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Le Grand Bleu

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$$$$
French, Gastropub
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8 rue Jean Pierre Avron, 62100, Calais, France
+33 3 21 97 97 98
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Tropical Barnsley
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a truly lovely meal here. Very French. Slightly limited menu choice, but the food was delicious. We had the three course set menu, but with pre-starters and pre-deserts thrown in, plus Pettit's-fours afterwards we left very full indeed. I had the boeuf tartare and the pluma I Erica. Both were delicious, and every attention to detail in plating... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the €42 set menu and it was really good. Unusual yet delicious fois gras starter In a broth was unique and delightful. The beef was 10/10 as was the white chocolate desert. The snails were ok, we would return I think it is good value

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Thank 780Phil
Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having 1st reviewed this establishment last October (2016) I have had occasion yet again to frequent on 4 subsequent visits in the interim , the latest being yesterday march 20th for lunch. It being a Monday, a slack day in the Restaurant World there was every affordable reason that an establishment might be slightly "below par". Additionally a friend accompanied... More 

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Thank Derrycullen
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

An absolute treat! Friendly staff, warm and inviting atmosphere and food that will leave you bubbling with happiness. If you enjoy good food of high niveau visit le grand bleu. You will not be dissappointed!

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Thank Saya L
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We had a lovely dinner at this small intimate restaurant. Very interesting flavours and slightly unusual combinations but lovely.

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Thank Patricia G
Vatican City, Italy
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179 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I had never really ventured into Calais, per se, much, prior to today...... This is an excellent restaurant....smart, modern, and beautiful..... Smoked salmon starter was delicious, and exceptionally well presented. Dover Sole - main course - equally great. Service very good - as was the cuisine. Would recommend this restaurant for those, who have some time to kill......

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Thank MIKE_BRADLEY6
Pevensey Bay, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We went for lunch and had read a lot about this place, I was really disappointed with the food not sure really what the Chef is trying to do. The place was very busy and the service was really good. I would give it a chance again but would not rush.

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Thank Tony C
Windsor, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Superb value for money lunch with inpeccable service. Had both the 22 and 32 euro menus. In a residential area near the fishing port. Well worth a detour. I will certainly return to this restaurant on my future visits to Calais and recommend it to anyone wanting a Michelin star quality meal but not at Michelin star prices. 10 out... More 

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Thank 4Nige
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I rarely give a 5-star rating but it was thoroughly justified in this case. My wife and I had lunch here on a day trip to Calais. We enjoyed the 32 and 43 euro menus. The food was well-prepared and beautifully presented - it was amazing the flavours that were drawn from good-quality ingredients. All three courses were good, but... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

A good restaurant, probably equal best in the area. Its quayside setting informs the menu. If there for lunch you should be able to wander across to the fish stalls and buy ultra fresh Dover Sole, Mussels, and much else.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue Jean Pierre Avron, 62100, Calais, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Calais
  • Phone Number: +33 3 21 97 97 98

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?