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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 03 21 97 97 98
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Thank mary m
Portishead, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time we have eaten here (4yrs ago) it is still a great place to eat. Wise to book at the weekends. When ordering remember they will give you 3 small dishes I between your courses only 1 is mentioned, all very welcomed. The wine list is very good and well priced. The only place to go in Calais for... More 

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Stanmore, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never thought of Calais as offering much in the way of dining excellence but now we are converted! Went on a day trip earlier this week to do the usual hypermarket visit for cheap beers and lovely French goodies, and this time took the trouble to check out Tripadvisor for good restaurants in Calais. Le Grand Bleu came out top... More 

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Kinver
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have wanted to come to this restaurant for a while. Last time we tried was in December when we came to France for Christmas to stay with family but the restaurant was closed for the Christmas period. The food is superb so is the service. Efficient completely stressed free! Gorgeous glasses and cutlery, can't find anything negative to say.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Had been recommended to try here so 3 couples on a cycling trip went for Sunday lunch before getting the ferry back. Upmarket place and would be really good for a special occasion Were welcomed although we had cycling stuff Great choice and the food was wonderful - 3 courses became 6 after amuse bouches etc. Service was attentive and... More 

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High Wycombe
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75 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This is a superb place by the vieux port in Calais. Expect to pay from about €40 each for a superb meal. The lunchtime €22 menu offers a really good choice of innovative classics, or if you really want to splash out, there are other more expensive menus to choose from. On the Monday we visited the place was heaving... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This restaurant is in a rather grim part of Calais by the port but don't let this put you off, it's fantastic! Fish and meat equally good. The 32 euro menu has two amuse bouche and a pre dessert as well as the three courses on the menu and all delicious. Staff are helpful and informative. The wine list is... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

When my partner and I booked a day trip to Calais we were expecting hypermarkets and a small selection of wine and beer. I searched for seafood restaurants before we left and found Le Grand Bleu, so when we went we decided to go as it had good reviews. I can see why, the food and service was brilliant and... More 

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Thank Charlotte M
Medway, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

It is one of the best restaurants I have eaten in. Always different, but always very good. As it is a day trip to Calais For us I always book in advance so as to ensure we get a table. The menu is in French but the owner translates for us. A good wine list with some reasonable priced that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Was a little disappointed as from what I'd read about this chef and his restaurant I was expecting a rising star, with fresh innovative food and youthful flair. I hate to give anything other than a glowing review, but I could not in all clear conscience do that in this case. The welcome was warm and the environment pleasant. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue Jean Pierre Avron, 62100, Calais, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Calais
  • Phone Number: 33 03 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?