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Le Salon des Independants
Ranked #7 of 845 Restaurants in Cannes
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Traditional restaurant with single menu all included! And yes! Wine also (half a bottle of wine per person) A home made terrine appetizer with a seasonal salad and sausages followed by an appetizer and shot of vodka! and main course to choose between a fish and 4 or 5 meat and finally dessert choices. without forgetting a musical performance every night!
Reviewed August 2, 2014

IN LOVE with this restaurant, with its people, with its live music and absolutly in love with its wonderfull food!!
I travel to Cannes very often due work, and always for me is mandatory to go to this restaurant to enjoy its quality products and to relax and disconect myselff in its magic ambient with nice and funny life music, playing with spanish guitar!!
Always there is a menu, It is have many starters things, and after that you can choose between diferents culinary specialities!!
Everything, even the deserts are home-cooked meal!!
It is my restaurant in Cannes, no doubt!! I ALWAYS GO BACK!!

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Reviewed July 9, 2014

Great food in a totally bonkers environment. Staff welcoming and great fun. Entertainment and atmosphere amazing. A shot of vodka with the second course definitely added to the general ambience for everyone.

A restaurant full of people who wanted to enjoy a great night out in a secret hideaway and hosts who were only too happy to oblige their obviously very adoring public. Absolutely perfect and a great end to our stay.

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1  Thank Richard B
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Reviewed July 5, 2014

Went back again this year to find nothing had changed - same menu, same characters- same fun evening.

The formula is:
an aperitif, plate of salami, salad and a tub of home made pate plus bread.
Followed by ravioli in crème sauce with truffles - one of our favourite dishes mmm.
A large shot of ice cold vodka.
Choice of mains - about 6 as I recall.
Bottle of wine - red or white or rose.
45 Euros.

All is very well cooked and portions of good size.

At some point during the meals out come the guitars and the show begins - the two owners perform a variety of Latin American classics.

The food is very good and it makes a great change from all the more normal restaurants back down in the town.

Value is brilliant.

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2  Thank rhandlb
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Reviewed July 5, 2014

Been in many many Michelin places but this joint were the one to surpize! A shot of vodka as amuche bouche! Right on the spot :) Everything worked as written before. Well done.

2  Thank Tomppa P
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Reviewed June 9, 2014

Regrettfully, I am going to have to rebuke the positive reviews so far. My boyfriend & I stumbled upon this restaurant last week in Cannes. We took a walk up to the old town & in search of a late dinner, passed this spot which was lively with diners. We were actually in search of a place recommended on Rue Antoine but decided to go with this spot given the late hour.

It is an odd concept for a restaurant. We sat down but no menus were produced. The owner/manager came out & told us " This is how it is going to work". He then told us what we would be served for starters, no choice given & then options for main course.

This tact was not received well. We tend to like to choose our food as opposed to being told what we will be eating.Our starter was a strange salad of lettuce, raw mushrooms, tomatoes & mustard dressing. We had a small plate of salami & worryingly, a communal dish of terrine that had clearly been passed around to other diners before it reached our table as most of the dish was empty. Neither of us would touch the terrine, my boyfriend had some salami & I picked out a few tomatoes for my starter.

My boyfriend chose duck for main. He loves meat but when it arrived it was clearly quite rare. We didn't know whether this was a speciality dish so he ate about half of it before spurning the remainder.

The upshot of this strange meal was my boyfriend became very unwell about 8 hours later with gastroenteritis. We are both doctors & we analysed everything we ate that day. The terrine & undercooked duck were health hazards waiting to happen.

What did this meal cost us? Well, we lost the entire last day of our holiday. We were due to move on to Antibes the next day but my boyfriend was so incapacitated with gastroenteritis that we couldn't check out of the hotel. I had to cancel our stay in Antibes & rebook for another night in Cannes, which left us about 400 euros out of pocket. Horrible end to our holiday.

Beware guys, I wish I had stuck to the Rue Antoine recommendation.

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7  Thank Irishbrightsmile
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MarioCannes, Gérant at Le Salon des Independants, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2014
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Bonjour Madame ,
Comment pouvez vous être médecin et complètement incompétente à diagnostiquer une Gastro Entérite 8 heures après un repas et nous accuser de ce fait, autant dire aussi que vous avez attraper un cancer!!!! et en plus faire clairement la publicité pour une rue concurrente, quand au canard en France on mange le magret rosé vous auriez pus nous demander de le cuire un peut plus nous l'aurions fait avec plaisir vous ne pouvez pas affirmer avoir attrapé cette infection dans notre restaurant c'est une affirmation très grave et injurieuse, peut être même puni par la loi. Tout nos produits sont frais et de qualité
je ne vous dit pas à bientôt et espère que vos patients se portent bien et ça c'est moins évident!!!

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