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Restaurant Les Nympheas

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109 rue Claude Monet | Square Gérald et Florence Van der Kemp, 27620 Giverny, France
+33 2 32 21 20 31
09:00 - 18:00
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117 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely little tea room with a terrace around the back. Right opposite the entrance to the Claude Monet garden. Excellent service with mega portions - I had a mixed plate (Quiche Lorraine and cured ham salad) and chips which was a big as the mixed plate. Good food, nice atmosphere but can get busy with parties pre-booking the main restaurant.

Thank al1wolf
Kennett Square, PA USA
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138 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My hubby and I had a fine lunch at this restaurant ~ quiche lorraine & chips as well as an omelette & salad. Both meals were very good and served very hot. It was very nice to sit outdoors while enjoying the beautiful weather!

Thank bouncingbunny
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The outdoor seating area looked very appealing, but we chose to sit indoors because the weather was cold. Just after we were seated, a large group came in; we were afraid we'd never get our food. The staff all pitched in, working very quickly, & all were served promptly. The food was good & hot, the portions generous, & the... More 

Thank Mary J
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice afternoon tea/coffee with 4 tiny desserts each (café gourmand style) €8 each. Very pretty café with pleasant service.

Thank Lisa B
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40 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We had lunch here in early September just before visiting the gardens. There was a huge value to us in that it's right next to the gardens and we had a full day planned. Our experience was wonderfully pleasant, eating outside in the middle of a beautiful garden surrounding the restaurant. The lettuce salads were crisp and fresh and the... More 

1 Thank Heidi D
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant after visiting Monet's gardens and were seated outside where we were able to enjoy the plants and flowers whilst we ate lunch. We were served quickly despite being busy and did not have long to wait for our meal. I chose an omelette with frites and both were delicious, in fact the omelette was so large I... More 

Thank Susie2167
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Do not bother going here. All we wanted was a cup of decent coffee, not exactly a difficult request and especially in France. We were told to go to the takeaway counter for drinks only where there were about 3 tables, fortunately one was empty as we wanted to sit down after walking around Monet's house and garden and especially... More 

Thank CVGLondon
Joël P, Gérant at Restaurant Les Nympheas, responded to this review

Dear Madame, The french law decrees the chair absence for the take away service. Otherwise it is eat in service and taxes are not the same. It explains that glasses are disposable in order to let consumers go where they want, even in their car. Regarding the prohibitive prices you mentionned, 2.60€ for a cream-coffee remains reasonnable. Nevertheless we were... More 

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145 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I had the smoked salmon and crawfish tail salad which was outstanding with fresh greens, raw mushrooms, white asparagus and a killer dressing. With that a good bottle of Côtes du Rhône wine followed by the poire sorbet with poire william over the top. This restaurant is so unbelievable I hate to share! So far it's pretty much undiscovered but... More 

1 Thank Greg Y
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

A good choice of dishes, and a very relaxing place after walking around the gardens. Sitting under the green umbrellas, sipping a cold drink, and looking at more beautiful flowers. Bliss!

Thank Dawn W
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

€24 for coffee and cake for two is just not worth it, particularly when the coffee wasn't even very nice. Adequate service. There are heaps of other places to go just a little further down the road.

1 Thank Janet G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$34
French, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 rue Claude Monet | Square Gérald et Florence Van der Kemp, 27620 Giverny, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Haute-Normandie  >  Eure  >  Giverny
  • Phone Number: +33 2 32 21 20 31

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