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L'Ancien Theatre

4 rue Racine, 30900 Nimes, France
+33 4 66 21 30 75
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“octopus” (2 reviews)
“brandade” (4 reviews)
“profiteroles” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
€€ - €€€
4 rue Racine, 30900 Nimes, France
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’d read some of the reviews so I called in on spec on a cold Wednesday evening to find it fully booked - they have just 28 covers. The chef-patron apologised and suggested I book for the following evening. I am very glad I took...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Food is all very flavourful and interesting. Limited choice but I could have eaten anything on offer from this great restaurant. Superb wine, which I had not heard of before and prices okay for Nimes. Very friendly service.

Thank Monty028
Reviewed 13 October 2016

There's one sitting for dinner, at 8 p.m. Four choices are available: two entrees (or appetizers in NA terms) and two plats (main courses). All were fish or shellfish. My wife and I had all four and shared them. They were all wonderful! We then...More

1  Thank operalover939
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner in this restaurant and had a wonderful experience. The owner welcomed us warmly and was helpful in selecting the wine. The dishes we selected were all excellent ( the brandade first i.e. codfish ) tasty, well-cooked and quite original. The desert was...More

1  Thank Petrus61
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had a lovely lunch here today , with again the type of cooking and taste that you only tend to get from a very short menu . Both the starter and main were very good , and the service was first rate . Highly...More

1  Thank geoffexplorer
Reviewed 1 June 2016

everything like at home with friends. good boss, with fresh food. Everyday the chief organises his menu with that he met on the market. Small place, good price. Everything made with love. Important to book before cause just 1 service and full everytime.

1  Thank nikitanimes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This place had wonderful food ! The owner was very attentive and although not a big choice which is fine by me ! the food was very tasty and nicely done I would recommend it , the price was reasonable and well worth a visit

Thank SusanLynne2016
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Very small restaurant with a very friendly owner. Quaint restaurant in a good location. We visited based on previous reviews, not the kind of place I would ever walk into ordinarily. Just two starters, main and desserts on offer. All delicious, freshly made and full...More

1  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 16 June 2015

A very good friend of mine and I went to 'L' Ancien Theatre' based on the great reviews on tripadvisor. When we arrived and asked for a table for two, the waiter offered us one of the tables that were available. A few seconds later,...More

16  Thank marcus_982
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Really excellent meal, atmosphere, great wine selection and a charming host and service was all first class. Who can ask for more?

2  Thank Richard S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 rue Racine, 30900 Nimes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Gard  >  Nimes
  • Phone Number: +33 4 66 21 30 75
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