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50 rue Henri Poincare | 50 Rue Henri-Poincare, 54000, Nancy, France
+33 3 83 35 24 57
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (21 reviews)
“steak tartare” (5 reviews)
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11:30 - 23:00 Hours
French, European
50 rue Henri Poincare | 50 Rue Henri-Poincare, 54000, Nancy, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is decorated in the Art Nouveau style which adds to the atmosphere. The food is exquisite and the personnel friendly and very professional. A joy to eat here!!

Thank Mirjam_travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Nancy, a meal at L'Excelsior is a must! The decor is stunning Art Noveau. The food is top of the line brasserie fare. The experience is a bit decadent. Have the oysters. Have the champagne. Have the beef tartare. Have the fois gras....More

Thank GlobeTrotting807623
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A classic, beautiful--if not breath taking--restaurant. Wonderful and correct French service with few tourists of any sort. I suggest reservations for dinner, although I believe it is open other hours. we stayed in Nancy to go to the art museum traveling by car from the...More

Thank CeTX
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went primarily for the quality of the art nouveau dining room, but the food is certainly good. We started with quiche lorraine (of course) and oysters. For the mains, cod with sweet potato purée and magret de canard. The wine list offers a good...More

Thank retired698
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here as part of our Art Nouveau tour of Nancy. The restaurant is an architectural jewel and the food and wine were pretty good too. The service was incredibly good. Highly recommended!

Thank Joe-Horatio
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We missed the human touch. Almost in everything! Let’s explain: Waiters are friendly but give you the idea that there us no time Everything goes in a hurry! We think the working spirit is so much orientated in perfection that the feeling is gone/the emotion...More

Thank magant99
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Great selection of lobster, oysters, langoustine, crab etc. Perfect end of holiday celebration meal of Royal Plateau. Service excellent and pleasant. No problem at all about booking with trip advisor 20% off food bill. Building amazing but then so is all of Nancy!

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

The nearby hotel recommended L'Excelsior to us and managed to get a reservation. The interior of the establishment is outstanding Art Nouveau decor and quite unique in its old world charm with waiters dashing this way and that. The food was very good as you...More

Thank graham_swift1
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We've been in this restaurant several times and this year was a surprising disappointment. Service was terrible (it took almost 2 hours for a lunch, with the foie gras dishes served after they clearly sat in the heat for a long time) and some of...More

1  Thank Dreamer366793
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Friday night in August with a reservation at 19.00. We were pretty well the first in but by the time we left 90 minutes later it was packed. We had aperitifs, mains (moules frites and roast cod) and desserts (chocolate Charlotte...More

Thank John T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$63
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 rue Henri Poincare | 50 Rue Henri-Poincare, 54000, Nancy, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Grand Est  >  Meurthe-et-Moselle  >  Nancy
  • Phone Number: +33 3 83 35 24 57
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The Excelsior, the flagship of the School of Nancy, never experiences a quiet moment. Carrying the crown of Nancy's finest historic brasserie, it offers French cuisine bursting with flavours against a stunning Art Nouveau backdrop, located just opposite the train station.
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