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Chez Palmyre

#15 of 1,529 Restaurants in Nice
Certificate of Excellence
Old Town / Vieux Nice
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5 rue Droite, 04 93 85 7 Nice, France
0493857232
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Teddington, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a must-try restaurant in Nice, it's small, the tables are cramped together, but it creates a great bustling atmosphere. The menu offers three choices per course, the food is superb and it's good value for the high quality. Bookings are absolutely essential, whether for lunch or evening, and it's advisable to book well in advance of your visit.... More 

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Thank sky0fblue
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Book a table in advance! The food is great and the restaurant is very cosy. It is easier to get a table for lunch than for dinner, so if they are fully booked in the evenings, lunch is a great alternative.

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Thank Kaja K
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to Nice for a number of years and have always liked the look of this old style restaurant but have never been able to get a table. This year, we phoned about 10 days in advance and were successful. It operates on a very simple prix fixe basis. The menu changes about once a week and... More 

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Thank Andrew200644
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanting to experience a prix fixe menu, we ventured to Chez Palmyre, What a wonderful surprise. It was such a refreshing experience. A limited set menu, using fresh produce, reasonably priced and served with a smile and little fuss. Communal tables helped create a cosy environment. Loved every minute!

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Thank Stathi P
Dublin
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

Good quality French cooking , not fine dining but excellent. Service friendly and competent. Small , demand means you have to reserve at least a week in advance. We usually do two weeks ahead. Worth the effort. How the restaurant provided a 3 course meal of this quality at 18 euros is staggering. long may it continue. Paul

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Clinton, MS
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45 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

This was our first visit to Nice and the Cote d'Azure, so we were intent on sampling several well-recommended restaurants along the coast. Picked up on Chez Palmyre from Trip Advisor and a couple of tour books. Since most days we took advantage of the Cote d'Azure's excellent transportation to nearby towns and sometimes did not return to Nice until... More 

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Turku, Finland
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

tasty food, short menu, good prices. make a reservation in advance. this is a caricature of a french restaurant in a good sense

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant 5 years ago when visiting Nice so when we were back in the city last month it was top of our to do list. We managed to get a table for lunch and spent the week walking past watching people enjoying the food. When it was our turn the food and the service did not disappoint.... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

This restaurant is outstanding - based on our restaurant experience in Nice over the past 12 years, we rate this as best all round. Excellent value for money - three courses for €18. Simple tasty food, well cooked and presented. Restaurant open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday for lunch (12 noon - 2pm) and dinner (7.30pm to 9.30pm) - ESSENTIAL TO... More 

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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

For evenings one needs to book several weeks in advance, French country style dishes, starters and desserts are usually cold, which allows time for fresh cooking of main courses. Friendly and efficient service, popular with locals and tourists. If you do not like your meal you probably have made the wrong choice rather than poor food.Evening is best if you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue Droite, 04 93 85 7 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Old Town / Vieux Nice
  • Neighborhood: Old Town / Vieux Nice
  • Phone Number: 0493857232

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