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Le Grand Bleu

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$$$$
French, Gastropub
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8 rue Jean Pierre Avron, 62100, Calais, France
+33 3 21 97 97 98
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Federated States of Micronesia
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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had never really ventured into Calais, per se, much, prior to today...... This is an excellent restaurant....smart, modern, and beautiful..... Smoked salmon starter was delicious, and exceptionally well presented. Dover Sole - main course - equally great. Service very good - as was the cuisine. Would recommend this restaurant for those, who have some time to kill......

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Pevensey Bay, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

We went for lunch and had read a lot about this place, I was really disappointed with the food not sure really what the Chef is trying to do. The place was very busy and the service was really good. I would give it a chance again but would not rush.

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Thank Tony C
Windsor, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

Superb value for money lunch with inpeccable service. Had both the 22 and 32 euro menus. In a residential area near the fishing port. Well worth a detour. I will certainly return to this restaurant on my future visits to Calais and recommend it to anyone wanting a Michelin star quality meal but not at Michelin star prices. 10 out... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

I rarely give a 5-star rating but it was thoroughly justified in this case. My wife and I had lunch here on a day trip to Calais. We enjoyed the 32 and 43 euro menus. The food was well-prepared and beautifully presented - it was amazing the flavours that were drawn from good-quality ingredients. All three courses were good, but... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

A good restaurant, probably equal best in the area. Its quayside setting informs the menu. If there for lunch you should be able to wander across to the fish stalls and buy ultra fresh Dover Sole, Mussels, and much else.

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Thank robert c
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited for my husband's birthday, wonderful meal (€32 menu is very good value, even with the current abysmal exchange rate) and excellent service. We all enjoyed the food we'd ordered and were delighted by the many 'amuse bouche' that appeared at every turn! Best of all was the maitre d's suggestion for our autistic son, who has real issues... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Arrived unannounced on my own yesterday Saturday Oct1st at 1.50 pm aware that "Service" finished at 2.00pm most likely ( at that juncture on the road driving/ sailing Driving & Eurotuunel having left Cork 22 hours previously) . How wonderful to meet a smiling face, a nice carte de vins, great service, A glass of Pascal Jolivet Pouilly Fume from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

We have been dining out in Calais for well over 30 years but had never been to Le Grand Bleu.......on Tuesday we discovered what we had been missing for all those years.......our lunch was simply wonderful and ranked amongst one of the best meals we have ever had in France ........we can't wait to go back there!!!

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Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

A very good service, excellent food, innovative and with a nice location at the harbour in Calais. Prices are very reasonable.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

this small restaurant is well placed for cross channel visitors, food was excellent, we had the gourmet meal and could not fault it at all, my french isnt great but they were very patient with me Thanks!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue Jean Pierre Avron, 62100, Calais, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Calais
  • Phone Number: +33 3 21 97 97 98

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