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La Mere Germaine

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7 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 01 71 39
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we had lunch there , we had pass this restaurant many times and alway looked good and busy , so we had lunch there , set menu @ 48 euros , i had the roast cod , very tasty , and the fish soup ,all was good, wine bit expensive but eating lunch on a sunny day on the water... More 

Thank danworth
Maldon, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great seating by the water. Excellent wine list . Salmon very good starter followed by lamb and see bass .worth a revisit

Thank adboperations
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous food for tickly the prawn curry, the oysters were divine, the apple desert was to die for and the service was superb. I am so looking forward to visiting again and definitely one of my favourite restaurants in the area.

Thank Richard E
Izmir, Turkey
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63 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Ate at La Mere Germaine several times in January 2017. The food was always absolutely phenomenal; a real treat for the tastebuds. The staff was very helpful and friendly, and of course the location is superb. Take time to learn the history of the restaurant. Highly recommended.

Thank MAJ_Dave44
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104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

On a lovely sunny January day we sat outside on the waterfront and had lunch! Villefrsnche is a delight anyway and it was a bonus to find this restaurant and eat on the waterside! Setting stunning, staff very pleasant and food was good! Lovely!

1 Thank Anndove
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191 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We were so lucky the weather was warm and sunny so we had a table outside on the quayside edge with a panoramic view across the bay. Absolutely stunning! I can thoroughly recommend the lobster salad to start but not the lightly fried fish with onions as overpowered by the amount of onion and too much batter. The rest was... More 

Thank michaelclay2n
Brooklyn, New York
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

If you happen to be in Villefranche the food is worth going for both lunch and dinner. The staff is relatively friendly.

Thank AlexCC917
Glencoe, Illinois
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Monaco (for lunch). We had a great bottle of Pouilly Fusse and plates of scallops with black truffle and arugula. OUTSTANDING! The service was impeccable and the manager spoke with us for a bit, could not have been nicer. It's pricey (relative), but was worth every bite.

Thank dmet22
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

En route to monoco from St. Paul de vence for a coffee we needed to stop for lunch! Randomly off season we pulled up at villa framce and went walk about and came across the restaurant which was one of a few places open given it was Xmas! We sat on the waters edge, the service and food was good... More 

Thank Fergus G
St. Petersburg, Florida
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177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

After a day of tours in Nice, I came back to Villefranche-sur-Mer where I was I staying and enjoyed a nice little supper here. The place wasn't crowded, and it was more like a mom and pop operation, but the food was very good.

1 Thank Sean O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Villefranche-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 01 71 39

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