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La Gargamelle

47 rue Gioffredo, 06000 Nice, France
+33 4 93 62 24 38
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (6 reviews)
“sorbet” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
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47 rue Gioffredo, 06000 Nice, France
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Literally stumbled across this restaurant whilst walking the back way into the old town. Noticed the excellent rating on TripAdvisor and was drawn to the cosy intimate atmosphere and quirky decor. The food really spoke for itself, the tuna carpaccio was absolutely exceptional, fresh and...More

Thank Lollyrandom
Reviewed 4 June 2017

My partner and I have now visited this restaurant 4 times over the last 3 years, and every time the food has been amazing. You can really tell that everything is made by someone who really cares about the food, and it seems the ingredients...More

Thank coca_cola_poca
Reviewed 12 February 2017

If you go to Nice, you must visit the Lechner family's restaurant. It is unlike anything we have seen anywhere in the world. But if you want food and an ambience that would be like a real French home, this would be it. If you...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A family (father in the kitchen, daughter serving) run restaurant with exceptionally good food. Has a limited wine selection (3 regions) and will not name the brands but guarantee all will be good. Very "grandma" interior design with thousands of miniature bottles. Note: cash only!!

1  Thank pappwm
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place whilst going for a meal elsewhere. Thought it looked nice so made a reservation for the next day. Filet of steak specially from Nice was perfect. My girlfriend had a specially made pasta dish which she loved. 100% worth a visit

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a family-run restaurant about a block and a half off of Place Messana. We walked by it one evening, checked out the menu (and TripAdvisor reviews which are mostly really good), and decided to eat here for my birthday dinner the next night....More

Thank Marc J
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Found this gem by accident full of character family run restaurant best place we have found since being in Nice fantastic food cooked to perfection, and where made to feel very welcome not rushed had to back come for more before we left

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stepped into Gargamelle restaurant to receive a warm welcome from a family member running the restaurant. It is a small and cozy place filled with interesting paintings and unique antiques. The menu brought close to the table on an easel had...More

Thank Wawrzus
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The food was very fresh and carefully prepared, the service was perfect, and the atmosphere was comfortable.

1  Thank ctoddmem
Reviewed 30 December 2015

I made a reservation at a restaurant nearby for the wrong dates and they were very rude. So, I came across the restaurant nearby and decided to try my luck for a table. It's a family business whereby the mum and dad are the chefs...More

1  Thank joandee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 rue Gioffredo, 06000 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 62 24 38
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