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“Great view, great food - but book in advance”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Nausicaa

Nausicaa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, European
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Great view, great food - but book in advance”
Reviewed November 28, 2011

Excellent view overlooking the beach in Saint Palais.

Great menu, with a good choice to suit all tastes.

Good staff and excellent service.

Visited August 2011
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“Great food with a great oceanview”
Reviewed April 27, 2011

We dined at this restaurant 3 times during our 4 days stay in st palais sur mer. Fixed seafood menu and mussels were great. Location is superb. Staff were nice and they speak english. Strongly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great food, lovely view and fascinating Sealife centre educational and fun for all the family”
Reviewed January 13, 2011

Nausicaa is really a great day out for all the family - I have been going for 12 years and the food is still delicious and excellent value, the exhibits change and are updated and you can even become a "protector of the oceans". As it was the year of biodiversity I returned with my sons and friends and was not disappointed. My eldest has his own marine fish tank (14yrs) and loved seeing his fish in their natural habitat (but much bigger!). We learnt about how to eat fish responsibly too........ Its only about 20 minutes from Eurotunnel so an easy stopover to/from a family vacation or just a good value day out.

  • Visited September 2010
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Such a disappointment, but then...”
Reviewed July 21, 2010

We have eaten here several times, mainly because it it's right next to the beach and the kids can go and run around while we keep an eye on them from our table. The first time, several years ago, was a revelation. The food was fresh and well-prepared, not haute cuisine, but nicely done and tasty. Service, wine and atmos were all great. And good value, crucially. We thought we had found the ideal holiday restaurant. The following year however we took some friends and it was appalling. Probably the worst food we have ever encountered i a French restaurant. The staff were surly, the food was late and the prices had gone up, a lot.
WE go to St. Palais every year, as we have a house nearby, so inevitably last year we decided to see if it had improved. I can say hat he live Jazz band was delightful. Unfortunately the food remains basic and banal. The seafood is overpriced, and the pizzas are simply terrible. Nice view though. Go for the atmosphere and the iew in the early evening, but eat elsewhere if you like good food.

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“Superb restaurant”
Reviewed May 6, 2010

This restaurant has an excellent location overlooking St Palais beach. The sea food is excellent as are the pizzas. The staff and manager are friendly and helpful.

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