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“Best location in Villefranche.”
Review of La Baleine Joyeuse

La Baleine Joyeuse
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Reviewed April 21, 2014

Unpretentious café where you can sit feet from the water. Lovely place for a coffee or a meal on a sunny day with a view of the doings of the marina. To find it from the main drag go along the path that runs between the Citadel and the sea to the Port de la Darse. The Baleine is at the opposite end of the car park.

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Thank Robert W
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

We always have coffee here when we visit Villefranche. The location is brilliant. On one side, the laziest marina while on the other side is the bustling of the boatyard. This time we had lunch. Very busy, but the very good humoured waiter single handedly served all the tables. We had the dish of the day - veal in a delicious sauce, served with frites- really hot. Good value at 12 euros. Small beer 2.5 euros. Excellent

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Reviewed March 27, 2014

This tiny restaurant is right in the heart of the boat yard. Great food at excellent prices. Seating is all outside so weather permitting great place to eat. Would highly recommend the Fromage Blanc as a dessert or just as afternoon treat. Served with honey and pine nuts - it is delicious.

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Thank bevaimz
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Reviewed November 3, 2013

Sitting on the quayside, eating a lovely fresh salad, supping a large beer - to me, it sounds idealic, and it was. The service was delivered with a smile and the locals made us very welcome.

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Thank John V
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