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#99 of 1,165 Restaurants in Nantes}
€€ - €€€French, ,
11 rue Leon Blum | street Léon BLUM 11th, 44000, Nantes, France
+33 2 40 47 54 51
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
15 Apr 2014
“Pleasant evening”
3 Nov 2013
“Surprise lovely lunch”
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French, Pub, Gastropub
€€ - €€€
11 rue Leon Blum | street Léon BLUM 11th, 44000, Nantes, France
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

A l'Ardoise is slightly off the beaten track (although most places in Nantes are), and does not look very promising on the outside. Inside it is sort of rustic-chic - e.g. modern art on bare brick walls; quite small but not too packed in. A...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 November 2013

We happened upon this lovely little bistro restaurant and were very warmly welcomed by our hostess. The atmosphere is cheerful with lots of local French people. The menu is written on the wall and the food is superb. Just what one needs for lunch. We...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 26 September 2013

At lunch time we had taken galettes (and we loved them), so we wanted something more elaborate for dinner. We had strolled through the centre, checked some places we had seen in a restaurant guide (we got at tourist information), and decided to try here....More

Thank onzils
Reviewed 9 June 2013

On a recent trip to Nantes, we searched out l'Ardoise,having read the great reviews. It was late in the afternoon and the restaurant was closed and to be honest did not look too special but based on the reviews we had read we did go...More

4  Thank Dublindays
Reviewed 26 October 2011

Which is exactly what happened. No reviews on TA. Saw the menu, went in, brilliant. Small place. Fixed price menu. Great food. Top class Foie Gras. Perfect Pave de Boeuf. And top notch Creme Brûlée. Seek it out.

6  Thank Platinum99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$38
French, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 rue Leon Blum | street Léon BLUM 11th, 44000, Nantes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  Nantes
  • Phone Number: +33 2 40 47 54 51
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