to come for a... More 

Thank southerntraveller49
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked La Cigale for our last night in Nantes as it has a reputation and is mentioned in all the guide books. What a disappointment! The waiter forgot our apéritifs and the food was bland and tasteless. The salad accompaniment was a handful of leaves from a supermarket bag with no dressing. I would not go back and would... More 

Thank Sandra B
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a beautiful place. I walked around and took so many photos. Our waitress was very nice and our orders were quickly taken. Our spritz cocktails were good, the beef that we had rather average. It was roughly cut up steak sort of made into a patty and fried. We weren't asked how we wanted it cooked and... More 

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Orlando, FL
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

This is an amazing place. We had a reservation to sit outside but when I saw the decor I knew that I wanted to dine indoors and take in all of the fine European craftsmanship. The wood work and ceramic tile work is out of this world. The was amazing. Everything from the starters, main course and deserts were first... More 

Thank ncolon60
Paris, France
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

My colleague and I had a quick lunch here, it was a gorgeous atmosphere, and the food was fair and respectable. The place needs a good clean though, just a thorough going over, with better management I think the staff could be united and happier to be working in such an incredible building; its my guess.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $57
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  Nantes>  > Graslin - Commerce
  • Neighborhood: Graslin - Commerce
  • Phone Number: 33251849494

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