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La Cigale

4 Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
+33 2 51 84 94 94
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (18 reviews)
“snails” (6 reviews)
“steak tartare” (9 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4 Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The decor is unlike anything I’ve ever seen. Amazing tiles everywhere. Food was the best we had in Nantes. Staff extremely helpful and friendly. Don’t miss out this place on a trip to Nantes.

Thank Carole H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great decor. Art nouveau style. Across the square from the theatre. Good food. Set menu was good value too.

Thank c200nightsawayin2010
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We first visited as part of the free cake and hot chocolate that was included in the Nantes City Pass (the gourmet deals finish at end of March). best hot chocolate ever. We returned two days later for the Petit Dejeuner. It was quiet, leisurely...More

Thank eregrina2015
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I didn't eat here so my review is only for the atmosphere and the beauty of the place. The coffee was good and so was the ice-cream, but service was a bit slow. Anyway, this is one of the most beautiful brasseries I've ever been...More

Thank Nunu-Mervi
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The location is nice but youhave to make sure you’re in the first table round ... during second the staff is lossing their focus! The food is good but not extraordinary

Thank Auke V
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is in my opinion a must see if you find yourself in this part of Nantes. The interior decor is fabulous. Food and wine were both more than acceptable at prices that won't break the bank. Waiting staff were attentive and friendly and...More

Thank 75Gerry
Reviewed 29 January 2018

At first, the restaurant's decoration is soo unique, lovely and a very well maintained art! you can just enjoy yourself by watching the drawings on the walls and the ceilings. for the food, I had snails for appetizer , and it was super delicious! for...More

Thank Haidi-Mikhail
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

I ate here two nights in a row. Good seafood. If you like shellfish, they have a lot of fresh oysters and whatever else is in season. The dessert was really good. Three scoops of ice cream with a subtle sweet bread on top and...More

Thank worldtraveler77077
Reviewed 30 December 2017

It's a beautiful old restaurant just steps away from our hotel (Oceania Hotel de France). We went there for the oysters and were not disappointed. The rest of our meal was fine and they had a good wine selection.

Thank jane_d15
Reviewed 22 December 2017

La Cigale is in many ways a must: its interior is listed and a perfectly maintained art-nouveau set. Well worth going to just for this. The food on the other hand is ok to good, but certainly not exceptional, not in keeping with your expectations...More

Thank lamouchere
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22 July 2016|
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Response from J_de_la_Fontaine | Property representative |
Hi, We do not take reservations for the afternoon tea session. Best Regards
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9 November 2015|
Response from PedroTom_Tom |
We book by email - in English. Never had a problem
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$22 - US$62
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
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7:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  Nantes>  > Graslin - Commerce
  • Neighbourhood: Graslin - Commerce
  • Phone Number: +33 2 51 84 94 94
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