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Le Grand Bleu

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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6 rue du Marche, 49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 67 41 83
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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244 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

We were unfortunately distracted whilst eating here owing to news of yet another French train strike threatening our travel arrangements so did not really give the place the intention it deserved, but I think it only fair to try a review anyway. It is a fish restaurant and the dishes were very good and service was excellent. It certainly ticked... More 

Thank eurotrippers
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

We try to call at the indicated number , we got in touch with private answering machine. Impossible to reserve.

Thank Becker-Kousmova T
Saumur, France
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Decided to take two dear friends of mine to this Restaurant on a Saturday night. The service was slow, and when I asked for a bottle of Pelligrino they gave us a bottle of Badoit at room temp !!!. When I said something, the waiter replied that it was all they had !!!. I will not be going back.!

Thank David H
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Could be a lovely place but spoiled by the attitude of the owner which clearly rubs off on the staff too. We left after our starters due to the objectionable waitresses and downright rude owner.

Thank RovingGolfer
Great Falls, Virginia
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369 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

If you like seafood (especially oysters), Le Grand Bleu is the place to go. Everything is done to perfection. The service is excellent, and the ambiance is ideal. Although one goes for the seafood, we found the creme brulee one of the best we have ever had. The restaurant is small and very popular, so we would recommend reservations. Most... More 

Thank realbigbear
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Visited at lunchtime on market day so very busy. Specialists in seafood and fish but some meat dishes too. Dish of the day was Choucroute but we had the €18 3 course set menu with fish main courses. All the food was excellent and service was good too. Get there early or book. Highly recommended.

Thank verity554
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

A good honest French restaurant serving good food with even better service. Reasonably priced you will leave happy and well fed. We have eaten at Le Grand Blue on several occasions. During the summer months you should consider booking a table in advance so as not to have to wait.

Thank TigerMoth747
Bristol, UK
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121 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We found his place through trip advisor local map. It was yummy and the service was good. They were accommodating with our three young children. I'd recommend.

Thank HotelLover2009
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

The three course 18.50 Euro is well worth the price. My wife and I had excellent mussels in wine sauce for an appitizer and poached Salmon for a entree that was the best tasting fish we have ever had. The meal was completed with an ice crime dessert. Service was prompt and very attentive. We definately would recommend this restaurant.

Thank midwest68
Cannock, England, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We walked round saumur checking out all the menus of the restaurants and as soon as we saw this one we knew we wanted to dine here, and we were certainly not disappointed, we hadn't booked but luckily we got a seat the restaurant had just opened for evening service but it quickly filled up, the food was delicious I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue du Marche, 49400, Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 67 41 83

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