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Fred L'Ecailler

Place de l'Etang, Cannes, France
+33 4 93 43 15 85
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
“octopus” (4 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Place de l'Etang, Cannes, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were hesitant to eat here after the last review but were incredibly happy that we did! Decoration: A homely interior with many photos on the walls. Seating outside for warmer evenings which overlooks a square were boules is played. Service: We were greeted cordially...More

Thank LesleyJM2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Guys, you definitely know that waiters in France are worldwide famous as very rude and snobbish, that's ok, it's a part of a culture. But this place is something OUTSTANDING! STAY AWAY! For a check of €700-800 we were treated like s**t! So, let me...More

Thank Farenkov
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a place with Fresh fishes cooked on demand, that's it. Welcoming chef, the place is perhaps a bit overcrowded, and would deserved a refurbishment, but what you have in your plate is surpassing everything !!!

Thank HeyMarco
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Fred l'écailler is primarily a no-nonsense fish restaurant where fresh ingredients are cooked to order. The recipes are simple - letting the freshness of the products speak for itself. The dessert menu is fairly standard (tartes du jour, creme brulée, fruit with ice cream etc)...More

Thank Viatorcoloniae
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Everything great from start to finish. Buy all the all the shellfish you can afford. All locals my guess best scene in town!

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Uncharacteristically for me I went here without checking first solely on the advice of my concierge at Majestic. I am glad I did. Wonderful terrace, fresh fabulous fish, owner operated and friendly. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. Without doubt a "must"...More

Thank charlesp
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We went for an early dinner at Fred's without knowing that an amazing experience was about to begin. First of all we were received by Fred himself! A great funny and friendly chef!!! He showed us his fresh fish selection, he showed us the fishes...More

Thank Dashgreen
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The best and most confidential fish restaurant In cannes. Only for those who want the best ! Traditional French service

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Service; Excellent but a little slow Food; Perfect (especially the dessert chef and fish) do not order the calamari. Atmosphere; semiformal quiet family type atmosphere (outdoor seating after sunset is a delight) should spend a few hours there and enjoy the night Price; Mid range

Thank tarekhamzah
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The setting is delightful, outdoors, clean, low key, The staff are friendly & helpful, extremely pleasant. The food is as well prepared & fresh and anywhere I've enjoyed.

Thank James_MF5552YT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place de l'Etang, Cannes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Cannes
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 43 15 85
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