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L'Escargot

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10 rue du General de Gaulle, 59400, Cambrai, France
+33 3 27 81 24 54
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County Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Just a few minutes off the beaten track sits a small building twinkling in warm yellow light, begging for a visit. Upon entering, this quaint little restaurant exudes romance and intimacy. This is not to suggest that L'Escargot is exclusively for romantics or couples, on the contrary. You'll find all types of gatherings in the dining area of L'Escargot, from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

On a dismal, dark wintry Sunday evening in Cambrai, there is possibly only one place to go - and that is L'Escargot! Brightly lit, on a corner, it was empty on our arrival, but quickly filled with locals who clearly knew the restaurant. The owner/maitre'd was charming and spoke very good English. The wine list was good and very reasonable... More 

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london
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96 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Cambrai, 3rd Jan, -4 degrees, sunny and windy, mainly empty and getting back to work - a warm welcome and decent food was needed fast. Thank you l'Escargot for that great welcome and total understanding about our dietary preferences. The baked Cabillaud (Cod) on veg and the simple but superb goats cheese salad (+chips) were just the ticket. Back we... More 

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Thank Loquax
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

All the thing was delicious and owner nice guy. Good french meal choices and seafoods. Atmosphere was also great.

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Oslo, Norway
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

This is a very tricky report to write, as I would need to rate food, service, price level and atmosphere separately, to do it justice.we visited as a family. Food was great and didnt take too long. We had lovely steaks an duck, a beautiful vegetable terrine and pommes gratinees. Our waiter, the proprietor, I believe, helped us translating the... More 

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Cirencester
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55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

this is a popular restaurant in the city centre. The staff were most welcoming. The food was of variable quality - not sure we would have the "Welsh Maison" - basically melted cheese, again! Nice deserts though.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant on a Sunday evening. We were the only people in for the first half hour. Our host was very good. We are staying away out of town. He tried to book us a taxi without success but kindly dropped us off. Snails excellent. We chose the meal of the day 27 euro for 3 courses.... More 

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Situated just above the town square this restaurant offers some of the best choices of cuisine in Cambrai. Very friendly staff and really good and well cooked food. Not cheap, but you will really enjoy what you get and the ambience is great too.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2013

I called there with friends, not for the first time have I been to this restaurant. It is a little more expensive perhaps, but the service is good with the owner speaking good English. The Staff a little less! The menu is impressive as is the wine list. We had some good food and an excellent Bordeaux 2011 to assist... More 

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berkhamsted
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68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2013

L'Escargot is a small restaurant close to the Grand Place in Cambrai. We booked in advance it being a Saturday evening but in the event it was not necessary. We chose the 38 Euro menu and started with a plate of 12 l'escargot (what else?). My wife followed this with Beef tournedos which was excellently cooked whilst I had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 rue du General de Gaulle, 59400, Cambrai, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Nord  >  Cambrai
  • Phone Number: +33 3 27 81 24 54

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