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#104 of 1,119 Restaurants in Nantes
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11 rue Leon Blum, 44000, Nantes, France
+33 2 40 47 54 51
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014

A l'Ardoise is slightly off the beaten track (although most places in Nantes are), and does not look very promising on the outside. Inside it is sort of rustic-chic - e.g. modern art on bare brick walls; quite small but not too packed in. A nice touch was the names of reservations chalked on a slate on each table. There... More 

Thank David L
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2013

We happened upon this lovely little bistro restaurant and were very warmly welcomed by our hostess. The atmosphere is cheerful with lots of local French people. The menu is written on the wall and the food is superb. Just what one needs for lunch. We had a most relaxing and satisfying lunch with great recommendations of wine. Very reasonably priced... More 

Thank John M
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551 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2013

At lunch time we had taken galettes (and we loved them), so we wanted something more elaborate for dinner. We had strolled through the centre, checked some places we had seen in a restaurant guide (we got at tourist information), and decided to try here. On the blackboard=ardoise you see the different dishes you can pick in a fixed price... More 

Thank onzils
Dublin, Ireland
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2013

On a recent trip to Nantes, we searched out l'Ardoise,having read the great reviews. It was late in the afternoon and the restaurant was closed and to be honest did not look too special but based on the reviews we had read we did go back that evening and we were so glad we did. What a special little place... More 

4 Thank Dublindays
Devon, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2011

Which is exactly what happened. No reviews on TA. Saw the menu, went in, brilliant. Small place. Fixed price menu. Great food. Top class Foie Gras. Perfect Pave de Boeuf. And top notch Creme Brûlée. Seek it out.

6 Thank Platinum99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$34
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 rue Leon Blum, 44000, Nantes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  Nantes
  • Phone Number: +33 2 40 47 54 51

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